Regional Coordinator- Interior Region
A member of the Namgis First Nation, Michelle was raised in the Okanagan. Michelle is a graduate from Kansas Wesleyan University with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Sport Management and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation. While in Kansas, Michelle was a catcher for the KWU Coyotes Women’s Softball Team for 2 seasons and then began her coaching career there with 2 seasons as an assistant coach and 1 season as an interim head coach. She continues to coach softball and has coached Team BC to a gold medal win at the 2014 NAIG and is preparing Team BC’s softball teams for the 2017 NAIG.
Michelle has spent the last four years as the Program Director for the Splatsin First Nation’s Youth Center and is a volunteer Technical Director for Kelowna Minor Fastball and the Pulling Together Canoe Society’s Board of Directors. Michelle believes in the power of sport and is passionate about providing new opportunities for young people. She enjoys spending her Okanagan summers with her family at the lake and winters at the ski hill.