University of Guelph

50 Stone Rd. East, Guelph, ON
N1G 2W1
(519) 824-4120
(519) 766-9563
Dr. Franco Vaccarino
Scott McRoberts
Red, Black, & Gold

Name Title Phone Email
Dr. Franco Vaccarino President (519) 824-4120 x 52200
Scott McRoberts Director of Athletics (519) 824-4120 ext. 56593
Sarah Mau Assistant Director Athletics (519) 824-4120 ext. 52124
Angela Orton Manager, Intercollegiate Programs (519) 824-4120 ext. 53555
Wally Gabler Assistant Manager, Intercollegiate Programs 519-824-4120 Ext. 52091
Michelle Turley Intercollegiate Coordinator (519) 824-4120 ext. 53799
Skye Angus Intercollegiate Assistant (519) 824-4120 ext. 56134
Rob Laird Finance and Business Operations Manager (519) 824-4120 ext. 52160
Dave Easter Marketing and Communications Manager (519) 824-4120 ext. 53130
Michelle Pino Communications (519) 824-4120 ext. 53159
Andy Baechler Media Relations, Communications & Sports Information (519) 824-4120 ext. 54128
Nathan Young Events & Community Relations Coordinator (519) 824-4120 ext. 53354
Jordan Grau Facility Supervisor- Arena (519) 824-4120 ext. 53607
Cameron Lawrie Facility Supervisor - Fields/Stadium/Fieldhouse (519) 824-4120 ext. 56140
Andrew Godard Facility Supervisor - WF Mitchell Centre (519) 824-4120 ext. 58863
Josh Ford Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (519) 824-4120 ext. 53305
Guntis Obrascovs Head Athletic Therapist (519) 824-4120 ext. 53951
Judy Lynch Assistant Athletic Therapist (519) 824-4120 ext. 53522

Name Sport Phone Email
Matt Griffin Baseball (519) 824-4120 ext. 56134
Chris O'Rourke Basketball (M) (519) 824-4120 ext. 52916
Mark Walton Basketball (W) (519) 824-4120 ext. 52742
Dave Scott-Thomas Cross Country, Track & Field (519) 824-4120 ext. 53430
Byron Scott Curling (519) 824-4120 ext. 56134
Michelle Turley Field Hockey (519) 824-4120 ext. 53799
Janet Gibson Figure Skating (519) 824-4120 ext. 56134
Todd Galloway Football 519-654-6021
Tim O'Connor Golf (519)-835-5939
Shawn Camp Hockey (M) (519) 824-4120 ext. 52154
Rachel Flanagan Hockey (W) (519) 824-4120 ext. 53335
Staci Morris Lacrosse (W) (519) 824-4120 ext. 56134
Matt Underwood Nordic Skiing (519)-531-1335
Dave Leger Rowing (519) 824-4120 ext. 56134
Cory Hector Rugby (M) (519) 824-4120 ext. 56134
Colette McAuley Rugby (W) (519) 824-4120 ext. 56134
Keith Mason Soccer (M) (519) 824-4120 ext. 53974
Shayne Campbell Soccer (W) (519)-994-2576
Don Burton Swimming (519) 824-4120 ext. 56155
Calvin Wigston Volleyball (M) (519) 824-4120 ext. 52224
Paul Funk Volleyball (W) (519) 824-4120 ext. 58464
Doug Cox Wrestling (519) 824-4120 ext. 53405

News Items


  • Gryphons Announce 2018 Hall of Fame Class
    June 21, 2018
    2018 Guelph Gryphons Hall of Fame Inductee Class

    GUELPH ? Four generational athletes, two builders, and two history-making teams. The Guelph Gryphon Athletics Hall of Fame welcomes a new class in 2018, with each of the recipients fully deserving the honour. Football player Dave Irwin, two-sport athlete Brooke Hilditch, rugby star Jacey Murphy, cross country and track and field legend Kyle Boorsma, former athletic director Tom Kendall, volleyball player, coach and donor Larry Pearson, the 2005 Gryphon women's cross-country team, and the 1977/78 men's volleyball team have all contributed immensely to the University of Guelph's rich sporting history. All will officially enter the Gryphon Hall of Fame on Friday, September 21, 2018 during a ceremony at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.
  • University of Guelph named Athletics Canada Centre of Excellence
    July 26, 2018
    Athletics Canada press release

    GUELPH, ON (Thursday, July 26, 2018) ? Speed River Track & Field Club and the University of Guelph have a long tradition of working together to develop elite athletes. That ability to groom the best competitors in Canada just got better.
  • Men's Basketball Announce 2018-19 Recruiting Class
    July 25, 2018
    2018-19 Men's Basketball recruiting class (left to right: Pablo Villa, Mason Cumming, Brett Sloan, Malcolm Glanville, Trevor Hutton)

    GUELPH, ON - A total of five new faces are set to join the Guelph Gryphons men's basketball program for the 2018-19 season with the team formally announcing their latest recruiting class on Thursday (July 26). Of the five newcomers, three are transfer students, including one from a D-II NCAA school, one from an OUA opponent (Algoma), and one from the Ontario college ranks (Seneca College in Toronto, part of the Ontario Colleges Athletics Association).
  • Dean Mariani Named Interim Head Coach of Gryphon Baseball Program
    July 17, 2018
    Dean Mariani named interim head coach of Gryphon Baseball program

    GUELPH, ON - A familiar face will be in charge of the Guelph Gryphons varsity baseball team when the first pitch of the 2018 OUA season is thrown on September 8th.
  • Kendra Leger Set to Represent Canada at IAAF World U20 Championships
    July 03, 2018
    Speed River Inferno Track Festival 2018

    GUELPH ? Kendra Leger considers herself a bit of a noob in the hurdles world. Leger was only introduced to the event a couple of years ago and up until this summer, she had never experienced an international track and field competition. But the latter is about to change for he Welland, ON native, who just completed her first year at the U of G as a Criminal Justice major and member of the provincial- and national-champion Gryphons.