Landeryou & Murray earn bronze at 2018 World Championships

Congratulations to Tim Landeryou and Samuel Murray on their bronze medal performance in Men's Doubles at the 2018 IRF World Championships in Costa Rica!

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2018 IRF World Championships

Team Canada will compete at the 2018 International Racquetball Federation World Championships in San José, Costa Rica, August 10-18. Competing for Canada are Samuel Murray (Baie Comeau, PQ) in Men's Singles & Doubles, Coby Iwaasa (Lethbridge, AB) in Men's Singles, Frédérique Lambert (Montreal) in Women's Singles & Doubles, Tim Landeryou (Calgary) in Men's Doubles, and Jen Saunders (Winnipeg) in Women's Singles & Women's Doubles. Coaching the team will be Michel Gagnon (Head Coach) and Corey Osborne (Penetanguishene, ON) and Bob Fong (Vancouver) will be with the team as physiotherapist.  Look to the IRF website for results or Racquetball Canada's page on Facebook.


2018 Racquetball Canada Hall of Fame Inductees

Racquetball Canada welcomes five sport legends into the Racquetball Canada Hall of Fame. "We are proud to announce the 2018 Inductees to the Racquetball Canada Hall of Fame. This year's inductees highlight the importance of Canadians in the development of the sport internationally as well as our rich sport history in Canada. I offer my congratulations and thank the inductees for their commitment and dedication," said Gwen Smoluk, President of Racquetball Canada.

2018 Racquetball Canada Hall of Fame Inductees

Mike Ceresia - Athlete

Josée Grand'Maître - Athlete

Christie Huczek - Athlete

Gary Ness - Builder

Calvin Smith - Builder

Further information on the 2018 Hall of Fame inductees is available here. The Class of 2018 will be inducted in the Hall of Fame at the 2018 Canadian Championships Awards Banquet being held May 26, 2018 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.


Racquetball Canada Staff Contacts

Please note the following Racquetball Canada staff and contact changes.


Donna Harris is the new Executive Director. Geri Powell remains in her role as Administrator of High Performance/Sport Development. Cheryl Adlard is managing Racquetball Canada's finances. Expense claims and invoice requests can be sent to Cheryl Adlard at her email below and cc'd to Donna Harris. Do not hesitate to contact any of Racquetball Canada' staff with any questions or concerns. Complete contact information is below.


Mailing address: Racquetball Canada, 145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 2Z6


Individual staff contact information:


Donna Harris, Executive Director - Email Donna Harris
Geri Powell, Administrator of High Performance / Sport Development - Email Geri Powell
Cheryl Adlard, Administrator of Finance - Email Cheryl Adlard


National Tournaments for 2018-19

Racquetball Canada has announced its four tournaments for 2018-2019.

The 1st National Team Selection Event - November 23-25, 2018 in Valleyfield, Québec.

The 2nd National Team Selection Event - February 1-3, 2019 in Grande Prairie, Alberta

The Junior National Championships - April 24-27, 2019, location to be announced.

The National Championships - May 19-25, 2019 in Langley, British Colombia. 

 

For more information, please contact Adrian Webb.


Proposals for Racquetball Canada Tournaments in 2019-20

Racquetball Canada is looking for proposals for hosting its tournaments in 2019-2020.

 

The 1st National Team Selection Event will be in November 2018, and proposals should be received by 30 October 2018.

 

The 2nd National Team Selection Event will be in February 2019, and proposals should be received by 31 January 2019.

 

The Junior National Championships will be in April 2019, and proposals should be received by 31 March 2019.

 

The National Championships will be in May 2019, and proosals should be received by 30 April 2019.

 

For proposal information please contact the Administrator of High Performance & Sport Development.


Racquetball and Parkinsons

Jacques Seguin uses racquetball to help him deal with his Parkinsons condition. Look at how he does it at his website.

Also, Nova Scotia Racquetball has made a video of how people use racquetball to help them deal with their Parkinsons condition.


Let's Play Racquetball

Racquetball Canada has launched the - www.letsplayracquetball.ca website - to help introduce racquetball to boys and girls (7-14 years) both on racquetball courts and away from racquetball courts.

 


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