Wes King-Hunter

HITT Volleyball Coaches

Wes King-Hunter

Wes King-Hunter

NCCP: Level 3

Playing Career: J.C. Charyk High School – Hanna

Coaching Experience: 30+Years


M.Sc. in Education – Professional Learning

  • Walden University International Educational Leadership Program

San Diego State University Combined B. Ed/B.Sc. Degree

  • University of Lethbridge


Marital Status: Married – with dogs

Wes has been actively involved with coaching volleyball at all levels with school teams, club programs, camps, Volleyball Alberta programs and with Team Canada women’s programs for over 35 years.  Wes coached Medicine Hat High School girls’ teams for 20 years, has coached with the South East Alberta Volleyball Club since co-founding SEAVC in 1989, and coached the Medicine Hat College Rattlers for 8 years.  He has also served as an Executive Board member with Volleyball Alberta (formerly Alberta Volleyball Association) for over 20 years, and was inducted into the Builder’s category of the Volleyball Alberta Hall of Fame in 2017. 

Over the past 30+ years, Wes has had the incredibly good fortune to have met and learned from so many amazing coaches and volleyball people throughout Alberta, Canada, North America and even internationally, having served as a member of Alberta Volleyball delegations that travelled to play in Cuba and Japan, and having served as a guest coach with various Canadian National teams and Tsukuba University in Japan.  Wes currently resides in Medicine Hat, Alberta where he started as a schoolteacher following his graduation from the University of Lethbridge in 1988, and has since been a school administrator.

  • Volleyball Alberta Hall of Fame Builder Award (2017)
  • Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Women’s Volleyball Coach of the Year Award (1995 & 1999)
  • 3M Coaching Canada Award Nominee (1995, 1997, 1999)
  • Head Coach with the Canadian Youth National Volleyball Team (2005)
  • Guest Coach with the Canadian National Senior Women’s Volleyball Team (2003 & 2004)
  • Guest Coach with the Canadian National Junior Women’s Volleyball Team (2002)
  • Head Coach of the Medicine Hat College (MHC) Rattlers Women’s Volleyball Team (1994-2001)