Residence & Campus Life

Club Sports

Tier 2 Sports - Competitive / Instructional Clubs


Dance Acadia Club


Dance Acadia is Acadia University's performance and competitive dance team. Showcasing some of Acadia's best dancers in jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip-hop, and ballet, we offer an intensive dance opportunity for experienced and dedicated dancers and perform in various events and competitions throughout the academic year. We practice multiple times weekly, host events, perform at sports games, and compete against other universities in the Maritimes, such as DAL, SMU, Mount A, StFX, and UNB.

Mission: To share the artistic sport of dance with the Acadia University community.

Goals: Dance Acadia works to promote the art of dancing to the university and local community. Through fundraisers throughout the year, we also manage to fund ourselves to attend competitions and costumes for our performances. We aim to create a fun and an intensive dance opportunity for highly trained and dedicated dancers at Acadia.

2018/19 Club Contact: Laura MacLean, Club President


Acadia Women's Field Hockey Club


Acadia Field HockeyFormed by students in 2002, the Acadia Women's Field Hockey Club is now part of a 6 team university league, along with Dalhousie, SMU, St. FX, UNB & UPEI. The Acadia Women's Field Hockey team provides female students with the opportunity to accomplish their athletic goals while creating meaningful social connections with their Acadia community. With plans to significantly increase visibility and community affairs, we want to grow the sport of field hockey in the Acadia community and Valley Region.

Mission: The mission of the Acadia Women's Field Hockey Team is to provide opportunity for all female students to participate in the sport of field hockey at a competitive level.

Goals:

  • To provide opportunity, regardless of experience or skill level, to play field hockey in a structured environment.
  • To advance the sport of field hockey in the community through meaningful engagement.

2018/19 Club Contact: Erin Coughlan, Club President


Acadia Women's Field Lacrosse Club


Women's field lacrosse is a growing sport across North America, it is a great way for girls to join together and build on their athleticism and skill. We accept anyone on the team (even if they have never played before or know nothing about the game). It is a great way for girls to take a break from studying, get some exercise, and learn a new skill. We make sure to do other things as a team as well; Joe's spaghetti night, movie nights, and going to help out with other teams in the Acadia Community. We are a very close team by the end of the season and everyone walks away with 23 new friends.

Mission: To expand the sport of women's field lacrosse in Nova Scotia, and engage more students in physical activity; promoting healthy bodies and healthy minds.

Goals: To promote healthy active living among women, in a sport that emphasizes control and skill.

2018/19 Club Contact: Emma Hutchinson, Club President


Acadia Ringette Club


Mission: Acadia Ringette wishes to provide all people within the student body the opportunity to participate in ringette at a competitive level.

Goals:

  • Create a fun environment that promotes a healthy lifestyle.
  • Participate in tournaments and games against other universities.

2018/19 Club Contact: Meredith Tulloch, Co-Club President and Taylor Gray, Co-Club President


Acadia Ultimate Frisbee Club


Acadia University Ultimate offers safe and fun environment for students who want to play sports and are competitive but do not want to compete on high performance level.

Mission: To educate, and improve the Acadia University students ultimate Frisbee experience in an inclusive and safe environment.

Goals: To create a dedicated Ultimate Frisbee Club Sport Team at Acadia University.

2018/19 Club Contact: Aidan MacFarlane, Club President


Acadia Women's Rugby Club


The Acadia Women's Rugby Club is an opportunity for students to play rugby, and be involved in another great community to enhance their student life.

Mission: To provide a safe and positive environment for new and returning players to play rugby while developing and having fun.

Goals:

  • To provide a safe and positive environment that is still competitive.
  • To provide an opportunity for Rugby players to continue playing at a non-varsity level.
  • To learn and have fun!

2018/19 Club Contact: Sabrina Nunn, Club President


Acadia Women's Hockey Club


2019 Acadia Women's Hockey Team


Welcome to the web portal for the Acadia Axewomen’s Ice Hockey Team.

The Acadia Axewomen Ice Hockey Team is a club team that competes within the Atlantic Collegiate Hockey Association and the Nova Scotia Women’s Hockey League Tier 1. We play approximately 25 games a year. Our season runs from October to early March with tryouts in mid to late September. We have 2 practices a week and usually play one-two games a week.

If you are interested in joining the team or have any questions about Women's Ice Hockey at Acadia, please feel free to contact the Club President or the General Manager.


Coaching Staff and Club Executive

Head Coach: Curtis Weatherbee

General Manager: Ian Spooner

Assistant Coach: Alex Sichky
Assistant Coach: Ben Hewins
Assistant Coach: Scott Roberts

President: Melissa Atkinson
Vice President: TBA
Treasurer: Lillie Ryan
Assistant Treasurer: TBA
Secretary: Andrea Pyke
Fundraising: Brittany Longley, Andrea Pyke
Safety officers: Hailey Dimock, Alex Sechky


Team Roster

# Name   Position Year Home Town
1 Sarah Jackson Goal 1 Halifax, NS
2 Jennifer Simonis Defence/Forward 1 Metchosin, BC
3 Hailey Dimock Defence 4 Sooke, BC
4 Andrea Pyke Forward 4 Sydney Mines, NS
5 Allie Norris Forward 1 Halifax, NS
6 Madison Firth Forward/Defence 3 Brampton, ON
7 Maddy Carey Forward 2 Saint John, NB
8 Saige Breton Forward 1 Yarmouth, NS
11 Lillie Ryan Forward 5 Centre Burlington, NS
12 Melissa Atkinson Forward 4 Pubnico, NS
14 Amelia Cromwell Defence 1 Darling's Island, NB
17 Abby Legere Forward 1 Yarmouth, NS
18 Jessie McIntyre Defence 2 New Glasgow, NS
21 Brandi Harvey Defence 1 Hartland, NB
22 Erin Arsenault-Gallant Forward 1 Summerside, PEI
27 Sarah Cottreau Forward 1 Halifax, NS
31 Brittany Longley Goalie 4 Kentville, NS
71 Reghan Hiltz Forward 4 New Minas, NS
92 Erin Cassibo Defence 1 Marmora, ON

Coaching Staff

  Name   Title Year Home Town
  Curtis Weatherbee Head Coach    
  Ian Spooner Manager    
  Scott Roberts Assistant Coach    
  Ben Hewins Assistant Coach    
  Alex Sichky Assistant Coach    

Contact

Kim Wallace
Club Sports Coordinator, Varsity Athletics
Andrew H. McCain Arena, Room 300A
Wolfville, NS
B4P 2R6

kim.wallace@acadiau.ca
902.585.1879