The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Mount Royal University soccer coach Ryan Gyaki has always loved soccer, but an injury-ridden career in Europe resulted in him switching to coaching a lot sooner than he had planned. Although his career as an athlete was cut short, he says he has fallen in love with the game even more as a coach.

Gyaki always loved soccer as a child — even having the opportunity to represent his country at a youth level on Team Canada.

Despite difficult beginnings in his professional career, Carson Focht is looking ahead to the National Hockey League (NHL), after putting in hard work as a player in the Western Hockey League (WHL).

It has been a busy month of November for the MRU sports teams, who are looking forward to their long December break before getting back into action in 2020.

Dirtbikes revving their engines drowned out the bustle of downtown traffic at Eau Claire Market in Calgary. The rich smell of gasoline filled the air, this wasn’t your typical downtown commute. 

This was the Red Bull Outliers.