McKibbon resigns as head coach of MRU Women's Basketball program

McKibbon resigns as head coach of MRU Women's Basketball program

July 4, 2019

Calgary, AB - Women's basketball Head Coach Nate McKibbon has resigned from his position at Mount Royal University.

McKibbon has been at Mount Royal for four seasons after being an assistant coach at McMaster University in the 2014-15 season. He replaced Len Harvey in 2015 and brought passion and dedication to the program. A native of Hamilton, Ontario, he has a wide range of coaching experience from high school to the national team. He just finished as the assistant coach for Team Canada in the FIBA U16 Women's 2019 Americas Championship.

McKibbon brought a unique perspective to the head coaching position as he has served in a number of different roles throughout his career. Nate has been a head coach, assistant coach, player development coordinator, performance analyst and a technical director. 

"On behalf of everyone in Cougars Athletics & Recreation, we thank Nate for his time and efforts the last 4 seasons." said Manager of Varsity Athletics, Rob Godfrey "We wish him well in his future endeavors."

The team has been building since McKibbon took over and has brought in some exciting new recruits. This young team has shown steady improvements and will look to continue this trend to take the next step in a competitive Canada West conference.

A national search will begin immediately for the head coaching position.

For any questions or inquiries, please contact Sports Information Coordinator Jarron Mueller at jmueller@mtroyal.ca.