Tim Petros Running Back Award

Please join us in supporting the Tim Petros Running Back Award in memory of Tim, Nick’s eldest son, whom we lost too soon in March 2020. Tim’s wife and children established this award in his loving memory to honour his football career as well as his ability to touch the lives of others so deeply. This will be awarded annually to running back football players at the University of Calgary who exhibit the same qualities and passion for football as Tim did.

For more information about the Tim Petros Running Back Award, watch Mark Petros on Mario Toneguzzi’s Business Insider:

"Tim touched everyone, he was more than a football player, he was one of the most popular student-athletes in his era, no one ever had a bad word about him. It is so fitting to have an award in his name for the program".
– Jack Neumann


Donations can be made in the following ways:

By Cheque

University of Calgary
OVC 131 – Gift Processing and Tax Receipting
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
Attn: Susan Wessels

Please refer to DEV Tim Petros Running Back Award in the memo portion of the cheque.

By Gift of Shares of Publicly Traded Shares or Mutual Funds

At UCalgary, gifts of shares of publicly traded securities include stocks, bonds, bills, and mutual funds, and are all eligible for a preferred inclusion rate for capital gains. The transfer of funds can be made as a direct transfer from your account to the university by the donor initiating the transaction with their broker. These shares will be sold as soon as possible and the proceeds will be transferred to this award. The university will issue a tax receipt for the amount of the market value when they are signed. Please use the links below to find more about the process: