After serving as the interim Head Coach during the 2021 season, Astrid Baecker has been named the Head Coach of the Regina Women’s Soccer program.
Category: Coaching Features
Humber Men’s Soccer is the Latest Dynasty for an Institution That Has Long Been Rich in Athletic Success
Humber’s latest dynasty is in full swing, as the Men’s Soccer program won the 2021 CCAA National Championship, their sixth title since 2012.
Botham and Grobmeier Resign From Their Red Deer Polytechnic Coaching Positions
Mandy Botham and Gerald Grobmeier have resigned from their respective positions at Red Deer Polytechnic, with the moves taking effect December 31st.
Trinity Western’s Josephson to Lead Canada’s Senior Men’s Volleyball Team
Volleyball Canada has named Trinity Western men’s volleyball head coach Ben Josephson as the new senior men’s indoor head volleyball coach. Josephson will begin his national team coaching duties in April of 2022.
Player Profile Cards: Series One (#1 – #152)
SARNIA, Ont. — With the 2020-21 season having been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we needed a different way to keep basketball in the minds of fans from coast-to-coast while keeping people engaged with the players, coaches, and programs from across Canada. During the pandemic, the trading card industry took off, with cards being…
After Successful Playing Careers, Mystics Alum are Forging Their Own Coaching Paths Across the Halifax Area
HALIFAX, N.S. – On the court, the Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) Mystics are no strangers to success in the ACAA. Head Coach Mark Forward, and his coaching staff has helped guide the Mystics to what would have been four-straight CCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship berth, three of which the Mystics were able to compete…
StFX Women’s Basketball Head Coach Lee Anna Osei Creates Platform for People of Colour in Canadian Sports Community
ANTIGONISH, NS — StFX X-Women basketball head coach Lee Anna Osei hasn’t let the pandemic slow her down. In fact, she established and founded the Black Canadian Coaches Association (BCCA), a newly formed not-for-profit organization committed to providing a platform for Black Canadians in sport. “I wanted some way of filling the voids for People…
First Annual SpeakHER Series to Spotlight Women’s Basketball in Canada
CANADA — From the grassroots level to the International stage, Women’s Basketball is on the rise in Canada. At the university and college levels, the growth is especially true. Each and every season, the level of parity in all leagues continues to grow. The talent level is always changing for the better, and more and…
The Balance Within
by Michael Sun, The Charlatan When the Western Mustangs contacted Nate McKibbon about their head coach opening last summer, it gave him a chance to go back to his roots. McKibbon had just finished his fourth season as the women’s basketball head coach at Mount Royal University in Calgary when the Western job became open…