Roddy Ward named High-Performance Director

Biathlon Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Roddy Ward to the position of High-Performance Director. Ward is a long-time biathlete and coach, and native of Canmore, Alberta. After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences from the University of Alberta, Ward went on to complete a Masters’ Degree in Education, with a specialization in coaching, at the University of Victoria.

Ward has spent the past several seasons as a National Team coach with Biathlon Canada and is currently engaged as the Women’s Coach. He will continue in a dual role through the 2018 Olympics.

“We are delighted to have Roddy in the role of High-Performance Director,” stated Andy Holmwood, General Manager of Biathlon Canada. “He brings a strong understanding of biathlon at the international level combined with unique insight to the sport. We are confident both our development and high-performance programs will progress under his leadership.”