Linda Muphy (Builder 2013)

Linda began coaching at Holy Heart High School in 1967 becoming St. John’s High School Champions in 1968-69 and 1969-70. In 1969, Linda and the Holy Heart team also won the 1st Provincial High School Volleyball Championship for girls which was a 6 team tournament held in Lewisport.

In 1971, Linda moved on to coach the Guards until 1973 while also coaching at St. Augustine’s Jr. High. While coaching the Guards, Linda lead them to be Provincial Champs in 1972-73 and also coached them at the Canadian Championships in Ottawa 1973-74.

In 1974 Linda was appointed the Coach of Canada Games being held in Lethbridge, Alberta in 1975.

In 1976-77, Linda lead Holy Heart Alumnae to win the Provincial Championships and in 1977 also returned as coach of the Guards taking them to the Atlantic Championships at Acadia in Wolfville, NS.

Linda became the St. John’s Rep. for the NLVA in 1968 and the following year became the Newfoundland Women’s Athletics Committee Rep. also for the NLVA.

In 1985, Linda became the Parent Liaison for the 1987 Canada Games Women’s Volleyball Team coached by Sue Rendell; making this the second Canada Games cycle she was involved with.

In 1997, Linda became a member of the NLVA Hall of Fame Selection Committee until 2005. Linda was also a member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Hall of Fame Selection Committee from 2001-04.