Meet Our Staff

Name: Christian Rowson

Position: Customer Service Supervisor – Recreation Services

Contact: office (204) 474-6238 christian.rowson@umanitoba.ca

Education/Certifications/Awards: Bachelor of Recreation Management & Community Development – University of Manitoba, Standard First Aid and CPR Level C, National Coaching Certification, Matthew Frost Award In Recreation Management & Community Development.

Experience with Children:
Christian has been working with children since he was 17 years old. He began by coaching minor hockey and found that he enjoyed the relationships and seeing the development of the children he was coaching. With his growing experience, Christian was able to coach at a higher level over the next few seasons, during this time he was selected to coach at numerous all-star games and won a city championship in 2011. To this day Christian continues to volunteer his time coaching hockey and working with children as it is one of his hobbies.

Christian began working at Mini U the same time he started going to school at the University of Manitoba. He enrolled himself in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management and in 2013 graduated with a degree in Recreation Management and Community Development. He also received the Matthew Frost Award in Recreation Management. At the same time as graduation he was hired as the Customer Service Evening Coordinator for Recreation Services.

Years with Mini U Programs: Four. Began as a Leader in 2007.

Favorite Camp Activities: Dodgeball in the Combatives Studio

Favorite Sports / Activities: Hockey, Football & Coaching

Favorite Mini U Moment: Going to the Zoo with the kids