Our executive staff are all members of the team that have volunteered to help run things on their own time.
If you have questions for any of these individuals please feel free to contact them.

President – Parisa Rostami

Parisa has been playing and coaching rugby for over a decade in the Ottawa and Gatineau regions, coaching at an Ottawa high school for 8 years, and most recently as the head coach of the Heritage College Women's Rugby Team since 2014. As a member of the first ever senior women's team when the club was still Hull Volant, Parisa has been a leader and pivotal member of the club as it grew and expanded into where it is today.

Resurrecting the Senior Women's program in 2016 with the creation of the Gladiateurs, Parisa has been (and continues to be) both coach and player and now takes on the president role. She is excited to lead the executive and club into new opportunities and expansion in the 2018 season and welcomes new ideas and suggestions. When not occupied with rugby or stressing about how old she is getting to play rugby, Parisa is a social worker at CHEO. 

Treasurer – John Dent

Director of Communications – Andrew Boutcher

Andrew played majority of his high school career at Shawnigan Lake School in British Columbia being coached by several Rugby Canada Coaches & Retired Players, Mr. Tim Murdy, Mr. Jeff Williams, and Mr. Gary Dukelow. He played on the 2008 BC Provincial Team, and the 2009 Fraser Valley West Regional Squad.

"Growing up in a rugby household created a passion for this sport, that grew when I attended Shawnigan Lake School, I am excited to share my experience and love of the game with the organization." – Andrew Boutcher

Andrew has a Diploma in Digital Marketing, and was new to the executive in 2017, and is looking to bring new life to the young clubs media outlets as well as increase the clubs exposure in the Outaouais region. As Director of Communications, Andrew is responsible for the club’s website, social media and communication to its members. Working with today’s technology, Andrew will try to make the distribution of club information the most direct, and smooth as possible. We look forward to the continued success that Andrew will bring in 2018!

Recruitment – Social - Steph Crawley

Steph has been a part of the Gladiateurs for several years, as head coach of the Ottawa U GeeGees, previous Head Coach of the Gladiateurs Senior Mens side for several seasons, and previous President of the Club, she brings great knowledge, and experience to the team, and our youth group which she now runs as head coach. Her passion, and knowledge will really help our club grow from the roots. We are very excited for her continued work with the Gladiateurs.

Fundraising & Social Director – Eric Lefebvre

Eric Lefebvre is a proud father of one of our u15 girls team. Eric used to organize staff events at his work, and has now come on board to help our Club. He was elected onto the executive team as our Fundraising & Social Director to try, and get a good financial stucture for the club by bringing in sponsors, and various fundraising events that will take place during the course of the season. Eric's promise to the club, is that he will do his best to achieve the goals set by the team, and set by himself, and will work effortlessly during his term to help the club reach multiple goals while supporting his daughter acheive great things in this incredible sport.

VP Operations – Dillon Mallory

Dillon is a member of our men’s senior team and our VP operations. Dillon is going into his second year in this role, and has done an amazing job. As operations Dillon takes on the responsibility of sorting out all game day necessities including referees, fields, equipment, etc. He is looking forward to his responsibility of organizing club apparel (SWAG!) and equipment. He has promised to provide the gladiateurs with the newest apparel and gear. We look forward to seeing what Dillon can do in his new role.

Secretary & Registrar – Pouya Sadatsharify

Pouya has been a member of the Glads senior men’s Team for 3 years. This year he is looking forward to be more involved in the club, and took the role of Registrations & Secretary. Pouya is responsible for making sure that every member of the club has smooth registration, and will be more than willing to help other members of the exec team as much as possible.

Coaching Athletic Support & Conditioning – Allison McGlashan

Allison McGlashan has been involved with rugby as a player, and as a coach for over a decade. As a Member of the St. FX Women's Rugby Team (2009- 2011), and as a coach with Heritage College (2015-2017), she brings a great deal of experience to her executive position. When she is not busy working on completing her residency, and studying for her medical exams, she can be found crushing it at CrossFit, and spending time with her two dogs, and fiance.