Gavin Schmitt 30 Saskatoon Volleyball
Nominated by Saskatchewan Volleyball Association

 
  • Competed at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as Captain of Team Canada's Men's Volleyball team and had a fifth place finish out of 12 teams.
  • Led Canada in scoring with 73 points in six matches, which included upset victories over the eventual gold medalists U.S.A. and bronze medalists Italy.
  • Guided Canada to the gold at the 2016 World League, in Division 2, which saw 12 countries compete in various host cities. Canada went 8-1 and moved up to Division 1 for the first time, to compete against the other top 10 countries in the world.

 

The other finalists in this category were:

  • Logan Campbell, 29, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Sailing Clubs Association
  • William Dutton, 26, Humboldt, Saskatchewan Amateur Speed Skating Association

 

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