U of S hosts young Indigenous athletes

SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to attend the second––in a series of training sessions––for the new Indigenous youth athlete program hosted by the College of Kinesiology and Huskie Athletics at the University of Saskatchewan.

Through a variety of opportunities on March 17, Indigenous athletes will have the chance to once again connect with Huskie coaches and athletes, as well as the personal trainers and fitness experts.
Close to 70 young athletes ages 10-14 have been recruited by the Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) to participate in the Youth Leadership Through Sports Program, a partnership with the U of S that provides an assortment of sports testing and guidance from Huskie athletes on what it takes to become an top athlete.
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Media access: 11 am – 11:45 am
Physical Activity Complex (PAC) gymnasium
87 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan

STC Chief Mark Arcand and Chad London, dean of the College of Kinesiology will be available for media interviews in the PAC gymnasium on Sunday from 11 to 11:45 am. 


For more information, contact:

Jennifer Thoma
Media Relations Specialist
University of Saskatchewan

Priscilla Wolf
Media Relations
Saskatoon Tribal Council