Office of Athletics Senior Director

Meet Our New Athletics Senior Director

Sharif El Erian has joined AUC as the senior director of the Office of Athletics this September. He is charge of managing athletics facilities, athletics teams, coaches and Staff, re-addressing athletics policies and procedures in light of the return of our AUC community to re-engage in sports activities after a period of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the last couple of months, El Erian has managed to reopen the sports facilities (outdoors and indoors), hire new sports coaches, assemble teams through tryouts, and re-join the Egyptian National Universities Championships for the academic year 2021-2022

Sharif has been elected as vice president of the International Modern Pentathlon Federation (UIPM) in the UIPM 71 congress, held in Monaco on November 27 - 28 2021.

Announcements

November 23, 2021

AUC Swimming Pool Closure

AUC Swimming Pool will be closed from November 23 - 25 for the National Universities Tournament. Come and cheer for our eagles!

 

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Fall 2021: Athletics Facilities Rules and Regulations

Use of Outdoor Courts and Fields
All students, faculty, and staff with access to campus may use the outdoor courts and fields without the need to register on AUC Connect. Tennis courts are available on weekdays from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm and on Fridays from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Use of Indoor Facilities
Indoor facilities other than the gym and pool will remain closed.

Use of the Gym and Pool
All students, faculty, and staff who are fully vaccinated will have access to the gym and pool.

Steps to Register to Use the Gym and Pool 
Vaccinated members of the AUC community who have access to campus will be added to AUC Connect and will be able to sign up to use these facilities. If you are vaccinated but are not yet able to access the AUC Connect “event” to sign up to use the gym or pool, contact merry_f@aucegypt.edu. Be sure to sign up one day in advance to use the gym or pool.

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#MakingAUCProud

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First CrossFit Competition

The first CrossFit competition in the national universities tournament this year took place in Suez Canal University. Our EAGLES overall team ranking was first place for girls and third place for boys. For the individual games, our girls' team came in second and third place. Our athletes were: Nour Attia, Miran Sameh, Nada Afify, Malak Hamdy, Bishoy Sabry, Etman Tarek, Yehia EL Fiky and Ibrahim Mowafak.

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Teams' Table Tennis Competition

Our eagles won first place in the teams' table tennis games at the 49th National Universities Tournament. The tournament took place in Suez Canal University,  Ismaili. Our athletes were Marwan Mohamed Abdelwahab, Mahmoud Ashraf Helmy, Omar Ayman Refaat, Ahmed Alaa EL din Meshref.

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De Kojac Open Championship 2021

Yahya Elnawasany is an Egyptian professional squash player. Our athlete achieved second place in De Kojac Open Championship 2021 that was held in France on November 24 - 28, 2021. As of February 2020, he was ranked number 108 in the world. He won his first professional title in the 2020 Egyptian Squash Tour.

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AUC Athlete Hania El Hammamy Makes AUC Proud

So proud of our Athlete Hania El Hammamy who won the gold medal in the Manchester Open Championship 2021. EL Hammamy joined AUC in 2019, an integrated marketing major. El Hammamy is a world junior champion. She is also the winner of the World Tour Finals 2020, Black Ball Open Champion 2020.

 

Olympics Athletes

AUC Athletes at Tokyo 2020

AUC students and alumni are shining bright at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympics. Our Olympic athletes — Haydy Morsy (modern pentathlon),  Aya Abbas (Paralympic swimming),   Mohamed Sanad '14 (handball), Dina Meshref '17 and Yossra Helmy '20 (both table tennis) — are #MakingAUCProud, representing AUC and Egypt on a global stage.

Mohamed Sanad, handball player, at Tokyo 2020, with 6 goals ad 6 shots

The Clutch King

AUC athlete Mohamed Sanad, the Clutch King, is making AUC proud with his perfect performance and top scoring honors. With his six shots and six goals, Sanad is leading the Egyptian handball team qualifying for quarterfinals for the first time in 21 years.

 

 

Athletics News

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Meet the Tokyo 2020 AUC Olympians

After being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games are currently taking place, and AUC is leaving its mark halfway across the world. A number of students and alumni have taken part in this year's games, and some are about to get started.  Yossra Helmy '20 Table Tennis  

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Spring Run Competition

5th Sector Tournament and the National Track and Field Tournament for Universities

AUC recently competed in the outdoor 5th Sector Tournament and the National Track and Field Tournament for Universities. The AUC Eagles’ football team and swim team achieved second place in the 5th Sector Tournament, and athlete Jude Maher achieved second place in the Hurdles event of the National Track and Field Tournament for Universities. We are proud of our athletes, who succeeded in bringing home medals, and who had managed to shake off rust from lack of play due to the pandemic. Go Eagles!

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Spring Run Competition

Back on Track Spring Run Competition

AUC students and staff gathered at Habtour Stadium earlier this month for a day of friendly competition, physical activity, and fun in the AUC Athletics Department’s Spring Run. Forty participants took part in a day of competitive events, consisting of a run, CrossFit, and yoga, and winners received medals as well as gym memberships at Fithub Egypt, who helped make the event happen. The outdoor event was a chance to safely come together to compete, have fun, and promote a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Athletes of the week

Results

Thu

Apr

08

Men’s Football

Score

AUC

0

ASST

4

Sat

Apr

03

Men's Football

Score

AUC

2

FUE

0

Thu

Apr

01

Men’s Football

Score

AUC

4

AAST

1

Tue

Mar

30

Men’s Football

Score

AUC

6

BUE

0

Sun

Mar

28

Men’s Football

Score

AUC

5

MUST

0

Mon

Feb

22

Men's Handball

Score

AUC

16

Higher Education

15

Affiliates

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Operating Hours

Weight Training and Cardio Machines Rooms

Sunday - Thursday 

8:30 am - 9:45 pm

Break: 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Friday and Saturday

11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Break: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Paul B. Hannon Swimming Pool

Sunday, Tuesday

8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Break: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

8:30 am - 7:00 pm

Break: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Friday and Saturday

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Falaki Gym (AUC Tahrir Square Campus)

Sunday - Thursday

1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday and Saturday

Closed