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

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Current Executive (2016-17)

Position Name Sport
Co-President Adam Spragg Men's Volleyball
Co-President Emily Ferguson Women's Cross Country/Track & Field

Vice President DSU

Andrea Lyon Women's Hockey
Amanda Bowles Women's Soccer
Victoria Haworth Women's Volleyball
Vice President Finance Claire Yurkovich
Women's Swiming
Vice President Marketing Jarred Reid
Men's Basketball
Vice President Varsity Relations Kashrell Lawrence
Men's Basketball
Vice President Community Outreach Heather Beaton
Women's Cross Country
Secretary Jenna Silverberg Women's Track & Field
Special Tigers Chair Michaela Walker Women's Track & Field


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.

2016-17 events coming soon!

2015-16 Special Tigers Events

Date Time Location
October 24, 2015 1:15-2:45pm

Dalplex Fieldhouse

November 8, 2015 1:15-2:30pm

Dalplex Pool

November 21, 2015 1:15-2:45pm Dalplex Fieldhouse
November 29, 2015 1:15-2:30pm Dalplex Pool
January 30, 2016 1:15-2:45pm Dalplex Fieldhouse
February 27, 2016 1:15-2:45pm Dalplex Fieldhouse
March 19, 2016 1:15-2:45pm Dalplex Fieldhouse


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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