Meet Waneek Horn-Miller
Waneek Horn-Miller was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. Waneek began her water polo career first at Glebe High School and then played for the Ottawa Team. She is a retired Olympic Co-Captain of Canada’s first women’s Olympic team in 2000. She played on both the junior and senior women’s water polo teams, making the World Cup all stars and was named the MVP at the 1999 senior women’s national championships. She also helped Canada capture a gold medal at the 1999 Pan Am Games.
Currently Waneek works and travels extensively throughout the aboriginal world. Through her work as a sports commentator for CBC and APTN, Waneek has become a community advocate for sport, fitness and wellness. She also has traveled extensively throughout North America as a motivational speaker. As one of Canada’s few Aboriginal Olympians, Waneek has used her passion and experiences in sport to influence Aboriginal and non-aboriginal leadership towards making Sport and Wellness a community building priority.
Waneek currently plays on the Capital Wave Senior Women’s team and is a mom of two water polo kids in both the Competitive Girls and Splash Polo programs. She is also actively coaching and helping out with the Capital Wave practices.