Derek Samagalski

Derek Samagalski (born September 9, 1984) is a Canadian curler who currently resides in Brandon, Manitoba.[1] Samagalski won a bronze medal at the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier as lead, where he also won the first team all-star award for the position.

Derek Samagalski
Samagalski (far left) watches his shot at the 2018 Elite 10 event.
Born (1984-09-09) September 9, 1984
Curling clubWest St. Paul CC,
West St. Paul, MB
SkipMike McEwen
ThirdReid Carruthers
SecondDerek Samagalski
LeadColin Hodgson
AlternateMatt Wozniak
Brier appearances4 (2012, 2015, 2018, 2019)
Top CTRS ranking2 (2016-17)
Grand Slam victories1: Champions Cup (2016)


Samagalski gained notoriety when he won the 2012 Safeway Championship again as a lead on the Rob Fowler team to represent Manitoba at the Tim Hortons Brier.[2] Samagalski was named the first-team all star for lead at the Brier following their bronze medal victory.[3]

Personal life

Samagalski is engaged and has one daughter.[4]


  1. 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup Media Guide: Derek Samagalski
  2. Paul Wiecek (February 12, 2012). "Fowler's Manitoba foursome headed to Brier". Winnipeg Free Press.
  3. Paul Wiecek (March 12, 2012). "Fowler gets a little revenge against Koe clan". Winnipeg Free Press.
  4. 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup Media Guide: Derek Samagalski
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