Sault College Cougars Name New Women’s Basketball Coach
(Sault Ste. Marie, ON, June 14, 2018) –
The Sault College Cougars are pleased to announce the recent hiring of Gary Cormier as the head coach of the women’s varsity basketball team, for the 2018-2019 OCAA season.
Gary comes to Sault College as a highly qualified coach that has worked with student-athletes for more than 30 years. We believe that Gary will not only take steps forward with the program but also provide valuable academic experience for our student-athletes. Gary obtained his honors of physical education from Lakehead University and continued on to the University of Toronto where he received his honors specialist.
“I want to sincerely thank the Sault College Athletic Department for granting me this very exciting opportunity to coach at the College level with their women’s varsity basketball team. I am very much looking forward to starting the relationship building process with returning players as well as with the future potential student athletes both locally and across the province. Sault College is an outstanding educational institution with so much to offer this great community and I am thrilled to be a small part of it.” – Gary Cormier
“We are very excited to have Gary join our Cougar Athletics Team. His coaching experience and connections within the basketball community are going to help bring our program to the next level, while providing our athletes with a positive student experience at Sault College.” – Matt Trainor, Director Student Services, Sault College
We hope to see you out cheering on and supporting your local collegiate team and catching the exciting OCAA basketball action at the Sault College Health and Wellness Centre. Our home opener is set for Friday, November 3rd as we host the UTM Eagles. We encourage you to follow us through all of our social media accounts to keep up to date with Cougar Athlete announcements prior to the beginning of the season. Instagram @saultcollegeathletics; Twitter @cougarssault; Facebook @saultcollegeathletics
Source: Sault College Athletics
About Sault College
The vision of Sault College is to provide a transformative life experience through empowering those who study with us to think and learn in progressive, innovative ways, including those we have not yet imagined. Sault College grants Ontario College certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, graduate certificates, and degrees to its graduates. The College is the largest deliverer of apprenticeship training in all of Northern Ontario. Sault College has a significant economic impact on the community, with spin-offs in excess of $158 million. Over $1.8 million dollars in scholarships, bursaries and awards are distributed annually to students at the College. Located on the border to the United States and situated in the middle of three of the largest Great Lakes on the planet, Sault College is one of 24 publicly-funded colleges in the province of Ontario. Visit our website at www.saultcollege.ca to learn more.
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