Practice Schedule for Week of January 23rd-29th

Practices will be the same this week (December 16th-22nd) including Saturday, December 22nd. Next week (December 23rd-29th) practices will be held on December 27th, 28th, and 29th at 2:00pm (this is our only access time to the shed). The following week might be the same or slightly different. Tara will let athletes know for the first week of January.

Track Closed -- No Practice Thursday, December 20th

The city has just advised us that the track is still closed. There is no practice tonight.

See everyone on Saturday.

No Practice Tuesday, December 18th -- SNOW!

There will be no practice tonight (Tuesday, December 18th) due to weather and challenges with road conditions.

2012 Cheetah Banquet and Awards

Thank you to the organizers of the 2012 Coquitlam Cheetah Banquet held on November 24th and congratulations to those athletes who achieved their JD crests or were presented club awards. Please see the 2012 Club Award and JD Crest Recipients page (located on the Cheetah Club Results and Records page) for more details and the Photo Galleries for the annual slideshow and photos.

2012 Club Award and JD Crest Recipients

(Click photo to see banquet photos)
2012 Cheetah Club Awards
  • Most Improved Senior Male: Nathan George
  • Most Improved Senior Female: Traci Boss
  • Most Improved Junior Male: Fraser Olson
  • Most Improved Junior Female: Jade Krieser
  • Outstanding Juvenile Male: Adeyemi Taylor-Lewis
  • Outstanding Juvenile Female: Shania Payne
  • Male J.D. Personal Achievement: Cameron Slaymaker
  • Female J.D. Personal Achievement: Hana Tyndall
  • Throws: Jarret Chong, Evan Smith
  • Jumps: Anastasia Evans
  • Senior Cross Country: Dana Townsend
  • Junior Cross Country: Joshua Kozjeli
  • Distance and Dedication: Lawrence Viola, Brendan Wong
  • Most Dedicated: Simi Taylor-Lewis, Nicholas Contreras
  • Most Inspirational: James Linde
  • Exemplary Attitude: Miranda Menzies
  • Sprint Award: Racquel Tjernagel
  • Athlete of the Year: Ben Ayesu-Attah, Christime Lowe
  • Builders Award: Jane and Cayman Cook
2012 BCA Junior Development Crest Recipients

  • Sabine Campeau
  • Addyson Denton
  • Adrian Jelenici
  • Nicolas Klimos
  • Tyler Klimos
  • Elisa Morrison
  • Brielle Reaume
  • James Tjernagel
  • Mitchell Watson
  • Anne Yolland
  • Cameron Braidwood
  • Jillian Denton
  • Danielle Goble
  • Ralitsa Harding
  • Erik Iversen
  • Daniel Jelenici
  • Connor Kent
  • Trevor Kristiansen
  • Anika Morokhovich
  • Briana Nagy
  • Joseph Palmieri
  • Rajeev Parmar
  • Natasha Smigelski
  • Lauren Watson
  • Madison Wolczyk
  • Jarrett Chong
  • Nicholas Contreras
  • Ethan Koke
  • Jade Krieser
  • Jasmine Lew
  • Alex Malcic
  • Fraser Olson
  • Amin Shahsavar
  • Cameron Slaymaker
  • Evan Smith
  • Simi Taylor-Lewis
  • Hana Tyndall

Benjamin Breaks Through on Road to Barcelona

Press release from
Benjamin Ayesu-Attah of Coquitlam, BC won the Western Athletic Conference title in Moscow, Idaho yesterday [May 11] in the 400m with great improvement in his personal best by clocking 46.86. This Coquitlam Cheetah... 
Click here for full article and photos.

Cheetah JD Athletes Perform Well at Norwesters Elementaries Meet

Congratulations to the Cheetah athletes who competed in the first meet of the year: the Norwesters Elementaries Meet, May 5/6 2012 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

Results for the meet are available here from the Norwesters website.

Athletes who finished in the top 3 for any event are listed below.

1st Place
  • Amin Shahsavar (HJ: 1.35m)
  • Cameron Slaymaker (60m: 9.95)
  • Cameron Slaymaker (1000m: 3:50.32)
  • Cameron Slaymaker (LJ: 3.54m)
  • Daniel Jelenici (800m: 2:34.16)
  • Daniel Jelenici (1200m: 4:00.35)
  • Ethan Koke (DT: 13.62m)
  • Hana Tyndall (HJ: 1.40m)
  • Jade Krieser (800m: 2:38.11)
  • Jasmine Lew (100m:14.01)
  • Nicholas Contreras (HJ: 1.15m)
  • Nicholas Contreras (SP: 5.69m)
2nd Place
  • Alex Malcic (HJ: 1.15m)
  • Connor Kent (SP: 5.63m)
  • Erik Iversen (DT: 13.20m)
  • Jarrett Chong (DT: 19.62m)
  • Jarrett Chong (SP: 8.56m)
 3rd Place
  • Alex Malcic (LJ: 3.36m)
  • Evan Smith (SP: 8.10m)
  • Fraser Olson (1000m: 3:42.50)
  • Jade Krieser (300m: 50.22)
  • Nicholas Contreras (100m: 15.77)
  • Rajeev Parmar (800m:  2:39.02)
  • Simi Taylor-Lewis (HJ: 1.20m)
  • Trevor Kristiansen (DT: 12.74m)

Sun Run Results

Congratulations to Lawrence Viola and Brendan Wong who both cracked the top 100 at the 2012 Sun Run. Lawrence led the way running 33:08 for the 10km and finished 31st (1st in his age group) in a field of more than 48 000. Brendan was not far behind in 65th place (4th in his age group) in a time of 34:59. The two seventeen-year olds have both accepted athletic scholarships to Simon Fraser University.

Cheetahs Win at Vegas

Congratulations to the Coquitlam Cheetah athletes and coaches who attended the Las Vegas Track Classic on March 24, 2012.

After a strenuous training camp, athletes competed at the Track Classic where they achieved many personal bests and brought home 12 medals, including:
  • Women's Gold medal 4x400m (Cheyanne Tunti, Picabo Reeves, Esinam Ayesu-Attah, Miranda Menzies)
  • Men's Bronze medal 4x400m (James Linde, Adeyemi Taylor-Lewis, Lawrence Viola, Nathan George)

Chanell Botsis, Lauren Da Luz, and Jasmine Lew Featured in News Article

Three Cheetah athletes appeared in a December news article in the Coquitlam Now.

Hodson Harding Races to Rice University

Hodson Harding, one of our Cheetah athletes, is featured in a Tri-City Newspaper article this past week (early March 2012).