Taryn Cossar

Taryn has been actively involved in volleyball for over 25 years. She is currently a Junior High school teacher in Calgary. During her time in the sport, Taryn learned first as a player and then in the roles as both head and assistant coach with junior high, high school, and club teams.

During her coaching career, Taryn has had much success with developing her coaching philosophy and her playing experience has helped numerous athletes grow to their potential. Taryn has an enthusiastic approach to coaching and hopes all athletes continue to play because they simply “love the game”.

Playing experience:

· AB provincial team in Grade 12—National Champions
· Represented Canada at the World Youth Cup in Brazil
· Member of the U of A Pandas from 1990-1992

Coaching experience:

· 403 Selects Head and Asst. Coach, 13U-16U — 2 National Silvers, National Bronze, Provincial Gold
· Head Coach of Jr High Girls teams at Rundle College, Calgary
· Head Coach of Sr High Girls teams at Rundle College, Calgary–Provincial Silver Medalists
· Head Coach of Jr and Sr High Girls teams at York House School, Vancouver
· Assistant Coach at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir–Provincial Silver Medalists
· Many league championships at the junior high and high school level
· Gold medalists at the Western Canadian Independent School Championships–4 times with 3 different teams