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Kerry MacDonald is UBC's new volleyball head coach

5 days, 22 hours agoIn addition to his coaching experience, MacDonald specializes in sports injury prevention, which is part of his current PhD studies at the University of Calgary. MacDonald completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology and a Master of Education in coachin

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