Football Nova Scotia announces new president

Lantz, N.S– Former Football Nova Scotia Vice President of Sport Development, Keith Skiffington, has been appointed as interim President. Keith replaces Richard MacLean, as he is the new President of Football Canada.

Skiffington commented on his new position, “I am honored to be appointed as the President of Football in Nova Scotia.  This is an exciting time for football in our Province and there are a lot of great committed volunteers who are passionate about the sport.  I look forward to leading and working with them to grow and develop football to its potential.”

Keith Skiffington has been involved in football from a young age. He played for the Acadia Axemen for five years (1978-82) as a Defensive Back. During this time he was named team captain and played on two Vanier Cup Championship Teams. Due to his success playing with the Axemen, his 1981 team is being inducted into the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of fame this November. After graduating with a BBA, Skiffington coached the Axemen for one year.

Currently Skiffington is the Defensive Coordinator and Assistant Head Coach of the Dalhousie Tigers Football Club and has been coaching under-17 and under-18 Provincial Teams since 2010. Keith has served as the President of Nova Scotia Minor Football for many years, contributing to the establishment of many new Associations at the Mite and Atom level.


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