Racquetball Canada Names New Executive Director
Racquetball Canada is proud to announce that Donna Harris has been selected as the new Executive Director. Donna will begin in January 2018, and in the interim, will be working with Cheryl Adlard on creating a smooth transition process.
Racquetball Canada would like to welcome Donna Harris as part of the "Racquetball" family. Racquetball Canada would also like to thank Cheryl Adlard for all the hard work and dedication she has given to the organization over the last several years and deeply appreciates her working with Donna to ensure a smooth transition.
More information is available here.
Junior Team Canada
Trevor Webb won bronze in Boy's U18 Singles & silver in Boy's U18 Doubles with Simon Comeau at the 2017 IRF World Junior Racquetball Championships in Minneapolis! All of Racquetball Canada's Junior Team that competed in Minneapolis, Minnesota are:
- Alexis Iwaasa (Lethbridge, Alta.) - Girl's U18
- Trevor Webb (Cambridge, Ont.) & Simon Comeau (Valleyfield, Que.) - Boy's U18
- Cassie Prentice (Macrorie, Sask.) & Camila Wilscam (Repentigny, Que.) - Girl's U16
- Sean Sauvé (L'Assomption, Que.) & Ian Frattinger (Martensville, Sask.) - Boy's U16
- Juliette Parent (Saint Jacques de Montcalm, Que.) & Riley Sommerville (Langley, B.C.) - Girl's U14
- Nathan Jauvin (Terrebonne, Que.) & Naman Gauri (Lethbridge, Alta.) - Boy's U14
Coaches - Head coach: Michel Gagnon (Longueuil, Que.); Assistants: Rino Langelier (Brossard, Que) & Corey Osborne (Penetanguishene, Ont.)
Call for Officials for the National Team Selection Events
Racquetball Canada is seeking two officials for each of the two National Team Selection Events. Racquetball Canada will provide flights, accommodation (shared) and per diems for this event. Requirements: Level 3 (and not a Selection Event player).
The first Selection Event will be in Vernon, B.C. November 24-26, 2017. Deadline for application is October 15, 2017 11:00 PM Eastern. No late applications will be considered.
The second Selection Event will be in Kitchener, Ont. February 2-4, 2018. Deadline for application is December 30, 2017 11:00 PM Eastern. No late applications will be considered.
Interested individuals should apply to the Sport Development Committee c/o Geri Powell.
Racquetball Canada 2017 National Championships
Open Division Winners
Men's Singles - Mike Green (Burlington, Ontario)
Women's Singles - Frédérique Lambert (Montréal)
Men's Doubles - Mike Green (Burlington, Ontario) & Trevor Webb (Cambridge, Ontario)
Women's Doubles - Michèle Morissette (Baie Comeau, Québec) & Christine Richardson (Winnipeg)
Congratulations to them & the winners of the other categories at the 2017 Canadian Racquetball Championships in Brossard, Québec. Thanks also to everyone who participated in this year's Nationals.
2017-18 National Tournaments
Racquetball Canada is pleased to announce its four national tournaments for the 2017-2018 season.
National Team Selection Event - November 24-26, 2017 in Vernon, British Colombia
National Team Selection Event - February 2-4, 2018 in Kitchener, Ontario
Junior National Championships - April 25-28, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta
National Championships - May 20-26, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the University of Winnipeg
For more information contact Adrian Webb.
2018-19 National Tournaments - Bid Proposals
Racquetball Canada is seeking bids for its four national tournaments for the 2018-2019 season.
Selection event #1, to be hosted in November – bid to be received by October 30, 2017
Selection event # 2 to be hosted in February – bid to be received by January 31, 2018
Junior Nationals to be hosted in April – bid to be received by March 31, 2018
Nationals to be hosted in May – bid to be received by April 30, 2018
Please request a bid package from Administrator of High Performance/Sport Development via email.
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