Leah Shevkenek

HITT Volleyball Coaches

Leah Shevkenek

NCCP: Indigenous Coaching Certificate
Playing Career: Professionally in Austria 2019- returning in 2020, University of Calgary 2015-2019, Senior National Team 2016, University of Regina 2013-2015

Coaching Experience: 8 years
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Communications and Culture- University of Calgary
Marital Status: Single

Leah is a product of Calgary, playing U14 Canuck and Jr.Dinos from U15-U18. She has been through the Volleyball Alberta development programs and moved onto the Senior National Team and international level and still continuing her playing career in Austria. She finished off her U-Sport career at the University of Calgary, with a captain position for 3 years, Canada West Gold medal, Canada West Silver Medal and All-Time Canada West Career assist leader. With a passion for sharing her knowledge with youth and developing young athletes, she is part of the Volleyball Alberta coaching staff and Jr.Dinos volleyball club. She has been coaching Private Sessions with Junior High and High School girls for the past 4 years.

  • Coached UofR Cougars and UofC Dinos Summer Volleyball Camps for 6 consecutive years
  • Coached U15 Provincial Team 2019
  • Coached U18 Jr. Dinos club 2019/2020
    • U15 National Champions with Jr.Dinos 2010
    • Canada Summer Games Gold- Team AB- 2012
    • Canada West Rookie of the Year 2013/2014
    • CIS All Rookie Team 2013/ 2014
    • One Volleyball 2018 Overall draft pick/ 2X Setter of the year 2018/2019
    • Canada West Gold Medal 2018
    • All-time Canada West Career assist leader 2019