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Wednesday, June 27, 2007
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Highlights from this issue:
- Harry Jerome Scholarship Winners Announced
- BC Athletics Crossword Contest Continues!
- 2007 Eastern Canada High Performance Track and Field Series
- Pan Am and Junior Pan Am Team Announced
- Canadian World Youth Team Announced
- New Course Record at Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon
- Rising Stars in Athletics – This week’s spotlight is on Keynan
FROM THE BCA OFFICE
Harry Jerome Scholarship Winners
BC Athletics is proud to announce Stacey Irvine and Kyle
Nielsen as the 2007 recipients of the Harry Jerome Scholarship. The
scholarship is awarded to graduating students of 2007 who have
demonstrated exceptional ability and promise in Athletics, acceptable
academic record and qualities of character and leadership.
Stacey Irvine is an outstanding pole vaulter from Smithers, BC. She was
recently named to her second national team and will compete in Brazil for
the Pan-American Junior Games. Stacey has a personal best of 3.80 meters
which is both the BC Juvenile and Junior record. Montana State University
will be lucky to have Stacey in September, where she will train with the
NCAA indoor women’s pole vault champion in pursuit of her athletic
Javelin is Kyle Nielsen’s event. He will also travel to Brazil in
July on the Canadian Junior Pan-Am Team. Kyle holds the BC Juvenile
javelin record, and has a personal best of 66.81m. He is attending the
University of Washington in the fall.
BC Athletics would like to thank all of the applicants for this
Western Canada Games Deadlines Are Approaching!
Athletics will be at the Western Canada Games in Strathcona County,
Alberta from August 7th-11th. Athletes from the ages 16-21 are eligible to
compete. Trials will be held July 7-8 in Nanaimo, BC.
There are some important deadlines to be aware of:
All athletes interested in attending the Western Canada Games must
register online at www.teambc.org by June
30th. Your profile must be complete in order to be considered.
This includes the release form and Team BC agreement, which can be faxed
to the BCA office at 604 737 3171 or sent to the number given on the Team
You can find registration instructions at http://teambc.org/registration/TeamBCRegManual2007WCSG.pdf.
Athletes must also submit a declaration form to BC Athletics, which can
be found on the website under team selection. Declarations must be in
before July 1st.
This is an amazing opportunity, so be organized and get registered.
See you in Nanaimo!
The BC Track and Field Rankings will be updated tomorrow (June 28). They
will include all submitted results from BC events EXCEPT performances from the
weekend of June 23, 24.
Attention Athletes competing outside of B.C.:
Please submit your performances (especially if they are season’s
bests) for meets outside of B.C. and a link to the official rankings if
you wish to be included. We will try our best to search them, but this is
a timely process. This is very important for University athletes competing
during their university season. Please email performances to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Result (including event):
Wind: If applicable
BC Athletics Crossword Contest!
Congratulations to Debbie Twitchell and Mark Lillicrap for being our
first winners. We still have a few more awards to give out if you would
like to try your hand at solving the Athletics Crossword.
The prize for this one (there will be more to come!) is Athletics
Canada issued sweatpants and sweatshirts (hooded and non-hooded, grey with
Athletics Canada logo). All you need to do is print out this
specially-made BCA Crossword, solve it, and be one of the first 5 to
fax/mail it to us with your requested size of garment, name, and contact
information. There are limited sizes, so if your requested size is
unavailable, we will contact you with alternative prizes!
Stay tuned in future weeks for more chances to WIN free Athletics
items. Any questions/ comments can be directed to email@example.com.
Call for Team BC Chef de Mission
The Sport and Recreation Branch in the Ministry of Tourism, Sport and
the Arts is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to serve as
Chef de Mission for Team BC for the 2009 Canada Summer Games which will be
held in the cities of Charlottetown and Summerside, Prince Edward Island
from August 15 – 29, 2009.
You will be responsible for recruiting, selecting, training and leading
a Mission Team of approximately 20 volunteers to ensure that all aspects
of Team BC preparation are met. You will work closely with the Assistant
Chef de Mission and Management team to ensure all operations,
communications, special events, performance services (sport science and
medicine) and sport technical aspects are in place for a successful Games’
experience. You will be supported by skilled, professional staff from the
Sport and Recreation Branch, partner organizations and contractors. This
is an opportunity to play a key role in BC’s sport development system
and to help prepare our future Olympians and Paralympians.
The Sport and Recreation Branch is also seeking expressions of interest
from individuals interested in future Team BC Chef de Mission positions
for the 2011 Canada Winter Games or the 2011 Western Canada Summer Games.
The Canada Winter Games will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia in February
2011 and the Western Canada Summer Games will be held in Kamloops, British
Columbia in August of 2011.
If you have any questions or are interested in being considered for
these opportunities, please forward a letter clearly indicating which
position(s) you are interested in and your resume outlining related skills
and experience by July 6, 2007 to:
Team BC Program Manager
Sport and Recreation Branch
PO Box 9820 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria BC, V8W 9W3
phone - (250) 387- 4386 / fax - (250) 387 – 1407
All BC Athletics sanctioned events having an AWAD component to their
meet/race should be sending results in to the BCA office along with
Able-Bodied results. Any 2007 events that have already taken place are
asked to send in the AWAD results from their meet/race to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attention all BC Senior Team Hopefuls and Club Funded Athletes/Coaches
In preparing for the Canadian Track and Field National Championships,
BC Athletics has been investigating travel arrangements to and from
Windsor, ON for Team BC (yet to be named). Athletes need to be alerted to
the possibility of traveling through Detroit, MI, which would require all
athletes, team staff and club coaches to have a valid Canadian passport.
Attention BC Athletics Sanctioned Track and Field Meet Organizers:
Please be advised that this year's Results Round-up email address is email@example.com.
Please send ALL meet results to this address.
Crucial to results rankings are:
- Wind Readings (100m, 200m, LJ, TJ, and Sprint Hurdles).
- Implement weights (The metric weight must be noted in event title).
- Electronic Timing (If times are not electronic, please let us know
since they are not valid).
- Please send results in a Hi-Tek / Excel spreadsheet.
- Indicate birth year, NOT athlete age in each event
National Championship Membership Registration Requirements
In order to register for the 2007 National Junior and Senior Track
& Field Championships athletes must be listed on ACDirect. Both event
registration systems are now open. Athletes who are not entered on
ACDirect will not be able to register.
Athletes - make sure you get your BC Athletics membership in to your
club Registrar as quickly
Registrars - Make sure you keep your club memberships on ACDirect up to
2007 BC Athlete Declaration
All BC athletes hoping to be considered for the BC Senior, BC Junior,
Western Canada Games, BC Juvenile teams MUST fill out an athlete
declaration before the dates below:
- BC Senior Team - DEADLINE PASSED
- BC Junior Team - DEADLINE PASSED
- Western Canada Games Team - July 1, 2007
- BC Juvenile and 15-yr-old Team (National Legion T&F Champs.) - July 1, 2007
The athlete declaration form can be found at the BC Athletics website: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/teamdec07.pdf
Rising Stars in Athletics - This week's spotlight is on Keynan Parker!
Hometown: New Westminster, BC
Club: Burnaby Striders
School: St. Thomas More Collegiate
Coaches: Winston Reckord, Dave Mattiazzo
Events: 100m, 200m
Best 2007 Performances:
200m 21.44 - a Canadian Youth record
Best 2006 Performance and Ranking:
100m - 11.00, BC Juvenile #1
2007 - BC High School Track and Field Championships, 100m Champion
2007 - BC High School Track and Field Championships, 200m Champion
2007 - BC High School Track and Field Championships, 4x100m Champion
2007 - BC Junior Championships, 100m Champion
2007 - BC Junior Championships - 1st 200m
2006 - BC High School Track and Field Championships, 100m Champion
2006 - BC High School Track and Field Championships, 200m Champion
2006 - BC High School Track and Field Championships, 4x100m Champion
2006 - Canadian Juvenile Championships, 100m - 3rd
2006 - Canadian Juvenile Championships, 4x100m Champion
2005 - Canadian 15 Year Old Championships, 100m - 3rd
2005 - Canadian 15 Year Old Championships, 200m - 3rd
2005 - Canadian 15 Year Old Championships, 4x100m - 2nd
2007 - Canadian World Youth Team
2006 - BC Royal Canadian Legion Team
2005 - BC Royal Canadian Legion 15 yr-old Team
2004 - BC Summer Games Zone 4
Compete at 2008 World Juniors
Run track in University
Eventually represent Canada at the Olympics
Canadians confirmed for IPC 1500m T54 trials in Windsor
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada is pleased to announce that four Canadians
will compete in Windsor, ON on July 7 in the International Paralympic
Committee (IPC) 1500 metre wheelchair racing trials. The Trials will
select the eight male and female finalists to compete this August in the
men’s and women’s 1500 metre wheelchair exhibition demonstration
events at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics.
Chantal Petitclerc, Diane Roy and Tracey Ferguson will compete in the
women’s 1500 metre trials while Michel Fliteau will represent Canada on
the men’s side. The Canadian foursome will face challengers from
numerous countries like Austria, China, France, Great Britain, Japan,
Mexico and the United States.
The World Championships take place August 20 to September 2 in Osaka,
Japan. The wheelchair exhibition events take place the first of September.
Canada has a storied history of excellent results in previous IAAF
wheelchair exhibition events.
In 1987, Dianne Rakiecki of BC, won the gold in the 800 metre. In 1991
in Tokyo, Chantal Petitclerc won the bronze and captured silver in 1995.
More recently Diane Roy captured the silver at the 2003 IAAF Championships
The 1500 metre trials will take place during the Boiling Point
Wheelchair Track Classic, an elite international competition. The men’s
1500 metre semi-finals are slated to begin at 6:35pm with the women’s
semis at 6:47pm. Follow this link to view the full schedule of the Boiling
Point Wheelchair Track Classic.
The Boiling Point will be preceded by an Enhanced Athletics Development
Meet (EADM) in the afternoon. The EADM is an all comer’s type of
competition to give racing opportunities to younger athletes and introduce
new athletes to the sport of wheelchair racing.
Results from around the Track (and Field)
June 25, 2007 - www.athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=320
Nthiwa spots field a thirty-second start, then storms to new course
record at Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon
June 24, Vancouver - On a remarkable, wet Vancouver summer morning,
Kenyan Patrick Nthiwa missed the start of the Scotiabank Vancouver Half
Marathon, then stormed his way past a record field of over 4,000 to set a
new course record of 63:10, eclipsing Moroccan Mustapha Bennacer's 2003
mark by a mere four seconds.
Fellow Kenyan Magdalene Mukunzi had a less-dramatic come-from-behind
win as she made it three-for-three in head-to-head competition over
Toronto's Lioudmila Kortchaguina this year, blowing past Canada's #1
ranked women's marathoner and Calgary's Lisa Harvey around 12k, then
cruising to a comfortable victory in 1:14:02.
Top BC runners were Nanaimo's Steve Osaduik and Vancouver's Jane Cullis.
Full story at: www.canadarunningseries.com/svhm/#story07
Summer 2007 Road Running Performance "Interval Training"
The BC Athletics Summer 2007 Road Running Performance "Interval
Training" Clinic started May 16th at Brockton Oval in Stanley Park.
The clinic, coached by past Vancouver Marathon winner, BC Athletics
Hall of Fame Inductee and Certified Level 2 NCCP coach John Hill, is on 20
consecutive Wednesdays at 6PM until September 26th. The cost is $140 (plus
BCA Athletics membership, minimum $10 per calendar year), or a drop-in of
$15 (includes BCA day membership).
Registration form is available on the BC Athletics website to be
printed off and mailed in to BC Athletics. For more information contact
John Hill at 604 688-8648 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TransCanada 10K Online Registration Now Available
OTTAWA - Athletics Canada is pleased to announce that online
registration is now available for the 2007 TransCanada 10K Canadian
Championship and for the TransCanada 10K Run with the Champions. The races
take place jointly on October 13 2007 in Ottawa. In its second year, the
event offers the unique opportunity for running enthusiasts, or people
looking to stay fit and get exercise, to enter and run alongside - well
most likely behind - Canada's top road runners.
For more information, please visit www.transcanada10km.ca
or contact email@example.com.
Track & Field
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today the team that will compete
at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 22-29.
Head Coach Les Gramantik on the importance and magnitude of this
competition “The Pan American Games are one of the top four
International competitions held every four years. With the participation
of over 50 countries including perennial powerhouses like the United
States and the Caribbean countries, this event will allow us to evaluate
the preparedness of our top athletes. With few exceptions, this group of
athletes will represent Canada at the end of August at the World
Championships in Osaka, which is the remaining big step towards Beijing.”
The track and field team brought home 10 medals at the last Pan
American Games. The 2007 edition features two medalists from the 2003
Games, Achraf Tadili will look to defend his title over 800 metres while
Perdita Felicien will line in the hopes of upgrading her silver medal.
2007 Pan American Games Team – BC Athletes
Name Event Hometown Coached by
Dylan Armstrong Shot put Kamloops Anatoly Bondarchuk
Diane Cummins 800m Victoria Brent Fougner
Crystal Smith Hammer throw Creston Jud Logan
Dariusz Slowik Discus throw Kamloops Richard Collier
For the complete list of Pan Am Athletes and Team staff, visit www.athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=315.
Athletics Canada Announces 2007 IAAF World Youth Championships Team
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today the team competing at the
5th World Youth Championships from July 11th to 15th. The competition
takes place in Ostrava Czech Republic and is predicted to be the largest
gathering of world youth athletes ever.
Bruce Pirnie, Athletics Canada Director and Head Coach of Development
Programs, believes he has a strong team heading to the Czech Republic
which will challenge for a number of medals. "This year's team is
very deep and strong in almost every event area. We're looking to improve
on our 2005 results from Morocco and should have medal contenders in
2007 World Youth Championships Team – BC Athletes/Staff
Name Event Hometown Coach
Evan Dunfee 10km RW Richmond Gerry Dragomir
Emma Kimoto High Jump Richmond Sarah McDiarmid
Laura Macauley Shot Put, Javelin Port Alberni Anna Jack
Emmalynne MacCorquodale Hammer Nanaimo Tim Findlay
Christabel Nettey Long Jump Surrey Mike Murray
Sabrina Nettey 100m, Long Jump Surrey Mike Murray
Keynan Parker 100m New Westminster Winston Reckord
Angus Taylor Discus, Hammer Richmond Richard Collier
Mike Murray Coach Surrey
For full team list, please visit the new Athletics Canada website www.athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=316.
Athletics Canada announces 2007 Pan American Junior Championships Team
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today the 2007 Pan American
Junior Championships Team competing July 6 through 8 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Gary Crossley, Head Coach of the 2007 Pan Am Junior Team, looks forward
to this year’s competition. "Athletics Canada is very excited about
the team selected for the Pan Am Junior Championships being held in Sao
Paulo Brazil from July 6-8. The team is a mix of newcomers participating
on their first National Team as well as many veterans from previous World
Youth and World Junior Championship teams. Both athletes and staff look
forward to what is sure to be an outstanding competition hosted by the
Canada was the host of the previous Pan Am Junior Championships.
Canadian athletes won 18 medals in 2005 on home soil.
2007 Pan American Junior Team – BC Athletes/Staff
Name Event Hometown Coach
Mark Chenery Decathlon Victoria Ron Parker
Inaki Gomez 10km RW Vancouver Gerry Dargomir
Chantelle Groenewoud 3000m SC North Vancouver Ashley Weber
Reid Gustavson Decathlon West Vancouver Laurier Primeau
Stacey Irvine Pole Vault Smithers Greg Peters
Geoffrey Law Pole Vault Vancouver Laurier Primeau
Kyle Nielsen Javelin New Westminster Tom Nielsen
Emily Sheppard High Jump North Vancouver Elena Voloshin
Jessica Smith 800m North Vancouver Ashley Weber
Yvonne Visser Therapist Nanaimo
Nadine Nembhard Therapist Vancouver
For full team list, please visit the new Athletics Canada website www.athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=317
Harry Jerome to be broadcast July 8th
The Harry Jerome International Track Classic which took place Friday
June 8th in Burnaby, BC will be broadcasted by TSN on Sunday July 8th at
noon (12pm). The Harry Jerome featured some of Canada’s top athletes.
Tune into TSN on July 8th to catch Tyler Christopher, Stephanie McCann,
Anson Henry, Dylan Armstrong, and a host of other national level Canadian
athletes compete in Burnaby.
You can visit the Harry Jerome website at www.harryjerome.com
and catch some of the action now by viewing a five minute highlight video.
Photos from the event are also on display. Full meet results can be
browsed by going to www.harryjerome.com/results.php.
2007 Eastern Canadian High Performance Series begins June 30
OTTAWA – The 2007 Eastern Canadian High Performance Series begins
June 30 in Ottawa, followed by meets in Sherbrooke on July 4, Halifax on
July 6 and concludes in Toronto on July 8.
Schedule of Events
Ottawa – June 30
100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 5000m, 3000m steeplechase, 100m
hurdles, 110m hurdles, 400m hurdles, pole vault, long jump, triple jump,
high jump, shot put, discus throw, hammer throw, javelin throw, 4x100m,
Sherbrooke – July 4
100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, men's 3000m steeplechase, pole vault, long
jump, women's high jump, shot put, hammer throw
Halifax – July 6
100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, men's 3000m, long jump, shot put, mixed
/ masters mile
Toronto – July 8
100m, 200m, 800m, 1500m, 100m hurdles, 110m hurdles, pole vault, women's
long jump, men's triple jump, high jump, 4x100m, 4x400m
To find out more about the series visit the website at: www.easterncanadianseries.ca
For more information:
Marketing and Communications Manager
Office: 613-260-5580 ext. 3303
IAAF Golden League begins in Oslo: Catch the action on CBC
OTTAWA – The IAAF Golden League kicks off in Oslo with the Exxon
Mobil Bislett Games. Comprised of six meets, the Golden League is a series
of the most prestigious track and field competitions featuring some of the
world's top performers. The Golden League features a $1 Million jackpot
for an athlete who can win their event at all six competitions.
Date Event Time
July 7 Meeting Gaz de France 2pm
July 14 Golden Gala 4:30pm
July 21 Canadian Championships 3pm
August 25 World Championships 2pm
August 26 World Championships 3pm
September 1 World Championships 3pm
September 2 World Championships 3pm
September 8 Zurich Weltklasse 1:30pm
*Eastern Standard times, check local listings.
2008 BC Summer Games Reps
Call for Zone Reps and Assistant Provincial Advisor Trainees
BC Athletics is accepting applications for the positions of:
- Promote and communicate information within the Zone about the BC
Summer Games and specifically Track & Field
- Develop, with involvement of coach leaders in your Zone, the
selection process for the Zone Track & Field Team
- Work with the clubs, schools and coaches in the Zone to insure
awareness of the Games, the criteria for selection and the date /
dates of the selection meet
- Insure compliance with all requirements for matters relating to:
- Event sanctioning for the Zone Trials Meets
- Athlete membership with BC Athletics
- Coaching certification level – fully certified Level 2 for the
Zone Head Coach
- Team staff membership with BC Athletics
- Insure the hosting of the Zone Selection Meet(s)/Trails for the
Zone Track & Field Team – Note: The Zone Selection Trials must
be held between May1/08 and June 15/08
- Be familiar with the athlete eligibility criteria for
participation in the BC Summer Games
- Be familiar with the Rules for Athletics and those of the BC
- Oversee the Zone Team Selection process
- Oversee the selection of the Zone Team Coaches and Managers
- Insure that the coaches selected for the Zone Team meet the
required Coaching Certification Level for Athletics/Track & Field
- Insure the registration of the Zone Team Athletes, Coaches and
Managers by the registration timeline
- Work with the Provincial Sport Advisor and the Assistant
Provincial Sport Advisor on all matters relating to promotion,
selection (athletes, coaches, managers), athlete entries and BC Games
- Provide feedback and recommendations on all aspects of the BC
Summer Games Athletics/Track & Field competition and program
Assistant Provincial Advisor Trainee Program
This is an initiative by BC Athletics to train potential Assistant
Provincial Sport Advisors and Provincial Sport Advisors for future BC
Summer Games programs. Individuals interested in this opportunity will
- Time Commitment: April, May and June of the year of the Games
(2008) in assisting both the Provincial and Assistant Provincial Sport
Advisors in their work with the Zone Reps
- Attend the BC Summer Games – July 2008 in Kelowna
Skills, Background and Experience: The following would be a benefit in
- Knowledge and experience in the organization of Track & Field
- Knowledge and experience in the area of Team Selection
- Administration / paperwork associated with Track & Field
- Ability to use Hy-Tek Meet Entry and Results program
- Knowledge of Disability Sport Groups who are included in the
Athletics/Track & Field portion of the Games
- Knowledge of the Rules of Athletics and the BC Summer Games Rules
- Planning, in cooperation with the Host Organizing Committee for
Track & Field:
- The Athletics/Track & Field events and schedule for the Summer
- Working with the Zone Reps on the planning and scheduling of the
Zone Trials/Selection Competition
- Working with the Games Organization on planning for Athletics/Track
& Field in the Games as relates to:
- Transportation – athletes, team staff and equipment
- Food services
- Others as identified
Please submit your letter of application that includes an outline of
experience and training and indicate your interest in one of:
- Zone Reps position
- Assistant Provincial Sport Advisor Trainee Program
Application Deadline: Friday, June 29/07
Submit this to:
BC Athletics Provincial Sport Advisor
BC Summer Games
5183 Rutli Meadows
Victoria, BC V8Y 1X7
BC Juvenile, Midget Championships and Western Canada Games Trials
The meet package and preliminary meet schedule for the BC Juvenile,
Midget Championships and the Western Canada Summer Games Trials in Nanaimo
July 7th and 8th is now available on our website: www.bcathletics.org/main/track_field.htm#aroundthetrack.
All meet entries need to be received by the Entry Chairperson by June
5183 Rutli Meadows Place
Victoria, BC V8Y 1X7
See the meet package for more information on entry fees, eligibility,
location, facility, etc.
JD Championships Accommodation
The Thompson Rivers University Residence has a limited number of 1, 2
and 4 bedroom suites available during the weekend of the JD Championships
in Kamloops. The university is within walking distance to the track and
the price includes continental breakfast, satellite television, wireless
internet, private kitchenette with sink, microwave and fridge, 3-piece
bathroom, air conditioning, cardio and games room, on site laundry and
free local calling. The phone number is 250-828-8999, or e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canadian 10,000m Championships - Abbotsford, BC
If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Clarke, Events
Coordinator at email@example.com
or 613.260.5580 ext.3309
Run Jump Throw!
Upcoming RunJumpThrow Events
For information on upcoming RunJumpThrow Events taking place across the
province, please visit our RJT web page at www.bcathletics.org/main/rjt.htm.
RunJumpThrow Instructor Workshops Available
- Descriptions of the types of Instructor Workshops that are available
- Fee Schedule for Workshops
- Registration forms for hosting a Workshop
Please visit www.bcathletics.org/main/rjt.htm
TYPES OF PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE
Athletics - Run Jump Throw
(Elementary Schools - any or all grades Monday to Friday)
Teachers RunJumpThrow Instructor Workshop(s)
(Elementary teachers - School or District Pro D)
Track and Field Athlete/Coach Development sessions
(High Schools- teachers and students grades 8-12)
Coaching Certification Workshops
(Club and High School coaches, parent volunteer coaches, youth leaders)
For complete descriptions of these programs, the services they provide,
and how to get involved, visit our website at http://www.bcathletics.org/main/rjt.htm
or contact our provincial coordinator, Thelma Wright.
Run Jump Throw Coordinator
Tel 604 737 3175
Fax 604 737 3171
OF PARTICULAR INTEREST TO OFFICIALS
Plan ahead! The Officials AGM will be held on October 28, in
Abbotsford, at Madison’s restaurant. Details to follow.
And speaking of the AGM, those in attendance last fall were treated to
a power point presentation, created by our own April Arsene, of “the
season in review”, full of photos of officials in action. She has agreed
to do another production, but will need you to send photos to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When did you begin officiating? Please send your start year (or
as close as you can remember) along with your BCA number to Kathy
Terlicher at email@example.com.
The National Official Committee is honouring long time officials with
recognition at 25 years, and then for each five year span after that. But
they need your statistics to compile this history.
New (to us) Officials! A hearty “Welcome to British Columbia”
goes out to two officials; we are fortunate to have them re-locating to
our province, and look forward to seeing them at events this season.
Peter Hesketh is moving from Alberta to White Rock. He is very welcome,
and look at the talents: Vertical Jumps 5 and Throws Referee 3. Peter will
be in his new home at the end of May, and is already volunteering for
And Peter Francis (newly promoted to Horizontal Jumps 5,
congratulations) is moving from Manitoba to "somewhere near
Victoria" in the near future.
Job / Volunteer opportunities
For job opportunities with specific BC Athletics member clubs,
please see the BC Athletics home page under "What's Happening."
New Sport Science articles are posted to the Canadian Athletics
Coaching Centre website every Wednesday. Access can be found at www.athleticscoaching.ca
either through the "Sport Science Articles" link on the main
page or through the sport science page. You can also access the articles
listed above through the weekly "Top Stories" link.
USOC Olympic Coach E-magazine Spring '07
- MIND GAMES
- VIEW FROM THE TOP
- 60-SECOND SUMMARY
- HOT OFF THE PRESS
REMINDERS and Quick Links
The June 2007 edition of The Gold Standard is now available for
In this edition you will find:
- Canadian Marathon Championships
- Harry Jerome team
- Jessica Zelinka sets new Canadian Record
- Team 2012 Identification Program with addition information on
- IAAF World Athletics Day
- 2007 Swiss Racing Series
- 2007 CBC schedule of track and field coverage
- and much more.
- AC -
SportMed BC Quarterly Newsletter
Volume 23 Number 1 of the SportMed BC Newsletter is now available for
Articles and Information this quarter:
- Posture Meets Performance
- Keeping a Training Journal
- Total Sport Nutrition
- Product Review
- Courses and Conferences
To read more, click on the link below.
Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Association of BC Press Releases
To find ASRA News such as Press Releases, Employment Opportunities and
Important Reminders, visit www.asra.ca
PODIUM - Canadian Olympic Committee's Newsletter Vol. 5, Issue 5 is
Managing Risk - Keeping our Sport Safe
In the continuing effort to provide information and tools to assist
member clubs in managing risk and providing a safe environment for
children, youth and adults to train, participate and compete in Athletics
(Road Running, Track & Field, Race Walking, Cross Country Running,
Marathons, Ultras, Trail and Mtn Running), please find below the link to
the Sport BC website and information on:
- Harassment and Abuse in Sport
- Safety in Sport
- Screening Staff and Volunteers
Management/ Risk Management Main.asp
New Online Drug Database Helps Canadian Athletes Compete Doping-Free
Back issues of the BCAB are available at www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm.