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Alumni Coaching Achievement Award

1975-1979

Wynn Gmitroski

2019 Inductee
A four-year letter winner for the BSU Men’s Track and Field team, Wynn Gmitroski set an indoor school record in the 600 meter, broke indoor and outdoor relay records and competed at the NAIA national indoor championship twice. He was a co-captain his senior year. After graduating in 1979, Gmitroski went on to recruit, mentor and coach Canada’s top runners, including multiple Commonwealth Games, World Championship and Olympic athletes. Gmitroski’s knowledge has helped his athletes earn 19 top-8 major running championship finishes and 18 national records over his remarkable 40-year career as a coach, speaker, and physical trainer. A level 5 certified coach in Canada, Gmitroski has been a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia, Canadian Professional Coaches Association, Coaching Association of British Columbia and Athletics Canada / BC Athletics.

Wynn Gmitroski '79
Wynn Gmitroski '79

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