The Lancer women’s hockey program has its first full-time head coach with the appointment of Deanna Iwanicka.
Athletics director Mike Havey hailed her experience: 10 years coaching the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology women’s varsity squad, which included three Alberta college titles.
“She has done an outstanding job in building NAIT women’s hockey into a perennial championship powerhouse,” Havey said. “We look forward to her leading our Lancer women’s hockey program in the years ahead.”
Iwanicka won a U Sports championship as a student-athlete at the University of Alberta and says she sees great potential in the Lancers: “I see this as a chance to really practice what I preach, to be comfortable being uncomfortable and to be my best by being better every single time.”
Read the full article, “Iwanicka named head coach of Lancer women’s hockey,” at goLancers.ca.