Golden Bears Volleyball

Team History

Golden Bears Volleyball Quick Facts

Year intervarsity volleyball began at University of Alberta

1955-1956

Year Canada West competition began in men's volleyball

1971-1972

Alberta U SPORTS tournament appearances since 1981:

1981, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

27

Best regular season finish in team history

2008-2009

18-0

U SPORTS Championships won by Alberta

1981, 1997, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015

8

Canada West championships won by Alberta since 1958:

1961, 1966, 1975, 1981, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015

16

Most consecutive Conference Championships won by Alberta

1995-97, 2008-10

3

 

Alberta/Men’s Volleyball

Alberta

Winner

Season

Coach

Conf.

Overall

CW

U SPORTS

CW

U SPORTS

1972-73

Dr. Lorne Sawula

3-5

NA

4

-

Calgary

Winnipeg

1973-74

Hugh Hoyles

6-2

NA

2

-

UBC

Winnipeg

1974-75

Hugh Hoyles

7-1

11-2*

1

2

ALBERTA

Sherbrooke

1975-76

Shuichi Ota

NA

NA

2

-

UBC

UBC

1976-77

Hugh Hoyles

3-9

NA

4

-

UBC

Winnipeg

1977-78

Hugh Hoyles

1-11

NA

5

-

Calgary

Manitoba

1978-79

Hugh Hoyles

3-9

NA

4

-

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan

1979-80

Hugh Hoyles

10-5

13-10*

2

3

Saskatchewan

Manitoba

1980-81

Brian Watson

15-5

20-6*

2

1

ALBERTA

ALBERTA

*includes post-season, but no other non-conference matches

1981-82

Brian Watson

10-15

NA

4

-

Calgary

Calgary

1982-83

Brian Watson

13-12

NA

3

-

Victoria

UBC

1983-84

Brian Watson

1-14

11-27-1

6

-

UBC

Manitoba

1984-85

Brian Watson

6-9

13-17

4

-

Saskatchewan

Manitoba

1985-86

J.C. Meilleur

2-13

15-26-1

6

-

Saskatchewan

Winnipeg

1986-87

Dr. Pierre Baudin

6-9

18-19

4

-

Saskatchewan

Winnipeg

1987-88

Dr. Pierre Baudin

3-12

13-27

5

-

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan

1988-89

Dr. Pierre Baudin

2-14

10-29

4

-

Calgary

Calgary

1989-90

Dr. Pierre Baudin

9-7

32-25

2

6

Saskatchewan

Laval

1990-91

Dr. Pierre Baudin

6-10

23-23

4

-

Calgary

Manitoba

1991-92

Terry Danyluk

12-4

20-13

2

-

Calgary

Laval

1992-93

Terry Danyluk

9-7

11-8

2

5

Calgary

Calgary

1993-94

Terry Danyluk

10-6

24-13

3

4

Calgary

Laval

1994-95

Terry Danyluk

14-2

29-10

1

4

ALBERTA

Manitoba

1995-96

Terry Danyluk

11-3

26-8

1

2

ALBERTA

Manitoba

1996-97

Terry Danyluk

14-0

40-3

1

1

ALBERTA

ALBERTA

1997-98

Terry Danyluk

16-6

31-11

2

3

Saskatchewan

Winnipeg

1998-99

Terry Danyluk

15-2

26-9

1

3

ALBERTA

Saskatchewan

1999-00

Terry Danyluk

14-8

24-18

3

-

Saskatchewan

Manitoba

2000-01

Terry Danyluk

16-5

24-13

2

5

Saskatchewan

Manitoba

2001-02

Richard Schick

15-5

26-12

t3

1

ALBERTA

ALBERTA

2002-03

Richard Schick

19-1

36-4

2

2

Manitoba

Manitoba

2003-04

Terry Danyluk

15-5

34-13

2

2

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan

2004-05

Terry Danyluk

19-1

33-2

1

1

ALBERTA

ALBERTA

2005-06

Terry Danyluk

19-1

34-2

1

2

ALBERTA

Trinity Western

2006-07

Terry Danyluk

17-1

32-5

3

2

TWU

Winnipeg

2007-08

Terry Danyluk

16-2

33-4

1

1

ALBERTA

ALBERTA

2008-09

Terry Danyluk

18-0

34-3

1

1

ALBERTA

ALBERTA

2009-10

Terry Danyluk

14-4

30-6

1

3

ALBERTA

Calgary

2010-11

Terry Danyluk

17-1

29-10

4

5

Calgary

Trinity Western

2011-12

Terry Danyluk

15-5

27-13

3

6

Trinity Western

Trinity Western

2012-13

Terry Danyluk

20-2

32-8

3

5

Brandon

Laval

2013-14

Terry Danyluk

15-7

33-10

1

1

ALBERTA

ALBERTA

2014-15

Terry Danyluk

21-3

34-6

1

1

ALBERTA

ALBERTA

 2015-16

Terry Danyluk

23-1

33-7

3

3

Trinity Western 

Trinity Western

 2016-17

Terry Danyluk

20-4

33-7 

4

Trinity Western

Trinity Western 

2017-18  Terry Danyluk  19-5  35-12  4 Trinity Western  UBC 

Championships won by Alberta before 1972-73 season: CWUAA 1960-61, 1965-66


Cumulative Totals (1972/73 to 2017/18)

Conference: 539-255 (.679)

Conference Placing (#1-2-3): 12-12-7

Overall: 979-441-2 (.689)

U SPORTS Placing (#1-2-3): 8-7-5


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 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

 

1997-98

 

MurrayGrapentine

 

1978-79

 

Terry Danyluk

 

1998-99

 

MurrayGrapentine

 

1979-80

 

Terry Danyluk

 

1999-00

 

Nathan Bennett/Colin Stephenson

 

1980-81

 

Terry Danyluk

 

2000-01

 

Scott Emslie

 

1981-82

 

Dave Wilson

 

2001-02

 

Ryan Taylor/Sandy Henderson

 

1982-83

 

Jim Repchuk/Dave Wilson

 

2002-03

 

Pascal Cardinal

 

1983-84

 

Rick Hayes

 

2003-04

 

Brock Davidiuk/Nicholas Cundy

 

1984-85

 

Jim Schubert

 

2004-05

 

Nicholas Cundy

 

1985-86

 

John MacKinnon

 

2005-06

 

Brock Davidiuk

 

1986-87

 

Troy Lorenson

 

2006-07

 

Joel Schmuland

 

1987-88

 

Dean Kakoschke

 

2007-08

 

Brock Pehar

 

1988-89

 

Dean Kakoschke

 

2008-09

 

Joel Schmuland

 

1989-90

 

Dean Kakoschke

 

2009-10

 

Thomas Jarmoc

 

1990-91

 

Dean Kakoschke

 

2010-11

 

Tanner Nault

 

1991-92

 

Dean Kakoschke

 

2011-12

 

Mitch Irvine

 

1992-93

 

Jason Shenkariuk

 

2012-13

 

Mitch Irvine/Jay Olmstead

 

1993-94

 

ChadHatala

 

2013-14

 

Jay Olmstead

 

1994-95

 

Greg Proctor

 

2014-15

 

Ryley Barnes

 

1995-96

 

Greg Proctor/Doug Bruce

 

2015-16

 

Brett Walsh

 

1996-97

 

Doug Bruce

 

2016-17

 

Brett Walsh

 

     2017-18 Alex McMullin