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Varsity Council


To promote our varsity athletics, healthy living, and social engagement throughout the Dalhousie campus and HRM community.


We strive to enhance the experience for everyone who visits Dalhousie University by developing a culture of community and pride surrounding varsity athletics. Dalhousie Varsity Council is committed to promoting our varsity programs as well as the outstanding achievements of varsity athletes as they contribute to school, sport and society.

Core Values:

Athletic and Academic Excellence
Community Involvement
Campus Engagement
Healthy Lifestyles
Teamwork and Fair Play

- For more information on the Dalhousie varsity council email us!

Current Executive (2019-20)

Position Name Sport
President Annika Rose Women's Hockey
Vice President Ben Grondin Men's Soccer
Vice President - Finance Claire Yurkovich Women's Swimming
Vice-Presidents - Varsity Relations Maya Reynolds
Sascha Kappos
Women's Track & Field
Men's Basketball
Vice Presidents - Community Outreach Danika Phillips
Haley Glazebrook
Sydney Kenney
Women's Hockey
Women's Soccer
Women's Soccer
Vice Presidents - Marketing Olivia MacIntyre
Maya Venkataraman
Women's Soccer
Women's Soccer
Secretary Brooklyn Rawlyk Women's Cross Country/T&F
Special Tigers Victoria Haworth Women's Volleyball
Dal LEAD Paige Jamieson Women's Soccer



The Special Tigers Sports Program
The Special Tigers Sports program runs fun events where youth with intellectual disabilities partner with varsity athletes from Dalhousie University to share their love for sport. Created in 2012 by psychology student Rebecca Haworth, the program is run by the Dalhousie Varsity Council with support from the Dalhousie athletic department and Special Olympics Nova Scotia.

2019-20 events
September 15, 2019 Dalplex Fieldhouse 1-2:30pm
October 13, 2019 Dalplex Fieldhouse 1-2:30pm
November 24, 2019 Dalplex Pool 1-2pm
December 1, 2019 Dalplex Fieldhouse 1-2:30pm
2020 Dalplex Fieldhouse TBA


The Special Tigers Sports Program has been featured by a number of media outlets

The Dalhousie Gazette
The Dal News
CTV's Live at Five
The Weekly News

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