Bob Deschamps was a member of the SAIT Trojans Hockey Team from 1979-81 while studying in the Petroleum Engineering Technology program. During his distinguished playing career, Bob enjoyed several Trojan hockey career highlights including career milestones 60 goals and 57 assists which not only top SAIT's all time career scoring charts, but left him as the ACAC career scoring leader upon graduation. He still holds the record as the fastest player to ever reach 100 points in an ACAC hockey career. For all his individual accomplishments, Deschamps was honored as an ACAC All-Star and captained the 1981 CCAA National Hockey Champions.
After leaving SAIT, Bob contributed much to hockey in Alberta by first coaching for two years in the AJHL in Lloydminster and then going on to instruct in numerous Alberta hockey schools, coordinating hockey skating clinics and condition camps in Calgary. He later developed a coaches mentorship program for Southfour Hockey and has been a part of the Southfour Hockey Board for four years while coaching in Calgary Minor Hockey for the last eight years.