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UVic Women’s Rowing team deletes Instagram comments, shares photos of former rower critical of athletes who spoke out against head coach

Following UVic’s investigation into allegations against coach Barney Williams, members of the Vikes varsity women’s rowing team deleted comments on the team’s Instagram account which criticized the team, and shared…

LETTER | “Shock and disappointment” towards UVic and Vikes Athletics

"I feel that I can speak with some confidence and authority when I say that there is no place for a coach who uses bullying, harassment, or mental and physical…

Aftermath of Vikes Rowing investigation brings new policy and initiatives to Vikes athletics

In the months since the allegations against Vikes Women’s Rowing Head Coach Barney Williams were brought to light, the Vikes administration has focused on supporting student-athletes, with less emphasis placed…
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Celebrated Vikes Women’s Rowing Head Coach under investigation for abuse and harassment

UVic hired an alumnus and Olympian to coach the Vikes Women’s Rowing Team. When the abuse allegations began, the university allegedly delayed taking action until a complainant informed Rowing Canada.