News | News Releases
| Special Bulletins
| Feature Archives |
View from Trent | Trent Magazine
| Focus Trent | Build
The sporting life
Bill Byrick is the new Athletics Director at Trent
Bill Byrick has joined
the Trent University community as the new Athletics Director.
Mr. Byrick is well known in the Peterborough community for his work as
executive director of the Canadian Canoe Museum. In his role at Trent
University, he will be responsible for the operation of all athletic and
recreational programs and facilities, including the varsity and intramural
programs, program development initiatives, and community partnerships
and use of facilities.
Prior to his work with the Canadian Canoe Museum, Mr. Byrick was manager
of Discovery Harbour in Penetanguishene and manager of Sainte-Marie among
the Hurons in Midland. His cumulative museum experience spans a period
of 25 years, preceded by Parks and Recreation work for the cities of Sarnia
Mr. Byrick has been the recipient of several distinguished awards including
the 2002 Charles Kearns Memorial Award from the City of Peterborough,
the 1999 Peterborough Historical Societys Heritage Award, the 1996
Amethyst Award for Outstanding Service in the Ontario Public Service,
the 1995 Huronia Heritage Award and the 1988 Outstanding Service Award
for Sports Administration in the Town of Midland. Mr. Byrick has also
been a member of numerous committees and boards.
family has been involved at Trent for some time. I have rowed at the Head
of the Trent for more years than I can remember and I am really looking
forward to building upon the terrific foundation that Paul and the staff
have built," said Mr. Byrick, who was able to work alongside retiring
Athletics Director Paul (P.S.B.) Wilson during the month of August.
Paul had served as the Athletics Director at Trent from 1966 until 2002
and had a substantial impact on the lives of many students and staff.
Back to Daily
Return to Trent Home
Maintained by the Communications Office.
Last updated September 16, 2002