The Department of Athletics & Recreation at Capilano University is very pleased to announce that Cal Wohlford has accepted the Head Coaching position for the Blues Women’s Volleyball Program. Wohlford brings to the program strong mentoring and leadership qualities with strengths in assisting student-athletes to improve their athletic and academic skills. Cal coached the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack Women’s Volleyball program from 2008-2010. Previously, he was the Assistant Coach for the UBC Thunderbirds Men’s program from 2005-2008. Cal was also the Assistant Coach for Women’s Volleyball at SFU from 2003-2005 and was again at UBC as Assistant Coach of the Women’s Volleyball program from 2000-2003. Cal has coached at the Collegiate level for Langara College and at both Handsworth and Richmond Secondary Highschools. At the community club level; Cal has been heavily involved coaching Women’s Volleyball for the BC Olympic Volleyball club from 1989-2008.
Cal has had a long and successful coaching career at the high school, club and university levels and is ready to continue to give back to the sport he loves by coaching and teaching younger players the things that he has learned throughout his coaching career. “He is looking forward to the challenge of coaching at the university level.” stated Athletic Director, Joe Iacobellis. “He is passionate about the game and we are very pleased to give him the opportunity to expand our existing Women’s Volleyball program.”
“I am very excited about this upcoming year and the challenge it will bring. We have a mix of younger and older very talented players with different strengths and experience levels, which should make for a very strong team. I also look forward to our team being involved in the community and the club systems on the North Shore, which has plenty of talent. I am very happy to be apart of Capilano University and Blues Athletics” said Wohlford.