Recent alumna Kirsty Abbott (Kindrachuk) has returned to Clipper Women’s Volleyball as an apprentice coach through the CCAA Female Apprentice Coach Program!
Kirsty is one of 20 successful applicants nationwide. (You may also recognize her from the viral West Jet graduation that took place this March
. Click here
to watch the video.) As an apprentice coach, she’ll receive mentorship from Clippers coach Nolan Weinmaster and support from the CCAA, including professional development opportunities and funding.
“I’m so excited to work with Nolan and the team and to just give back what was given to me during my time at Briercrest. I’m really humbled to be able ot to learn under experienced coaches and for them to take the time to invest in me.
“I’m drawn to increasing the potential and tapping into people’s capacities that they don’t even know about. There’s always room to grow your God-given potential at Briercrest.”
Kirsty had a stellar five-year career at Briercrest, finishing as the all-time leader in digs (1,281) which placed her second in the ACAC. She earned all-star honours at the ACAC Championship and CCAA National Championship levels and was named an Academic All-Canadian for the 2018-19 season.
During her time with the Clippers, the team won two ACAC Championships, two ACAC silver medals, and earned a spot at the CCAA National Championships three times.
Read her selection announcement by clicking the link below!