Sports Club’s Award Winners!

To highlight all the amazing things our Sports Club athletes, coaches and teams have accomplished this year, we celebrated with the 2016 Sports Club Banquet on June 3rd. Seven individuals were honored at the banquet and won awards because they were nominated by their peers and our staff for their talents and contributions to their teams as well as the program. Congratulations! The awards are: MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Dylan Shives-Ice Hockey Dylan
  • Second year captain
  • Leads the team on and off the ice
  • In 12 games, Dylan scored 23 goals and added 8 assists for 31 points
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Hannah Hurd-Women’s Soccer Hannah
  • Most consistent player on the team
  • Stepped into a starting role flawlessly
  • Filled in as a leader
  • Played a key role in upsetting reigning national champs UCLA, 4-1
MALE CAPTAIN OF THE YEAR David Liberman-Swim David
  • With support of co-captain and other officers, he created the UCSD Swim Club
  • Highly resourceful-reached out to other organizations to find a collegiate league and learned tips from other successful swim programs
  • Responsible, willing to drive people and pick up the pieces for events
  • Recruited both of the team’s coaches
  • Steps in to coach if the coach is absent
  • Encourages team bonding outside the pool
FEMALE CAPTAIN OF THE YEAR Amy Schwartz-Women’s Soccer Amy
  • Has run the UCSD Women’s Club Soccer program for the past 3 years
  • Highly organized—always responds to emails in a timely manner, asks questions, almost always has everything done before the deadline and sometimes before its requested
  • WGSA has asked her multiple times to work for the league—they need it
  • Has often stepped in and helped the Men’s Club Soccer team
  • Took on the role of coach and captain this year
  • Constantly encourages a sense of community and representing Sports Clubs at the highest level on and off the field
COACH OF THE YEAR Philip Brault-Women’s Volleyball Phillip
  • Women’s Volleyball coach for 3 years
  • Went from being competitive in silver bracket at Nationals to fifth in the nation
  • Creates an environment for success
JEFF SIMON MEMORIAL AWARD Caleb Richter-Surf caleb
  • Unparalleled enthusiasm and excitement for surf
  • First to show up to practice
  • Absolutely committed to the team
DUSTIN NEWELL MEMORIAL AWARD Chris Griebenow-Men’s Volleyball chris
  • Co-President and Social Chair for Men’s Volleyball
  • Organized social events with other clubs
  • Encouraged his teammates to attend various home games and each event
  • Represented in all Sports Club community events
  • Multiple members of the team were present in various games throughout the year, supporting fellow Sports Club teams
  • Best team articles
  • Best (appropriate) hecklers
  • Honorable mention-Women’s Water Polo
  • Campus Clean-up
  • San Diego Food Bank
  • Pinkout game-National Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Honorable mention-UCSD Sailing team
Congratulations to our amazing Sports Clubs athletes, coaches, and teams! It sounds like you had an awesome year and we are excited to see what next year holds! If you want to join a UCSD Sports Club team, find out more information here: #GetCompetitive
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We have your Weight Loss Solution!

Page Banner_Weight Loss Solutions Looking for a HEALTHY way to become the best version of you? Do you have a desire to get in the best shape of your life? Then make sure to sign up our Weight Loss Solutions Program! This is an eight-week small group program that takes places in our private Wellness Studio. Pre and post fitness testing as well as a personalized workout will be designed for you by your expert trainer. A Registered Dietitian will meet with you individually for a personal consultation to provide you with nutritional guidelines. With the combined efforts of our Certified Trainer and the R.D. you can look forward to an increase in lean muscle, which stimulates the metabolism. A personalized program is designed for each participant at the completion of each class! You can sign up at any of our facilities or online. Click here to find available sections each quarter. Our summer session runs Mondays 6/27–8/25 from 5–6pm and Wednesdays 6/29–8/24 from 6–7pm  $55.00 Students $72.00 Rec Card Holders $90.00 Non Rec Card Holders If you have any questions please feel free to email Terri Dowie at  
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Swim, Fundraise, Save a Life!

Swim 24 Banner The Swim24Challenge is back at Canyonview August 27-28 from 12pm–12pm. We are calling for anyone who wants to volunteer or participate for a great cause– swim safety and the San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation. The Swim24Challenge brings swimmers of all ages and all levels together for a 24 hour swim relay, groups of 12 participants form a team and they can either compete for glory or just for fun. All swimmers/teams must be registered and have met their minimum required fundraising goal one week prior to the start of the event. They must also sign both a waiver and media release form. Not a swimmer? That’s ok! We're looking for both volunteers and participants. Registration and more details can be found at
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Wilderness Orientation Trips 2016


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Are you new, incoming student to UCSD and want to meet lifelong friends before the school year even starts? Are you adventurous and outdoorsy too? Well check out Wilderness Orientation (WO)! With Wilderness Orientation, you can take trips dedicated to surfing, canoeing, backpacking, camping, and so much more! Trips take place in August or September depending on which one you choose and last anywhere from 5 to 9 days. WO is a great way to meet people who also love the outdoors, bond with them on the trip, and come to UCSD in September already knowing some friendly faces on campus. Experience is not necessary! Your guides will help you learn the skills you need, and maybe you can even transfer those skills to when you start exploring the area around UCSD too!

If you are a going to be a freshman in the Fall, you can choose from: Baja Surf Safari 9 Day (Aug 26-Sept 3 or Sept 6-14) Black Canyon Canoe (Sept 9-14) Catalina Island Adventure (Aug 20-Aug 24) Sea Kayak Baja California (Aug 26-Sept 3 or Sept 6-14) Sierra Nevada Backpack (Aug 26-Sept 3 or Sept 6-14) Check out trip details and register here.

If you are a Transfer student: Transfer Student Backpack in the Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park (Aug 26-Sept 3) Check out trip details and register here.

For Grad students: Grad School Orientation Black Canyon Canoe (Aug 29-Sept 2) Check out trip details and register here.

School of Medicine: Outdoor Experience MSI Incoming students (Aug 22-24) Check out trip details and register here.

Students have said that attending Wilderness Orientation was one of their best decisions  they have made while attending college. Not only did they get to explore an amazing location, but they were able to come to campus already having a close group of friends too. Start your time off at UCSD with an adventure by attending one of our Wilderness Orientations!

If you have further questions, contact (858) 534-0684

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