Nathan Bennett

HITT Volleyball Coaches


Coaching Experience: 24 years
Playing Career: Played 5 years at the University of Alberta from 1996-2001. Moved onto a professional career in Europe for 11 years from 2001-2012, which included 4 summers with the British National Team leading up to the Olympic Games in London.
Education: General Studies Degree from TRU 2017
Marital Status: Married to Robbyn Bennett

Nathan grew up in Athabasca, Alberta. He began his playing career with the Alberta Provincial Team from 1993-1997, which culminated at the Canada Games in Brandon in 1997. After he graduated from Edwin Parr Composite he went on to the University of Alberta. During his five year career he ended up with a National Championship and two Bronze Medals. He went overseas to play professional for 11 years and played in many countries (Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, Slovenia, Switzerland, and England with the British National Team).

After he suffered an injury 2 months before the Olympics he began his career as a coach in which he was planning since 1997. Capilano University offered him a position in North Vancouver along with Volleyball Canada as part of the VCCE coaching staff. In his first year the Blues won a Provincial Title and 5th at the National Championships. Nathan was voted the PACWEST Coach of the Year.

He then went onto TRU and helped the transform the Women’s Volleyball Program in his four years as an Assistant Coach under Chad Grimm.

He is now the new Head Coach of University of Saskatchewan Huskies Men’s team.

  • University of Saskatchewan Head Coach Men’s Volleyball
  • TRU Assistant Coach Women’s Volleyball 2015 – 2018
  • Volleyball BC Regional Coach Thompson-Nicola Region 2015- present
  • TRU Assistant Coach Men’s and Women’s Volleyball 2014/2015
  • Capilano University Head Coach Men’s Volleyball 2012-2014
  • Head Coach VCCE 2012-2015
  • BCO 16U Women’s Head Coach. Provincial Bronze Medalists and National 5th place. 2013
  • Director of Impact Volleyball Camp 2005-2014
  • Team BC Head Coach 17U Men 2013-2014. 2013 Gold Medal, 2014 5th place.
  • Team BC Assistant Coach 17U Men 2012, 2nd place finish.
  • Junior Men’s Head Coach OK Kamnik Slovenia 2008-2009