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Mar 21 2018 - Athletics New Brunswick is seeking applications for its 2018 provincial Legion program.

Led by the New Brunswick Legion Command coaches will be selected to assist with the care of the athletes during the course of the trip however, their primary duties will be centered on the competition portion of the meet. 

Individuals interested in a taking on a leadership role with Athletics New Brunswick will receive free transportation, accommodation, meals, coach’s registration, and team uniform items. 

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest to anb@anb.caby April 21st, 2018.

Included in this email should be a summary of their NCCP coaching credentials and previous coaching experience.

Tentative Itinerary

Wednesday August 8th - Depart for Brandon, MB Thursday

August 9th - Events, coaches meeting, practice time

Friday August 10th - Competition and opening ceremonies

Saturday August 11th - Competition

Sunday August 12th - Competition

Monday August 13th - Athlete experience day Tuesday 

August 14th - Depart for New Brunswick


Coaches should also plan to be present at the Team NB Legion Selection meet scheduled (TBD) and the Atlantic Championship scheduled for July 28-29  in Charlottetown PEI. However, if coaches are unavailable to attend these additional events they are still encouraged to submit an application, as being unavailable does not restrict one from still coaching at the National Legion Championships.

*Successful coaches will be required to submit a police record check that is no less than 2 years old as of July 2018 

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Mar 19 2018 - Léonide Johnson

Athletics New Brunswick is saddened to announce the passing of Léonide Johnson, a longtime volunteer with the Royal Canadian Legion - New Brunswick Command.

  Born in Richibucto, Léonide Johnson passed away on March 11th at the age of 86. Johnson served in the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1952 - 1984, reaching the rank of Master Warrant Officer. Upon leaving the armed forces, Johnson became actively involved in the Royal Canadian Legion, serving as the President of Branch #30 and later as President of New Brunswick Command.

  Leo and his wife Jeanine served as Chaperones for Team New Brunswick at Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships from 1999 - 2001, and again in 2003.

  Johnson will be dearly missed by both the Legion community and the provincial track community, and will long be remembered for his service to Legion affairs in the province.

Mar 11 2018 - Atlantic Indoor Championships Recap

While university athletes were in action at the USports Championships in Windsor on Saturday, the Atlantic Championships took place in Moncton. The meet featured a delayed start due to weather conditions, but still brought together 170 athletes for quality competition.

- Shelby McIsaac of Riverview (ASEA) broke the provincial midget record in the pentathlon, scoring a total of 3032 points.

- Bruce Rosvall of Rothesay (SJTC) broke his own provincial record in the masters men's 50-54 60m, running a time of 8.18.
- Paul Gautier (SJTC) set a new provincial records in the master men's 60-64 high jump with a best attempt of 1.40m, and in the weight throw with a best of 16.51m.

- The ASEA midget girls broke the provincial record in the 4x200m with a time of 1:56.43. The relay team was comprised of Janelle Allanach of Dieppe, Erika Desprès of Moncton, Emily Doucet of Aldouane, and Shelby McIsaac of Riverview, 

- Rebecca Lagace of Saint John (SJTC) broke the provincial records in the master women's 40-44 high jump with a best attempt of 1.02m, in the long jump with a best of 3.01m, in the shot put with a best of 8.22m, and in the weight throw with a best of 9.10m.

The women's championship banner was won by Pictou County Athletics with a total of 258 points, followed by ASEA with 143, and Chebucto Athletics with 89. ASEA won the men's team banner with a total of 234 points, followed closely by Pictou County Athletics with 228, and Saint John Track Club with 171.

"These Championships were again a great success, and the close competition for the men's banner provided great excitement for all" said Gabriel LeBlanc, Executive Director of Athletics New Brunswick. "Our athletes will now begin preparing for the outdoor season, with the first competitions set to take place in early May."

Full results can be found here:

2018-03-21 - Athletics New Brunswick is seeking applications for its 2018 provincial Legion program.
2018-03-19 - Léonide Johnson
2018-03-11 - Atlantic Indoor Championships Recap
2018-03-10 - Dennis Furlong
2018-03-10 - NB athletes shine at USport Championships

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