This is the 3rd season for Coach Hanes as the head coach of the new Brock Badgers men’s volleyball program. In their first two seasons the Badgers worked diligently to be a competitive team in the OUA West Division.
Hanes is the former head coach of the men's volleyball team at the University of Waterloo, where he led the Warriors to six consecutive winning seasons from 1998-2004, including two OUA West Finals.
While coaching at Forest Heights Collegiate in Kitchener, Hanes won back-to back OFSAA Championships in 1995 and 1996. As a club coach, he won numerous Provincial Championships with the Waterloo Tigers and a Gold Medal at the Ontario Summer Games as head coach of Region 3. He captured a silver medal at the World Master's Games in 2005. Hanes has also been the Director of Volleyball for Celtic Sports Camps for the past 15 years.
As a former player, Hanes played for the University of Guelph Gryphons, winning an OUA Championship and finishing third at the CIAU National Championships in 1978. As part of the ’77-’78 Gryphons Championship team he was recently inducted into the University of Guelph Sports Hall of Fame.
Hanes is a Level III NCCP certified coach. He holds a BSc in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph (1979) and B.Ed from the University of Toronto (1981).