Senior national team roster announced

Ottawa, ON – June 22, 2017 – Ringette Canada is pleased to announce its senior national team roster that will be competing at the 2017 world ringette championship taking place from November 27 to December 3, 2017 at Hershey Centre in Mississauga. The 21 athletes were named following a selection camp that took place in Calgary this past weekend.

“With the naming of our senior national team roster, our high performance program is set and ready to compete at the upcoming world championships,” said Frances Losier, Director of High Performance and Events, Ringette Canada. “We are confident that the athletes who have been chosen by our senior national team staff are the best in the country and we look forward to proudly supporting them every step of the way.”

The following are the 21 athletes who will represent Canada on the senior national team: 

Sheri Adams – Dorchester
Breanna Beck – Red Deer
Dailyn Bell – Lacombe
Jamie Bell – Lacombe
Allison Biewald – Ottawa
Melissa Breslin – Oshawa
Shaundra Bruvall – Calgary
Martine Caissie – Bouctouche
Taylor Campbell – Tillsonburg
Amy Clarkson – St. Andrews
Jacqueline Gaudet – Waterdown
Chantal Gauthier – Pickering
Sydney Granger – Dorchester
Erika Kiviaho – Sudbury
Jasmine Leblanc – Dieppe
Paige Nosal – St. Clements
Christianne Varty – Calgary
Lindsay Vink – Lacombe
Erica Voss – Toronto
Kaitlyn Youldon – Ottawa
Kelsey Youldon – Ottawa

Barb Bautista (Calgary) leads the senior national team as head coach, along with assistant coach Sharolyn Wouters (Port Perry, ON), head athletic therapist Connie Klassen (Victoria), player development consultants Alexis Snowdon (Edmonton) and Carly Ross (Edmonton), goalie development consultant Keely Brown (Edmonton), mental performance consultant Carl Nienhuis (Abbotsford), National Team Program Logistics and Team Services manager Stephanie Laurin (Kingston) and strength and conditioning consultant Nick Westcott (Ottawa).

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