Andrew Taszlikowicz – Athlete

Andrew Taszlikowicz burst onto the City wrestling scene in 1968 as a member of the Riverside Collegiate Wrestling Team.  Within two years Taszlikowicz was a National Champion.

In 1970 Andrew Taszlikowicz became a decorated wrestler in the 132 pound weight class. He won the Saskatchewan Championship, was awarded the Athlete of the Year for the province as well as the Dairy Pool Fitness Foundation Award.

Taszlikowicz then would win the Western Canadian and Canadian Championships in 1970 qualifying him to represent Canada at the World Championships late in 1970 and early 1971.

His success on the mat continued as he won the 1974 Armand Bernard Trophy for Most Outstanding Wrestler.

When he retired from competing, Andrew gave back to the sport and coached the Prince Albert Wrestling club for over 10 years. He was named the Coach of the Year in 1989/90.