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Maxwell honoured as 2024 Alberta Sports Hall of Fame inductee

Posted on May 23, 2024 by Taber Times

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Theresa Maxwell is being inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame for her tireless efforts to propel the growth of volleyball, and her impact as a volleyball builder.

Throughout her career, Maxwell received numerous accolades for her contributions and unwavering commitment. From being honoured as Volunteer of the Year by Volleyball Canada in 1989, to winning the Calgary YWCA Women of Distinction Award for sport; receiving the Alberta Centennial Salute for Sport; receiving the Commemorative Medal for the 125th anniversary of the Confederation, to receiving the prestigious Alberta Achievement Award for Volleyball in 1991, her impact has been widely recognized.

Maxwell’s coaching career showcased her dedication, from guiding the University of Calgary Women’s Basketball and Volleyball Teams to mentoring young talents as the CanAm Juvenile Girls Volleyball Coach. Her tenure as Head Coach of various teams and coaching stints at esteemed institutions like York University and invited presenter at numerous conferences and institutions, underscored her versatility and expertise. Her work in various capacities at the local, regional, and national level resulted in programs promoting volleyball for all, from budding talents in youth programs to guiding the elite athletes on the international stage.

The induction ceremony will take place on May 24 at the Red Deer Polytechnic Cenovus Energy Common. 

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