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Female Hockey Coach, Madison Biluk, Charged with 15 Offences in Sexually Exploitative Relationship

Updated: Nov 10, 2023


Winnipeg, November 10, 2023 - The Winnipeg Police Service's Sex Crimes Unit has laid charges against a 28-year-old female hockey coach, Madison Biluk of Winnipeg, in connection with a sexually exploitative relationship that transpired between 2019 and 2021. Biluk coached within the Hockey Manitoba organization from 2018 to 2023.


Watch as Winnipeg Police provide details on the incident and answer questions from the media.


Investigators discovered that the accused manipulated and gained the trust of the survivor, who was a player in her teens at the time. The inappropriate relationship, marked by grooming tactics, began during the survivor's time under the accused coach but persisted even after she had stopped playing hockey.


On November 9, 2023, Madison Biluk was charged with a total of 15 offences, including Sexual Assault, Sexual Exploitation, Sexual Interference, and multiple counts of Luring a Person Under 16 and 18 years of age by Means of Telecommunication. The charges also encompass Transmitting, Making Available, Distributing or Selling Sexually Explicit Material to a Person Under 16 and 18 years, as well as Possession, Making, Printing, Publishing, or Distribution of Child Pornography. Additionally, Biluk faces charges of Assault with a Weapon and Assault.


Despite the serious nature of the charges, Madison Biluk has been released under Crown-authorized conditions.


The investigation is ongoing, and the Winnipeg Police Service urges anyone with information to contact the Sex Crimes Unit at 204-986-6245. Supportive resources are available, including WPS Victim Services at 204-986-6350 and the Klinic Sexual Assault Crisis Line at 204-786-8631.


The Winnipeg Police Service acknowledges the cooperation of Hockey Winnipeg, Hockey Manitoba, and Hockey Canada, all of whom are aware of the ongoing investigation. The collaboration reflects a commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of all individuals within the hockey community.

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