Andrew Sachkiw joined the Battalion as Head Athletic Therapist and Equipment Manager for the 2017-18 season. A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Andrew previously spent six seasons with the Barrie Colts.
Sachkiw has worked with the Hockey Canada program of excellence at the Under 17 and Under 18 level. In 2015, working as head athletic therapist, his Team Canada White captured the gold medal at the U17 World Hockey Challenge in Dawson Creek, B.C. In 2017, he travelled to Slovakia and was part of Team Canada’s U18 World Championship team that placed fifth.
A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier and York University, Sachkiw has also worked with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League, the York University men’s varsity basketball and football teams, and the Barrie Baycats of the Intercounty Baseball League.
Sachkiw currently resides in Callander with his wife Holly.