2024 NS/NU Legion Team Staff Announcement

(Halifax, NS) - With the 2024 edition of the Royal Canadian Legion Youth Track and Field Championships taking place in Calgary, Alberta this August, the NS/NU Legion Command and Athletics Nova Scotia are excited to once again renew their partnership in this program and announce the staff who have been selected to lead the NS/NU team at the Championships.
Phillip Hadley (Windsor, NS), the Sprints/Hurdles Coaching Lead for Athletics NS, has been named as Head Coach for the team after a successful performance at the Championships in the same role last year.
The team coaching staff will be filled by three coaches who have a wealth of experience at the provincial and national level and are well rounded to lead all event groups. The staff will include:
Team Coach - Tammy Armstrong (Brookfield, NS)
Team Coach - Nathan Burris (Lantz, NS)
Team Coach - Jonathan Peverill (Halifax, NS)
Joining these coaching will be a group of support staff with the goal of providing athletes with the best possible experience during all aspects of the event. The four support staff members will include:
Head Chaperone - Tracy Acker-Canning (Lower Sackville, NS)
Chaperone - Ryan Elmore (Middleton, NS)
Chaperone - Bridget Deveau (Fall River, NS)
Chaperone - Jordan Bruce (Dartmouth, NS)
“We are very excited about the staff that has been selected for the 2024 edition of the Legion Championship. We have some very experienced coaches that we are excited to have on our NS/NU staff for the first time alongside our coaches with lots of Championship experience. With the addition of a fantastic group of chaperones, the team will be in great hands this summer. We owe our gratitude to the Royal Canadian Legion and the NS/NU Provincial Command for providing this incredible opportunity to our athletes and coaches.” - Kirk Jessome, Technical Director of Athletics NS.
The 38 athletes that make up Team NS/NU will be selected at the 2024 Legion Trials meet on July 13-14th at Beazley Field in Dartmouth.