|2017 Legion Coaches|
Apr 25 2017
Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to announce that the following coaches will lead team New Brunswick at the 2017 Legion Canadian Youth Track & Field Championships:
Peter Stuart of Riverview (event coach)
Sue Ellis-Laparco of Saint John(event coach)
Verne Cunningham of Bocabec (event coach)
Alex Stuart of Riverview (event coach)
The Royal Canadian Legion Track and Field program is a nationally sanctioned program culminating in a national track & field... >> more
|ANB Offering Summer Student Positions|
Apr 19 2017
Athletics New Brunswick is currently seeking applications from interested students for several summer employment positions including Run Jump Throw Wheel Coordinators and an Assistant to the Executive Director. The successful candidates will be expected to travel to track and field meets, organize/deliver programs and coordinate with various groups.
We are currently accepting applications for the following Federal Government assisted positions:
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|Athletics New Brunswick is currently accepting resumes for the position of High Performance Coach|
Apr 18 2017
Athletics New Brunswick (ANB), a provincial sport organization, is currently accepting resumes for the position of High Performance Coach . This position is a full time salary position and is located at the University of New Brunswick- Saint John Campus in Saint John, N.B. with responsibilities to serve high-performance athlete across the province and lead the UNB Varsity Red’s Track and Field and Cross Country programs.
This is a position that requires a responsible,... >> more
|Coaching Better Every Season |
Apr 12 2017
Keeping last month’s book theme going comes a sure-fire, must read for any coach. Coaching Better Every Season by Dr. Wade Gilbert (2017) provides a year-round system for athlete development and program success.
The book is broken down into four parts – Preseason (Envision), In-Season (Enact), and End of Season (Evaluate), and Off-Season (Enhance) which guide the reader through the book and provide a link to the regular coaching schedule/process. Through each of these time per... >> more
|Volunteer at Jeux de la Francophonie Canadienne |
Apr 10 2017
Attention all officials, volunteers, and others interested in helping. The 2017 Francophone Games will be this July 11 to 15 at the 2010 Moncton Stadium and we need your help with the Track and Field section that will be from July 12 to 15.
All officials and volunteers will be rewarded with food, beverages, and the opportunity to stay on the competition site at the University of Moncton Residence. Knowing or speaking French I not a requirement; however if so, you will be paired with... >> more
|12 Challenges 2017|
Apr 6 2017
Athletics New Brunswick is excited to announce that it's ever popular 12 Challenges program will be returning for 2017!
The program will feature locations in Dieppe, Shediac, Moncton, Rothesay, Miramichi and Fredericton. The 12 Challenges is designed for athletes ages 5-12 to get them acquainted with track and field in a non-competitive environment. Over the course of the program, athletes will experience 12 different track and field related skills/events to help them improve on... >> more
|Throw for Dave” Raises Funds and Breaks Records|
Apr 5 2017
The Stade Vance-Toner in the CEPS at the Université de Moncton was the location for Athletics New Brunswick’s “Throw for Dave” meet this past weekend. The event was hosted as a fundraiser to help out Dave Jefferson, long time ANB official and masters athlete, who recently lost everything in an apartment fire. The event raised over $1000 to help Dave out, and an on-line auction is also being run to contribute to the cause.
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|Shayne Dobson named new ANB Athlete Representative|
Mar 24 2017
Athletics New Brunswick is happy to announce that Shayne Dobson will be ANB’s new Athlete Representative. Dobson, of Campbellton, and a graduate of Université de Moncton will hold this position for a two-year term. The board position involves full participation at all eight annual board meetings including voting rights and the opportunity to better understand how our organisation operates, how our board functions and most importantly be able to put forward his voice and the voice... >> more
Athlete of the Month
Athlete of the Month (March 2017): Nick MacMackin. Quispamsis native Nick MacMackin was New Brunswick’s top athlete at the USports Track & Field Championships in Edmonton, finishing 4th in the 1000m, 5th in the 600m, and 11th in the 1500m. MacMackin also won silver as a member of the Windsor 4x800m relay team. Most impressive was Nick's 600m time of 1:18.82, which smashed the provincial U23 and senior records.