Congratulations to Coach Harold! He is the recipient of the Jane & Gerry Swan Award for being Canadian Development Coach of the Year for the 2017 Season!
See Harold’s thank you video posted by Athletics Canada…
The Abbotsford News published an article on Friday May 18th about Coach Harold’s win…
For the online version of this article see: https://www.abbynews.com/sports/valley-royals-willers-wins-national-coaching-award/
All Club Members & their families are encouraged to attend the Valley Royals Annual General Meeting Monday, May 28th, 2018 in the Legacy Building Banquet Hall (upstairs in the building on the East side of the Track at Rotary Stadium) 6:45 PM – Pizza Supper Served & Displays Available for Viewing, 7:00 – 8:15 PM – Annual General Meeting
- Attendance will be taken…these numbers have an important impact on on the funding grants we can apply for so please make every effort to attend
- Check out visual displays about the club’s growth and achievements in 2017 and hear reports from the President and Treasurer
- Each family will receive a ballot to vote for candidates for the Board of Directors One vote per family. Athletes are allowed to represent their family in the voting if their parents are unable to attend the meeting. Parent involvement in each family’s vote is encouraged but not mandatory. (Voting by Proxy is not permitted.)
Parent Volunteers or Club Members who are interested in running to serve on the Board of Directors should state this in writing via an email to club administrator Christa McAuley by email at: [email protected]
There is a particular need for Directors who have skills in finance/budgeting/planning/business and communications/social media but all interested candidates are welcome to apply.
Candidates should write a brief bio (less than 100 words) and submit a photo of themselves wearing their Valley Royals singlet or clothing or, if a parent of an athlete, submit a photo of themselves with their club athlete(s).
Please be advised that all candidates are required to complete a criminal record check to ensure that they do not have a record for fraud, and a bankruptcy search to ensure that they do not have an undischarged bankruptcy.
Results from the 2018 Valley Royals Vaisakhi Festival Track & Field Meet are available here: http://results.tfmeetpro.com/Ocean_Athletics/Vaisakhi_2018/
The Abbotsford News has created a video montage of the Track & Field Events at the Viasakhi Meet. Click here to view: https://blackpress.tv/video.php?id=31074
Congratulations to Valley Royal athlete, Django Lovett, who brings home to Canada the Bronze Medal for Men’s High Jump from the Commonwealth Games in Australia. Lovett, who cleared 2.30m-a new personal best-to secure his position on the podium had this to say about his outstanding performance:
Congratulations to Thane Timmerman for advancing to the Regional/Provincial Level of the RBC Training Ground, a testing program which helps to identify athletes who have Olympic potential by using a series of physical test to assess power, speed and endurance. Timmerman is among the top athletes in BC to compete in the Regional/Provincial Level of RBC Training Ground testing today, April 7th, at the Richmond Oval.
For link to Abbotsford News article about Timmerman’s achievement click: https://www.abbynews.com/sports/abbotsfords-timmerman-advances-in-training-ground/
The Valley Royals wish Thane the very best in today’s round of testing and look forward to seeing what comes next in RBC Training Ground and in his Track and Field Season this year