Olympic 400m Hurdler, with a personal best of 53.28 in the event. 2008 Olympic Trials champion; 2007 Visa Outdoor champion; 2007 USA Outdoor 400mH champion; 3rd at 2005 NCAA 400mH; 2002 U.S. Junior 100H champ; 2nd in 400m hurdles at 2002 NCAA Outdoor & U.S. Junior Championships; 4th at 2002 World Junior Championships
Strength and Conditioning Coach that has worked with many high performance athletes including several Olympians, NHL athletes, National Soccer players. Specializes in conditioning for off ice hockey, with a focus in goalie preparation. Owner of Revolution Conditioning in London, Ontario.
A former Olympic sprinter, Tony was a member of the 1984 Olympic team, where he was part of the Bronze Medal 4X100m team and advanced to the 100m final. He is the former Canadian record holder 200m-20.22. He has two twin youth athletes in the top rankings in Canada, and Mom Colene Taffe was a former national level sprinter...Tony says..nothing but speed in this family!!
Currently the Head Coach & Founder of The Speed Academy Athletics Club based in Pickering Ontario, Tony placed 8 young athletes on Canadian Naational Teams in 2013, including Andre De Grasse who set a new Canadian Junior record in 100m and double medalist at 2013 Pan-Am Juniors. Over the past 4 years he has led athletes to 15 US Scholarships, and was the sprint/relay coach of the 2013 Canadian IAAF Youth World Championship
Patrick is a former CIS champion, OUA champion and record holder in the pentathlon, and he also holds national junior and senior records in the decathlon for Trinidad and Tobago. He medalled at the Pan-Am junior championships and Francophone games internationally before deciding to retire from the sport. He has coached Canadian senior champions in the triple jump and multiple junior and youth national medalists in the hurdles, pole vault, long jump,
Head coach of Dalhousie’s cross country and track and field teams. A graduate of the University of Victoria, he had a very successful career as an endurance athlete. Rich took home two CIS bronze medals. He was a two-time CIS First Team All-Canadian and Canada West All-Star. In track, he is a two-time CIS gold medalist as a member of the Vikes 4x800m relay teams and was also a two-time first team all-Canadian. A trained endurance competition development coach,
Former PUMA International Jamaican sprinter, World Junior Champion 400m, 2 time NCAA National Champion. 10 time All American in the sprints. At his peak he ran 20.87 in the 200m and 45.82 in the 400m.
Two-time track All-American at Appalachian State. At his peak, he ran a personal best in the 100m of 10.08 seconds. Additionally, Ernest ran for Team USA in many impressive international events including an alternate for the 4 x 100m Olympic team. Currently owns Atlas Speed and Performance where he trains all levels of athletes in Speed-Agility-
Originally from Switzerland and ran for the Swiss National Team between 2000 and 2008. As a Junior Athlete Ueli was a national champion over 1500m and 800m running 1.50.95s as an 18 year old and represented Switzerland at the European Junior Championships in the Netherlands where he placed 5th. As a senior athlete Ueli represented Switzerland at the World University Games in Bankok where he ran a personal best of 1.48.45 for the 800m. In Canada Ueli ran for the Dalhousie Track Team were he won the CIS title over 1000m with a personal best of 2.24.5s.
After his University career Ueli moved on to coaching Para Athletes specializing in wheelchair racing. In 2010 Ueli got appointed to be the National Team Coach for Para Athletics, and have been very successful bringing Para Athletes to top rankings and National team placements in Canada.
Steve was a national/international competing decathlete in the mid-1980’s who turned to coaching. Steve focused on coaching throws and coached 6-times as a team coach and head coach for the NS Provincial Legion Youth Team. Steve was also a 5-times Canadian Throws Head Clinician for Athletics Canada at the National Legion Championships. Steve coached the Nova Scotia Canada Games Team 3-times as a team and head coach. Steve has also serviced as a throws coach for Team Canada at two Pan-American Juniors Championships and the NACAC U23 Championships. In 2000, Steve formed a throws only club in Port Williams, Nova Scotia. Steve’s athlete has represented Team Canada on 7 separate national teams since 2009.
Current notable athletes: Chelsea Whalen – Double Gold Medalist 2013 Canada Games, Alex Rawding – National Youth U18 Discus Champion, Taylor Stutely – 2013 Double Silver Medalist National Youth Championships, Jodi Langley – 2014 AUS Indoor Shot Put Champion.