Monday, July 16, 2018

17 athletes to attend the 2018 National Youth Track and Field Championships

The 2018 Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships, will take place in Brandon, Manitoba, from Wednesday, August 8 to Tuesday, August 14, 2018 (Competition - Friday, August 10 to Sunday, August 12). The Legion Youth Track & Field Championships offers competition in the U16 (age 15 and under) & U18 category (age 16 - 17).

Seventeen athletes were selected to the Legion Provincial Team at the Legion Provincial Championships on Fri, Jul 13 - Sat, Jul 14, 2018.

For over fifty years The Royal Canadian Legion has supported Canada’s youth through training and competition in track and field. The Legion National Championships is Canada’s premier and only nationwide competition for the youth and midget category and are truly national in scale as the Legion supports provincial teams from all provinces and territories in Canada. This support is provided exclusively through funding provided by the members of the Legion.

Team Staff:
  • Rosemary Ryan-Forsey, Kippens (Head Coach)
  • Mark Miller, St. John's (Assitant Coach)
  • Nathan Lehr, Pasadena (Chaperone)
  • Donna Lehr, Pasadena (Chaperone)
  • David Alexander (Stephenville)
  • Camryn Bonia (St. John's)
  • Sarah Coady (St. Johns)
  • Mark Ford (St. John's)
  • Emberley Johnson (Paradise)
  • Eric Knight (St. John's)
  • Evan Knight (St. John's)
  • Brooke Ledevehat (Mount Pearl)
  • Shae Ledevehat (Mount Pearl)
  • Sarah Lewis (St. John's)
  • Benjamin Philpott (Stephenville)
  • Molly Pomeroy (St. John's)
  • James Power (Goulds)
  • Olivia Ryan (Burin Bay Arm)
  • Philip Smith (Kippens)
  • Charlie Summers (Torbay)
  • Nathen Taylor (Stephenville)

  • Jewel Boland (Stephenville)
  • Donavon Chubb Benoit (Kippens)
  • Samantha Dollimount (Kippens)
  • Alexandre Nunes (St. John's)

The Royal Canadian Legion, Track and Field program, is a nationally sanctioned program culminating in a national track & field camp and a national championship for Canadian youth between the ages of 13 and 17. The Royal Canadian Legion, Track and Field program, is divided into two sections - a three-day meet and an educational and technical clinic. In 2007, a coaching academy was also included in the program.