In the days that followed, the 30-year-old from Toronto, who's one of the youngest and one of the few Black coaches in Canadian university sports, started the Black Canadian Coaches Association (BCCA), an initiative the coaching community said was a long time coming.
U Sports alters stance on football age eligibility for pandemic-impacted players
Dozens of Canadian university football players facing an abbreviated career because of the COVID-19 pandemic have been given a reprieve. U Sports changing course on its age cap rule opens the door for players to complete their fifth year of eligibility in 2021.
Ryerson C Ngom transferring to Florida State
Ryerson Rams centre Tanor Ngom is taking his talents south of the border to join the Florida State Seminoles, the school announced Friday. The native of Senegal has signed a Grant in Aid to play basketball at Florida State for head coach Leonard Hamilton.
U Sports cancels Vanier Cup due to COVID-19
U Sports has cancelled six national championships including the Vanier Cup because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The varsity football championship was scheduled for Nov. 28 in a city yet to be announced.
Canada West to cancel fall sports in 2020
U Sports and Canada West will announce in tandem on Monday the cancellation of all fall sports in 2020. The six teams in Canada West - Alberta Golden Bears, Calgary Dinos, Saskatchewan Huskies, Regina Rams, UBC Thunderbirds, and Manitoba Bisons - were to play a shortened five-game schedule.
uOttawa hires Bellefeuile as football coach
The University of Ottawa Gee-Gees announced Thursday the team has hired Marcel Bellefeuille as their new football head coach and program manager. The former Hamilton Tiger-Cats head coach returns to his alma mater 20 years after leading the Gee-Gees to a Vanier Cup in 2020.