A pair of Westman coaches are finalists for this year’s Coaching Manitoba Impact Awards.
Skate Brandon coach Tammy McKay is one of three finalists for the Peter Williamson Memorial: Train to Compete/Train to Win award. The longtime figure skating coach handles 10 of the 18 skaters on Team Manitoba’s high performance team and also coaches a pair of Brandon-based synchronized skating teams, the elementary Wheat Queens and the senior Wheat City ConnXion.
Meanwhile, Killarney volleyball coach Dean Kachur is one of three finalists for the Peter Dick: School System award. Kachur has guided the Killarney Raiders junior varsity girls’ team to provincial titles in 2007, 2012 and 2013.
In each of the past two seasons, his players have been named tournament MVPs at provincials, while two have made the all-star team in each year.
The awards will be presented on April 6 in Winnipeg.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition March 26, 2014