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Nov 7 2018 - The Atlantic Athletics Summit is Almost Here!

Atlantic Athletics Summit
CEPS, Université de Moncton, Moncton NB
November 16-18, 2018

Athletics New Brunswickis pleased to host another in our series of Summits, and once again, we have a great line-up of presenters and clinicians for this one.  This event will feature athlete training sessions, coaching education opportunities, and other workshops.  The Summit will include training sessions in all event areas, as well as seminars on related training and athlete development topics.  We will also be hosting NCCP Club Coach courses in Jumps and Para-athletics.  And we will have world renowned coach Boo Schexnayder as our keynote presenter.

Coach Schexnayder is an internationally renowned coach with expertise in all areas of the speed & power events.  He has coached 11 Olympians and numerous NCAA champions, and was a part of 12 NCAA Championship teams at LSU.  Among other things, he is presently the strength coach for the LSU track & field program.  He holds the designation of Master Coach from USATF.  He is also a well-respected coach educator and is in constant demand as a speaker at coaching conferences around the world.  We are extremely fortunate to have him bring his knowledge and skills to this year’s Summit.

Joel Skinner is returning again to the Summit, having joined us at the Atlantic Jumps Summit back in 2013.  Joel is possibly best known as the formative coach of Olympic HJ Champion Derek Drouin, but he has coached many other top-level Canadian athletes in several event areas.  He brings lots of experience in the jumps, throws and combined events. He was recently the head coach for Team Canada at the IAAF U20 Championships in Finland.  It is great to have him back with us!

David Foley is returning again this year to share his vaulting knowledge.  He began vaulting in 1998, and was a member of 9 national teams between 2000 and 2017.  He is a 2-time Canadian champion, and has 6 other national medals.  He is also the 3-time CIS champion in PV.  He still holds the Canadian youth record.  He was coached by François Thenault up until 2012, and he has himself now started coaching.  He holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering.  Those who attended last year’s sessions on PV will no doubt be glad to work with him again, and his sessions will be highly recommended for athletes and coaches alike looking to climb to new heights in their vault knowledge.

Other presenters will include:

·         Dr. Mike Johnson – professor of kinesiology at the Université de Moncton

·         Dr. Earl Church – throws coach at the Université de Moncton

·         Yvan Pelletier – sprint coach at University of New Brunswick

·         Rich Lehman – head coach of track & field and cross country at Dalhousie University

·         Steve LeBlanc – head coach of track & field at the Université de Moncton

Register online at under event “Atlantic Athletics Summit” or go to the following link:

Nov 5 2018 - Club Coach

Athleitcs New Brunswick is excited to announce Nov 16th through 18th in Moncton we will be hosting an NCCP Club Coach Seminar in conjuction with the Atlatntic Athletics Summit.

This is an outstanding oppurtunity to learn from some WORLD CLASS coaches & facilitators.  Both PARA athletics and Jumps technical sessions will be offered. 

This course is ideal for any coaches that are working with athletes in either the club or school setting for the durations of one season or a full year.

The course material presented at this seminar will cover a wide range of sport development topics such as:

• LTAD • Mental Preparation
• Nutrition • Technical Modules
• Analyze Performance
• Strength
• Seasonal Planning
• Jumps Technical – PV, HJ, TJ & LJ
• Para Athlete Technical – track, throwing & wheelchair racing

Registration can be done online at the link below:

For full seminar details please see the link posted with the calendar link. 

Oct 31 2018 - ANB members among SportNB Konica Minolta Sport Awards finalists

Sport New Brunswick has announced finalists for their annual Konica Minolta  Sport awards many of which are our own ANB members!


In the Westmont Hospitality Group Female Athlete of the Year category, Geneviève Lalonde (Moncton) is a finalist

In the Westmont Hospitality Group Male Athlete of the Year category, Chris Robertson (Moncton) is a finalist.

Following her incredible year, Erin Vringer of Saint John is nominated for Female President’s award.

Wheelchair racing rising star Jacob LeBlanc (Moncton) is a finalist in the Male President' award.

Julia Loparco (Saint John) is one of the finalists for the Boston Pizza Female Coach of the Year.

Peter Stuart (Riverview) is one of the finalists for the Boston Pizza Male Coach of the Year.

Annick Leger (Dieppe) is a co-winner of the Teed Saunders Doyle & Co Spirit of Sport award.


Congratulations to all finalists!

For Full List of Nominees please go to:

The Konica Minolta Sport Awards recognize the accomplishments of New Brunswick’s top athletes, teams, coaches, officials, and volunteers in amateur sport over the past year.   “New Brunswick can be very proud off all the people who were nominated,” said Darcy McKillop , executive director of Sport NB. “These are the types of people who inspire others to be great, and help see the value in sport participation. New Brunswickers can be very proud of these individuals”.

Nominations were submitted by a number of different organizations from throughout the Province. Finalists were selected based on their achievements from September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018.  Konica Minolta’s support, as well as the other corporate sponsors - the Westmont Hospitality Group, Boston Pizza, BrunNet, Teed Saunders Doyle & Co, IG Wealth Management and Taylor Printing Group make these awards possible year after year. This year’s awards dinner and ceremony will be held at the in Dieppe at the Wingate by Wyndham Hotel on November 24th. 

Tickets are available by calling Sport NB at (506)451-1320.







2018-11-07 - The Atlantic Athletics Summit is Almost Here!
2018-11-05 - Club Coach
2018-10-31 - ANB members among SportNB Konica Minolta Sport Awards finalists
2018-10-31 - Atlantic Championship Highlights
2018-10-29 - Notice of Athletics New Brunswick Annual General Meeting

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