Coach/Athlete Development Coordinator (West)
Dean Lowrie has amassed an impressive resume as a coach in university volleyball.
The head coach of the Western Mustangs women’s volleyball program from 1996-2011, Lowrie amassed four provincial titles and an overall record of 282-80, including 164 wins and 25 losses in the regular season, 20-9 in OUA playoffs and 4-5, in CIS nationals play.
A former assistant coach with the Senior National Team, Lowrie has also had the honour of coaching the World University Games team (2003, 1996-97) and is a former youth and junior national team head coach. He was also an assistant coach with the CIAU National Champion Alberta Pandas squad in 1995-96 and the CIAU National Champion Winnipeg Wesmen squad in 1992-93.
Outside of the coaching world, Lowrie has contributed to sport as a sport administrator and University instructor. From 1994-1996, Lowrie served as the Technical Director for the Alberta Volleyball Association and as the Executive Director of Volleyball Yukon. Lowrie is a certified NCCP Performance Coach (Level IV). He conducts coaching clinics throughout the country. Dean was awarded a Teaching Award of Excellence during his tenure at Western University.
Most recently Dean owned and operated Advantage Coaching and currently works for Sport Manitoba as the Coach and Athlete Development Coordinator for western Manitoba.
The Winnipegger is married to his wife Deborah and has two daughters, Devon and Dara.