The Manitoba Bisons have chosen one of their own to take the permanent role as head coach of the women’s basketball team.
Michele Hynes, who has been an assistant and the interim head coach for the last two CIS seasons, received the appointment today.
Hynes, 26, was a five-year standout on the court for the Bisons, finisihing her eligibility in 2010. She was team captain and was the CIS 2009-10 Sylvia Sweeney Award winner for excellence in three areas — basketball, academics and community involvement.
After her CIS eligibility was complete, she played one season for ZKK Partizan Basketball Club in Serbia.
Hynes is a native of Milgrove, Ont., and holds a bachelor of kinesiology from the U of M.