The  University of Manitoba Bisons have a long tradition in both Cross Country and Track and Field. Bison Men’s teams have won 7 CIS/CIAU Men’s Team Championships along with 10 Canada West Titles.  The Bison Women’s program has won 1 CIAU Team Championship along with 4 Canada West Titles.  Throughout the years, over 200 University of Manitoba Track & Field and Cross Country athletes have achieved All-Canadian status.  Annually, 20-25% of the team attains Academic All-Canadian status.


The University of Manitoba Track & Field / Cross Country teams have one of the best coaching staffs in the country, with over 150 years of combined coaching experience and over 40 National team assignments to their credit.  We provide coaches in all the event areas:  Sprints / Hurdles; Middle Distance / Distance; Jumps and Throws.

Individualized training programs will be prepared for each of the athletes with careful consideration given to the progressive improvement in performance.  Our coaches are always staying current with the latest information in new training methods.  They are also well respected by their peers not only in the province, but across the country

Official University Coaching Staff 

Claude Berube   – Head Coach          Middle Distance & Cross Country

Alanna Boudreau – Jumps
Scott Dressler   – Pole Vault
Mingpu Wu   – Jumps & Throw
Rory McIntyre   – Sprints & Relays
Wayne McMahon   – Combined Events
Bruce Pirnie   – Throws
Jill Seymour – Throws
Alex Gardiner   – Sprints & Relays

Link to Universityof Manitoba Bison Track & Field Page