Judo Ontario Youth Academy end of year party and graduation

Monday June 20th, 2016

Dear Youth Academy members, 


Judo Ontario would like to cordially invite your sensei, your parents and yourselves to attend the Judo Ontario Youth Academy end of year party and Graduation on Saturday June 25th after the regularly scheduled Youth Academy practice. We will getting together at the Toronto Pan American Sport Centre to have pizza and drinks from 6pm-8pm. We want to celebrate the inaugural first year of the Judo Ontario Youth Academy and all the exceptional work of its first members. All members of the Youth Academy and their parents and sensei’s are welcome.


The athletes graduating from the Youth Academy Program and transitioning to the Judo Ontario (HPP) High Performance Program/Judo Canada RTC (Regional Training Centre) are:


Keagan Young

Nicholas Langlois

Myles Copeland

Candice Driscoll

Alyssandra Manuel

Jennifer Claus

Amir Shukle

Rhiannon Lau

Rachel Krapman

Jeremy Riekstins

Justin Riekstins

Russel Chan

James Longsdale

David Teper

Elicia Lin


The criteria for graduation from the Judo Ontario Youth Academy, and subsequent transition to the Judo Ontario HPP/Judo Canada RTC includes, but is not limited to:    

- Age (Athletes born in 2001);

- Skills development based on the Long Term Athlete Development;

- Proven training commitment;

- Recommendation of the Judo Ontario coach staff;


The Judo Ontario HPP/Judo Canada RTC consists of a minimum of 3 sessions a week of training (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays), plus the training in your own home club.


Note: Athletes who are born after 2001 AND graduating, must keep attending the Youth Academy for at least one more year 2016-17.


Please RSVP if you will be able to attend. 

 Best Regards,


Steven Sheffield

Sport Director


Judo Ontario

875 Morningside Ave.

Toronto, ON

M1C 0C7

Tel.: (416) 447-JUDO (5836)
Fax: (416) 449-JUDO (5836)
Email: info@judoontario.ca

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