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Apr 21 2012 - National Volunteer Week

During this week of National Volunteer Week (NVW) Athletics New Brunswick would like to take this time to thank all of its officials, coaches, board members and other volunteers.

Winston Churchill once said:

‘We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give ‘You’re incredible passion for volunteering is making a real difference in our province.

Again THANK YOU for all that you do!

This year's 69th annual NVW takes place the week of April 15 to 21. It is Canada’s largest celebration of volunteers, volunteerism, and civic participation.

Apr 14 2012 - 2012 Legion Coaches

Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to announce that the following coaches will lead team New Brunswick at 2012 Legion Canadian Youth Track & Field Championships

Kathleen Keily -  (Head Coach) - Fast Tracks (Fredericton)

Carlo Roy - Athlétisme Restigouche

Alex Coffin - Saint John Track Club

Jason Reindl - Athletics NB

The Royal Canadian Legion Track and Field program is a nationally sanctioned program culminating in a national track & field camp and national championship for Canadian youth between the ages of 14 and 17 in the current year. In 2012 this event will be held in Charlottetown during the week of August 17th through 19th.  Athletes wishing to be part of Team NB must compete at both Legion Provincial Championships and the NB Championships and Club Championships  to be eligible for selection.

Apr 11 2012 - Introduction to Para-Athletics Clinic May 20th in Saint John

Athletics New Brunswick will be hosting a Introduction to Para-Athletics Clinic on  Sunday May 20th in Saint John. This clinic is open to participants , coaches and volunteers who want to learn about Athletics for athletes with a disability.

Athletics (also known as Track and Field) is the most adaptive sport for athletes with a disability whether athletes are ambulatory or use a wheelchair, they can participate in many of the events offered in track and field. Athletics New Brunswick welcomes people with all types of physical disabilities such as visual, cerebral palsy, paraplegia, multiple sclerosis, amputation, cystic fibrosis and many others to take part in an introduction to Athletics clinic. This workshop will allow participants the chance to try many athletics events including racing, throwing and jumping. This event will take place at the Canada Games Stadium in Saint John on Sunday May 20th from 1pm-4pm and is free for all participants.

National athletes and coaches will also be on hand to teach proper technique and skills.

This session will also help identify the potential athletes to participate at the 2013 Canada Games.

Participants can register either by emailing or by using the website before May 17th 2012

For more information contact: Gabriel LeBlanc (506) 855-5003

Apr 10 2012 - Run Jump Throw Workshop NCCP Certification Training

Athletics New Brunswick will be hosting a Run Jump Throw NCCP Certification Workshop on May5-6th in Oromocto.  This course is great introduction to coaches, volunteers, athletes and teachers on how to introduce the sport of AThletics in a fun and safe enviroment.

Run Jump Throw is a grassroots sports skills program designed to teach children the basics of physical movement with technical progressions for track and field events. It is designed to be delivered to boys and girls ages 6 to 12, and can be adapted for disabilities.

After taking this course, you will be qualified to deliver RJT to the children in your own community or school! You will fully understand the basics of Early Childhood Development, and how to help children learn and develop physical literacy while having FUN!

This course will outline the basic skill analysis of running, jumping and throwing; go over fun games with RJT application, and also take time working through Planning a Lesson, Teaching & Learning and Emergency Action Planning!  

 REGISTRATION FORM AVAILABLE ONLINE AT     (Deadline to register is May 1st)

The cost of this course is 100.00$ and  All participants will receive the RJT NCCP Instructor Kit of books, including: (1) Teacher Resource Manual, (2) Technical Progressions Manual & DVD, (3) Instructor Workbook, and (4) Reference Guide

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Apr 7 2012 - Steve LeBlanc Named Head Coach for the 7th Jeux de la Francophonie International


Athletics New Brunswick is extremely pleased to announce that Steve LeBlanc of Riverview has been named the Head Coach of New Brunswick’s athletics team for the 7th Jeux de la Francophonie International.  The games will be held in Nice, France from September 6th-15th in 2013.

Steve LeBlanc, who is currently Athletics New Brunswick High Performance  Coordinator and Head Coach of L’Université de Moncton track and field team, brings an incredible amount of expertise to the program. He had this to say about his appointment, ‘‘It is my great pleasure to have been named as the head coach of the New Brunswick team for the 2013 Jeux de la Francophonie.   This is an excellent opportunity for our best athletes to obtain international experience at a major multi-sport championship. I look forward to working with athletes and coaches from across the province, looking at fielding our best ever team for this international competition.’’ 

"Steve brings an incredible passion for our sport and has been coach for team Canada on numerous occasions. Most recently he was on the coaching staff for the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships in Moncton.’’ said Gabriel LeBlanc, technical director for Athletics New Brunswick.  ‘’With potential athletes such has Genevieve Lalonde (Moncton), Caleb Jones (Saint John), Jean Marc Doiron (Colette), Adam Gaudes (Fredericton), Michael LeBlanc (Riverview) and Barry Britt (Hampton), it is great to have a coach with Steve’s background to lead this in what could be New Brunswick strongest team ever", added LeBlanc.

Information on qualification procedures and related programs will be coming out in the near future at:

About the games:

 The Games of La Francophonie were created in 1987 during the Summit of La Francophonie in Quebec City. The mandate of the Comité international des Jeux de la Francophonie (CIJF), which reports to the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), is to oversee the overall organization of the Games in the host country. The Games of La Francophonie are held every four years. A huge event for young people, the Games bring together hundreds of athletes and artists from across La Francophonie. In 2013, more than 3,000 participants  from 48 delegations are expected to attend. Since the inception of the Games of La Francophonie, the Canadian delegation has consisted of three teams: Canada, Canada-New Brunswick and Canada-Quebec. Team Canada selects members from across the country, while Team Quebec and Team New Brunswick select members from their respective provinces. Selection is based on excellence, not on linguistic affiliation. Athletes and artists whose mother tongue is not French and who do not speak French may participate in the Games of La Francophonie.

Athletics New Brunswick (ANB) is the provincial organizing body for track and field, cross country running, race walking, and road racing. It is the official Branch of Athletics Canada.

Apr 6 2012 - Rick and Marge Stocker named to the Fredericton Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Rick and Margie Stocker for being named to the Fredericton Hall of fame.

Marg and Rick have been involved in officiating for many years and have done a tremendous amount to promote the sport and officiating. They have certainly earned the respect of those of us here in NB as well as nationally and internationally. Both were key officials for the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships in Moncton.

The Hall of fame dinner and induction ceremony will be held Saturday, May 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Fredericto Convention Centre

Tickets are $75 ($50 for alumni members of the Wall of Fame) and are available at MacTavish for Sports or any Fredericton Sports Investment member. For ticket inquiries contact Tim Gillies at 458-3180 during the day.  

2020-03-26 - Joni Colwell Selected as Female Apprentice Coach for 2021 Games
2020-03-23 - Update to ANB Members - Covid-19 Situation
2020-03-16 - ANB Advisory and Recommendations COVID -19
2020-03-13 - Updates Regarding Contacting Athletics New Brunswick Staff
2020-03-13 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update from Government of New Brunswick

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