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THE LINEUP BASKETBALL 11 | The latest from KW Basketball COMMUNITY 05 | 2015 Athlete of the Year nominees include Murray, Elliot and Pavan 19 | Bring on the Summer Games! 22 | KSA recognizes volunteers and announces latest grants DIVING 18 | What is the best thing to do on a vacation? Dive!

The Cambridge Minor Lacrosse Association (C.M.L.A.) is a not for profit organization run by volunteers, with the common goal of promoting a positive, encouraging and safe environment for local youth to enjoy sport through team play. Our organization was founded in 2002 and is entering its second decade of promoting Canada’s National Summer sport. Commonly referred to as “the fastest sport on two feet,” lacrosse has enjoyed great growth in Canada and beyond. We are governed by the Ontario Lacrosse Association which hosts the largest annual youth sport event in Canada and the largest youth Lacrosse event in all of North America. We are also affiliated with the Canadian Lacrosse Association. These governing bodies help to support fair play and guidance that filters down to the playing surfaces here in Cambridge.

The C.M.L.A. Mission Statement The Cambridge Minor Lacrosse Association will provide learning and mentoring programs in which children will benefit with team environment, fair play, leadership skills, physical fitness and most of all, fun. Our intent is to provide the future leaders of our

community an experience that will enrich their lives.

GOLF 04 | Junior Golf at Galt Country Club GYMNASTICS 09 | Ben Fleming returns to K-W Gymnastics HEALTH & FITNESS 10 | EuroFit’s Biggest Loser competition winner - Nancy Reid HOCKEY 06 | Success both on and off the Ice 14 | Rangers win Guelph Powerplay Championship! 15 | KMHA’s Minor Bantam AA team spreads cheer 16 | Skills Plus Hockey Tip #9 LACROSSE 04 | Lacrosse in Cambridge SCHOOL 08 | Black and gold is the new red and white 08 | Think pink continues to raise the bar SPEED SKATING 17 | Speed skating is a sport for all types of athletes SWIMMING 12 | KW Synchro updates 20 | ROW — well represented at the Swim Ontario Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

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It may not feel like it, but it’s time to start thinking about, and planning, your children’s recreation activities for this summer — and golf should be on your list! Golf is unlike many sports in that it can be played throughout your lifetime. It helps strengthen mental, physical, social and athletic abilities at any age. What’s truly wonderful (and unexpected) about the game are the many long-term friendships that develop. Introducing a child to golf can be intimidating for both the child and parent. Galt Country Club (GCC) provides a comfortable, welcoming environment in which children are able to discover and learn the game at their own pace. The course has many sets of tees including three combinations of newly introduced “green” tees targeted to younger juniors and beginners. These tee options make the game enjoyable for players of all skill levels. The Galt Country Club adult membership prides itself on having one of the best junior programs in the area. While this program has helped to

develop players who have succeeded on many levels from local junior tours all the way up to the PGA Tour, the members are equally pleased to see children simply learning and having fun playing the game. Each year, the junior program includes a wide range of events such as the very popular “Fins & Skins” fishing and golf day, night golf, and weekly pick-up games. GCC has a full staff of PGA of Canada instructors who offer private and semi-private lessons as well as weekly junior clinics. As a result of the full event schedule, professional instruction and affordable membership pricing, the junior program has grown substantially in recent years. Junior membership at Galt Country Club offers a great opportunity for beginners, recreational and competitive players to develop their skills on one of the province’s oldest and most highly regarded courses. It’s also a wonderful opportunity for your child to stay healthy and active this summer while having fun and making new friends.

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2015 Athlete of the Year nominees include Murray, Elliot and Pavan Submitted by Ken Brooks. This is the third publication profiling the 2015 AOTY nominees.

Jamal Murray

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• NCAA U of Kentucky Freshman All American • All SEC 1st Team & All Freshman Team • 113 3-Pointers - U of Kentucky & SEC Record, 2nd All Time NCAA Record • Team Canada - Pan Am Games Silver Medal • NBA- Drafted #7 by Denver Nuggets

• World Championship • 5th 100M Backstroke, 6th 100M Butterfly, 7th 200M Individual Medley, 7th 400M Freestyle • Para Pan Games - Bronze Medals: 100M Butterfly, Breaststroke, Backstroke, 200M Individual Medley, 400M Freestyle • Team Canada - Paralympic Games in Rio

• Professional Beach Volleyball - China Shanghai • World Tour - 2 Silver & 3 Bronze Medals • World Tour - Best Blocker Award • World Ranking 3rd - Olympic Qualifier Ranking 2nd • Team Canada - Olympic Games in Rio

The Athlete of the Year Award was launched in 1999 to recognize the tremendous accomplishments of local athletes from Kitchener, Waterloo and the Townships of Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich. Some of the previous recipients of this prestigious award include Lennox Lewis, Scott Stevens, Sarah Pavan, Andrew Poje & Kaitlyn Weaver and Kelly Vanderbeek.

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Success both on and off the Ice Submitted by Cindy Stewart, Marketing Co-ordinator Following a disappointing season last year, the Cambridge Winter Hawks have turned things around and are finding renewed success, not only on the ice, but also in the community. The players are feeling confident with their play and looking forward to the upcoming playoffs in which they have already clinched a spot. Four of our players, Matt MacKay, Tristan DeJong, Holden Wale, and Max Wright, were selected to participate in the annual GOJHL Top Prospects games. The systems are being perfected and the team is clicking, with camaraderie being displayed both on and off the ice. One of the goals for the Winter Hawks this year is to create visibility in the community and to get Cambridge residents better acquainted with its junior-level hockey team. To do this, the players have formed a partnership with MADD Waterloo Region and participated in the R.I.D.E. program during Oktoberfest by canvassing alongside the Waterloo Regional Police. In addition, they have volunteered to distribute information at the Cambridge Centre reminding people to “Drive clean and sober,” and offer free game passes to come out and see what the Winter Hawks are all about. By getting out to our local schools to distribute information, volunteering at fun fairs and offering to get involved in reading programs and school activities, the Hawks now have a record number of schools participating in their fundraising opportunities. Not only does this increase game attendance, but also gives school choirs the opportunity to showcase their talented students while providing a bonding event for staff and families. Minor hockey plays an important part in the development of players who may eventually play for the Winter Hawks, so the team starts with the youngest players to show them what it takes to make it to the next level. Getting involved with the Galt Minor Hockey School allows them that contact. The young men of the Winter

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Hawks have joined the participants at the “Bring a Buddy to the Rink” event sponsored by the Hockey Alliance, and will be taking part in the annual hockey school Skate-a-thon. In addition to that, they also took time to work on skills with a Minor Midget A team from Hespeler Minor Hockey. The coaching staff (Dan Fitzgerald, Adam Wallace, Brandon Shaw and Zach Grasley) has the team realizing that all things are possible. Every game finds the boys digging deep to reach their ultimate goal — a chance to lift the Sutherland Cup!

Contact information If you are interested in finding out more about the Cambridge Winter Hawks, check out our website, www. cambridgewinterhawks.ca, or follow us on twitter @HawkeytownCambo for events or @CWinterHawks for game information. You can also find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ CambridgeWinterhawks

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The Warriors will be well represented at the 2017 World University (FISU) Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan this coming January as both head coaches of the Warriors hockey programs will exchange their black and gold for red and white. The FISU Games are the world’s second biggest sporting event, next to the Olympics and it will run from January 29 – February 8. Shaun Reagan, bench boss of women’s hockey will be an assistant coach of team Canada’s women’s squad while head coach of the men’s program, Brian Bourque will be the associate coach/general manager on the men’s side.

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“It’s a tremendous honour to be selected to coach the best Canadian University women’s hockey players and to wear the maple leaf,” said coach Reagan. “It will be a great way to learn new coaching tactics working alongside some of the best coaches in Canadian University Sport.” While it is the first time Reagan will represent his country at this prestigious event, it is the second tour of duty for Bourque, who was the general manager of the 2011 bronze medal winning team. “You just can’t turn down a chance to represent your country,” said Bourque. “This is under the Hockey Canada umbrella, and it’s a chance to

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compete in an international competition. It’s exciting.” Joining Bourque on Team Canada is Trevor Black, Waterloo’s equipment manager. Black’s high-energy approach to every piece of his job is known around the league, and Bourque thinks his attentiveness makes him the perfect fit for the Team Canada job. “Over the past 10 years, Trevor has earned a reputation in the OUA as a relentless worker who pays attention to every detail,” said Bourque. This opportunity for him is well deserved.” In addition to the staff invites, five student-athletes also have opportunities to wear the maple leaf.

riley sonnenburg On the women’s side, forward Rachel Marriott and netminder Stephanie Sluys have both locked up spots on the women’s roster. The dynamic duo, who were both named top Ontario University Athletics (OUA) rookies in 2014 and 2015 respectively, have been having outstanding years for Waterloo and will hope to return home with a gold medal. From the men’s team, three players have been invited to the selection camp; defencemen Stephen Silas and Mike Moffat, and team captain, forward Riley Sonnenburg. The camp will run in December in Caledon, Ont. with 40 OUA players trying to crack the 22 player line-up.

Think Pink continues to raise the bar Think Pink is always a staple event in the Department of Athletics and the ninth annual campaign has exceeded expectations once again. What started as a U Sports women’s basketball initiative has spread across all areas of the department and beyond to raise money for cancer research.

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Six different varsity games, a variety of recreational initiatives and other fundraising efforts targeted at students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members have combined to help raise over $16,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Ontario Chapter,

making it a nine year total of $193,600. Donations will be accepted until the end of December and the final total will be posted at gowarriorsgo.ca in the new year. The highlight of the campaign came at intermission at a men’s hockey game (Nov. 12) and halftime of a men’s basketball game (Nov. 26) as nine teen students combined to shave/ cut their hair for the cause. The hair will be donated to various charities (Pantene Beautiful Lengths, Locks of Love) while each individual used the hair cutting as a key motivator to raise money for Think Pink.

“I am so proud by everyone’s efforts to help raise money and awareness for such an important cause,” said marketing, events and outreach manager Jenny Mackay. “It’s a real sense of community here at the University of Waterloo, and when our students get together to reach fundraising goals, it’s amazing to see the collaborative effort shine through.” As the department looks forward to the 10th annual camp again next fall, there is no doubt the $200K amount will be surpassed, an incredible feat that the department should be very proud of.

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GYMNASTICS

Ben Fleming returns to K-W Gymnastics Submitted by Denise Porter, Photos by Kelly Fleming Former National Gymnastics team competitor Ben Fleming is back at K-W gymnastics in his most challenging role to date — Dad! Ben started his gymnastics career at K-W Gymnastics back in 1983. His first coach in the Advanced Recreational Program, Kelvin Yee (who is also now a parent of an athlete at the gym), recognized Ben’s extraordinary flexibility and tumbling power Ben and recommended him to the competitive gymnastics program at the club. Ben went on to develop his skills at K-W Gymnastics becoming, as described by Yee, “The most powerful tumbler to ever come through the gym.” In 1998, K-W Gymnastics gave Ben an amazing sendoff as he continued his gymnastics journey with the Senior National Team training in New Brunswick with hopes of a chance to compete at the 2000 Olympics. His career highlight was the bronze medal he earned in the 1998 Canadian National finals for his amazing floor routine. Ben recalls that experience as, “Still feeling dream like … It was a huge rush to have the privilege to stand on the podium after performing one of the best routines in my life.” A wrist injury dashed his Olympic dreams and Ben retired from gymnastics in 1999. His experiences and training as a gymnast have given him many exciting opportunities in his post-gymnastics life. Ben has performed with Slam Dunk Entertainment doing an acrobatic basketball show internationally including Saudi Arabia as well as the United States. He also appeared in the half-time show of the Pan-Am Games basketball final in Toronto. He currently teaches acrobatics classes at Dance Adventure. Ben’s gymnastics experience has also shaped the person he has become, providing him with lifelong friends, international travel experiences and

the lesson that nothing comes in life without having to work for it. He states, “Knowing that not getting something on the first try and that by trying again and again, almost anything is achievable.” Earlier this year, Ben’s six-year-old son, Russell, joined the Developmental Program at K-W Gymnastics. When asked about how he feels about his son following in his footsteps, Ben says, “It is very exciting to see Russell take an interest in something that has been such a big part of my life. It definitely brings back memories of being the little guy in the gym and watching the older kids doing skills that looked like so much fun.” Given his experience as both an athlete and now an athlete’s parent, Ben offers the following advice to parents in supporting their children in sports. “Make sure your kids are truly in a sport they want to pursue and then make sure they follow through. There will be times when they will want to quit; support them and help them continue. Be their most enthusiastic cheerleader.”

“Knowing that not getting something on the first try and that by trying again and again, almost anything is achievable.”

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HEALTH & FITNESS

EuroFit’s Biggest Loser competition winner - Nancy Reid Submitted by Nancy Reid The first Eurofit Biggest Loser contest was a fun and exciting way to lose some weight, inches and body fat. I am sure that all the competitors are as appreciative as I am to Olesia and Eurofit for organizing the contest and providing ongoing support. I have found that as each decade passes, the harder it is to keep “in shape” and losing weight is tougher and tougher. Dieting alone just doesn’t work; you need the exercise — and the expertise and support of a great personal trainer to motivate you. “The pot of gold” reward incentive helps too! My biggest challenge was to get those litres of water in daily and no snacking after dinner. Keeping busy in the evening helped but, I will admit, there were some little “cheats” in there. Weighing myself each day also helped me realize that those little cheats do show up! Keeping to the basics was my

strategy. I grew up in the late 1950s and 1960s and fewer people had weight concerns. I attribute that to no fast-food joints on every corner; you sat down for a home-cooked meal using no boxed or canned foods and the dinner plates were smaller! It was also a slower paced and safer time on the streets so you walked everywhere (or biked). I tried to go back to these basics: lots of vegetables, two to three proteins a day — and just stayed away the starchy carbs. My biggest sacrifice was cheese. I am sure I was a mouse in a former life, as I love cheese and lots of it. I am not a drinker so that was not an issue. On the weekends, if fast food was on the menu: a Wendy’s small chili and a side salad created a nice taco salad and I even included the sour crème as a treat. I also enjoyed a slice of pizza every now and then, but made sure I had a salad or raw veggies first to fill me up to prevent

eating more than one slice. I found that as I age, I do not eat as much, or need to eat as much to keep going. My metabolism took a trip down south years ago and never returned but my journey is not over. I will continue to work with Olesia at Eurofit and maintain healthy eating habits. I learned that a treat every now and then is good so you don’t feel deprived, but you do need to the support of others to keep you on track! A huge shout out to all the Eurofit Biggest Loser competitors! The competition was fun and really pushed me to be successful. I am already looking forward to the next competition!

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BASKETBALL

The latest from KW Basketball Submitted by Mike Quigley, Executive Administrator of KW Youth Basketball Association

KW YBA Volunteer Award goes to Rob Sutherland

The KW Youth Basketball Association is proud to name Rob Sutherland as the recipient of its Volunteer of the Year Award for 2016. The presentation was made at KSA’s 28th Annual Volunteer Recognition Awards Dinner in November. Rob joined the YBA as an assistant coach with the U14 Boys Viper team in 2010/11. By creating a long-term blueprint for the team’s journey focusing on skill development and playing basketball the “Viper” way, he was instrumental in moving this group in two years from Division 5 to the OBA Ontario Cup Division 1 Gold medal game in 2012/13. At that point, he became the head coach of the team and kept them at the forefront of play in the province. This success culminated with a D1 fourth-place finish at U19, the highest level of club play in the province. Rob now acts as a roving mentor coach with the Viper program.

Vipers bring the KW Titans to practice The KW Vipers spent some of the

holidays watching the new team in town, the KW Titans, practice. They saw the ways that a professional athlete and team get better. Interestingly enough, many of the drills (and all of the skills) are the same, or similar, to ones utilized by the Vipers players in the other half of the RIM Park gym. Viper teams have embraced the pro team and you can expect to see several of them at the Titans home games playing a mini-game during the halftime festivities.

Hanani Ujullu awarded Jay Kumar Viper Scholarship

KW YBA donates to the Brain Tumour Foundation The KW YBA officially presented the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada with a cheque for $5,000 from the proceeds of the 2016 Jay Kumar Classic 3-on-3 Tournament. Renne Fonte, the walk coordinator for Kitchener for the Foundation, received the cheque from members of the Kumar Classic committee and KW YBA President John Illingworth. This season’s 3-on-3 tournament is planned for June 17, 2017 at Conestoga College. Check out the tournament’s website, www.3v3kumarclassic.com, for details and the photo gallery from last year.

Hanani Ujullu, a forward with the current U19 Men’s Vipers Elite team, was awarded the Jay Kumar Viper Scholarship for 2016. This scholarship is given to a returning Viper player who has shown the characteristics that Jay was known for – hard work, determination, and being a great team mate as well as his basketball skills. Last year, Hanani was part of the U19 Men’s Elite team that finished fourth in the province. Check our website, www. kwyba.com, for all upcoming events. If you are interested in volunteering at any level, please email us.

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SWIMMING

KW Synchro updates Submitted by KW Synchro

The KW Synchro Club recently hosted its annual Winter Waterland Showcase at the Waterloo Swimplex. Athletes of the club demonstrated their competitive routines for the community. For two weeks, CTV News promoted the community event in order to help the club bring awareness of the sport of synchronized swimming and grow its membership. This season, there was more action in the pool with other groups participating as well. The Waterloo Regional Synchronized

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Swimming Club, Brant Synchro Club and the Senior Fitness group from Lyle Hallman Recreational Center (better known as Souls ‘n Sync), all performed as special guests of the event. The joint efforts of everyone made the event a success — from parent volunteers to the coaches of the clubs and the athletes who met for the first time the day of the show. Close to 100 athletes participated in the event! At the first figure competition of the season, in Aurora, KW Synchro’s novice

athletes placed in the top six in their respective age groups. Congratulations to Olivia Clay for her first-place finish, Neha Banerjee (fifth) and Katelyn Gillison (sixth).

Give synchronized swimming a try! KW Synchro offers free Try-Synchro days. For more information, visit www.kwsynchro.on.ca.

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Skills Development Ages 5-8

Regional Competition Ages 11-19

Local Competition Ages 8-19

Provincial Competition Ages 8-18

2017 Recreational Season

Register Now and SAVE! For all ages and skill levels. The Kitchener Kobras are planning on fielding Select teams for the U12, U14, U16 and U19 divisions in 2017. This program is ideal for players who want to play more competitive softball after the recreational season is finished. Winter/Spring workouts will be starting up in January for those players interested in improving their skills and playing Select in 2017. For details please visit www.kmgsa.com/select

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$50 ($60*)

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$100 ($120*)

Squirt

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May 2, 10 wks

$120 ($140*)

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May 1, 10 wks

$120 ($140*)

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$140 ($160*)

Midget

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$140 ($160*)

* Cost if registering after March 1st Note: Outdoor playing season starts May 1st weather permitting

Partners/Sponsors Needed With a significant increase in registration in 2016, KMGSA is looking for opportunities to partner with local businesses for the 2017 season. Without support from local businesses we would not be able to provide all the various softball programs to these deserving young ladies. For 2017 we have a number of partnership/ sponsorship options available and are open to discussing any creative opportunities to promote your business through our organization. Please contact info@kmgsa.com for more information.

Learn To Play This program is designed for girls under 7 and focuses on basic skill development such as throwing, catching and hitting. This program helps young girls learn the fundamental skills while having fun in a non-competitive environment.

* One adult is required to be on the field per registered player

Mini-Mite Small team sizes with focus on teaching softball skills while instilling the love of the game for girls under 9. Coaches are on the field with the players during the mini-games providing instructions on throwing, catching, fielding and hitting. Mite to Midget For players 9 through 19 the recreational league provides continued skills development while playing in a competitive and fun game environment. Players at all skill levels including first time players are welcome.

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Rangers win Guelph PowerPlay Championship! Submitted by Mike Radatus The Kitchener Jr Rangers Red beat the Kanata Blazers 3 to 1 to win the Guelph PowerPlay Championship! The Rangers are now Bradford Blue and Gold, Cambridge MD Festival and Guelph PowerPlay Champions, completing a 3-peat in tournament play. The team’s players really came together to overcome a lot of adversity and challenges to accomplish reaching their goal. This tournament was perhaps the most challenging as the Rangers faced some really great teams. In the championship game, the Rangers started down by a goal before coming alive. Braydon Houlihan tied the game after an impressive carry into the zone towards the net before banking it off the Blazers’ goalie. His goal set the stage for Carter Bowman to get the winner as he streaked in down the wing and buried a beauty. Carter’s goal was assisted by Keenan Hack after a fantastic defensive play. Nicholas Zammit showed character in the dying minutes by forcing the Blazers into mistakes and breaking down the ice alone for an empty net

goal after Yianni Peppas had made a smart play to help Zammit get free. The Rangers really stuck to the game plan and dominated the defensive zone. Rashaun Williamson and Noah Park were masters at clearing pucks and making smart decisions. Logan Hock played better each game throughout the tournament and was great in the final moments. Joshua McDonald played hard minutes in stressful situations and was a steady calming presence. Brett Herniman and Denver Heiman proved, again, that they are two of the toughest players to get the puck away from as they controlled the offensive pressure in the Blazers’ zone. Connor Coughlin, Jacob Fisher and Justin Hay killed penalties and back-checked all night and made plays that win championships. It would have been all for nothing had Hayden Smith not put in his best game in the first period — he really saved the team! The game could have been out of reach but he battled hard and really came

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up huge when the team needed him most. He was the player of the game. Carter Niall was awarded the Player of the Tournament hat (as chosen by his coaches). Niall played a dominate tournament and has really started to lead by example and shown to be an unselfish player for the Rangers. Niall worked hard, used his teammates, and did whatever his coaches asked of him. The coaches are very proud of all the players for their commitment and hard work. It truly is a pleasure working with such great people. Next, the Rangers challenge is in Brantford for the Gretzky Championship! Go Rangers, Go!

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HOCKEY

KMHA’s Minor Bantam AA team spreads cheer Submitted by Kitchener Minor Hockey Association The Kitchener Jr Rangers Minor Bantam AA hockey team has been working very hard this season, on and off the ice. Like many area teams, the Jr. Rangers recently took to fundraising in an attempt to support local families in need this Christmas. In conjunction with KMHA and the KW Sertoma Club’s Christmas Miracle Campaign, the parents and coaches felt that it was important for the boys to realize that when your community supports you, you support your community. The players spent a week in late November raising money for this initiative; then they shopped, wrapped and delivered the gifts on December 17 right into the living room of a very warm and loving Kitchener family with five young children. The Christmas Miracle Campaign was a tremendous tool to teach the importance of reciprocity. Many of the players remarked that they felt “really good” and “very proud” when the moment of giving back had finally passed. If you would like more information about the Kitchener Jr. Rangers Minor Bantam AA Hockey team, please visit

www. kitchenerminorhockey.com/ Teams/4793/ Sertoma Club’s Christmas Miracle Campaign website is: www.kwsertoma.ca/christmas-miracle/ The Jr. Rangers would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who supported our Christmas Miracle Campaign this year. The hope is that getting involved in community activities and giving back, can become a regular part of these players’ lives. We would also like to thank KMHA for recognizing that the development of a player’s character is a key piece

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of the overall program. It is through off-ice initiatives such as this that we’re developing our young men and women into leaders of tomorrow — as well as the fine young hockey players that they already are.

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Training your individual skills and tactics – The best way to become a leader on the ice!

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• X1 & X2 -start stationary about 1 metre apart, 8m from the boards

Individual Technical Skills — “Head on a swivel” ... having a look around the ice before you pick-up the puck to go on offense Developing a regular habit of turning your head from side to side (head on a swivel) before you arrive at a loose puck or before you receive a pass from a teammate can often make the difference when executing a hockey play. By taking a quick look you can then read and react quickly once you arrive at the puck (thinking one play ahead) in order to execute a quick pass or to see a lane to escape pressure with aggressive skating.

X1 - lightly dump the puck towards the boards, chase the puck, pick it up using a tight turn, mohawk turn or stop and proceed to execute a firm pass back to X2 or aggressively skate the puck back to X2. Make sure you look both ways (head on a swivel) once you are skating towards the lose puck.

X2 - stays stationary and awaits the play (either pass or a hand-off) from X1. Make sure you have a look both ways (head on a swivel) before receive the puck from X1

• X2 - after executing the play to X2 return to your starting position for the drill • X2 - switch rolls and repeat the drill Repeat the drill over and over – remember with lots of practice, you will develop a sound habit of always looking before you get the puck, saving vital time in read and react decisions.

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SPEED SKATING

Speed skating is a sport for all types of athletes

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Speed skating is a sport that embraces the abilities of all genders, ages and skill. Two of our KW Cobras, Claudia Heeney and Catherine Kwiecien, embrace the best of our sport for both short and long track. Here’s why they love to speed skate in their own words.

Claudia Heeney, Short Track Provincial Champion, qualified for Canadian Junior Championships “I have been speed skating since I was three years old, when my whole family joined the KW Sertoma Speed Skating Club (KWSS). My parents were happy to find a sport that we could all participate in together. Over the past 12 years, speed skating has developed my fitness, determination, confidence and love for competition. Practices and competitions are also a lot of fun! I have

gained a wide variety of friends, both at home and from across Canada. Through speed skating with the KWSSSC, I have learned to challenge myself to see how far and fast I can go.”

Catherine Kwiecien, Masters long track marathoner, World Masters silver medalist “Speed skating is a sport for all kinds of athletes — young and not so young, serious athletes and not so serious. I started short track speed skating about 13 years ago, and did my first marathon (50 kilometre distance) the very next year on a 2-kilometre track on a lake north of Kingston. I had thought I enjoyed short track, which I still participate in two to three times weekly, but that first lake marathon had me totally hooked on the long distance and being outdoors.

I have since skated eight to ten marathons (ranging from 21 to 50 kilometres) every season. The unique thing about marathon skating is that it truly is for everyone. North American champions and novices alike can enjoy skating all those laps, on the track together! I’ve skated with kids as young as about 10 years old and, at the other end of the spectrum, with skaters in their 80s, both inspirations in their own ways. Although the marathons really are races, I think of them as personal goals. I was thrilled in February 2014 when I placed second, for women, in the World Master’s 50-kilometer marathon on Lac Beauport, north of QC, setting a personal best. On my bucket list is to skate the 200-kilometre event at The Weissensee in Austria!”

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DIVING

What is the best thing to do on a vacation? Dive! Submitted by Tri-City Scuba Centre

Our shop recently went on a trip to the Riviera Maya in Mexico to get away from the beginning of another dreadful winter — I wish I were there now! As I was relaxing while bouncing across the ocean on my way to the second dive site of the day, I thought, “How lucky am I?” The answer is, “Very.” My dive season started in Florida last February with my rebreather training in the caverns there. I then travelled to the Bahamas where I lived on a boat and dove for a week. After that, I headed to Ohio to dive in an old quarry filled with sunken airplanes, boats, helicopters and more! I certified new divers, trained divers to do really cool dives and took courses myself. This summer I dove in the St. Lawrence, Tobermory and other locations all over Ontario. The 2016 dive season ended with the trip to Mexico already mentioned. So, aside from travel, I know people who have used diving to advance their careers in marine biology, aquaculture, police, fire, commercial diving, underwater construction — the list goes on. Many divers leave high school

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and travel the world as Divemasters or instructors before coming back to continue their education. What attracted me to diving was the fact that it is a great and relaxing hobby. It’s a family activity, an extreme adventure sport, a very inclusive social activity and so much more. Underwater, language is not an issue and neither are any of the physical barriers that prevent people from participating in activities on land. When I was in Cozumel, through diving, I made new friends immediately and dove with a father, his newly certified 12-year-old daughter and his 82-year-old dad. His dad couldn’t carry the dive gear, so the crew put it in the water for him. He geared up and off we all went. Show me a sport where such a wide demographic and range of physical abilities can participate equally. Getting started in diving begins with obtaining Open Water Diver certification; then the rest is up to you. Some divers go on holidays and dive once every two years, some dive in Canada 12 months a year! We are

travelling to Tobermory to dive under the ice in February, Roatan (Honduras) in March, and the Bahamas in April. So, what is the best hobby? Diving!

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COMMUNITY

Bring on the Summer Games!

Submitted by Paul Lalonde, a member of the Waterloo Region Bid Committee Local committee aims to bring the 2021 Canada Summer Games to Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph. Sherry Doiron is the Manager for the Regional Sport Tourism Office for Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph. What do boxer Lennox Lewis, distance runner Reid Coolsaet and swimmer Alexander Elliott have in common? Yes, they’re all local heroes in the Waterloo Region and Guelph areas for rising to the top of their sports and competing for Canada at the Olympics and Paralympic Games. But they share something else in common — along the way each competed in the Canada Summer Games, our own Canadian version of the Olympics. The Canada Games take place every four years with the summer and winter events alternating at two-year intervals. The 2017 summer games will be held in Winnipeg, while in 2019 the winter games will be held in Red Deer, Alberta. The next rotation is Ontario’s turn,

and a local committee is leading a bid involving a four-city partnership between Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph to bring the 2021 summer games to our region. If the bid is successful, young athletes from every province and territory will come here for 15 days of sport and celebration. The bid process is already well underway. The organization running the games, the Canada Games Council, sent a technical review committee here in late August to inspect our sports venues and recreation complexes for competition and practice. During its one-day tour, the committee also assessed our non-sport venues for an athletes’ village, games pavilions, and the opening and closing ceremonies. How did we do? “We passed the technical review,”

explained Sherry Doiron, the bidcommittee manager. “The committee was really impressed by the depth of sport and non-sport venues we offer in this area.” The 2015 Pan Am Games put a lot of communities near Toronto on the games map, but the committee was surprised when it travelled a little further down Highway 401 and discovered a strong culture of sport in this region. If our local bid is accepted, our community will be on display for the entire country in 2021 as participants and supporters from every province and territory, along with the national media, will be focused on our part of the world. Bring on the Summer Games! Other communities bidding for the 2021 games are Ottawa, Niagara Region and Sudbury.

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SWIMMING

ROW — well represented at the Swim Ontario Hall of Fame Induction Banquet Submitted by Region of Waterloo Swim Club The 2016 Swim Ontario Hall of Fame Induction Banquet was held in Toronto in early September in conjunction with the Canadian Swim Congress and the Region of Waterloo Swim Club (ROW) was very well represented. First up at the banquet was the presentation of the Swimmer and Coaches of the Year Awards. In the Para swimming category, the 2016 Male Para Swimmer of the Year for Ontario was ROW’s Alec Elliot. Alec had an impressive showing at his Paralympic debut in Rio de Janeiro where he swam personal best times while making the finals in several events. Alec continues to train with the goal of making Canada’s Paralympic team in 2020 in Tokyo Japan. Helping Alec achieve his swimming goals was his coach at ROW, Hans Witolla who was named Ontario’s 2016 Paralympic Coach of the Year. Hans has a long and storied coaching history in Southern Ontario with a long list of champion swimmers developing under his guidance. Hans was hired by ROW in 2014 to take over the Elite program at ROW along with taking on the head coaching duties with the Wilfrid Laurier University swim team. Hans brought with him a diversity of experience having coached novice swimmers all the way up to international competitors. He has coached numerous swimmers on Provincial and National Youth teams, developed two other Olympians, two swimmers in Lake Ontario crossings and has helped coach world-class tri-athletes. The 2016 Swim Ontario Hall of Fame induction saw three people inducted,

one of whom was a former ROW swimmer, Jennifer Fratesi. She entered the Hall alongside Stephanie Dixon, a truly amazing PARA swimmer, and Gordon Kerr, an amazing Olympian who had his career interrupted by the Second World War. Jennifer was introduced to the crowd on hand by former ROW head coach and current Denmark National Team coach, Dean Boles. Dean regaled the audience with many memories of Jennifer as seen by her coaches and team mates. The main impression was that Jennifer was a very serious and hardworking swimmer. Jennifer set a Canadian record of 2:11.16 in the 200-metre backstroke at the 2001 FINA World Championships Fukuoka, Japan. In 2004, Jenn swam for Canada at the Olympic Games in Athens Greece where she competed in the backstroke event and was a member of Canada’s 4 x 100-medley relay team. The skills, sacrifice and drive to do her best in her swimming career has served Jennifer in life as she has since followed up her swimming career by earning her MD and now specializes in diagnostic imaging. Congratulations, Hans, Alec and Jennifer on your well-deserved honours for all your respective accomplishments. ROW continues to develop not only great swimmers but it helps those swimmers become great people.

ROW has developed swimmers from age five through to adult since 1976. From stroke development and fitness to world competition, ROW swimmers have represented Canada with medal performances at the Olympics, World Championships, Commonwealth Games, Pan Am Games and World Cups, as well as representing the community at the International Children’s Games, provincial and regional championships, and local meets. If you, or your kids, are interested in competitive swimming and would like to join ROW, please visit www.rowswimming.ca for more information.

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COMMUNITY

KSA recognizes volunteers and announces latest grants Submitted by Kitchener Sports Association At the Kitchener Sports Association’s November meeting, its 28th annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner, 25 local sports groups took the opportunity to honour one of their key volunteers. Recipients of the awards, and their presenters, were treated to dinner by the KSA and, led by Master of Ceremonies Don Cameron, shared their volunteering experiences. Local minor sports groups depend on their volunteers to be able to operate so there were many heart-felt thank-yous! KSA, with approval of motions passed by members at the meeting, made two cheque presentations (KidsAbility and Pride Stables) for their capital projects. KSA also presented cheques to ten local sports groups in support of their fee-assistance programs so everyone gets to play. KSA raises the bulk of its revenue from holding 50/50 draws at Kitchener Rangers home games and utilizes the money in support of local minor athletes, sports groups and charities — over $182,000 in 2015/16. Dinner attendees were recruited to help sell 50/50 tickets at KW Titans basketball games and generate additional funds for the local sports community. The appeal was successful and so was the inaugural draw on December 17. On behalf of local minor athletes, thanks to the thousands of people who help by purchasing 50/50 tickets, volunteer to help run the minor sports programs and tournaments, and come out to the venues to take in some games and cheer. All aspects of support are appreciated! KSA holds informal monthly dinner meetings — and you’re invited! Visit kitchenersports.ca for more information.

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KSA Volunteer Recognition Award recipients for 2016: (Standing L-R): Vincent Sica (Kitchener Soccer), James Stuart (Kitchener Minor Baseball), Eleanor Namuddu (Special Olympics of KW), Angelica McKay (Laurel Creek Track Club), Irene Metzger (Sports for Special Athletes), Peter Delorme (Kitchener Rangers), Sue Judge (KW Gymnastics), Kevin Hohl (KW Boys Softball), Debbie Langridge (KW Sertoma Speed Skating), Melissa Breckles (KW Predators Volleyball), Nimia Piper (Wat. Regional Boxing), Paul Black (Wat. Minor Girls Softball), Paul Mallet (KW Skating), Wyatt & Nick & (next to him) Stacey Gamble (Twin Cities Football), John Wright (Wat. Region Track 3 Ski School), Gord Dearborn (KSA) and Connie Hayward (ROW Swim Club) (Seated L-R): Jessica Lubert (KW Lacrosse), Kirsten Carr (Kitchener Minor Hockey), Patti Allen (Kitchener Ringette), Amanda Ducey (Stanley Park Optimist Ball), Linda Foley (TopSpin Table Tennis), Jaden & Emmett Gamble (Twin Cities Tackle Football) Absent: Linda Kieswetter (KW Sports Council), Ken Campbell (Wat. Region Nordic Sports), Rob Sutherland (KW Youth Basketball) and Mark Allen (Kitchener Ringette)

KSA made numerous cheque presentations to groups offering fee-assistance so everyone can participate. (l-r) KSA Director Rick Weinstein, Frank Wolf (ROW Swim Club), Cathy Kocevar (KW Boys Softball), Kelvin Yee (KW Gymnastics), Toni Pottier (KW Water Polo), June Woolridge (Kitchener Minor Baseball), Craig Findlay (Stanley Park Optimist Ball), Tatianna Antunes & LeVar Piper (Waterloo Regional Boxing), Don Clarke (Sports for Special Athletes), Heather MacKneson (Pride Stables), Tom Graham (Kitchener Minor Hockey - Donna’s Kids Program) and Gord Dearborn (Chair of KSA’s Fee-assistance Program) (KSA Dinner, Nov. 22/16)

Left: First 50/50 draw winner - Leo Tobi looking at his $270 cheque being handed to him by KSA’s 50/50 Co-ordinator Rick Weinstein. (KW Titans exhibition game held Dec. 17/16 at Kitchener Auditorium.) Right: KSA members approved $10,000 (total) funding to KidsAbility (for wheelchair basketball equipment) and $40,000 to Pride Stables (for facility renovations). (L-R) KSA President Bill Pegg, Heather Curran (KidsAbility) and Heather MacKneson (Pride Stables) (Nov. 22, 2016)

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