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Aug 21 2018 - Meet Julia Loparco ANB’s new Director of Run Jump Throw Wheel & Intro Programs
Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to announce the hiring of Saint John’s Julia Loparco as our new Director of Run Jump Throw Wheel & Intro Programs beginning work this week.
Julia is currently finishing her degree in International Development Studies from Saint Mary’s University. She comes to us with an abundance of volunteer and coaching experience in youth sports such as speed skating and athletics. She has worked for the City of Saint John for 2 years as a Playground Supervisor, and the Halifax Regional Municipality’s Emera Oval as a Skating Monitor and Supervisor for the last 3 years. Recently, Julia has spent her last 3 summers as a Run Jump Throw Wheel Coordinator with ANB.
In her new role with ANB, she will work closely with staff and volunteers to implement and enhance introductory programs in Athletics at the provincial level. This will involve working with athletics clubs, schools and community organizations to engage young people ages 6+ in physical activity and particularly the sport of track and field through the Run, Jump, Throw, Wheel program.
This position is funded through a partnership between Athletics NB, Athletics Canada, and the Saint John Track and Field Club.
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