The University of Lethbridge has named human resources professional Ken McInnes as its interim director of Sport and Recreation Services (SRS).
McInnes has been with the University for over 25 years in a variety of leadership roles, and will step out of his current position as the Executive Director, Human Resources to work with the SRS team. His focus will be to position Pronghorn Athletics and U of L Sport & Recreation Services programs for the future.
McInnes will begin to implement recommendations from the recently completed review of Sport and Recreation Services programs, which focussed on a new sport delivery model. He will also work with the SRS team on strengthening recreational programs and services.
Additionally, McInnes will focus on consulting and collaborating with partners, supporters and stakeholders of Pronghorn Athletics and Sport & Recreation Services programs to build on past successes and to promote excellence into the future.
In addition to being an experienced human resources leader, McInnes is a former Pronghorn track and field athlete who has competed at the national level in shot put, discus and hammer throw.
McInnes has an MBA from Royal Roads University and is an alumnus of the University of Lethbridge with undergraduate degrees in management and kinesiology.