Bishop’s University Athletics is committed to the University’s goal of helping individuals realize their full potential in their intellectual, spiritual, social, and physical dimensions.
To this end, we provide a variety of athletic opportunities that meet the talents, interests, and needs of a broad range of individuals. We encourage meaningful interaction through a variety of programmes and activities available for men and women including recreation, intramurals, club sports, and a select group of competitive interuniversity athletic teams.
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We strive to provide high quality coaching, support services, scheduling, facilities and equipment which enable us to achieve the greatest degree of success with our student-athletes and teams. Consistent with our tradition, the athletic department dedicates itself to the pursuit of excellence in interuniversity competition, thereby creating pride and affinity with our alumni and friends, while generating positive recognition for the university and the local community.
Athletic Department Directory
(Phone number for all extensions is 819-822-9600)
Director of Athletics & Recreation
Ext : 2668
Ext : 2673
Athletic Department Secretary
Recreation & Sports Information Coordinator
Ext : 2507
Head Athletic Therapist
Ext : 2327
Head Coach, Football
Ext : 2683
Ext : 2784
Head Coach, Men's Basketball & Intramural Coordinator
Ext : 2662
Head Coach, Women's Basketball
Ext : 2663
Head Coach, Men's Rugby
Ext : 2514
Head Coach, Women's Rugby
Head Coach, Women's Soccer
Head Coach, Women's Hockey
Coach, Men's Lacrosse
Bishop’s University announced today that Tony Addona will step down as Director of Athletics as of January 31, 2012. He will be relocating from Sherbrooke for family and professional reasons.
"We are disappointed to lose such a highly-regarded member of our close-knit community but we understand and respect the reasons that have led to this decision," said Principal Michael Goldbloom. "Tony is a person of great dedication and integrity who has earned the respect and affection of his colleagues. We wish him the best as he leaves to take on a new challenge."More...
LENNOXVILLE, Que. – Samantha Juraschka of the Bishop’s Gaiters women's soccer team has been named the winner of the Gildan Prize for Leadership. The Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence made the announcement at its 26th annual awards gala on Wednesday night in Montreal.
LENNOXVILLE, Que. – Samantha Juraschka, a fourth-year midfielder with the Bishop’s Gaiters women's soccer team, has been named as one of three finalists for the Gildan Prize for Leadership, as announced by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence today. The Prize is awarded to a student-athlete, across all university sports throughout Quebec, who has distinguished him or herself through community service and displayed a leadership role within their team. Each finalist will receive a bursary of $1,750, with the winner receiving an additional $250.More...
The Walk continues a tradition of supporting ALS research by the Women’s Soccer team that started in 2007. That fall, the team participated in the Montreal Walk for ALS in support of teammate Lauren Proudfoot ’08, whose father Tony had, at the time, just been diagnosed with ALS.More...
LENNOXVILLE - The Bishop's University Department of Athletics will add three names to the RBC Wall of Distinction at a ceremony held on Saturday morning. This year's inductees are Bruce Stevenson ’76, a former basketball player and recently-retired Dean of Student Affairs at Bishop’s; David Thornhill, who was a star in both football and basketball during the late 1970s; and Eddie Pomykala, who coached the Gaiters’ men’s basketball team from 1984 to 2008.
The RBC Wall of Distinction was created in 1991 to honour individuals who have made significant contributions to the Bishop's University athletic program through either athletic participation and contribution as an athlete or through outstanding services to athletics as well as teams who have won national championships, or otherwise excelled.
A total of 40 individuals and eight teams have been placed onto the RBC Wall of Distinction.More...
LENNOXVILLE, Que. - The second annual Gaiter Walk for ALS is set for this Saturday morning (September 18) on the Bishop’s campus. The Walk is organized by the Gaiters’ Women’s Soccer team, led by third-year midfielder Samantha Juraschka (Waterdown, Ont.).
The Walk continues a tradition of supporting ALS research by the Women’s Soccer team that started in 2007. That fall, the team participated in the Montreal Walk for ALS in support of teammate Lauren Proudfoot ’08, whose father Tony had just been diagnosed with ALS.More...