Adam Kaminski (1984 – )

Sport: Volleyball
Position: Middle
Year of Induction: 2019


Adam was born in Chatham and attended high school at Ursuline College Chatham (UCC). He was very athletic and standing 6’ 10” with a vertical jump of 35”, he excelled at basketball and Volleyball.

Career Highlights

  • 1999 to 2003 at Ursuline College, was a four-time volleyball MVP and two-time basketball MVP
  • in grades 12 and 13, was chosen UCC Athlete of the Year
  • in final year, received the Bill Davis Award, the highest UCC athletic award, which goes to the student-athlete who best represents what Lancer athletics stand for
  • also in final year, received the Dr. Jack Parry Award which is given to the top male and female student-athletes in Chatham-Kent
  • 2002 and 2003 played club volleyball in London and Waterloo winning silver and bronze medals at Provincials
  • 2003 to 2008 – played volleyball for the University of Alberta Golden Bears and was a starter and top player all 5 years
  • in his first year, was chosen Rookie of the Year as best freshman volleyball player in all of Canada
  • his teams excelled at Canadian Championships winning 3 silver and 2 gold medals in 5 years
  • 2005 to 2008 – was a member of Canada’s National “B” team
  • played in World University Games in Turkey in 2005 and in Thailand in 2007
  • 2008 to 2014 – played professionally in Europe in Slovenia, Poland, and Czech Republic
  • 2009 to 2014 – played on Canada’s National “A” team
  • In 2010, competed in Italy at Men’s World Volleyball Championship which is held every four years
  • In 2010, 2012 and 2013, represented Canada in the (FIVB) Federation International Volleball World League which is an annual event for the top 16 countries
  • Adam received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta and hopes to finish his Masters of Business Administration Degree in 2020. He is presently an engineer in Winnipeg.