"That’s why Jennifer Brenning paid a visit to Quebec City earlier this year. As athletics director at Carleton University, which is planning to revive its Ravens football team, she came to see and hear about Laval’s program firsthand. 'We wanted to learn from the best,' says Ms. Brenning, one of many athletic officials from Canadian universities who have visited or called Mr. Lépine and Mr. Constantin in recent months.At the least, it's an interesting wrinkle. People have said it is just a matter of time before someone tries to duplicate the Laval model in Ontario.
" 'Gilles and Glen were very forthcoming and willing to share their marketing methods and corporative model,' says Ms. Brenning.' I didn’t see anything that I would not be comfortable with seeing implemented (at Carleton).' "
Laval’s field of dreams; The university has built a powerhouse football program that is the envy of interuniversity sport throughout Canada. Here’s how (Mark Cardwell, University Affairs)