From forging a partnership with a leading Major League Soccer franchise, to earning recognition as one of Canada’s top youth clubs, and capturing its fair share of hardware, it’s certainly been a whirlwind first season for Ottawa TFC Soccer Club.
Picture a running coach and it’s probably someone in a track suit with a whistle, right? Well, for Louis-Riel high school track & field/cross-country program director Sébastien Lalonde, his tools of the trade are just as likely to include a lawn mower and a pair of work gloves.
Si l’on visualise mentalement un entraîneur de course de fond, celui-ci porte fort probablement un survêtement de course et arbore fièrement un sifflet autour du cou. Eh bien, pour Sébastien Lalonde, directeur du programme d’athlétisme et de cross-country à l’école secondaire Louis-Riel, ses outils de travail incluent plutôt une tondeuse à gazon et une bonne paire de gants de travail!
The Gloucester Lacrosse Association enjoyed breakthroughs at the top level of the sport and saw a rise in the level of coaching and play across the board in 2019, though the best is yet to come.
Ottawa South United Soccer broke ground once again in 2019 as the club continued to find new heights in its 17th season.
Lewis Ward was born in England. He then lived in Switzerland before immigrating to Kingston, Ontario, Canada half way through Grade 8.
Ottawans showed their mettle at the provincial lawn bowling championships this year. Across disciplines, bowlers from Nepean, Galetta, Elmdale and other clubs have proved their skill, talent and mental determination, overcoming some heartbreaking losses to achieve great results.