Long-time assistant Bobby Mitchell and former University of Lethbridge and University of Toronto Head Coach, Ken Olynyk, have been named the interim coaches for the UBC Okanagan Heat basketball teams for the 2018-19 season.
Canada West has announced the schedule for the men’s basketball 2018-19 season the 20-game schedule has UBC Okanagan opening on the road and has the Heat with 12 games in the first half and just eight in the second half of the season.
On the road for the opening of their Canada West women’s volleyball conference schedule, the UBC Okanagan Heat will once again attempt to be one of the final team’s standing when the dust settles after a 24 match schedule.
Taking the long route to UBC Okanagan, Martina Mason, will transfer for her fourth year of eligibility to the women’s basketball program in Kelowna and provide more options for offense for head coach Claire Meadows.
After missing the playoffs by just four points last season, the Heat women's soccer team will look to rebound and make a run once again at the Canada West postseason as the Canada West schedule is revealed.
This June 24 members of Heat teams that competed this past year, 2017-18, graduated from UBC Okanagan this June just two show of the record set the last two convocations. What was a record number though was the combined 56 student athletes that competed for at least one year as a member of the UBC Okanagan Heat.
First round of recruits for the Heat men's volleyball program in 2018 show that head coach Brad Hudson is bringing in an outstanding class of student athletes to the UBC Okanagan squad as they prepare for another year of Canada West competition.
The 2017-18 leader in digs in the PACWEST conference, Claudia Corneil, will transfer to UBC Okanagan for her fourth and fifth years of eligibility and suit up with the perennially ranked Heat women’s volleyball team.
The selection camp for the Canada Men's National Senior B Team has opened up this week at the Centre Sportif in Gatineau, Québec and the head coach of the UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team is there as part of his summer duties as a member of the national team coaching staff.
An inspiring story was told this morning in the UBC Okanagan Gym when Canadian Olympic hero Mark McMorris talked to the students from Aberdeen Hall on his Olympic medals, the Olympic experience, and the journey from a near-fatal injury in his sport to a bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, only 11 months after a snowboarding accident.
Looking to add scoring to his 2018 Heat men’s soccer roster head coach Dante Zanatta has recruited a top offensive minded midfielder from Vancouver, BC. as Tali Romero, an attacking centre mid, has signed on with UBCO.