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


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 Nova Scotia Women’s Hockey League and also participates in tournament, exhibition and series play against other college and university club teams across the Maritimes. We play approximately 20 games a year and participate in the Acadia Challenge Cup against NSWHL teams. Our season runs from October to early March with tryouts in mid to late September. We have 2-3 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, please feel free to contact the club president or the head coach.

The Acadia Axewomen are also very busy in the community, running hockey camps, volunteering their time to help run the Hannah Miller Tournament and working with young female hockey players from the local minor hockey associations.


Coaching Staff and Club Executive

Head Coach: Ian Spooner
Assistant Coach: Alex Sichky
Assistant Coach: Ben Hewins

President: Hillary Dort
Vice President: Melissa Atkinson
Treasurer: Lillie Ryan
Assistant Treasurer: Sabrina Flocarri
Secretary: Adele Mansour
Fundraising: Brittany Longley, Andrea Pyke
Safety officers: Hailey Dimock, Megan Titcomb, Alex Sechky


2018 Acadia Women's Hockey Team

Front Row (L-R): Brittany Longley, Reghan Hiltz, Andrea Pyke, Hailey Dimock, Adele Mansour, Hillary Dort, Lillie Ryan, Melissa Atkinson, Sabrina Floccari, Megan Titcomb
Back Row (L-R): Abigail Goldschmid (AT), Sabrina Nunn (AT), Brooke Switzer, Madison Firth, Hailey Williams, Rosemary Herron, Anna Brogan, Maddy Carey, Mallory Byrka, Jessie McIntyre, Denya Muir, Gillian Cormier, Ben Hewins (Asst Coach), Alex Sichky (Asst Coach), Ian Spooner (Coach)
Photograph by Julianna Udvari


Team Roster

# Name   Position Year Home Town
3 Hailey Dimock Hailey Dimock Defence 3 Sooke, BC
4 Andrea Pyke Andrea Pyke Forward 3 Sydney Mines, NS
5 Mallory Byrka Mallory Byrka Forward 3 Winnipeg, MB
7 Maddy Carey Maddy Carey Forward 1 Saint John, NB
8 Hillary Dort Hillary Dort Left wing forward 5 Waterville, NS
11 Lillie Ryan Lillie Ryan Right wing 4 Newport, NS
12 Melissa Atkinson Melissa Atkinson Forward 3 Pubnico, NS
14 Sabrina Floccari Sabrina Floccari Forward 3 Ottawa, ON
17 Adele Mansour Adele Mansour Right wing 4 Amherst, NS
22 Anna Brogan Anna Brogan Defence 1 Dartmouth, NS
27 Denya Muir Denya Muir Defence 3 Ottawa, ON
31 Brittany Longley Brittany Longley Goalie 3 Kentville, NS
71 Reghan Hiltz Reghan Hiltz Forward 3 New Minas, NS
92 Rosemary Herron Rosemary Herron Forward 1 Hampton, NB
  Gillian Cormier Gillian Cormier Forward 3 Hampton, NB
  Madison Firth Madison Firth Defence 2 Brampton, ON
  Jessie McIntyre Jessie McIntyre Defence 5 New Glasgow, NS
  Brooke Switzer Brooke Switzer Centre 1  
  Megan Titcomb Megan Titcomb Goalie 2  
  Hailey Williams Hailey Williams Defence 4  
  Abigail Goldschmid Abigail Goldschmid Student therapist 3 Victoria, BC
  Ben Hewins Ben Hewins Assistant coach 3 Kentville, NS
  Sabrina Nunn Sabrina Nunn Student therapist 4  
  Alex Sichky Alex Sichky Assistant coach 3 Lower Sackville, NS
  Ian Spooner Ian Spooner Coach (interim)   Wolfville, NS

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