Conestoga news

March 21, 2019 8:52 AM

Condors name new volleyball head coach

Conestoga’s Athletics and Recreation department has named Kelly McGuire the new head coach of the men’s varsity volleyball team.

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Kelly McGuire has been named the new head coach of the men's varsity volleyball team.

McGuire, originally from Thunder Bay, has been an associate coach with the team for the past two seasons, playing an instrumental role in their success in reaching the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) provincials in back-to-back seasons and establishing the Condors as a Top 5 program in the league.

“Our Conestoga Condor family is very excited to appoint Kelly McGuire as our next head coach,” said Todd Erskine, assistant manager of Athletics and Recreation. “We have seen first-hand the time and dedication that Kelly has put into the program the past few seasons, not only on the court, but off the court with student-athletes. We know he will continue to strive for excellence.”

McGuire replaces Wayne Harris, who led the team for six seasons. Harris was recently named OCAA Men’s Volleyball West Division Coach of the Year and is also OCAA’s nominee for the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association’s 2019 Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year.

Conestoga's Athletics and Recreation department offers programming and facilities designed to engage students and enhance their health and wellness through varsity and extramural athletics, intramural sports and fitness classes. The Recreation Centre at the Doon campus provides a full range of recreation and athletic services and houses a 35,000 square-foot fitness centre outfitted with state-of-the art equipment. In 2017, the centre received a Design Excellence Award from the Ontario Association of Architects.