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Sep 29 2011 - Sport Coach Clinic (Old level 1)

Athletics New Brunswick, UNBSJ Varsity Reds - Track and the Saint John Track Club are offering the introductory NCCP course in athletics, called Sport Coach.  This course introduces the coach to the basics of all of the event areas in track & field as well as covering principles of athlete development, training design, and many other topics.

WHEN:          November 25-27, 2011

WHERE:        Campus of UNB Saint John

COST:           $100

The registration includes the course materials, which include a course workbook, a reference guide and a DVD full of videos and resources for all areas of track & field.  The course uses a combination of interactive classroom learning and hands-on activity sessions to give coaches first-hand experience with the techniques and training methods used in all areas of athletics.  Coaches should come prepared to actively take part in learning skills and drills in running, jumping and throwing events.

Registration can be done online here http://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register.php?id=441 or visit www.anb.ca . Registration must be done before November 20th.


Sep 20 2011 - Britt 3rd in Seattle

ANB's Barry Britt finished third at the prestigious Sundodger Invitational cross-country meet Saturday. The University of Idaho junior finished the 8-kilometre course in 24 minutes, 14.36 seconds. He led the parade of four Idaho Vandals to place in the top 10. Way to go Barry!
 


Sep 8 2011 - ANB Awards nomination now open

Nominate an athlete/coach/official or volunteer for Athletics New Brunswick annual awards. The deadline to nominate someone is October 19th. The finalist will be named on October 24th while the winners will be announced at ANB’s Awards Gala on November 19th in Oromocto.

To nominate someone please fill out the Nomination forms available here:

http://www.anb.ca/page.php?content=awardsNominationform 


Sep 2 2011 - Shayne Dobson named to the 2011 Parapanamerican Games Team

The New Brunswick Athlete makes his first Team Canada Team.

Shayne Dobson ,will be among the 26 athletes wearing the Canada uniform at the 2011 Parapanamerican Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Competition in athletics begins on Monday November 14th and will wrap up on Friday November 18th at the Telmex Athletics Stadium. The  21 year old athlete form  from Cambelton will compete in the T 37 800m and 1500m is the Canadian Champion in both these events.  He is currently studying kinesiology at l'Université de Moncton and is a member of Athlétisme Sud Est/South East Athletics (ASEA) .

“Shayne is relatively new to the sport by making this team it shows his immense potential'' said Athletics New Brunswick Technical Director Gabriel LeBlanc. ''This is also a historical day for ANB as Shayne become the first New Brunswick Para Athlete to qualify for a national team in over 10 years '' `

 

“This team is an investment in future potential,” states Athletics Canada  Lead Coach David Greig. “We are proud of these developing athletes rising to the challenge to qualify for the Parapanamerican Games. Of the athletes only two have been to a major games competition with Athletics Canada before.” Greig adds, “The leadership, guidance and perspective of veteran athlete Jason Dunkerley will help these newcomers build from the experience, on performance through to 2016.”

 

Jason Dunkerley of Ottawa, Ont., will be headlining Canada’s entry making his second Games appearance. He is the defending champion over both the T11 800-metres and 1500-metres events, highlighted by Games and Canadian records throughout.



2011 Parapanamerican Games Team

 

Name

Class

Event

Hometown

Coach

Richard Ball

T44

200m, 400m

Orillia, Ont.

Roger Deplancke

Cody Boast

Guide runner

 

Ottawa, Ont.

Ray Elrick

Rachael Burrows

T34

100m

Barrie, Ont.

Amanda Fader

Christy Campbell

T34

100m

Kitchener, Ont.

Ken Campbell

Richard Carr

T/F11

100m, Long Jump

Port Elgin, Ont.

Earl Farrell

Isaiah Christophe

T54

100m, 200m, 400m, 800m

Brampton, Ont.

Ken Thom

Brian Cummings

Guide runner

 

Ottawa, Ont.

Hugh Conlin

Shayne Dobson

T37

800m, 1500m

Campbellton, N.B.

Jules Comeau

Braedon Dolfo

T13

100m

Langley, B.C.

Kim Chapdelaine/ Laurier Primeau

Jason Dunkerley

T11

1500m, 5000m

Ottawa, Ont.

Ian Clark

Renee Foessel

F38

Javelin

Mississauga, Ont.

Ken Hall

Mark Harris

Guide runner

 

Toronto, Ont.

Craig Blackman

Simon Hodge

Guide runner

 

Toronto, Ont.

Dave Christiani

Courtney Johnson

T12

100m

Ottawa, Ont.

Hugh Conlin

Joshua Karanja

Guide runner

 

Ottawa, Ont.

Ian Clark

Brandon King

T12

100m, 400m

Ottawa, Ont.

Hugh Conlin

Noella Klawitter

T12

400m

Carleton Place, Ont.

Ian Clark

Jackie Marciano

T/F44

200m, 400m, Javelin

Halifax, N.S.

Mike Bawol

Virginia McLachlan

T37

100m, 200m

Windsor, Ont.

Ben Warnock

Alister McQueen

T/F44

100m, 200m, Javelin

Calgary, Alta.

Hugh Conlin

Issa Ouedraogo

F58

Javelin

Sherbrooke, Que.

Jean Laroche

Evan Porter

Guide runner

 

Port Elgin, Ont.

Earl Farrell

Jacqueline Rennebohm

T12

100m, 200m

Regina, Sask.

Hugh Conlin

Kevin Strybosch

F37

Discus

London, Ont.

Jason Tunks / John Allen

Sarah White

T53

100m, 200m, 400m

Montreal, Que.

Richard Tétreault

Kyle Whitehouse

T38

100m, 200m

Ste-Catharines, Ont.

Sue Bartol

 

Support Staff

 

 

Name

Position

Hometown

David Greig

Lead Coach

Ottawa, Ont.

Ueli Albert

Wheelchair Lead Coach

Wolfville, N.S.

Craig Blackman

Ambulatory Apprentice Coach

Toronto, Ont.

Hugh Conlin

Ambulatory Lead Coach

Ottawa, Ont.

Remo Bucci

Massage Therapist

Toronto, Ont.

Alix Côté-Tremblay

Athletic Therapist

Shefford, Que.

Marie-Ève Gauthier

Team Manager

Gatineau, Que.


At the last edition of the Parapanamerican Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2007, the Canadian team won 16 medals.  

 

For more information visit: http://www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=536.

2017-09-18 - Athlete Bio : Elizabeth MacDonald On Being A Veteran Competitor
2017-09-13 - New Brunswick Youth Cross Country Series
2017-08-30 - Athlete Profile: Naomie Maltais: On Harnessing Focus
2017-08-28 - MacPherson makes top 10
2017-08-27 - Athlete Bio : Alex Witmer: On Wanderlust, Echochambers, and Comebacks

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