Thirty student-athletes from the Greater Victoria area set to begin new school year
The Canadian Sport School Victoria is set to begin the 2018-19 school year with thirty student-athletes from throughout the Capital Regional District (CRD).
This year’s class is composed of 16 returning students and 14 first-time attendees, who compete in 16 different sports. They include students in grades 9-12 from 13 different high schools.
Returning students include cyclist Riley Pickrell (Claremont, Grade 12), who had three stage wins at Junior World Cup Tour of Abitibi last season and came in 4th in the 2018 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships Scratch Race; and weightlifter Georgia Cameron (SIDES, Grade 12) who won silver at the 2018 Canadian Junior Weightlifting Championships.
New students for this year of CSS Victoria include rower Marissa Murray (Claremont, Grade 12), who made the Canadian Junior National Rowing Team and won silver in the Women’s eight at the CanAmMex Regatta in Mexico this past July; and her classmate and teammate rower Spencer Thomas (Claremont, Grade 12), who also brought home silver in the eights at the CanAmMex Regatta.
The Canadian Sport School is an important initiative of the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, delivered in partnership with PacificSport and Engage Sport North or viaSport Regional Alliance. With campuses located in Victoria, Kelowna, and Prince George, the program provides assistance for secondary school aged student-athletes who are balancing their educational and training demands.
The Canadian Sport School Victoria is in its eighth year of operation.
Student-athletes in Canadian Sport School Victoria for 2018-19 (new student-athletes highlighted with italics):
|Megan Barnes||Maria Montessori||Cycling||11|
|Cormick Brown||Lambrick Park||Basketball||10|
|Mira Calder||Claremont||Judo and Rowing||9|
|Luke De Greeff||Lambrick Park||Volleyball||12|
|Amelia Gordon||Oak Bay||Rugby||12|
|Keegan Hall||Belmont||Weightlifting and Rugby||11|
|Libby Hogg||Oak Bay||Field Hockey and Rugby||11|
|Tori Kalyniuk||SIDES||Speed Skating and Cycling||11|
|Emma Letkeman||Pacific Christian School||Volleyball||12|
|Eric Luchies||St. Andrews||Baseball||11|
|Eva Person||Stelly’s||Basketball and Volleyball||10|
|Peyton Stonehouse-Smith||Spectrum||Speed Skating||11|
|Nora Struchtrup||Oak Bay||Field Hockey||11|
|Cordel Tromp||SMUS||Field Hockey||12|
|Amelia Wells||Reynolds||Cross Country Ski||11|
For More Information, contact:
Coach, Canadian Sport School
Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
About Canadian Sport School
The Canadian Sport School is an important initiative of the Canadian Sport Institute, delivered in partnership with the PacificSport Centres. With campuses located in Victoria, Kelowna and Prince George this program provides athletic and academic support for secondary student athletes who are balancing their educational and high performance training demands.
The Canadian Sport School helps to alleviate the pressures experienced by high performance secondary school athletes and ensure that our future Olympians and National Team members have all the skills and resources needed to continue to progress as high performance athletes, while excelling both on the playing field and in the classroom.
About Canadian Sport Institute Pacific: Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence.
Offering world-class Olympic and Paralympic training environments in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (www.csipacific.ca) is committed to Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence.
Working with national sport organizations and fuelled by our national and provincial partners such as Sport Canada, viaSport, Own the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaches Association of Canada, we are driven by our mantra to Collaborate. Serve. Innovate.
Our team of sport science, sport medicine, coaching & life services experts provide leading-edge programs and services to athletes and coaches to ensure they have every advantage to win medals for Canada.