Canadian Olympic coaches at Seneca step down

The rumours are true.

Carol-Angela Orchard and Brian McVey will retire from Toronto’s Sports Seneca following the end of the 2008 season — concluding a coaching career that spanned 11 World Championships and four Olympic Games.

Orchard will be moving to Great Britain in September to be with fiancé Eddie Van Hoof, 1984 Olympian and men’s technical director at British Gymnastics, while McVey plans to move to Panama, Sport Seneca stated.

“For more than 31 years, Brian and Carol-Angela created a dynamic and incredibly successful coaching partnership that reflected the love and passion they both shared for the sport of gymnastics,” …

International Gymnast

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photo – Gymnastics Canada

I expect we’ll see CA back coaching somewhere. And commentating on Canadian TV.

All the best to both. And thanks for everything you’ve contributed to the sport.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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