Hall of Fame - Builder Category

Dave Guss

Hall of Fame - Builder Category
Award Date
May 23, 2015
Westwood Collegiate

Dave, a 30-year high school coaching legend, coached at the high school, provincial, and university levels. He coached the varsity boys basketball teams at Westwood Collegiate from 1965 thru 1995. During that period, his teams won three provincial “AAAA”  titles (1981, 1982, 1984), were provincial finalists ten times and conference champions 15 times. The Manitoba Basketball Coaches Association selected him Coach of the Year in 1981, '82, and '84. Dave also received the Mike Spack Award for outstanding contribution to coaching in Manitoba. He also coached at the University of Manitoba and several Provincial teams during his 36 years of coaching. Dave was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame as an assistant coach with 1976 CIAU/CIS Canadian Basketball champs, U of M Bisons.