William MacGillivary

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Name:  William MacGillivary

Nicknames/Other names: Bill


  • Bachelor of Physical Education (1962) - University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada
  • Master of Arts (1965) - University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • PhD (1977) - University of Wisconsin

Dates Employed: 1967-

Faculty: Physical Education and Recreation

Department: Physical Education

Position(s) held:

  • Dean, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation (1980-1991)
  • Professor, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation (1978-1980)
  • Associate Professor (1973-1978)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education (1967-1973)


  • Coach, UNB Red Devils Hockey Team (1967-1977)
  • Tournament Chair of Operations, Canadian Interuniversity Sport Men's Hockey Championships - Hosted by UNB Varsity Reds (2003 & 2004)


  • While Dr. MacGillivary was completing his BPE at UNB in the early 1960's, he was team captain for the Red Devils hockey team - which advanced to the Intercollegiate Athletic Union Championship in 1959-60 and 1961-62.
  • Served as Technical Director, and was lifetime member of the New Brunswick Amateur Hockey Association (NBAHA), now known as Hockey New Brunswick.
  • Member of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association Development Council.
  • Was general manager of Atlantic Canadian age-class hockey teams.
  • Member of the Selection committee for the 1987 & 1988 Canadian world junior hockey teams.


UA Case 77

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