Hall of Fame - Builder Category

Fred Kelesnik

Hall of Fame - Builder Category
Award Date
May 10, 2014
Morris School

Fred spent over 30 years as a Phys Ed teacher at Morris School where he  was an outstanding teacher and coach. Best known for coaching volleyball (4 provincial “AA” Championships) Fred was a role model for all, treating everyone (coaches, officials and players) with respect. Fred was a MHSAA board member as well as a long time president of Zone 4.  Fred coached the Morris School varsity girls volleyball team to Provincial “AA” Championships in 1993-94, 1996-97, 1997-98, and 1999-2000. Among his many other successes are:

2001 – CMEA “Peter Dick” High School Category award recipient

1997 - Josten’s MHSAA Volunteer Award recipient

2000 – Sport Manitoba Volunteer of the Year

Zone 4 President for 25 years

1999 - Frank Mckinnon Award for Outstanding Contribution to High School Athletics

Fred’s coaching history consisted of:

Varsity Girls Volleyball – 38 years
Track – 36 years
Badminton – 25 years,
Varsity Boys Basketball – 10 years
JV Girls Basketball – 15 years