As the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China commences, former Bison women’s volleyball assistant coach Adrian Honish was named to the Canadian Olympic Committee’s (COC) Technical Team.
In addition, Carolyn Taylor and Dana Way join Honish, as all three will be working as Performance Technologist for both the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Paralympics.
All three are fellow graduates who have a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and a Master of Science from the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management at the University of Manitoba.
This will be the second Olympics for both Honish and Taylor as they were part of Team Canada’s Technical Team for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.
Honish was Bison women’s volleyball assistant coach for five years running from 2002-03 to 2006-07 season.
Lynn Smith will be also be participating as offical at the gymnastic event during the 2008 Summer Olympics and is a graduate of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management. Smith has officiated at four world championships, two Commonwealth Games and at the test event for the 2008 Beijing Olympics where she has also been selected to participate as Canada’s number one official.