Judo Ontario Names Athletes to Represent Ontario at the 2011 Canada Winter Games

Tuesday February 1st, 2011

For Immediate Release

January 25, 2011


Toronto, ON - Judo Ontario will be sending a strong team to the 2011 Canada Winter Games scheduled Feb. 11-27 in Halifax, NS. The Judo Ontario Team is comprised of 13 athletes led by Women’s coach Tracy Angus of Burlington and Men’s Coach Dave Burt of Whitby.

Judo is scheduled to take place at St. Mary’s University during week 2 of the Games. “With less than 30 days before the Canada Winter Games, the Judo Ontario Team is poised and prepared for the challenge of facing the best judo athletes from across Canada” said Aartje Sheffield, Vice President Technical of Judo Ontario and Team Manager for Team Ontario.

“The athletes selected to represent Ontario at the 2011 Canada Games have been training for many months preparing for this lifetime experience. They most recently completed a high performance training camp in late December 2010 in Mississauga. These athletes represent the best Ontario has developed and they are ready to compete” said Brian Kalsen, President of Judo Ontario.

Judo Ontario is a non-profit organization and the provincial governing body for the sport of judo in Ontario. With the support of its valued partners along with the Ministry of Health Promotions and Sport, Judo Ontario develops young athletes, coaches and referee programs.

Additional information about Judo Ontario can be viewed at www.judoontario.ca or by contacting Allan Koyanagi, Executive Director, Judo Ontario at 416-426-7006.


2011 Canada Winter Games

Andrew Balach - Hamilton
Cynthia Beleno-Stitt - Kitchener
Monika Burgess - Kitchener
MacKenzie Burt - Whitby
Zachary Burt - Whitby
Jonah Burt - Whitby
Jaya Creavalle - Richmond Hill
William Dwyer - Welland
Amanda Felker - Stoney Creek
Luke Heatherington - Kenora
Nicole Jenicek - Brampton
Tyler Kamino - Brampton
Brianna McCracken - Whitby


Team Ontario Personnel
Women’s Coach: Tracy Angus, Burlington, ON
Men’s Coach: Dave Burt, Whitby, ON
Team Manager: Aartje Sheffield, Cedar Valley, ON

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