Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2005/2006
Canadian Excellence

Athletics and Recreation

Director Athletics and Recreation: Peter R. Baxter, BPHE, MA, ext. 2216
Associate Director: Recreation & Facilities:
Patricia Kitchen, BA, BEd, MA, ext. 2384
Associate Director: Development Athletics & Recreation:
Kent MacLennan, MA, ext. 3177
Co-ordinator: Programs: Gareth Cunningham, BBA, ext 2466
Administrative Secretary: Agnes Pitsch, apitsch@wlu.ca, ext. 2184
Co-ordinator Facilities/Events/Sponsorship: Roland Webster, BA, ext. 3289
Co-ordinator Sports Information: Ari Grossman, BA, ext. 6483
Co-ordinator Inter-University Sport: Wally Gabler, ext. 3428
Head Football Coach and Manager of Football Operations: Gary Jeffries, BA, ext. 2180
Assistant Football Coach: TBA
Women's Basketball Coach: Stu Julius, BPE, ext. 3504
Women's Field Lacrosse Coach: Lynn Orth, ext. 2184
Women's Figure Skating Coach: Melanie Loube, ext. 3428
Women's Hockey Coach: Rick Osborne, ext. 2182
Women's Rugby Coach: Jennifer Armatage, ext. 3428
Women's Tennis Coach: Lauren Eudoxie, ext. 3428
Women's Volleyball Coach: Dave McIntyre, ext. 3855
Men's Baseball Coach: Paul Reidel, ext. 2184
Men's Basketball Coach: Peter Campbell, BA, ext. 2188
Men's Golf Coach: Mike Belanger, BA, ext. 3188
Men's Hockey Coach: Steve Martell, BSc, MSc, ext. 2465
Men's Rugby Coach: Josh Windsor, BA, BEd, ext. 2184
Men's Volleyball Coach: Shayne White, ext. 3515
Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach: Jeff Beech, BA, ext. 2184
Men's and Women's Curling Coach: Ken McCormack, ext. 2184
Men's and Women's Soccer Coach: Barry MacLean, BA, ext. 3508
Men's and Women's Swimming Coach: Dean Boles, ext. 3596
Athletic Therapist: Jennifer Childs, BA, Dip SIM, CAc (c), ext. 2178
Athletic Therapist: Jamie Carlson, BSc, Dip SIM, CAT(c), ext. 2178
Program Leader & Student Athlete Development: Tim Elcombe, BHK, MHK, PhD, ext. 3720
Office Location: Main floor, Athletic Complex
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Website: www.laurierathletics.com

In 2005, the Athletic Complex opened a new state of the art fitness centre which tripled the capacity to 9,800 square fee, housing over $350,000 worth of cardio, strength and conditioning equipment. This fitness centre is one of the largest facilities within Canadian universities.

The Athletic Complex has three large basketball courts, seating for over 2,500, two squash courts, judo and weight lifting rooms, a rock climbing wall, an athletic therapy clinic, a student lounge of fame and a 50-metre swimming pool. In addition to the 22 teams' varsity sports program, there is a complete intramural program in a variety of team and individual activities. An instructional program is available in a number of sports, dance, martial arts and fitness activities. Daily news, results of Golden Hawk varsity teams, intramural programs and season ticket information is available on the website listed above. 

University Stadium

Stadium Inquiries: David Baxter, BBA, ext. 3732
Office Location: University Stadium, 81 Seagram Drive
Website: www.laurierathletics.com

This facility includes an artificial surface athletic field (home of the Golden Hawks) with seating for 6,500, a 420-yard track and a large indoor gym. The facility is available for bookings/rentals by students, staff and faculty as well as the local community. Further information and season ticket information is available on the website listed above.