Athletics Manitoba is pleased to announce the team that will be representing Manitoba at the 2018 Simplot Games held in Pocatello, Idaho in February.
This year’s team consists of: Dennita Cameron, Erin Valgardson, Ilona Zrinyi, John Olukoju, Ben Perrett and Josh Samyn. Bryce Koscielny will be the team coach.
The Simplot Games are hosted at Idaho State University February 15th-17th. Each year they bring together the very best athletes in High School track and field. There are over 2000 student that take part each year and many of the competitors go on to compete in the Olympics Games. Simplot has been a sponsor since 1979 and is committed to having the very best quality meet possible.
Athlete applications were accepted through the Athletics Manitoba office, with the final team being selected by the Simplot Committee.
Simplot Canada French Fry processing plant in Portage la Prairie, is the driving force behind the sponsorship of the athletes and coaches. and gathering additional sponsors.
Athletics Manitoba and Simplot would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of this program this year:
- Cascades Containerboard Packaging
- Burbank Express
- ABCO Supply Service
- Sperling Industries