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Don MacGillivray named new head coach of the Wheat Kings

By: Brayden Hnatiuk
Posted: November 24, 2020 15:59

MacGillivray has a wealth of experience coaching in the WHL, MJHL and CIS

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The Brandon Wheat Kings have named Don MacGillivray as the 24th Head Coach in the teams history.

MacGillivray, who has spent the past four seasons as Brandon's assistant coach, has a wealth of coaching experience having served behind the bench in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) with the Portage Terriers, Neepawa Natives, St. James Canadiens and the Winnipeg Blues. MacGillivray has also spent two seasons as Head Coach with the Prince Albert Raiders (WHL) as well as three seasons at the helm of the University of Manitoba Bisons (U SPORTS), where he was named Canada West Coach of the Year in 2008.

Before joining the Wheat Kings in the fall of 2016, MacGillivray won championships with the Terriers in 2005 and again with the Blues in 2014 as Head Coach and General Manager. During his time in the MJHL he was named Coach of the Year four times (1995, 2005, 2012 and 2013).

The 2020-21 WHL regular season begins on January 8th with interdivisional play.

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