Power / Speed Program

Due to insurance rules, all athletes must have a paid club membership to join a Valley Royals Practice Group. To select a membership package and register online click: https://valleyroyals.ca/membership/ 

We are an inclusive Club accepting athletes of all abilities

Power/Speed Program is for those athletes who wish to specialize in one or more of the following events: 100m, 200m,100mH, long-jump, triple-jump, high-jump and pole-vault, decathlon and heptathlon

Coach:  Chantel Desch   
Assistant Coach: Andrew Ott 
Pole Vault Coach:  Graham Danziger 

Midget: 14-15 years old

The goal of the Midget program is to help identify and to begin early specialization of athletes into event areas.  The competitive focus at this age group is: high school, regional and provincial.

Youth: 16 – 17 years old / Junior: 18 -19 years old /Senior: 20+

The goal of the program for the older full-time athletes is for mid to late specialization into event areas. The competitive focus at this age group is: high school, provincial, national, and legions.

Power & Speed Training is offered 3 days per week:

Note: Pole Vault Group is it’s own group but vaulters are also integrated in the Power & Speed Group to get strength and conditioning training.

Practice Schedule:  https://valleyroyals.ca/practice-schedule/
Track Meet Info & Meet Protocol: https://valleyroyals.ca/meets/


Location by Season:
  • March-August: outdoor Track & Field training at Rotary Stadium

  • October-November: Mostly outdoor training at Rotary Stadium and some indoor training at the ARC (Abbotsford Recreation Centre)

  • November-March: Mostly indoor training at ARC (Abbotsford Recreation Centre) and some outdoor training at Rotary Stadium. During Winter Training ONLY: Monday & Wednesday practices will happen at the Abbostford Recreation Centre (ARC). Athletes meet the couch area upstairs at the end of the track where you do your stretching. Abbotsford Recreations Centre, 2499 McMillan Rd. All athletes are responsible for their entrance fee to ARC–Load up a swipe card to save money.



Updated January 2019