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Five-time Canada West champion Daniel Olver joins Huskie Athletics as the University of Saskatchewan interim wrestling coach.
Olver will become the seventh head coach in the program’s history since 1980.
Olver spent five seasons in a Huskies uniform from 2006 to 2011. His career was named a Top 10 Moment in Huskie Athletics history after winning five straight Canada West championships in either the 76- or 82-kg weight class and adding five CIS medals – one bronze, two silver and two gold. As captain, a CIS Academic All-Canadian and Huskie Athletics Council representative, he was a role model for not only the wrestling team but all student-athletes.
His resume also comprises of four Canada West major awards including Most Outstanding Wrestler and three Huskie Athletics major awards winning the prestigious Rusty McDonald Cup in 2011.
Since finishing his CIS career, Olver, who worked for the Coaches Association of Saskatchewan as Aboriginal Sport Coordinator, has continued to compete qualifying for the University World Championship in Finland in 2012. He also placed second at the Canada Cup in 2012.