David Simon has stepped down from his part-time post as head coach of the McGill men's soccer team to focus on his day job as a crown prosecutor in Montreal. Jose-Luis Valdes will take over the coaching duties for the winter indoor season. The 31-year-old native of Montreal played for the Redmen (2001-04) and has also served the past 11 seasons as an assistant coach with the McGill women's team
Sports in Montreal started as a feature of community activities for entertainment or competition. McGill students participated informally in many of these activities in the late 1840's and early 1850's.