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Nov 30 2018 - Annual ANB Awards finalist Announced
Athletics New Brunswick is very pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 ANB Awards. The winners will be presented at the ANB Awards Gala January 12th in Moncton
In addition to the athlete finalists, ANB will e recognizing outstanding contributions to the sport of athletics 4 other categories including volunteer, coach, and official and spirit of the sport.
The following is a list of the finalists for the 2018 ANB awards:
Female Bantam Athlete of the Year
Jocelyn Allanach (ASEA) of Dieppe
Sophie Dubé (FLTC) of Fredericton
Marin Macpherson (SJTC) of Quispamsis
Male Bantam Athlete of the Year
Luke Purdy (ASEA) of Riverview
Quinn Sullivan (SJTC) Of Quispamsis
Female Midget Athlete of the Year
Janelle Allanach (ASEA) of Dieppe
Carys Jacobson (FFFT) of Fredericton
Shelby MacIsaac (ASEA) of Riverview
Erin Vringer (SJTC) of Saint John (SJTC)
Male Midget Athlete of the Year
Owen Enstrom (ASEA) of Lower Coverdale
Cameron Harris (SJTC)Of Quispamsis
Francois Richard (ASEA) of Dieppe
Female Youth Athlete of the Year
Jillian Beck (SJTC) of Public Landing
Caroline Gagnon (ASEA) of Dieppe
Mackenzie Hall (FFFT) of Fredericton
Danielle Keefe (FFFT) of Fredericton
Male Youth Athlete of the Year
Jordan Henri (ASEA) of Moncton
Jacob LeBlanc (ASEA) of Moncton
Craig Thorne (SJTC) of Saint John
Female Junior Athlete of the Year
Abigail Davidson (FLTC) of Fredericton
Laura Dickinson (ASEA) of Miramichi
Veronique Omalasanga (ASEA) of Moncton
Lexie Shannon (FLTC) of Richibucto Road
Male Junior Athlete of the Year
Ryan Evans (SJTC) of Saint John
Kenneth McGovern (SJTC) of Saint John
Michael Mitton (ASEA) of Rexton
Female Senior athlete of the Year
Jennifer Bell (ASEA) of Chaplin Island Road
Geneviève Lalonde (SPNB) of Moncton
Sarah Macpherson (UNA) of Fredericton
Male Senior athlete of the year
Jack Berkshire (FFFT) of Fredericton
James Brace (ASEA) of Intervale
Andrew LeBlanc (SPNB) of Fredericton
Chris Robertson (UNA) of Moncton
Female Masters Athlete of the Year
Desirée Beaulieu (UNA) of Moncton
Patty Blanchard (UNA) of Dieppe
Rebecca Lagacé (SJTC) of Saint John
Heather LeBlanc (UNA) of Memramcook
Male Masters Athlete of the Year
Paul Gautier (SJTC) of Rothesay
Frank Kelly (UNA) of Saint John
Bruce Rosvall (SJTC) of Rothesay
Team of the Year
Legion Midget Girls 4x100m
(Janelle Allanach, Marena-Solim Halaoui, Carys Jacobson, Shelby MacIsaac)
NB Junior AC Indoor 4x200m
(Marie-Pier Cloutier, Robyn Davis, Caroline Gagnon, Joelle Leger)
ASEA Junior Atlantic 4x100m
(Janelle Allanach, Caroline Gagnon, Shelby MacIsaac, Véronique Omalosanga)
2017 Cross Country Awards
Female U18 XC Athlete of the year (2017)
Isabella Lemaire (ASEA)
Erin Vringer (SJTC)
Male U18 XC Athlete of the year (2017)
Francois Richard (ASEA) of Dieppe *Winner*
Female 18+ XC Athlete of the Year (2017)
Laura Dickinson (ASEA) of Miramichi (ASEA)
Carol-Ann MacDonald (UNA) of Irishtown (UN-NB)
Male 18+ XC athlete of the year (2017)
Brady Graves (SJTC) of Saint John
Lee Wesselius (UNA) of Riverglade
During the Gala Athletics New Brunswick will also be awarding the following awards: Female Outstanding Performer of the Year, Male Outstanding Performer of the Year, The Spirit of the Sport Award, the Harold Nicholson Volunteer of the Year, the official of the year and coach of the year.
*New this year*
As the 2018 Cross Country season has come to a close before our annual awards (as opposed to other years), the 2018 Cross Country awards for U18 and 18+ both Male and Female will also be awarded at this banquet. Nominations for these awards will be open for two weeks, so nominate your deserving athletes!
Congratulations to all finalists!
Tickets for the Gala will be available at www.anb.ca shortly.
Nov 29 2018 - Geneviève Lalonde named to represent Canada
Athletics Canada announced today the 24 athletes who have been selected to represent Canada at the 2019 NACAC Cross Country Championships (Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago) and 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships (Aarhus, Denmark) set to take place on Feb. 16 and March 30, respectively. Among the athletes named is Geneviève Lalonde of Moncton. This past weekend, Lalonde became the first New Brusnwicker to win a senior Cross Country National title.
The 2019 squad, arguably one of the strongest cross country teams in Canadian history, will be led by Lalonde and three-time Men's national cross country champion Lucas Bruchet of British Colombia.
Nov 26 2018 - 19th Oromocto Invitational Highlights
This past Saturday Oromocto played host to our first indoor meet of the season! The 19th Gagetown invitation and over 100 athletes opened their season with a bang!
Jocelyn Allanach of Dieppe (ASEA) broke the Bantam Weight Throw record with a toss of 8m30
Owen Enstrom of Lower Coverdal (ASEA) set a new provincial mark in the midget boys 600m with a time of 1:28.37
Kyala Hughes of Cocage (ASEA) set a new provincial record in the Junior women Shotput with a throw of 12m90
Over 15 Special Olympic athletes also took part in this event.
Full results posted here: http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=1068
Thank you to all of the officials and volunteers who helped us run this meet and to the athletes for showing up and having as many wonderful performances as they did.
Nov 24 2018 - New Brunswick Athletes Shine at Canadian Cross Country Championships
Despite rough weather and muddy terrain, New Brunswick athletes had great success at the Canadian Cross Country Championships, hosted in Kingston, Ontario.
Nov 19 2018 - 19th Annual Gagetown Invitational
This Saturday, the Oromocto plays host to the 19th annual Gagetown invitation, which once again begins our indoor season. It is being hosted as per usual on the CFB Gagetown indoor track. This is one of the competitions that has the longest run of consecutive years offered and always seems to pull together some wonderful performances.
Nov 19 2018 - Team NB ready for Canadian Cross Country Championships
This Saturday (the 24th) Athletics Canada is hosting the National Cross Country Championships in Kingston Ontario. They have U18, U20, Seniors and Masters categories.
Nov 7 2018 - The Atlantic Athletics Summit is Almost Here!
Atlantic Athletics Summit
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 TrackieReg.ca 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.
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