6 Questions With…Josh Budach, ACC Cougars Men’s volleyball, 1st year middle/left side

Assiniboine Community College (ACC) Cougars are in third place with a 3-6 record in the 2021-22 Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) men’s volleyball standings at the holiday break. The Cougars are scheduled to resume playing at home against Providence University College (PUC) Pilots on Friday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 pm CT.


1. Your goal for this season…And has it changed now?

Answer: I think are goal for the season has been set out at the beginning of the year and that’s the goal of reaching Nationals this year the first team for the Cougars team and the first time for the MCAC.

2. How difficult was it to return to conference play after year off due to COVID-19?

Answer: The first couple games were different I think just getting are footing on the gym floor was the first thing many of us haven’t played for nearly two years so that was a challenge to deal with at first.

3. Why did you choose volleyball as a sport?

Answer: Volleyball is just something I found in my middle school sports career (haha). Just found the sport and instantly fell in love with it and continued playing it since grade 8, even by playing with the local club team BVC.

4. Who is the joker/fun person on your team?

Answer: Well, I like to think I am the funny person on the team that goes hand and hand with being a rookie just keeping the mood light trying to crack jokes here and there keep the mood mellow. But if it were not for myself, I would have to say my man Brad Goertzen cracks some pretty funny jokes

5. What are you listening to right now?…and/or pump up music?

Answer: Oh…that’s a tough one. This always changes for me. Personally, it seems like it’s a new song every time I step onto the court. I would have to say Pop Smoke though that’s just a classic pick for myself.

6. Best social media/website to follow?

Answer: C’mon what kind of question is that – of course the Cougs Instagram and Facebook page (haha).

BONUS: Favourite TV show and/or movie?

Answer: I was pretty big into Breaking Bad so I would have to say that’s my favorite TV show but for movie it’s the Fast and Furious series but only up to the fifth movie.