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Friday, August 12, 2005
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Highlights from this issue:
- Legion National Track & Field Championships - Results
- Rising Stars in Athletics - Trey Henderson
- Run Jump Throw Instructors Workshop - North Vancouver
- Canadian Road Race Championships - Winnipeg
- 2005 Lower Mainland Cross Country Series
- Danny Daniels heads Athletics Canada European Paralympic Track and
- BC Road Race Team Selection Criteria - To be announced next week
FROM THE BCA OFFICE
Updated Canada Summer Games Team List - Congratulations and Best
Wishes for a Successful Canada Games - Go Team BC Go!!!!!
An updated team list has been posted as of August 9th, with some club
affiliation corrections made August 12th:
2005 BC Junior Development Awards Criteria & Nomination Form
Deadline - Must be received in the BC Athletics office by August 31,
The BC Junior Development Awards Criteria & Nomination Form is now
available on the BC Athletics website along with selection criteria
Rising Stars in Athletics - Trey Henderson
This week's profile is on 2005 BC Junior Team member, 2005 BC Junior
Champions and Canadian National Legion Camp Champion and Record Holder -
Coach: Richard Collier
2005 Best Performance & Ranking:
5Kg Hammer - 65.63m BC Youth #1, Canada Youth #1, National Legion
Discus - 45.82m BC Youth #2
2005 National Legion Championships Hammer - 1st
2005 National Legion Championships Discus - 2nd
2005 Canadian Junior Championships Hammer - 2nd
2005 BC Juvenile Championships Hammer - 1st
2005 BC Juvenile Championships Discus - 3rd
2004 National Legion Championships Discus
2004 National Legion Championships Shot Put
2004 BC High School Championships Hammer - 2nd
2004 BCJD Discus - 1st
2004 BCJD Shot Put - 1st
Track & Field Team Selection:
2005 BC Junior Team (Hammer)
2005 BC Juvenile Team (Hammer, Discus)
2004 BC 15 Year Old Team (Discus, Shot Put)
Masters - Equity for Men!!!???
M35-39 now official age-group
The IAAF Congress in Helsinki decided last week that men, like women, will
become masters / veterans from 35 years of age. This means that the
age-group M35-39 will be an official age-group at the upcoming WMA World
Championships Stadia in San Sebastian.
ATHLETICS CANADA ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN PARALYMPIC CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM FOR
TRACK AND FIELD
(August 2, 2005 - Ottawa, ON) - Athletics Canada will be sending a full
team of 37 athletes to represent the country at the upcoming International
Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Open European Paralympic
Championships taking place in Espoo, Finland, August 21-27. This will be
the first time Canada has participated in these championships. In the
past, the meet was only open to European countries.
For more information and a list of athletes and team staff go to: www.athleticscanada.com/article.asp?id=6812
BC ATHLETES and TEAM STAFF
NAME, CAT, EVENTS, HOMETOWN
Alan Bergman, T54, 5000-0000-Marathon, Cobble Hill, BC
Andrea Holmes, F44, Long jump-100 (T46) , Vancouver, BC
Courtney Knight, F13, Pentathlon, Burnaby, BC
Blair Miller, T38, 400-800, Port Alberni, BC
Kelly Smith, T54, Marathon, Kamloops, BC
Michelle Stillwell, T52, 100-200-400-800, Nanoose Bay, BC
Curtis Thom, T54, 100-200-400-800, Burnaby, BC
Dustin Walsh, T11, 100-200-400, Coquitlam, BC
Steve Walters, Guide, 100-200-400, Vancouver, BC
Head of Delegation
Don Steen – Coach
Peter Lawless – Coach
For more information, please contact:
(613) 260-5580 ext. 3305
(613) 260-5580 ext. 3311
The 2005 Athletics Canada Technical Congress
“Making the difference as a Canadian Coach: Coaching Development
& System Building”
November 25th to 27th, 2005
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
- Dr. Anatoly Bondarchuk, Past Head Coach, Soviet Union Track &
Field Team, and personal coach to 23 Olympic medallists.
- Peter Eriksson: Head Coach US Paralympics Track & Field Team
& personal coach to Chantal Petitclerc, world record holder &
winner of 16 Paralympic medals.
- Gary Winckler: Head Coach, University of Illinois Women’s Track
& Field Team & personal coach to 2003 World Outdoor & 2004
World Indoor Champion Perdita Felicien.
Friday, November 25th, 2005
Foote Field Board Room
9:00 am to 5:00 pm Athletics Canada Board of Directors Meeting
University of Alberta: School of Business: Stollery Centre
7:00 pm to 9.00 pm Coaching Education Session #1
9:00 pm to 11:30pm Reception: Stollery Centre
Saturday, November 26th, 2005:
University of Alberta School of Business: Stollery Centre
08:45 am to 12:00 pm Domestic Business
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch: Keynote Speaker
1:45 pm to 3:15 pm Coaching Education Session #2: Concurrent Speakers
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm Coaching Education Session #3: Concurrent Speakers
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Dinner with Guest Speaker. Club Development
Sunday, November 27th, 2005:
University of Alberta School of Business: Stollery Centre
8:45 am to 10:00 am Women in Coaching Roundtable
10:15 am to 11:45 am Club Development in Canada
12:15 pm to 1:45 pm Performance Enhancement Teams: Forum
1:45 pm to 2:15 pm Closing Address
Event Site: University of Alberta, School of Business: Stollery
Accommodation: The Campus Towers Suite Hotel. The Campus Towers is a
five-minute walk from the Stollery Centre. We have secured a nightly rate
of $102 per room per night plus taxes at the Campus Towers. Please call
the hotel directly to make reservations at 1-888-962-2522. Quote booking
number 114994 when making the reservation.
To register for the Technical Congress please contact Scott Luck at the
Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre: 780 492 6868
Cost: $150 includes Friday night reception, Saturday Lunch & Saturday
Canadian Masters Athletic Association Records
The Canadian Masters Athletic Association keeps Canadian Records in
five-year age groups from 35-39 and older for men and women in the
- Indoor track and field
- Outdoor track & field
- Racewalking (road & track)
- Multi-events (decathlon, etc)
- Roadrunning (men 40-44 +)
The CMAA also publishes the current marks in the annual Canadian
Masters Record Book, published in May.
If you have broken a listed CAN record, you have to fill out an
application to let the CMAA know of your achievement.
Certain details are required – wind readings, photo timing, downhill
courses, certified throwing implements, etc, that affect the validity of a
Records and application forms are on the CMAA site www.canadianmastersathletics.com
Please take the time to submit an application to help keep the records
up to date.
CMAA Director Of Communications
Track and Field
Team BC Continues Successful Season at the National Legion Meet
The athletes on the BC/Yukon Legion Command T&F Team enjoyed the
results from the team competition since the close of the weekend. The 40
athletes who traveled to Edmonton, Alberta for the camp managed to win 50
medals and achieve 18 top 8 performances.
Elizabeth Gleadle still had enough left in her after her fifth place
finish at the World Youth Championships to defend her National Legion
Javelin Title, and in the process break the 19 year old meet record with a
throw of 45.89m.
The records kept falling in the throwing events as Trey Henderson set
the meet record as well as a Canadian Youth record in the Juvenile Men's
Hammer Throw. He rounded out his throws competition with a Silver medal in
Jessica Smith showed her opposition that she had enough kick to win the
1500m Gold and run the second leg of the Bronze medal 4x400m relay team.
However it was on the second day of competition that spectators and
competitors alike fully appreciated her speed. On the final lap of the
3000m Smith moved calmly into second place through the final bend. As she
came out of the turn, she used a devastating burst to leave the Nova
Scotia runner in her wake and claim a second gold medal, and third of any
colour, in her final event.
Medal Count - Combined: Men + Women
Team Gold Silver Bronze Total
Ontario 21 18 11 50
British Columbia/Yukon 19 18 13 50
Province de Québec 13 4 14 31
Alberta Northwest Territories 6 9 13 28
Nova Scotia/Nunavut 4 7 6 17
Saskatchewan 4 5 7 16
Manitoba/Northwest Ontario 3 3 2 8
New Brunswick 1 5 2 8
Alberta Canada Summer Games 1 1 0 2
Prince Edward Island Command 1 1 0 2
Newfoundland Labrador Command 0 0 1 1
For full event results go to: www.athleticsalberta.com/legion/2005_legion_results.htm
World Track & Field Coverage Over the Internet
Track & Field Meet Requirements!
- Make sure that throws implements are weighed and measured correctly.
Communicate a request to have implements weighed to the BC Athletics
Officials responsible for the throws well before your competition
- A large percentage of track meets are still not listing throws
events properly in their results. The implement weight (metric only)
must be clearly noted in the title of the event and in results
listings. Example: "Sr. Men's Hammer (7.260kg)". If the
weight of the implement is not stated in the title of the event the
performances will not be used for provincial, national or
international rankings or records.
- Make sure hurdle heights are clearly noted in the title of the event
and in results listings ie: "Juvenile Women 100mH
One race remaining in 2005 Timex BC Road Running Series: Labour Day
Points details now posted: www.bcathletics.org/RRSeries/
2005 Canadian 10K Road Race Championships - Winnipeg, October 9
(August 11, 2005, Ottawa) - Athletics Canada together with its
Provincial Branch partner Athletics Manitoba, are pleased to announce that
the 2005 Canadian 10k Road Running Championships will be held in Winnipeg,
Manitoba on Sunday, October 9th.
"As part of the Thanksgiving weekend we are looking forward to
hosting some of Canada's best road racers along side the active Winnipeg
running community. The course is flat, fast and along the scenic
Wellington Crescent route", said Jack Booth, President of Athletics
The 2005 Canadian 10k Road Running Championships will serve as a
conclusion to the domestic road running season.
Stay tuned to the Athletics Canada web-site for additional information
regarding entries and the technical package. (www.athleticscanada.com).
For more information, please contact:
(613) 260-5580 ext. 3303
BC 10K Road Race Team - Selection Criteria
The BC Athletics Road Running Division will formally announce next week
the selection criteria for the BC Athletics Open Road Running Team to
compete in the Cdn 10k Road Race Championships. Both individual
performances and rankings in the BC Timex Road Running Series will be
considered for Team Selection. Please see the General Criteria for
Selection at: www.bcathletics.org/gensel.htm.
IAAF Competition Rules for Road Running
BC 10k Road Running Championships
November 20, FILA Fall Classic 10km, Vancouver BC (UBC) www.fallclassicrun.ca
2005 Lower Mainland Cross Country Series
The Lower Mainland Cross Country Series is looking for volunteers
wishing to assist with the coordination of the series. If you have
participated in this series in the past or would just like to help please
contact Jake Madderom, 604-433-3371 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2005 BC Cross Country Championships
October 22, Crescent Park, Surrey BC (White Rock) www.bcathletics.org/main/cross_country.htm#champs
Canadian Cross Country Championships
December 3, 2005
Jericho Park - Vancouver
Call for committee members and volunteers. If you would like to assist
with the planning and organizing of the Canadian Cross Country
Championships or to volunteer notify email@example.com.
IAAF Competition Rules for Cross Country Running
Courses & Seminars
Run Jump Throw Instructors Training Course - North Vancouver
See the following link for more course and registration information: www.bcathletics.org/main/rjt.htm
2nd Annual Whitworth College Cross Country Coaches Clinic
Date: Saturday Aug 20, 2005
Time: 8:30am - 2:00pm
Location: Whitworth College - Spokane, WA (Weyerhaeuser Hall - Robinson
Clock hours: Five (5) WIAA approved clock hours will be provided.
This clinic is designed to provide both new and veteran high
school/middle school cross country and track and field distance coaches
with increased knowledge in the areas of periodization training, core
strength training, injury prevention, nutrition, rest/recovery, mental
preparation, race strategy and team building. Other areas will also be
provided if time allows. Specific workouts will also be discussed.
Information will be presented in both lecture form (PowerPoint) and
Each coach will be provided a packet of notes, including examples of
workouts that may be used or adapted to specific programs.
Snacks and Lunch will be provided.
This is a great opportunity to add to your current knowledge base and
help jump start your season.
$55 (includes snacks, lunch, clock hour fee, notes and
$45 (excludes clock hours)
Dr. Toby C. Schwarz, Head Cross Country/Track and Field Coach
(509) 777- 4361
Employment & volunteer Opportunities
BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
The BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is currently seeking an Executive
Director. A not-for-profit society, founded in 1966, the Hall of Fame is
seeking a candidate who is passionate about sport and sport history and
inspiring/educating youth in British Columbia. Closing deadline for applications is
August 26, 2005.
Canadian Snowboard Federation
The Canadian Snowboard Federation is seeking an enthusiastic and
self-motivated individual to fill the newly created position of
Administrative Assistant – High Performance Program. Deadline for applications is August 19, 2005.
President and CEO / Special Olympics Canada
Communications Coordinator / Athletes CAN
BC ATHLETICS COMMITTEES
BC Athletics Board of Directors
Chair: Tom Hastie - firstname.lastname@example.org
Board of Directors:
May 14, 2005
August 20, 2005
November 26, 2005
Board of Directors - Executive Committee:
April 27, 2005
June 22, 2005
October 26, 2005
December 7, 2005
January 1, 2006
Juvenile, Junior, Senior Track & Field Committee
Committee Chair: Ron Bunting - email@example.com
April 3, 2005
June 26, 2005
July 24, 2005
Branch Officials Committee
Committee Chair: Ann Lansdell - firstname.lastname@example.org
2005 dates- TBA
Committee Chair: Jake Madderom - email@example.com
April 6, 2005
June 1, 2005 - CANCELLED
September 7, 2005
November 9, 2005
Road Running Committee
Contact: Jerry Tighe - firstname.lastname@example.org
2005 dates - TBA
Junior Development Committee
Committee Chairs: Alwilda van Ryswyk - email@example.com
Denise Clements - firstname.lastname@example.org
April 3, 2005
September 11, 2005
Cross Country Committee
Committee Chair: Frank Reynolds - email@example.com
June 25, 2005
BC/Yukon Command Team for the 2005 Royal Canadian Legion Track &
BC Athletics 2005 Canada Summer Games Team:
- updated Aug 4th
2005 Junior Pan Ams website
BC Ferries and Sport BC Present - Sporting Life on the Coast
BC Ferries and Sport BC are pleased to announce their new corporate
partnership. BC Ferries and Sport BC recognize that travel is often a
barrier to amateur sport teams as they seek competitive opportunities for
their athletes. In order to assist in removing this barrier, a new
program, Sport Life on the Coast, has been developed to provide travel
support to Sport BC, member organizations and their member clubs. Through
this exciting program, BC Ferries and Sport BC will assist with ferry
travel costs for athletes, coaches and officials.
Please see the following website document for information, criteria and
the application process for this program:
PacificSport - Fraser Valley Regional Athletics Centre
Sprints, Hurdles and Jumps Coach Position
The Valley Royals Track and Field Club, in partnership with BC
Athletics and the PacificSport Fraser Valley Regional Athletics Centre,
headquartered in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a person to assume the position
of sprints, hurdles and jumps coach. This is a part time position that
will offer remuneration of $1,500.00 per month for a total of $18,000 per
The main training venue will be the Swan Track & Field Complex
located at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford, BC. The track is an excellent
facility that is fully equipped. There are two pole vault pits that are
covered by rollaway sheds. During the late fall and winter months, weight
training sessions are booked into a local school.
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications and
- Have obtained their complete NCCP level 3 certification in sprints,
hurdles and jumps.
- Be a person that has a proven record of developing skills in the
full range of sprint, hurdle and jumping events for athletes primarily
16-years of age and older.
- Be a coach that is particularly competent in developing high-level
skills in the pole vault and high jump events.
- Be a person that recognizes talent and has the ability to recruit
that talent for the sport of Athletics.
- Be a coach that is capable of developing the skills of athletes to a
level that would enable them to achieve the standards needed to be
selected to both BC and Canadian teams.
- Be a coach that is able to motivate in a positive manner the
athletes under his/her charge.
- Be an effective communicator both written and verbally.
The successful candidate will be required:
- To coach 20-hours per week.
- To develop a schedule of practices that will allow the coach to give
attention to all events and athletes included in his/her discipline.
- To develop and put into use training and competition programs that
are suitable for the athletes.
- To assist at competitions and other events hosted by the Valley
Royals or Fraser Valley Regional Centre.
- To attend as many competitions that are feasible at which his/her
athletes will take part.
- Be able to organize and instruct technical coaching certification
clinics for levels 1 and 2 for sprints, hurdles and jumps.
- To work cooperatively with other coaches in the club and centre.
- To plan and instruct at camps.
- Be a self-starter who can initiate programs that will further the
development of the sport of Athletics.
- Be a member in good standing with BC Athletics or another
Provincial/Territorial Branch of Athletics Canada
To communicate effectively with club and centre members, Fraser Valley
Schools and Clubs, BC Athletics and Athletics Canada as required.
This position would be most suitable for a person that is able to earn
other income during the hours that he/she is not involved in the coaching
obligations as stated above. There is also the opportunity to share income
from new projects that the coach initiates and plays a leadership role in
Interested candidates should mail or email resumes to:
- Mike Inman, President
Valley Royals Track Club
31051 Downes Road
Mt. Lehman, BC V4X 1Y6
Distance Coach Required - West Vancouver Track & Field Club
The West Vancouver Track & Field Club requires a distance coach for
our High School and older athletes training for cross-country and middle
distance track events. Level 2 NCCP certification or equivalent education
experience is required. Time commitment is 1 ½ hour sessions 3 days per
week. If you are interested in this position with our growing club of
enthusiastic athletes, coaches and parent volunteers please contact
Patricia Watts, WVTFC President at 604-925-8867.
Coach Needed - South Fraser Track & Field Club
To work with Junior Development athletes (ages 9 - 14).
Part time, March to August each year - great for a student or former
athlete. Focus will be primarily sprints, runs or throws.
Call Glen: 604-524-5976. South Fraser Track Club, Surrey
Around the Track - What's new on the track scene in BC
NEW! Check here for BC Athletics media/press releases, news
articles/stories on athletes and coaches, information on upcoming major
sporting events and interesting articles from within our provincial track
and field program and local clubs. Past articles are archived.
BC Teams Staff Announced
BC Juvenile Team:
Head Coach & Throws - Richard Collier
Distance - Rob Connors
Sprints & Hurdles - Peter Raddatz
Jumps - Elena Voloshin
Managers - Irene Hanson-Monnie
BC Canada Summer Games Team:
Head Coach & Jumps - Ron Parker
Throws - Ron Bunting
Distance - Sue Northey
Sprints & Hurdles - Tony Dickson
Combined Events - Amber Gilbert
Manager - Bev Dilorio
Manager - Ryan Sullivan
Contact: Thelma Wright BC Athletics RunJumpThrow Coordinator
Phone 604 737 3175 firstname.lastname@example.org
Selection Criteria for the 2005 International Combined Events Meeting
2006 Commonwealth Games selection criteria now available
BC Team Selection Criteria and Standards & General Criteria for
Information available on the BC Athletics website at: www.bcathletics.org/main/sportspecific.htm.
Athletics Canada 2005 - 2006 Carding Criteria and Application Form
BC Championship Meets 2005
See Calendar of Events for complete information on competitions,
contact information with links. www.bcathletics.org/main/eventcal_index.htm
- BC Senior Games, August 24-27, Duncan
Coaching Certification 2005
Information regarding the new NCCP program can be found on the CABC
website: www.coaches.bc.ca/. For
additional information on courses offered, contact Brian McCalder at email@example.com
or go to the website at www.bcathletics.org/main/education.htm#coached.
Any coaches interested in upgrading their current coaching level(s) or
new coaches wanting to become certified during 2005 should
email Peter Ogilvie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include the following information:
- the city/ region you live in.
- the event group area (i.e. - distance, sprints & hurdles,
throws, jumps) you wish to take the coaching level course in.
- the level of course you wish to take
- the current coaching level you have (or please indicate if you are
new to coaching)
- your contact details (i.e. - current phone number, email, address
BC Summer and BC Winter Games
Cowichan Valley 2005 BC Seniors Games - Aug 24-27
100 Mile House 2006 Northern BC Winter Games - Feb 2-5
Greater Trail 2006 BC Winter Games - Feb 23-26
Kamloops 2006 BC Summer Games - July 27-30
2008 BC Winter Games - Kimberley-Cranbrook - Feb 21-24, 2008
2008 BC Summer Games - Kelowna - July 24-27, 2008
2010 BC Winter Games - Terrace - Mar 4-7, 2010
2010 BC Summer Games - Langley - July 22-25, 2010
World Anti-doping Agency
See the following link for:
1. 2005 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods
2. 2005 Monitoring Program (substances being monitored by WADA in order to
detect patterns of misuse in sport.
3. 2005 Summary of Modifications vis-a-vis 2004 Prohibited List
Major and upcoming events sanctioned by BC Athletics
Details, direct links and contacts
For complete listings of upcoming events (BC sanctioned events
highlighted in yellow) with contact information:
Track & Field
Road Relays & Ultra
Cross Country and Trail Running
see Track & Field above
2005 rankings to date:
Track & Field
TEAM SELECTION AND RELATED INFORMATION
Back issues of the BCAB are available at www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm.