Congratulations to all of the Valley Royals athletes who were invited to compete at the Harry Jerome International Track Classic on June 26th & 27th.
Results available here: http://www.athleticscanada.tv/gprofile.php?do=view_event&event_id=959&mgroup_id=47401&year=2018&year=2018
Photo of Coach Ziggy with athletes Eric Chatten, Liam Espedido and Django Lovett at the Harry Jerome Track Classic (Photo Credit: Ferdinand Espedido)
The Valley Royals Track & Field Club is extremely proud of thrower Rowan Hamilton, one of four recipients of the 2018 Harry Jerome Scholarship. Rowan excels in the throwing events, gives back to the track and field community through volunteer work, and he is an Honours student at Sardis Secondary School. We wish Rowan the best of luck as he attends UBC in the fall.
To read the full BC Athletics article about all four of the Harry Jerome Scholarship recipients click: http://www.bcathletics.org/TrackAndField/News/2018-harry-jerome-scholarship-award-winners-announced/2785/
Join in the fun together, get rid of stuff, and help the club! Saturday June 23rd 1:00-3:00 PM (Set Up starts at 11:30AM)
Let Taryn Price know your family will be participating by emailing her at [email protected]
IMPORTANT INFO: INFO for June 23rd Multi-Family Garage Sale Fundraiser
Printable Poster: Poster for June 23rd Multi Family Garage Sale
Stock up on Summer BBQ items, Frozen Cookie Dough, Pies, Cheesecakes & More! This is a great fundraiser for the club and an opportunity to help family, friends & neighbours get some great deals on locally-produced food!
Order Deadline: Monday June 11th
Delivery: Thursday June 21st at 6:30 PM at the Rotary Stadium Parking Lot
Sellers are responsible for their customer’s orders on delivery day
To submit your order, contact Anna Maria Molina [email protected]
Chicken & More Order Form: 2018 Neufeld Farms Chicken & More Order Form
Cookies & More Order Form: 2018 Neufeld Farms Cookies & More Order Form
Congratulations to all of the Valley Royals athletes who represented their schools at the 2018 BC High School Track & Field Championships in Langley this past weekend May 30th to June 2nd. (Do you have a photo of yourself competing at or receiving an award at this meet? Send to [email protected] to be added to this post)
Meet Results available here: http://www.bctfa.ca/results.html#currentresults
The Abbotsford News has published a report about local athletes who placed in the top 5 in the province (includes a slide show of local athletes competing at this meet): https://www.abbynews.com/sports/abbotsford-athletes-score-medals-at-provincials/
For another Abbotsford News slideshow of athletes competing at the BC High School Track & Field Championships click: https://www.abbynews.com/sports/slideshow-high-school-track-and-field-highlights/
Valley Royals high jumper, Alexa Porpaczy, is set to shine at the BC High School Championships this week. In addition to getting a scholarship signing with the University of Arizona, she hopes to achieve the BC record in Sr. Girls High Jump tomorrow and achieve the standard to compete for Canada internationally again this year. Read the full article about Porpaczy featured this week in “The Province”:
High jumper Alexa Porpaczy gets scholarship, next up is world standard
The Valley Royals Track & Field Club welcomes Scott Svelander as Coach of Endurance Running: Middle Distance & Cross Country
Scott Svelander is a level 3 NCCP certified coach in distance running. He has completed a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Simon Fraser University and completed the course requirements for a master’s degree in coaching studies from the University of Victoria. Scott was a long time men’s distance coach for Simon Fraser University where he was fortunate to work with and learn from Canadian Master Coach Gerry Swan and SFU head coach Brit Townsend. Scott has also coached developing athletes at North Surrey Secondary School and Valley Royals. Athletes that Scott has worked with have represented British Columbia and Canada up to and including World Championships and Olympic Games. Scott has coached many Provincial teams at Canadian Championships, Western Canada Games, and Canada Games. He has also coached for Canada internationally.
Practice times for the remainder of Track season will be Mondays at 5:15, Wednesdays at 5:45 and Thursdays at 5:15 at Rotary