Athletics NS Awards Banquet
Truro NS - Athletics NS held an awards banquet this past Saturday, March 1st at the Best Western Hotel in Truro. Close to 100 attendees came together to celebrate the accomplishments of Nova Scotia Athletes, Coaches, Officials, and Volunteers in the sport of athletics over the 2013 year.
Athletics NS awards were presented in 17 different categories, including male and female athletes of the year, official of the year, volunteer of the year, and coaching excellence.
Criteria for determining athlete winners included best performances, honours won, and records attained. Criteria for determining volunteer and official winners included relevant accomplishments and level of participation. Coach excellence awards were determined based on coaching accomplishments and appointments. Any other relevant information was considered in determining winners in all categories.
With over 45 nominations, 18 were selected as recipients of 2013 Athletics NS awards:
Athletes of the Year
Ryan Miles – Halifast Athletics
Trinity Brown – Halifast Athletics
Kaelan Schmidt – Pictou County Athetics
Maggie McClure – YHZ Track and Field
Tobias Wolter – Bluenose Athletics
Taylor Stutely – Chebucto Athletics
Peter Millman – Truro Lions
Kayla Gallagher – Truro Lions
Mattias Wolter – Bluenose Athletics
Chelsea Whalen – Launchers AthleticsPara
Jackie Marciano – Halifast Athletics
Pam LeJean – Valley Athletics
Shawn Beaton – Halifast Athletics
Jo Welch - Unattached
Official of the year
Don Acker - Unattached
Volunteer of the year
Joyce Millman – Truro Lions
Ueli Albert – Valley Athletics
Tanya Daniels – Bluenose Athletics
About Athletics NS
Athletics NS is a non-profit sport governing body that is affiliated with Athletics Canada,
and a member of Sport Nova Scotia. The purpose of this organization is to develop and
foster track and field, road running, and cross country in Nova Scotia. For more
information visit www.athleticsnovascotia.ca.