Thursday is the Last JD Practice for the Season

Thursday, July 28th will be the last practice for the JD track and field program this season.

For those athletes wishing to train in our Cross Country program this fall, please check this website in late August for details about when and where the program will start and for its fall schedule.

Back By Popular Demand: Beach Blanket Bingo

To wrap up our season, the Coquitlam Cheetahs will be holding our 24th* Annual Beach Blanket Bingo on Wednesday, August 3rd from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at Barnet Marine Park (we will be at the swimming area to the left of the dock). Cheetah athletes and families are welcome to come and spend an afternoon at the beach.

(*This number might not be correct, and "Annual" might be over stating things.)

Cheetahs Win Six Medals on Day One of BC Championships

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Cheetah athletes opened the BC Championships with an impressive 2 gold, 1 silver, and 3 bronze medals.

Gold Winners
  • Eric Chatten Junior (18-19 years old) High Jump
  • Denzel Brown Junior Triple Jump
Silver Winners
  • Josh Kozelj Junior 5000m
Bronze Winners
  • Adam Chatten Junior High Jump
  • Hana Tyndall Youth (16-17 years old) 100m hurdles
  • Liam Espedido Midget (14-15 years old) High Jump​

Trevor Craven Meet Photos

Steven Eder has once again kindly shared his photos. This week's set is from the Trevor Craven Meet.

Cheetahs Power to One-Two Finish at Olympic Trials

Nathan George and Ben Ayesu-Attah won gold and silver at the Canadian Olympic Trials on Saturday night in Edmonton, Alberta.  George established an early lead in the 400m final and never looked backed.  He broke the 46 second barrier for the first time and won in a time 45.94.  George moves up to number 12 on the all time Canadian list in the 400m.  Ayesu-Attah charged brilliantly in the last 50m of the 400m and moved from fourth to second and ran a personal best of 46.20.  Congratulations to Nathan and Ben who have been Cheetahs for 10+ years!

Photos and complete Cheetah results to follow.

Chatten wins Canadian Junior Silver in High Jump

Eric and Adam Chatten competed in their second National Junior Championships and completed their Junior careers in fine fashion.  Adam matched his seasonal best and finished in 10th place with a jump of 1.85m.  Eric jumped without a miss until matching his personal best at 2.10m on his third and final jump to place second.

JD Pentathlon and Jack Brow Photos

One of the parents has posted photos of the JD Pentathlon and Jack Brow meets.

Sign-up sheets for BC JD Championships -- Entry Deadline is July 21st at 7pm

Sign-up sheets for the BC Junior Development (JD) Championships hosted by the Ocean Athletic Club on July 29th-31st (to be held at South Surrey Athletic Park) are posted in the equipment shed. Entry deadline is Thursday, July 21st at 7:00pm.

Information about the meet can be downloaded from here.

Please note: please enter personal bests (PB's) for running events.

Cheetah Training Schedule July 11-14

As noted earlier, our training schedule for the week of July 11-14 will change as the result of the World Lacrosse Tournament taking place at Percy Perry Stadium. Our training times will be 7:30am-9:00am, Monday-Thursday with the following events taking place:
  • Monday - Sprints, Distance and Long Jump
  • Tuesday - Sprints, Shot Put, High Jump
  • Wednesday - Sprints, Distance and Long Jump
  • Thursday - Hurdles, Discus and High Jump
As always, we will start with the running practice and the field events will run from 8:15am-9:00am.

Regular practice times will resume on Monday, July 18.

Cheetahs Competing at Olympic Trials and Junior Nationals

The following Cheetahs are competing at the Canadian Olympic Trials (All times are BC times).  Live streaming can be seen at AthleticsCanada.TV - Videos - LIVE Webcast - Canadian Championships and Rio Selection Trials 2016

Nathan George, Men's 400m: . Semi-Finals Friday 5:35pm, Finals Saturday 6:00pm
Ben Ayesu-Attah, Men's 400m: Semi-Finals Friday 5:35pm, Finals Saturday 6:00pm
James Linde, Men's 100m: ... Qualifying Thursday 11:15am, Semi Finals Saturday 4:50pm, Finals Saturday 6:50pm
James Linde, Men's 200m: ... Semi Finals Sunday 10:25am, Finals Sunday 1:20pm

The following Cheetahs are competing at the Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships

Ben Tjernagel, Men's 100m: Qualifying Thursday 10:45am, Semi Finals Saturday 4:50pm, Finals Saturday 6:50pm
Ben Tjernagel, Men's 200m: Qualifying Thursday 5:50pm, Semi Finals Sunday 9:50am, Finals Sunday 1:00pm

Raquel Tjernagel, Women's 200m: Semi Finals Sunday 9:35am, Finals Sunday 12:55pm
Raquel Tjernagel, Women's 400m: Semi Finals Friday 5:50pm, Finals Saturday 12:35pm

Eric Chatten, Men's High Jump: Finals Friday 6pm
Adam Chatten, Men's High Jump: Finals Friday 6pm

Josh Kozelj, Men's 3000m Steeplechase: Finals Friday 9:45am 
Josh Kozelj, Men's 5000m: ............ Finals Sunday 9:15am

Hana Tyndall, 100m Hurdles: Semi Finals Sunday 11:50am, Finals Sunday 2:05pm