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Athletics Canada National Office

Suite B1-110 2445 St-Laurent Blvd. 
Ottawa, Ontario  K1G 6C3
Telephone: (613) 260-5580
Fax: (613) 260-0341
Web Site:  

Paul-David Bernard
Extension 3301

  • Provides all association translation services


Manager, Coach Training and Development
Extension 3341
  • High performance coach professional development
  • NCCP curriculum design and development

Andrew Cameron
IT, Membership & Statistic Services 
Extension 3320

  • Oversee technological support, development and implementation
  • Oversee rankings; collection, updating and publishing
  • Manage membership services

Sally Clare
Director, Finance

  • Prepare cash flow, variance and forecast reports
  • Assist in the annual budget process
  • Responsible for OTP, SC, COC and other partner reporting
  • Payroll
  • Benefits
Kayla Cornale
Para-Athletics Development and Talent Identification Lead
  • Lead and direct the planning, implementation and operation of athlete development and talent ID
  • Aid in developing the pathway of a structured and innovative para-athletics program

Kristine Deacon
Coordinator, National Team Programs
Extension 3305 

  • Coordinates team logistics for non high performance targeted development programs
  • Coordinates communications with IAAF and IPC
  • Supports classification programs with AC Classifier and Talent Development Coach
Corey Dempsey
Coordinator, Athlete Services
Extension 3312
  • Coordinates all ongoing national team athlete services including all components of the Sport Canada Athlete Assistance Program and Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport programs

  • Coordinates the IPC Athlete Licensing Program

  • Provides administrative support for the HPD and Head Coach

  • Coordinates national team policies, manuals, guidelines, criteria, etc.

Douglas Duncan 
Director, Domestic Programs & Sport Development
Extension 3311
Mobile (613) 263-2957

  • Oversee Domestic Programs: Coaching; Officiating; Run, Jump, Throw; Road Running; Club Excellence
  • Lead sport development initiatives and partnership development for Clubs; Schools; Outreach
  • Supervise Sport Development Unit Staff

Michèle Edmiston- Hurter
Executive Assistant 
Extension 3310

  • Assits CEO in execution of administrative and management tasks
  • Coordinates revisions to the Association Rules and Bylaws
  • Maintains Corporate Records, Governance 
  • Plans and coordinates Annual General Meetings and Semi-Annual General Meetings
  • Prepares Rules Change Report for Rules Committee
  • Manages Secretariat function for the Board of Directors

    Howie Erickson

    • Process accounts receivables and payments
    Peter Eriksson
    Head Coach
    Extension 3304
    • Responsible for designing and planning all elements of the high performance system
    • Oversee the implementation of the high performance program
    • Lead and evaluate teams at international events
    • Manage and coordinate the activities of all technical staff

    Mathieu Gentès
    Director, Public Relations and Corporate Services
    Extension 3303
    Mobile 613 868-7692

    • Oversee and manage internal and external Communications, Social Media and Media Relations
    • Oversee and manage AC Brand, Marketing and Sponsorship
    • Oversee Membership Services and Event Management
    • Oversee alumni, merchandise and website services

    Rob Guy
    Chief Executive Officer
    Extension 3300

    • Provide overall direction for the organization
    • Guide and manage the strategic plan
    • Supervise the national office and departmental operations
    • Maintains day to day relationships with members, sponsors, Sport Canada and National and International sport bodies on behalf of the Association
    • Act as the primary spokesperson for media and functions
    • Reports to the Board of Directors
    Kelly Hewitt
    Coordinator, Marketing and Events
    Extension 3307
    • Day to day contact for Canadian Championships local host organizing committees
    • Assist in managing content of Athletics Canada website
    • Oversee and deliver all aspects of Hall of Fame and Awards
    • Manage merchandise sales and
    Eastern High Performance Hub Manager
    Mobile 416 427-0741

    • Ensure effective delivery of the high performance program, including management of training facilities, enforcement of policies and overseeing the budget
    • Outreach and communication with carded athletes
    • Athlete monitoring including involvement in injury prevention programs

    Robyn Lockhart
    Finance Officer
    Extension 3315 

    • Accounts receivable and payable
    • Assists in the preparation of monthly financial reports, audit files and Sport Canada annual submissions
    • Responsible for National Development Fund
    • Preparation and delivery of deposits and verification of authorization/coding for invoices and payables
    • Preparation of bank reconciliation

    John Lofranco
    Coordinator, Road Running
    Extension 3314

    • Athletics Canada technical delegate for major road races and resource for race directors
    • Support road running programs and services
    • Support branches in the development and delivery of road running initiatives
    • Organize National Race Directors Summit

    Scott MacDonald
    Technical Director
    Extension 3306

    • Technical advisor to clubs, schools, branches and event organizers
    • Technical Delegate at all Athletics Canada Track & Field / Cross Country Championships
    • Oversee Club Excellence program
    • Oversee national officials program
    • Planning and implementation of Athletics Canada Alumni Program

    Jared MacLeod
    National Team Programs, Operations Manager
    Extension 3302

    • Ensure effective delivery of high performance programs
    • Manage National Team Unit including athlete assistance, team selection, anti-doping
    • Oversee technical budgets
    Coordinator, Communications
    Extension 3340
    • Content writing; newsletters, team reports, announcements, athlete accomplishments
    • Media requests
    • Social media assets
    • Event communication support
    Talent ID & Development Lead
    (306) 551-8545
    • Leads and implements all aspects of Athletics Canada`s High Performance Athlete Development Program (HPAD)
    • Create Criteria for the HPAD identified list of athletes
    • Lead and manage talent identification initiatives in collaboration with the East and West Hub coaching staff
    • Build relationships and communicate with CIS, NCAA, Provinces and Clubs in relation to the HPAD program

    Jean-François Roy
    Coordinator, Development Programs
    Extension 3335

    • Manages team logistics for targeted development programs and training camps
    • Coordinates Paralympic and Olympic surveys
    • Assists the Director of Domestic Programs & Sport Development in sport development initiatives
    • Responsible for performance tracking for athletes in both Paralympic and Olympic stream
    Manager, Coach Services
    Extension 3316
    • General coaching information
    • Professional development recognition
    • Coach enquiries for coach training and certification
    • NCCP Locker enquiries
    • Branch program delivery questions

    David Weicker 
    Coordinator, Technical Operations (Officials & Events)
    250 752-7234

    Mobile 250 797-1819


    • Provide leadership in the development of a comprehensive and sustainable officiating development program
    • Liaison to the National Officials’ Committee (NOC)
    • On-site liaison at major Canadian Championship events
    Western High Performance Hub Manager
    Mobile 250 634-4305
    • Ensure effective delivery of the high performance program, including management of training facilities, enforcement of policies and overseeing the budget
    • Outreach and communication with carded athletes
    • Athlete monitoring including involvement in injury prevention programs

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