Canada - Lorne
back to the Senior National Team after a
thirteen year break, Lorne Sawula brings
experience and expertise to a team, which
is making its debut in the World Grand
Having coached Canada from 1982 to 1988
Sawula is pleased to see the national
women's team back into the coalface of
international women's Volleyball.
"I am thrilled that we are finally
getting a chance to play the best teams in
the World on a regular basis. It can only
help us to grow stronger and better and
for that we are grateful to the FIVB, and
the organizers that will be supporting the
tournament," he said.
Despite Canada's lack of experience at the
top level, they could not be in better
hands having one of the most experienced
and knowledgeable coaches in Canadian
history back at it's helm.
Throughout his earlier tenure Sawula took
Canada to the '84 Olympic Games in Los
Angeles, and 1982 World Championships in
Prague. His coaching career also includes
being the Head Coach of Sweden,
Switzerland and Australia.
His most memorable moment in sport so far
is finishing 3rd at the World Student
University Games in Buffalo, 1993.
In his spare time Lorne enjoys going to
the Horse Races and listening to country