Michael Faulds has been the Head Coach & Manager of Football Operations at Wilfrid Laurier University since 2013. In that time, he has taken the Laurier football program from a 1-7 record back in 2013 to two straight Yates Cups appearances, winning it in 2016.
With the quick turnaround and success in 2016, Coach Faulds was awarded the OUA and U Sports Coach of the Year. The high powered Laurier offense under Coach Faulds has produced two of the last four OUA MVP’s: RB Dillon Campbell in 2014 and WR Kurleigh Gittens Jr in 2017.
Prior to coaching at Laurier, Coach Faulds was the Offensive Coordinator at York University for three years. As a player, Coach Faulds was the Western Mustangs quarterback from 2005-2009, winning two Yates Cups, two Yates Cups MVP’s, the OUA player of the year award in 2009 and numerous passing records.
Until recently, Coach Faulds was the USports all-time single season and career passing record holder.
In his personal life, Coach Faulds and his wife Stacey live in Kitchener and they have two children: 4 year old Chloe and 1 year old Lucas.