Cross Country Coaching Staff
Tim Uuksulainen was named the first coach of the Ryerson cross country team in June of 2015.
Uuksulainen has been an active runner since 1969 and coach since 1978. An NCCP Level III certified Distance Coach, Uuksulainen has coached at all levels from university, to high school, to club.
Uuksulainen spent six years coaching the OUA's Nipissing Lakers (2003-09) and has also coached with the University of Toronto Track & Field Club, the Longboat Road Runners, and the Toronto Olympic club.
Uuksulainen has coached medalists at OFSAA, the Canada Games, and the OUA Championships. He has also worked with runners representing Canada internationally at the World Cross Country Championships, Eikeden Relay and International marathons.
Additionally, Uuksulainen has contributed articles to several running magazines over the years, including Runners World, Canadian Running, Ontario Roadrunner, and Athletics Magazine.