Open tryouts for the Mount Royal Cougars varsity teams will be open to full-time students in degree programs. If there are any questions or concerns, please follow up with the head coach. Please fill out necessary forms (located below) before the tryout!

Requirements: - Must be completed before stepping onto the field/ice/court. 

1) Send the Head Coach an email with your detailed playing history attached.

2) Complete the Pre-Participation Screen and turn-in to athletic therapy staff before the tryout - Pre-Participation Screen.  

3) You will also need clearance by a medical physician.  Please print and take the Varsity Medical Questionnaire to your physician and have them complete this form.  Any cost associated with obtaining medical clearance is at your expense.

Medical Forms

If you have any questions or concerns about these forms please contact Kerri Downer, Head Athletic Therapist at

Anyone wishing to return completed forms electronically should address their info to Please note we do not have a secure access email. Consequently, we cannot guarantee the privacy of any medical information sent via email.



Men's Basketball

Open Tryouts - Sept. 6, 1-3pm & Sept. 7, time TBD
Contact the Head Coach, Marc Dobell, for further details at 403-440-6245

Women's Basketball

Contact Athletics Manager, Rob Godfrey for further details at

Men's Hockey

Open Tryouts - Tuesday Sept 10th, 2019. 2:30-4pm at the FCA Blue Arena.
Contact the Head Coach, Bert Gilling, for further details at 

Women's Hockey

Contact the Head Coach, Scott Rivett, for further details at 

Men's Soccer

Open Tryouts - August 2, 10am
Contact the Head Coach, Ryan Gyaki, for further details at 403-440-5662

Women's Soccer

Contact the Head Coach, Tino Fusco,  for further details at

Men's Volleyball

Open Tryouts - Sept. 6, 3-5pm & Sept. 7, 2-4pm (if necessary)
Contact the Head Coach, Shawn Sky, for further details at 403-440-6795

Women's Volleyball

Open Tryouts - Sept. 6, 5-7pm
Contact the Head Coach, Sandra Lamb, for further details at 403-440-6230