GAMES CANADA ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL DELHI 2010 MISSION STAFF
21, 2010 – Bringing a wealth of world-class expertise and
experience, three additional Mission Staff members have been named
to Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC)’s team for the 2010 Commonwealth
Games to be held in Delhi, India, October 3-14, 2010.
Trent Stellingwerff (Lausanne, Switzerland) and Sherry
Doiron (Fredericton, NB) join the Coaching and Applied Sport Science
team, directed by Dr. Jon Kolb. Dr. Stellingwerff will provide
guidance in athlete nutrition, while Doiron will work in Coach
Support, Technical and Logistics.
Mike Davis (Ottawa,
ON) joins the Communications and Media Services Team, under the
direction of Commonwealth Games Canada Press Chief for Delhi,
“This is an incredible
collection of experienced and highly-motivated professionals who
will help create the conditions for best-ever performances and
podium results by Canadian athletes in October,” said Martha
Deacon, Chef de Mission for Team Canada 2010. “That’s
the goal of Team Canada at these Games.”
The Games will feature
more than 4,000 world-class athletes from 71 Commonwealth nations
and territories, competing in 17 different sports. Canada, which
finished third overall at the 2006 Games in Melbourne, Australia,
will send a highly competitive team of approximately 400 athletes,
coaches, and volunteers.
Please see attached
backgrounder for biographies of Dr. Trent Stellingwerf, Sherry
Doiron and Mike Davis.
The Canadian contingent
to Delhi is led by Commonwealth Games Canada Director of Sport,
Scott Stevenson (Orléans, ON) and Chef de Mission, Martha
Deacon (Oakville, ON).
The Health and Wellbeing
(Medical) team will be announced in the coming weeks.
Team Canada Mission
Staff for the 2010 Commonwealth Games
Routhier and Anne Warburton (Administration), Jim Bradley and
Yvonne Bierman (Transportation); Sue Boreskie and Suzanne Weckend
(Clothing); Shravan Chopra (Technology)
Team Member Support
and Services: Monique Allain, Todd Allison, Alexandra Orlando
Audette, Mike Davis, Dan Galbraith (Photographer), Patrick Kenny,
Hélène Lavigne (Translator), Martin Richard, Yan
Coaching and Applied
Sport Science: Sherry Doiron, Shelley Milton, Lisa Smith, Dr.
Mission Team Leaders
for the 2010 Commonwealth Games
Dr. Jon Kolb –
Coaching and Applied Sport Science
Dr. Navin Prasad – Health and Wellbeing (Medical)
Kelly Laframboise – Team Operations
Jackie DeSouza – Communications and Media Services
Michael Smith – Team Member Support and Services
Canada (CGC) is the international franchise holder for the Commonwealth
Games and Commonwealth movement in Canada, and an active, contributing
member of the Canadian sport community. Led by its volunteer Board
and supported by professional staff, CGC is committed to strengthening
sport in Canada and throughout the Commonwealth.
For more information,
Chef de Mission, Equipe Canada 2010
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