Back to List

Allan Coulter
Born: December 15, 1959
Discipline: Volleyball
Years Active: 1979-1992
123 123
Watch Video
← Back to Inductee Info
  • Born in Toronto, December 15, 1959
  • Moved back to London following the completion of his father’s medical residency where he attended Orchard Park Elementary School and Banting Secondary School
  • While at Banting took up volleyball due to a hockey injury sustained in grade 9
  • Led Banting to back-to-back city volleyball championships
  • Joined national junior men’s volleyball team in 1978 while still at Banting
  • In 1978 attended Western University where he led previously unranked Western Mustangs to OUAA championship
  • Left Western after one season in 1979 to join men’s national volleyball team, based in Calgary
  • Competed for Team Canada from 1979 to 1992, the longest competitive volleyball career on record for a Canadian
  • Captained team for four years
  • World record holder for most international matches played by a national volleyball athlete
  • Represented Canada at 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and 1992 Barcelona Olympics
  • Also represented Canada in 1982 and 1990 world championships, Pan Am Games (1983 and 1987), and World University Games (1981, 1983 and 1985)
  • Winner of six Canadian National Volleyball Championships and one US Open National Championship
  • Alberta Sports Hall of Fame inductee – 1997; Volleyball Canada Hall of Fame inductee – 2001; and 2016 as a member of the 1978 Junior National Team
  • Resides in Calgary with his wife Olympic synchronized swimming Gold Medalist Michelle Cameron and their four children, where he coaches high school volleyball