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WCSG/CSG Staff Announcement

Athletics Manitoba is pleased to announce the staff for the next Western Canada Summer Games/Canada Summer Games cycle. Mingpu Wu Alanna Boudreau Rory McIntyre Liam Francis Justin Charrier Bryce Koscielny – Mission staff for WCSG then Coaching Staff for CSG Noelle Merkel – Team Manager

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High Performance Program Update

In March, Athletics Canada released and distributed the updated Canadian Athlete Performance Pathway (CAPP). It is an in-depth document that outlines in detail how Athletics Canada will track, identify and support their High Performance athletes moving forward. The full document, as prepared by Simon Nathan (the Athletics Canada High Performance Director) can be viewed here. […]

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Sport Manitoba  Night of Champions

Congratulations to  Victoria Tachinski on being awarded the Manitoba Chicken Junior Female Athlete of the Year and to Dennita Cameron on being awarded  Female Aboriginal Athlete of the Year. Coaching Manitoba Impact Awards Congratulations to Alex Gardiner on being awarded the Peter Williamson Memorial Award (Train to Compete/Train to Win Category) Click here for full details

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WOA Masters Program

Winnipeg Optimist Athletics will be offering an introductory Masters Program for interested adults, 30 years and older, commencing at the end of April.  The 7 week program from April 30 to June 15, will be held at the Outdoor track at the University Stadium. The program will run twice a week, Monday and Wednesday, at 6:00 pm The cost will be $75.00 and will […]

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Welcome New Programs Manager

Athletics Manitoba is pleased to announce that Noelle Merkel has been hired as the new Programs Manager.  Noelle, a former track athlete, is graduating from the U of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Physical Education this spring, and brings her passion and love of the sport to her new position. She has coached track & field for […]

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AM Athletes and Coach Honoured at U of M Awards Banquet

Congratulations to Gee-ef Nkwonta, who was one of three recipients of  the Student-Athlete Leadership and Community Development Award, and to Alanna Boudreau, who received the Inaugural Bison Sports Assistant Coach of the Year. Congratulations also to the following athletes on their Bison Sports MVP awards: Women’s Cross Country – Rebekah Sass Men’s Cross Country – Abduselam Yussuf Women’s […]

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Athletics Manitoba – Coaching Positions

Athletics Manitoba is seeking applications for assistant coaches for both the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games (WCSG) and the 2021 Canada Summer Games (CSG).  These roles will be a three-and-a-half-year commitment that will involve preparation activities with athletes and coaches, planning meetings with the head coach as well as Athletics Manitoba staff and travel to […]

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Athletics Manitoba New Executive Director

The Athletics Manitoba Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Alanna Boudreau has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Athletics Manitoba. Many of you may already be familiar with Alanna and her long history as an athlete, coach and sport administrator here in Manitoba. She began her career in the sport as […]

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U Sport Championships

Two more medals for the Bisons at the U Sport Championships in Windsor. Bronze for Gee-ef Nkwonta in Triple Jump (14.68m) and the Men’s 4x400m relay. Oyinko Akinola tied for Silver in High Jump with a PB and SB jump of 2.13m.  All 3 medalists jumped 2.13m Tegan Turner, Silver medal in the 60m (7.46) Marcel […]

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Simplot Games Results

Congratulations to the 5 athletes that attended the Simplot Games February 16th & 17th.   Here are their results. Illona Zryini – 2nd in the Women’s 800m! Dennita Cameron. – 6th in the Women’s High Jump Ben Perrett – 11th overall in the Men’s 400m –  Indoor PB   Erin Valgardson – 13th in the Women’s 1600m. […]

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