Training Camp

2017-18 StFX Varsity Athletics Training Camps

Dates, open try-out times and all relevant information on all of the training camps for the upcoming 2017-18 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, starting on Friday, 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. 4th from 1:00-2:00 pm on Memorial Field (grass field beside the StFX Oland Centre). Please meet in the Oland Centre main lobby at 12:45 pm.

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. 4th from 1:00 to 2:30 pm on the field turf at StFX Oland 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. 4th from 1:00 to 2:30 pm on the field turf at StFX Oland 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 team begins training camp on Friday, Sept. 1st. The camp is open to all returning athletes and new recruits, please contact head coach Bernie Chisholm upon your arrival on campus if you wish to join in on training sessions. A time trial will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9th at 10:00am, please meet on the track. Any athletes wishing to try out (who have not already been in contact with Coach Chisholm) MUST email head coach Bernie Chisholm advance of the time trial.

StFX Track & Field
There will be a very important meeting for all those interested in trying out for the varsity track & field team (distance, sprinting, jumping, throwing) on Thursday, September 21st at 7:30 pm in room 207 (upstairs) in the StFX Oland Centre. Anyone who cannot make the meeting must email head coach Bernie Chisholm prior to the general meeting.

X-Men Hockey
The X-Men hockey team will begin training camp on Friday, Sept. 1st. Anyone interested in trying out is asked to please contact head coach Brad Peddle.

X-Women Hockey
The X-Women hockey team will begin training camp on Friday, Sept. 1st. Anyone interested in trying out is asked to attend a meeting on Tues, Sept. 5th at 6:00 pm in Oland Centre classroom 104. The X-Women training camp schedule is as follows:
Wed, Sept 6th at 5:30pm - strength testing (aux gym)
Fri, Sept 8th at 5:00 pm - on-ice practice 
Sat, Sept 9th at 8:30am - on-ice testing
Sat, Sept 9th at 5pm - Blue and White game
Sun, Sept 10th at 3pm - Blue and White game 

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. 8th from 3:00 - 5:00 pm in the Oland Centre main gymnasium. Anyone interested in trying out must acontact 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 Friday, Sept. 8th from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Oland Centre main gymnasium.