2010 Olympic Coach Wally Henry added to HP staff

By Terry Kolesar | Aug. 22, 2014, 12 a.m. (ET)
Aug. 22, 2014

Olympic Coach Wally Henry added to HP staff 

(STEVENS POINT, Wis.) - Wally Henry (Beaver Dam, Wis.), who served as head coach for the women's team at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, has been added to USA Curling's High Performance Program (HPP) staff as a junior men's coach.

A member of the Madison Curling Club, Henry is no stranger to coaching at the international level. He has served as head coach at five women's world championships, the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games, in addition to the 2010 Olympic Games. 

As an athlete, Henry represented the U.S. at two men's world championships, earning a bronze medal both times. He has competed at the U.S. Men's Nationals, Senior Nationals and Club Nationals, winning at least one title at each level. He was named USA Curling's Coach of the Year in 2007 and has received coaching honors at the Junior Nationals twice. In addition to his head coaching duties at the Olympic Games in Vancouver, Henry also served as assistant coach at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Henry, along with the 29 athletes who were invited into the 2014-15 High Performance Program, are attending a training camp Aug. 23-29 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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For more information: Terry Kolesar, Director of Communications, terry.kolesar@usacurl.org, 715-344-1199 (office) or 608-338-9900 (mobile).