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Kathy Brook to Join Racquetball Canada as Executive Director

WINNIPEG (December 13, 2019) – Racquetball Canada is pleased to welcome Kathy Brook to the position of Executive Director beginning January 6, 2020. Kathy will take over the leadership of the organization from outgoing Executive Director Donna Harris who is moving to the private sector to work with a start up.

We welcome Kathy and look forward to what she will bring to our sport as we continue to evolve and improve. Kathy has invaluable experience that will benefit our programs and our athletes across Canada,” said Gwen Smoluk, President of Racquetball Canada.

Kathy is a FIBA licensed and certified Chartered Professional Coach, a coach education consultant, a Master Coach Developer and a teacher. She has a Bachelor of Physical Education from McMaster University, a Bachelor of Education from Queens and a Masters of Physical Education from Memorial University.

Kathy has been a teacher for 25 years and a coach education consultant for the Coaching Association of Canada for 8. She has had the opportunity to work with 67 sports in different capacities helping them to develop in different ways. Kathy loves to innovate and share her passion with others.

“I am excited to share my skills and expertise with Racquetball Canada. I look forward to working with all the wonderful volunteers that make this sport so great.”

Kathy is based in Waterloo, Ontario. She will work closely with Jennifer Saunders from Winnipeg who has recently accepted the position of Administrator of High Performance and Sport Development also beginning January 6, 2020.