2004 Award Winners

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2004 Award Winners


Bantam Female
Murielle Landry
Club: Annapolis Valley Running Club
Coach: Edward James

Murielle Landry was the top ranked bantam in the 100m, 400m, long jump and triple jump in 2004.
Top Performances
Long Jump 3.69
200m 32.67
100m 14.63
400m 69.57
Long Jump 4.06m
Triple Jump 8.94m


Bantam Male
Jamie Bates
Club: Dartmouth Athletics
Coach: Gary Keddy

Jamie did not have all that many opportunities to run but when he did, he made an impact. His 4:49.90 and 9:54.44 topped the rankings by considerable margins. His 3000m time was only 3 seconds off the NS Bantam record.
Top Performances
1500m 4:49.90
3000m 9:54.44

Midget Female
Allison Letourneau
Club: Annapolis Valley Running Club
Coach: Ian Blenkhorn

Allison had a stellar season in 2004 setting big personal bests in the both the 800m at 2:17.01 and the 1500m at 4:40.6. She topped her season off by winning the National Legion Championship by five seconds in the 1500m and winning the bronze medal in the 800m. She showed her versatility and sportsmanship by helping her teammates to a bronze medal in the 4x100m relay.
Top Performances
800m 2:17.01
1500m 4:40.6

Midget Male
Jared Baird
Club: Central Nova Legion Legends

Coach: Larry Bridges and David Galloway

Jared is one of the top young athletes to emerge in the javelin over the past several years. He now completely dominates the record books for his division and has set records at every implement weight available. He holds the midget records for the 600g (60.70m), the 700g (56.50m) and the 800g javelin (55.16m). He is the 2004 Legion champion and record holder, winning by over seven meters. He is a versatile athlete who also throws the shot 14.35m, triple jumps 12.05 and ran fast enough to help his team win silver in the 4x100m at the national legion championships.
Top Performances
600g Javelin 60.70m NS Midget Record
700g Javelin 56.50m NS Midget Record
800g Javelin 55.16m NS Midget Record
Triple Jump 12.05m
Shot Put 14.35m

Juvenile Male
Chris Theriau
Club: Annapolis Valley Running Club

Coach: Edward James

Chris Theriau has demonstrated the consistency and ability to become one of the best hurdlers Nova Scotia has ever produced. He lowers the NS age class record almost every time he steps on the track and managed a 14.76 for the 110m hurdles at the 2004 National Legion Championships. He was the Legion silver medallist in 2004 and ended his season with a new juvenile record of 8.73 in the 60mH at the Fall Classic in Gagetown.
Top Performance
60mH 8.73 NS Juvenile Record
110m H 14.76 NS Juvenile Record

Juvenile Female
Jenna Martin
Club: Athletics East
Coach: Charles Scarrow

Jenna continues to establish herself as one of the very best young athletes in Canada over the long sprints. She now holds 19 Nova Scotia provincial records ranging from the bantam 200m to the senior 400m. She is one of the youngest athletes in Nova Scotia to hold a senior record. She is the national Legion Champion at 200m and 400m as well as the national legion record holder for the 400m. She also jumped to a silver medal performance in the long jump at the same event. She is on the Provisional List for World Youth Championships scheduled for next July in Morocco.
Top Performances
200m 25.50 NS Juvenile and Junior Record
300m 40.6h NS Juvenile and Junior Record
400m 56.33 NS Juvenile and Junior Record
600m 1:36.7h NS Juvenile Record
200m 24.59 NS Juvenile Record
400m 55.15 NS Juvenile, Junior and Senior Record

Junior Male
Adam Wolkins
Club: Central Nova Legion Legends
Coach: Andrew Huskilson and Larry Bridges

Adam had an outstanding season in the javelin going undefeated in every competition. His top performance came while winning the Eastern Canadian Championships with a provincial junior and senior record of 62.24m. This great throw ranks Adam third in the country among junior men.
Top Performance
Javelin 62.24 NS Junior and Senior Record

Junior Female
Ashley Wicks
Club: Central Nova Legion Legends
Coach: Butch Williams

Ashley's most dominant performance came at the NSSAF Championships where she won five individual events: the 60m hurdles, the Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump and Pole Vault. She is currently attending Jacksonville University in Florida while pursuing her track career.
Top Performances
TJ 11.20m
HJ 1.61m
LJ 5.05m
PV 2.40m

Outstanding Female
Adrienne Power
Club: Swift Athletics
Coach: Peter Lord

Adrienne Power has set a new standard for women's sprinting the province and continues to shatter records on a regular basis. She is the 2004 CIS Champion in the 60m and the 300m and set two provincial records in the process. She started her outdoor season running with the national team in the 4x100m at the Penn Relays and continued on to set provincial records in the 100m at 11.80 and the 200m at 23.66. She made the Olympic trials final in the 100m and is currently the only nationally carded track athlete in the province.
Top Performances
60m 7.47 NS Senior Record
200m 24.13 NS Senior Record
300m 38.23 NS Senior Record
100m 11.80 NS Senior Record
200m 23.66 NS Senior Record

Outstanding Male
Craig Slaunwhite
Club: Chebucto Athletics
Coach: Doug Mitchell

Craig reached an important milestone in his career this year after being named to the national team and representing Canada in the decathlon at a Combined Events Meet in the Netherlands. He broke a long standing shot put record with a 15.87m toss and also set a new pole vault standard of 4.60m. He amazed spectators at Olympic Trials after winning the unlikely combination of shot put and high jump in the decathlon competition.
Top Performances
Decathlon 7102w
High Jump 2.07m
Shot Put 15.87m NS Senior Record
Pole Vault 4.60m NS Senior Record

Coach of the Year
Charles Scarrow
Club: Athletics East

Charles was Associate Head Coach with the Nova Scotia team at the National Legion Championships. The team ended up with the second highest medal total all-time for Nova Scotia and this included six by his athletes Jenna Martin and Rebecca Coady in either individual and/or relay events.

Official of the Year
Tom Boyce

Tom Boyce has worked many of our meets in the past year and is working toward higher certification so he may represent Nova Scotia and Canada at major track events. He became a member of the Board of Directors in 2004 and looks to take officials development to a new level.



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