Tim Murdoch (back right, hands raised) has been behind a lot of success for the McGill Redmen. (Photo by Emery G at 2015 Baggataway Cup)
McGill Head Coach Tim Murdoch is being honoured with a major award by the university in recognition of his ambassadorship for the school.
Anyone who knows Tim Murdoch knows what a passionate advocate he is for CUFLA in general and McGill lacrosse in particular. Murdoch is being honoured for his dedication with a major award by the university.?
Murdoch's years of hard work running the Redmen program has earned him the Honora Shaughnessy McGill Ambassador Award, which he will receive at a ceremony on April 18.
CUFLA congratulates Murdoch for the well-deserved recognition. We're proud that he is part of the CUFLA family.?
Below is McGill's writeup about Murdoch receiving the award.?
Honora Shaughnessy McGill Ambassador Award
With a winning percentage of .676, Tim Murdoch would be an asset to any sports team. As the head coach of the Redmen lacrosse team since 2003, he is a winner in every sense of the word, developing the team, its players and a tradition of excellence, which has resulted in seven consecutive Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association East pennants (2011-2017), three undefeated regular seasons (2013-2015), and two national championships.?
There’s no secret behind Tim’s success – just dedication and hard work. A part-time coach in title only, he actively recruits premier players from across Canada and the U.S. looking for lacrosse talent. It’s clear from the Redmen lacrosse roster – which includes 16 Americans, seven players from BC and 10 from Ontario – that he excels as an ambassador for McGill.?
But Tim doesn’t stop there. He ensures that his athletes make a long-term contribution – even after they leave the team. Thanks to his fundraising efforts, more than $140,000 has been raised by supporters (including Tim himself), which is reinvested into the lacrosse program.?
As a McGill coach, ambassador, supporter and mentor, Tim has exerted an immeasurable and positive impact on hundreds of students and contributed his generous talent to the sustained success of a championship team.