Head Coach

Shannon
Winzer

General
Facts

  • Citizenship

    • Canadian
  • Born in

    • Canada
  • Hometown

    • Coquitlam
  • Resides

    • Coquitlam

Career
Info

  • Team

    • Indoor Women NEP
  • # of years with the team

    • 1 year(s)
  • Previous team(s)

    • April 2019 Shannon was appointed as Assistant Coach coach with Volleyball Canada’s Senior Women’s National Team and Head Coach of their Next Gen team. Originally from Port Coquitlam, British Columbia Shannon returned to Canada to take up these roles after serving as Head Coach of the Australian Women’s National Team for 3 years from 2016-2019 and became the inaugural Head Coach of their full-time High Performance program at the Australian Institute of Sport from 2017-2019. Shannon was named Volleyball Australia’s National Coach of Year 2016-17. During her time in Australia, she has served as an Assistant national team coach, and as the Women’s U23 team Head coach. Shannon was also coached the Melbourne University Blues from 2013-2016 leading them to 4 straight National titles as well and the Victorian U23 team which won successive gold medals in 2012 and 2013. Shannon is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (2002), where she was a member of the UBC Thunderbirds. After graduation, she played in England and then moved to Australia where she joined the Women’s Australian Volleyball League (WAVL) and captained the Melbourne University Blues for almost four years, and was a member of the Australian National team 2009-2010.