Chloe Orteza joins RRC Rebels Women’s Volleyball

April 27, 2017

The Red River College Women’s Volleyball Team is pleased to announce the commitment C. Ortezaof Chloe Orteza to the women’s volleyball program for the start of the 2017/2018 season. Most recently, Chloe has attended the University of Manitoba to continue her educational studies at a university-level. From 2013-2014, she attended the University of Winnipeg; where she was a red-shirt freshmen player for the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Women’s Volleyball Team. The 5’11 left side/middle was a member of the Jr. Wesmen 18U Club Team that finished fourth in the Provincial Championships. For high school, she attended College Lorette Collegiate were she competed in the 3 consecutive MHSAA AAA Provincial Championships. During this time, the CLC women’s volleyball and basketball teams, were able to capture numerous zone championships, banners and personal player of the game awards. She is delighted to begin her nursing education at Red River College in August 2017.  “I am extremely excited and thankful for this new opportunity to represent the RRC Rebels in this upcoming season” added Chloe.

RRC Rebels Hiring New Men’s Volleyball Coach

April 26, 2017

Position: Head Coach Red River Rebels Men’s Volleyball Coach

Job Description:
Red River  College invites applications for Head Coach, Rebels Men’s Volleyball program, competing in the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC). This is a part-time position in our Athletics and Recreation Services department, commencing May 2017 through March 2018. The MCAC volleyball season starts in early September and finishes early March.

Reporting to the Manager, Athletics and Recreation Services, the Head Coach oversees the organization, administration, and staffing of the Rebels Men’s Volleyball program. Responsible for all aspects of the collegiate Men’s Volleyball program from planning, to implementation and evaluation, the coach assumes a key role in the recruitment of student-athletes, team selection, practice and in-season planning/scheduling.  A full job description can be viewed on our website at

JD-Men’s Volleyball

Qualifications include:

  • NCCP Level 2 Certified or Advanced Development Coach trained under the new NCCP or significant volleyball coaching and/or competitive experience.
  • Satisfactory criminal record and vulnerable sector check.
  • Previous experience coaching post-secondary volleyball athletes, or coaching volleyball athletes at least sixteen years of age or older.
  • Previous experience with physical conditioning programs for the sport of volleyball.
  • The ability to recruit student-athletes and conduct volleyball selection camps and ID camps.

Superior interpersonal, teamwork, organizational, leadership, coaching, and technical skills are also required.  Ability to coach during evenings and attend competitions (home & away) on weekends.  Must have an understanding of post secondary education and the MCAC.

It is expected a $5000 -$6000 honourarium will be offered for this position depending upon qualifications

Interested applicants must email a detailed resume including all volleyball experience with appropriate references.  Deadline to apply is May 10th, 2017.

Please forward your resume to:

Shane Ray
Manager, Athletics and Recreation Services
Red River College
P:  204-632-3030

Certified Athletic Therapist(s) Position Open at Red River College for Varsity Sports Program

April 25, 2017

Certified Athletic Therapist(s) for Varsity Sport Program

The Red River College Rebels are seeking applications for a Certified Athletic Therapist(s). This is a paid contract position.  The Athletic Therapist(s) are responsible for the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries for the RRC Rebels Varsity Sport teams.

The RRC Rebels compete in basketball, futsal, soccer and volleyball in the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) and Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NIAC).   The season starts in early September and finishes in the middle of March.

There is an opportunity for this to be a shared position. There is an opportunity for additional clinical hours to service RRC staff and students.

Revised AT Job Description

Qualifications for the position are:

  • Must be a member in good standing with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) and Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association (MATA)
  • Previous experience treating post-secondary soccer, basketball, volleyball athletes.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends
  • Must be have a valid Manitoba drivers license
  • For therapist(s) who work with basketball must be able to cross the US/Canadian border

Skills and Attributes

  • Well organized with good communication skills
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
  • Ability to oversee and supervise student athletic therapists

For additional information or questions please contact Stephanie Smith at
Interested applicants must submit a detailed resume with appropriate references.

Please forward your resume to:

Shane Ray
Manager, Athletics & Recreation Services
Ph: (204) 632-3030

Closing Date: Open until position is filled.

Registration Now Open for Spring Fitness Classes!

April 20, 2017

Red River College Athletics and Recreation Services offers Group Fitness Programs suited to all interests and fitness levels. Our highly trained and enthusiastic instructors will lead you through a fun and challenging workout suited to you.

Registered Programs for 2017 Spring Term

Yoga with Amanda P on Mondays from 4:15-5:15pm at NDC

Metabolic Resistance Training with Lesley on Tuesdays from 12:05-12:50pm

Circuit Training with Cameron on Wednesdays from 12:05-12:50pm

Gentle Hatha Fusion Yoga with Linda Wednesdays from 4:15-5:15 at EDC

Dynamic Core with Lesley on Thursdays from 12:05-12:50pm

Tantric Hatha Yoga with Keith on Thursdays from 4:15-5:15pm

Fitness Classes  Free for Students!!!

All Fitness Classes are free to use for RRC Students. Students can fill out Fitness Class registration form, minus payment, and drop it off at GM20 in the North Gym or email to Recreation Coordinator Cole Skinner @ Students are also welcome to drop in the fitness classes as well, provided space is available. (For EDC Yoga, students can also submit their registration form to the instructor before the start of class.)


Spring Classes will start May 1st and run until June 28

Drop in cards for 5 or 10 classes per term can also be purchased.


To register for a class download the registration form, complete it and if your staff, alumni or community user fill it out and take it to the Student Service Centre to make a payment.  If you are a student, drop off at front desk in the North Gym. (For EDC Yoga, students can also submit their registration form to the instructor before the start of class.)

Registration Form: 2017 Spring Fitness Classes Registration Form

****EDC/Downtown Students and Staff.

Sport Manitoba is offering fitness classes this year that are open to RRC Students and Staff. With the Sport For Life Centre only a few blocks away in the Exchange, this is an excellent option for those working/studying downtown and looking to participate in fitness classes. View the below link for class listings.

Rebels Women’s Soccer Add New Recruit

April 18, 2017

E. MacLennanRed River College Women’s Soccer is pleased to announce the commitment of Emma MacLennan for the Fall 2017 MCAC season.

Emma played her youth soccer with South End United. At U14 she helped her squad win the MSA cup and represented Manitoba at the CSA Club Nationals. As a youth player Emma was identified as a top provincial player and subsequently played on the Provincial team for four years, including competing in the Western Canada Games, (winning the Silver Medal), and Canada Summer Games. She was also identified by National coaches and trained at the NTC for five years. Emma graduated from Glenlawn Collegiate in 2013. She was an Honour Roll student throughout high school. Read More →

Time for a Tune Up

April 17, 2017

As we move into April we start to think of spring, being outside and everything we are going to do.  Does our body agree with our intentions?  We never hesitate to spend on vehicle maintenance, from new brakes to oil changes to tunes ups we invest money in our cars oil-changeevery day, month and year. Yet when we talk about investing in the most important vehicle we own, our body, we hesitate. Gym memberships are a luxury, and forget about personal training sessions. Our bodies carry us through life all day – every day. How we go through life in our body vehicle depends on how well we maintain it. Don’t hesitate – invest in your body. Read More →

Varsity Men’s Basketball ID Camp

April 13, 2017

Red River College Men’s Basketball team is hosting an open ID camp on Saturday May 13th from 6pm to 8pm in the South Gym and Sunday May 14th from 2pm to 4 pm in North Gym both on the Notre Dame Campus

The ID camp is free however is only open to those individuals who may be attending Red RIver College next year, 2017-18 school year.

If you are high school aged and considering RRC for following year, 2018-2019, please contact Coach Scott Kirkpatrick via email at skirkpatrick@RRC.CA to see if they may be able to accommodate you.

Anyone interested in attending is encourage to fill out the form at the following link

Gluten Sensitivity: Symptoms and Signs

April 10, 2017

Here it is the magic buzz word of today’s diet fads of what to eat and not to eat. But is it Gluten freereally a fad? Maybe people have heard of gluten free diets and many people are opting to not have gluten in their diet but why? How do I know if I even have gluten intolerance? There’s not a simple answer as it can be a hidden thing in our lives.

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How Sweet It Is

April 3, 2017

I’ve had it on my mind how to be a better person. I look at myself and see a bit of a tummy, sometimes I’m more tired then I’d like to be or something as simple as what I’m eating url-1would be a healthy change. Just trying to get rid of sugar was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. I never realized how much sugar was in everything. This isn’t an understatement. Sugar is in my opinion the number one drug of today’s world. Read More →

Rebels Bracket Challenge Results

March 27, 2017

Below are the results from the 2nd weekend of the Rebels March Madness Bracket Challenge. Hope everyone had a chance to watch some of the great basketball this weekend.

Congrats to Arsalan Zaheer for winning the 2nd weekend. Arsalan, has won a Rebels athletic tee for his great picks! Enjoy the Final Four this weekend! Read More →