Steve Boyd

Track team struggles after demotion

One of Queen’s oldest athletics programs has lost over half its members in the span of a year.
In September 2010, the track and field program was officially demoted to a Varsity Club. Since then, the team has shrunk from 91 athletes to 44, the coaching staff has dropped from four to two and the field portion of the program has been abolished.Continue...

Online fundraiser for Steve Boyd reaches nearly $3,000

A GoFundMe page to support recently-fired cross country Coach Steve Boyd was launched on Feb. 28. At the time of publication, it had raised nearly $3,000.

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Athletes stage Richardson Hall sit-in to protest Boyd firing

Eight members of Queen’s cross country team walked into Richardson Hall on Thursday afternoon and asked to meet with Principal Patrick Deane.

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“Damaging and complex”: Senate discusses recent track coach firing

At a Senate meeting on Feb. 25, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Tom Harris fielded questions about recently-fired track coach Steve Boyd from Senator Diane Beauchemin, who asked Harris to elaborate on the reasons for Boyd’s dismissal.

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Quotes of the Year

The Journal recaps the best sound bites from the 2018-19 season.Continue...

Brant Stachel named Coaching Coordinator of Athletics Ontario, NACAC Team Coach

According to Brant Stachel, a positive culture defines an athlete’s success. If his career is any indication, that philosophy holds credence.Continue...

MacDougall sisters sprint through Canada

Last fall, Brogan MacDougall had her choice of school at her fingertips—all she had to do was give the nod.Continue...

Men's and women's cross country eye podium on home soil

Going into this weekend’s U Sports National Championships, cross country head coach Steve Boyd said it’s no secret: they can win everything.Continue...

Cross country heading to OUA Championships cautiously optimistic

The men’s and women’s cross country teams will be in action this weekend at the OUA Championships at Western University.Continue...

Cross country dominates podium at Queen’s invitational

It was hard to be pessimistic about the cross country team's return this weekend at the annual Queen's Invitational.Continue...

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