Volleyball: Men's

Costa Chrysanthou Memorial Trophy
(Golden Bears Volleyball MVP)

Awarded annually to the Golden Bears Volleyball player who contributes most to the team and more recently considered the team’s MVP trophy. Chrysanthou was a Golden Bears football player (#56) in 1948 when he teamed with future Premier Peter Lougheed and star player Harry Hobbs to compile a 5-1-0 record. He was an off-campus coach for Golden Bears Volleyball at the time of his untimely passing in the late 1960s. Egyptian born, he graduated from the U of A’s Faculty of Engineering in the mid-1950s, after which he worked for the City of Edmonton.

Year

Name

Year

Name

1977-78

Kevin Speer

1999-00

Nathan Bennett/Colin Stephenson

1978-79

Terry Danyluk

2000-01

Scott Emslie

1979-80

Terry Danyluk

2001-02

Ryan Taylor/Sandy Henderson

1980-81

Terry Danyluk

2002-03

Pascal Cardinal

1981-82

Dave Wilson

2003-04

Brock Davidiuk/Nicholas Cundy

1982-83

Jim Repchuk/Dave Wilson

2004-05

Nicholas Cundy

1983-84

Rick Hayes

2005-06

Brock Davidiuk

1984-85

Jim Schubert

2006-07

Joel Schmuland

1985-86

John MacKinnon

2007-08

Brock Pehar

1986-87

Troy Lorenson

2008-09

Joel Schmuland

1987-88

Dean Kakoschke

2009-10

Thomas Jarmoc

1988-89

Dean Kakoschke

2010-11

Tanner Nault

1989-90

Dean Kakoschke

2011-12

Mitch Irvine

1990-91

Dean Kakoschke

2012-13

Mitch Irvine/Jay Olmstead

1991-92

Dean Kakoschke

2013-14

Jay Olmstead

1992-93

Jason Shenkariuk

2014-15

Ryley Barnes

1993-94

Chad Hatala

2015-16

Brett Walsh

1994-95

Greg Proctor

2016-17

Brett Walsh

1995-96

Greg Proctor/Doug Bruce

2017-18

Alex McMullin

1996-97

Doug Bruce

2018-19

Alex McMullin

1997-98

Murray Grapentine

2019-20

Max Elgert

1998-99

Murray Grapentine