Ringette Canada to host La Relève U17 event, announces attendees

Ottawa, ON – July 8, 2019 –Ringette Canada is pleased to announce the athletes, coaches and officials who will be attending its second annual La Relève U17 event. The three-day event will take place at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park, Alberta from July 26-28 and serves as an entry point into the high performance pathway for ringette athletes, coaches and officials.

“We are pleased to be able to provide graduating U16AA athletes with the opportunity to take part in a high performance environment (including practice sessions, games, classroom sessions and fitness testing) while also introducing them to the requirements and lifestyle they can expect should they wish to pursue the high performance pathway as an athlete,” said Stephanie Laurin, Ringette Canada’s Manager of High Performance and Athlete Services. “This event also provides developmental opportunities for our ringette coaches and officials, which is an important part of their growth as they progress on their individual high performance pathway.”

There will be 68 athletes attending La Relève U17 2019 and they will be divided into four rosters. The fourrosters will go head to head in round-robin play (three games each) and each roster will also participate in three practice sessions, as well as fitness testing. Athletes participating in the event include:

Hannah Aitken – Niverville, MB
Taryn Atkinson – Prince George, BC
Gracie Beggs – Ajax, ON
Renae Boutilier – Beaver Bank, NS
Mikyla Brewster – Calgary, AB
Alexis Byers – Brule, AB
Maddy Camm – Elmira, ON
Alexa Carpenter – Montague, PEI
Courtney Carter – Moncton, NB
Callie Dawes – Calgary, AB
Ava Dennis – Calgary, AB
Jade  Dupuis – Deux-Montagnes, QC
Jordyn Ferguson – Calgary, AB
Shereise Fetterly – Lockport, MB
Caitlin Fioravanti – Stittsville, ON
Adalyn Francak – Calgary, AB
Chloé Gaudet – Rogersville, NB
Kiandra Gustafson – Langley, BC
Cayleigh Hasell – Calgary, AB
Megan Heaney – Waterloo, ON
Jaden Hounsell – Kitchener, ON
Brianna Jacobi – Elmira, ON
Lindsay Johnstone – Calgary, AB
Lily Kantyluk – Winnipeg, MB
Grace Kemp – Surrey, BC
Courtney Kenyon – Winnipeg, MB
Tori Klapstein – Beaumont, AB
Holly Kozan – White City, SK
Quinn Ladoon – Edmonton, AB
Catherine Landry – Cole Harbour, NS
Brittany Lanouette – Gatineau, QC
Amanda Law – Ottawa, ON
Shaelynn Law – Lacombe, AB
Emma Lunnie – Kitchener, ON
Brooklyn MacInnis – Souris, PEI
Grace MacMillan – Moncton, NB
Laurence Mallette Léonard – Candiac, QC
Jalena Marelic – Stittsville, ON
Mia Martell – Eldon, PEI
Kaitlynn McCaw – Regina, SK
Jordan McClement – Hanover, ON
Cameron McDonnell – Ottawa, ON
Ashley McHarg – Saskatoon, SK
Rachael McKerracher – Calgary, AB
Maxim Moisan – Cantley, QC
Mette Moman – Airdrie, AB
Yvonne Orr – North Vancouver, BC
Danika Osborne – Orléans, ON
Dayle Phaneuf – Regina, SK
Florence Poulin – Lévis, QC
Kennedy Rice – Airdrie, AB
Avery Riley-McKay – Waterloo, ON
Allyson Savoie – Levis, QC
Jaydie Sawada – Surrey, BC
Paige Shaw – Prince George, BC
Hannah Shortridge – Narol, MB
Chanelle Smith – Calgary, AB
Rita-Jeanne Smith – St.Albert, AB
Tamara St André – St-Eustache, QC
Sydney Stabler – Newmarket, ON
Madeline Stang – Regina, SK
Sarah Trahan – Cochrane, AB
Laura Treleman – Winnipeg, MB
Erin Ung – Calgary, AB
Annika Van Vleit – Ottawa, ON
Manon Vautour – St-Louis, NB
Caroline Viola – Terrebonne, QC
Amy Whyte – Gatineau, QC

The following coaches and athlete mentors will be attending La Relève U17 2019:

Head coaches:
Sheri Markle – Waterloo, ON
André Dupuis – Dieppe, NB
David Singh – Saint Lazare. QC
Marilyne Dion – Laval, QC

Athlete mentors:
Catherine Ruel – Mascouche, QC
Sam Renooy – Winnipeg, MB
Kelsie Caine – Red Deer, AB
Alana Lesperance – Winnipeg, MB

Assistant coaches:
Melanie Norris – Waterloo, ON
Allison Wilcox – Ottawa, ON
Caley Mineault – Calgary, AB
Jody Trethewey – Middle Sackville, NS
Tania Pettitt – Guelph, ON
Francois Caron – Summerside, PEI
Mark Beal – Cap-Pelé, NB
Nicole Borges – Chilliwack, BC

The following officials and supervisors will be attending La Relève U17 2019:

On-ice officials:
Danielle Brubaker – Edmonton, AB
Luke Faulkner -Fredericton, NB
Laura Hickling – Oshawa, ON
Josiane Bordeleau – Beloeil, QC

Official supervisors:
Chris Faulds – Waterloo, ON
Karen Meek – Bowmanville, ON

The following games will be open to the public during the La Relève U17 event. All games will take place at Millennium Place which is located at 2000 Premier Way in Sherwood Park, Alberta.

Friday, July 26: 12:45pm and 2:30pm
Saturday, July 27: 1:30pm and 3:15pm
Sunday, July 28: 12:15pm and 2:00pm

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 31,500 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.

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For more information, please contact:

Alayne Martell
Media and Public Relations | Relations de presse et publiques
Ringette Canada | Ringuette Canada
National Ringette League | Ligue Nationale de Ringuette
Phone | Téléphone : (613) 748-5655, ext. 226
Cell : (902) 308-1067
alayne@ringette.ca
@: www.ringette.ca
@: www.nationalringetteleague.ca

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