Athletics Canada has named Brett Lumley, associate coach of the Lancer track and field team, to its staff for the 2014 IAFF World Junior Championships, July 22 through 27 in Eugene, Oregon.
“It is a tremendous honour to once again represent my country at such a prestigious meet,” said Lumley, who will coach the jumps and combined events. “I am excited to work with some of the best athletes in the country and to show the world what we can do.”
This is the fourth time that Lumley has represented his country on the world stage, having previously been a part of national team staff at the 2001 World Youth championships, and the 2007 and 2009 FISU World University Games. Read the full story at goLancers.ca.
Men’s hockey coach to extend stay
The Department of Athletics has signed Kevin Hamlin to a three-year extension of his contract as head coach of Lancer men’s hockey.
“We are very excited to have Kevin on board as head coach for the next three years,” said athletic director Mike Havey. “Kevin has done a tremendous job with the program thus far, turning them into a national championship contender, and we are looking forward to him leading the team into the future.”
Hamlin’s squad enjoyed a remarkable 2013/14 season, capturing the Ontario University Athletics championship and finishing ranked fifth in Canada—a record high for Windsor.
He said the three-year extension gives him the time to continue the growth process.
“We hope to reach our full potential with a veteran group and several freshman additions,” Hamlin said.
Women’s hockey coach to assist Team Canada at Winter Universiade
Canadian Interuniversity Sport announced that UWindsor women’s hockey head coach Jim Hunter will serve as an assistant for Team Canada at the 2015 Winter Universiade in Granada, Spain.
The Canadians will head to Spain as the three-time defending gold medallists. The country has won top honours in every tournament since the sport joined the Universiade roster.
“This is a tremendous opportunity not only for me but the University as well,” said Hunter. “I look forward to the working with the best women’s hockey players across the CIS, and helping to get the University of Windsor name out in the hockey community across the world.”