TWU DIRECTOR HALL NAMED TO CANADIAN SPORT CENTRE PACIFIC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Murray Hall - TWU Director of Athletics

SPARTAN ATHLETICS (ANNOUNCEMENT)
THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
CSC PACIFIC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TWU DIRECTOR HALL NAMED TO CANADIAN SPORT CENTRE PACIFIC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

LANGLEY, British Columbia –
The Canadian Sport Centre Pacific announced they have named Trinity Western University Athletic Director Murray Hall to their board of directors.

Hall was one of four new members named to the board (Dave Cutler, Lorne Friesen and Mark Hope were the others) this summer and he will take over for Joanne Houghton as the Fraser Valley representative.

The skills-based board leads CSC Pacific in the delivery of sport performance programs and services to high performance athletes and coaches in British Columbia in an effort to help them win medals for Canada.

"We are pleased to announce the selection of four exceptional additions to our Board of Directors," said CSC Pacific Chair, Giuseppe Liberatore. "We trust the diversity of skills and regional representation will continue to serve Canadian Sport Centre in its mission to Power Sport Performance throughout British Columbia, helping to give our athletes every advantage to compete on the world stage.”

 Hall, who also serves as the Associate Professor of Human Kinetics at TWU, has 30 years of experience in administration and leadership in post secondary sport. He is a trustee for the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum and the Director of Sport for the 2010 BC Summer Games, which will be held in Langley from July 22-25.

About TWU:

Trinity Western University, located in Langley, B.C., is a not-for-profit Christian liberal arts university enrolling over 4,000 students this year. With a broad based, liberal arts and sciences curriculum, the University offers undergraduate degrees in 41 major areas of study ranging from business, education and computer science to biology and nursing, and 17 other graduate degrees including counselling psychology, theology and administrative leadership. For more information, visit TWU's Official Athletics site at gospartans.ca.

About Canadian Interuniversity Sport:

Canadian Interuniversity Sport is the national governing body of university sport in Canada. Fifty-two universities, 10,000 student-athletes and 550 coaches vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. The CIS also provides high performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, and 32 World University Championships. For further information, visit www.universitysport.ca.

About CWUAA:

"Canada West is consistently the most decorated of the four conferences in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), winning at least 10 CIS national titles every year since 1997-98. Comprised of 13 schools, from Manitoba to B.C., the CWUAA produces numerous major award winners and Academic All-Canadian student-athletes each year, with many going on to athletic success around the globe in events such as the Olympics or Universiade Games."

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Last Updated: 2010-07-22
Author: Mark Janzen