Ringette officials named for upcoming major events

Ringette officials named for upcoming major events


Ottawa, Ontario Aug 18th, 2022 – Ringette Canada today announced the selection of its major technical officials for the 2022 World Ringette Championships and the 2023 Canada Winter Games.

Ringette Canada had worked tirelessly to develop clear processes and selection criteria for all of its major events. “As an organization that strives for excellence  through a collaborative process with our stakeholders, the release of this type of mechanism and criteria ensures that we can remain accountable and transparent as an organization.’’ said Kelsey McIntosh, Programs Director. 

‘’From a High Performance standpoint, ensuring that our officials have clarity when it comes to understanding their development pathways is key to ensuring the success of our sport at this level.’’ said Frances Losier, High Performance Director. ‘’We are thrilled be able to put forward such an amazingly talented group of individuals for these two major events, after having completed this new undertaking for the first time’’


The 2022 World Ringette Championships will take place in Espoo, Finland from October 31 to November 6, 2022. 

The following individuals have been selected as On-ice Officials for the event: 

On-ice officials

Alexander Hanes (Bath, ON)

Geri Lamers (Wasaga Beach, ON)

Robert Drury (Whitby, ON)


For more information on the 2022 World Ringette Championships, please visit https://wrc2022.fi/en/


The 2023 Canada Winter Games  will be held in Prince Edward Island from February 18 to March 5, 2023. The ringette competition will take place between February 18 and 25.

The following individuals have been selected as Major Technical Officials for the event: 



Janyce Gunn (Oshawa, ON) 

Lorie Grant (Kitchener, ON)


On-ice officials

Brent Bunting (Barrie, ON)

Chris Faulds (Waterloo, ON)

David Jones (Beaver Bank, NS) 

Eric Bohemier (Winnipeg, MB)

Jaimie Nelson (High River, AB) 

Sylvie Dubois (Sherwood Park, AB)


Shot Clock Operators

David Saunders (Charlottetown, PE)

Nancy Desfonds (Gatineau, QC)


Technical representative

Kelsey McIntosh (Ottawa, ON)


Sport information officer

Jenni Lloyd (Ottawa, ON)


For more information on the 2023 Canada Winter Games, please visit ttps://www.2023canadagames.ca/ 


About Ringette

Ringette is a Canadian sport that was invented in 1963 in North Bay, Ontario by the late Sam Jacks. There are currently over 30,000 players on nearly 2,000 teams across Canada, with over 1,500 officials and nearly 8000 coaches. Internationally, it is played in more than a half a dozen other countries around the world. Ringette has been designated a Heritage Sport by Sport Canada and as part of the Sport for Life movement, ringette is well advanced at adapting Sport Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development model. For more information, please refer to the Ringette Canada Web site at www.ringette.ca.


Territory acknowledgement

While we are a proud Canadian organization, we acknowledge that our head office is located on traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People, and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Ringette Canada extends our respect to all First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples for their valuable contributions to this land. We are committed to moving forward in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.

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