By Sarah Tone, Communications Coordinator

Leading up to the 2022 Canada Summer Games, we are featuring the dedicated coaches who spend countless hours giving back to sport.

Let’s get to know Athletics Coach, Mingpu Wu!


Why did you get involved with coaching?

I’ve been coaching for over 40 years. I love to help the athletes to be successful and to help them the best they can be.


What do you love most about coaching?

I love to see athletes jump higher and throw further than they have before to win medals for Team Manitoba. I am very proud to see my athletes be successful both in their sport performance and in life.


What are your team goals for the 2022 Canada Games?

We have many goals going into the Games. Most importantly to have a good performance. I want my athletes to enjoy the Games’ culture, to be successful, to perform to the best of their ability. It would be great to win more medals than last games.


What do you want to remember as they gear up for the Games?

Good preparation is critical. Work hard and fight for your successes!