Training Camp

2019-20 StFX Varsity Athletics Training Camps

Dates, open try-out times and all relevant information on all of the training camps for the upcoming 2018-19 StFX varsity season for all StFX sports will be posted on this page as the information becomes available. For specific questions on a particular team, head coaches contact information may be accessed by clicking here.

All returning athletes or transfer students already confirmed as team members, must complete a StFX medical form, available by clicking here, prior to participating in their appropriate StFX training camp.   

First year student-athletes must complete a separate medical form, available by clicking here

Information on try-outs for StFX club sports (field hockey, lacrosse, men's rugby, cheerleading, baseball, dance, swimming, curling and rowing) is available by contacting the head coach of each club team. Contact information is available by clicking here.

X-Men Football
The X-Men football team runs an extensive pre-season training camp, beginning on Saturday, Aug. 10th.  Tryouts for anyone interested in the X-Men football team begin during their January training camp. Anyone interested should contact X-Men football assistant coach Jon Svec

X-Women Rugby
There will be an open try-out for anyone interested in trying out for the X-Women varsity rugby team on Monday, Sept. 1st at 2:00 pm on the turf field at StFX Stadium. Please meet on the track 15 minutes before practice.

X-Women Soccer
There will be an open try-out for anyone interested in trying out for the X-Women varsity soccer team on Monday, Sept. 1st at 1:00 pm on the turf field at StFX  Stadium. Please email head coach Graham Kennedy in advance of the try-out to confirm your attendance.

X-Men Soccer
There will be an open try-out for anyone interested in trying out for the X-Men varsity soccer team on Monday, Sept. 1st at 1:00 pm on the turf field at StFX Stadium. Please email head coach Graham Kennedy in advance of the try-out to confirm your attendance.

StFX Cross Country
The X-Women and X-Men cross country teams begin training camp on Saturday, Aug. 24th. The camp is open to athletes contacted in advance by coach Eric Gillis. An open tryout practice will be held on TBD, please meet on the track 15 minutes beforehand. Any athletes wishing to try out (who have not already been in contact with Coach Gillis) MUST email head coach Eric Gillis in advance.

StFX Track & Field
For all those interested in further information on the varsity track & field team (distance, sprinting, jumping, throwing), please email head coach Eric Gillis by September 13th. Coach Gillis will be able to provide team standards. 

X-Men Basketball
There will be an open try-out for anyone interested in trying out for the X-Men varsity basketball team on Friday, Sept. 6th from 3:00-5:00 pm in the Oland Centre main gymnasium. Anyone interested in trying out must contact head coach Steve Konchalski in advance of the try-out.

X-Women Basketball
There will be an open try-out for anyone interested in trying out for the X-Women varsity basketball team on Wed, Sept. 5th from 5:00-7:00 pm in the Oland Centre main gymnasium. Anyone interested in trying out must contact head coach Lee Anna Osei in advance of the try-out.

X-Men Hockey
The X-Men hockey team will begin training camp on Monday, Sept. 2nd. Anyone interested in trying out is asked to please contact the X-Men Hockey office at 902-867-3316 or xmenhockey@stfx.ca

X-Women Hockey
The X-Women hockey team will begin training camp Sunday, Sept. 1st. Anyone interested in trying out must contact head coach Ben Berthiuame in advance of training camp. The training camp schedule is as follows:
Sunday Sept 1st:  Meeting at 12:00 pm Saputo Centre room 209, and off-ice training 1:00 pm
Monday Sept 2nd:  Off-ice testing 5:30 pm
Tuesday Sept 3rd:  On-ice practice 7:00 pm
Wednesday Sept 4th:  On-ice practice 5:30pm
Thursday Sept 5th:  On-ice practice 7:00 pm
Friday Sept 6th:  On-ice practice 5:00 pm
Saturday Sept 7th:  On-ice testing 9:00 am, and Blue & white game 5:00 pm
Sunday Sept 8th:  Blue & white game 3:00 pm