Payworks Coach of the Month

Jon Zilkey

Payworks Coach of the Month
Award Date
Apr 17, 2012
Hamiota Collegiate Institute
Jon Zilkey of Hamiota Collegiate, who is in his second year as principal, and Basketball coach has been selected as Rural Coach of the Month. He took on a very youthful Varsity girls’ basketball team developing them into provincial finalists in 2011. This year his hard work and expertise was rewarded as his squad captured the A championship in Fisher Branch. Jon was able to instill a sense of enthusiasm and confidence to a group of young girls who now have developed a passion for the game. He really motivated the girls and had them believe in themselves! Jon was able to share his expertise that he has developed in his many years of coaching at the AA level. Jon has had success and has won provincial championships in the past while coaching other programs (Elton Collegiate), and is now able to develop a strong program in Hamiota.