Athletics Ontario 2014 Athlete of the Year Awards

On Saturday September 27 Athletics Ontario hosted a gala celebration to honour a tremendous year for Ontario athletes at  “Celebrating Excellence in Athletics” Awards Banquet & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. 

Project Athletics had five nominations.  Three athletes won awards!!

We had Arielle Tessier nominated for the Migdet Girls Sprints/Hurdles award and Micah Peters nominated for the Youth Boys Jumps award.  Both of these athletes were top three finalists in their award division.

Our winners were Kyra Constantine in the Youth Girls Sprints/Hurdles award, Tia Thevenin in the Junior Women Sprints/Hurdles award and Tristan Slater in the Youth Boys Jumps award.

Congratulations to all our nominees and winners for Athletics Ontario 2014 Athlete of the Year Awards.





First Day of Practice is today at 430!!!

projectathletics_logo_fancyCentral Group Training Location!!


Look for Coach Johnson at :

Earl Bales park is located at Sheppard and Bathurst.  2 lights south.   When you enter the park bear right and go to the end parking lot by the ski hill.

Earle Bales Park
Raoul Wallenberg Rd
Toronto ON

Twitter:                                                                                                        @projectathletics



Congrats on all our athletes on their National team accomplishments!!!!!


Commonwealth Games

400m                     Daundre Barnaby                46.28 s    6s2                                       Philip Osei                                47.16 s    6s1

100m                    Khamica Bingham                11.37 s   7th                                                                    Shai-Anne Davis                    11.52 s   4s3                                                                    Crystal Emmanuel                11.43 s   3s1

100m                   Dontae Richards-Kwok      10.42 s  8s3

100m H             Phylicia George                        13.66 s  5h2

200m                  Shai-Anne Davis                       23.48 s  3s3                                                                  Crystal Emmanuel                   23.46 s  4s2

Pole Vault         Shaunacy Barber                      5.45 m    3rd

4x100m            Khamica Bingham                   43.33 s     4th                                                                Crystal Emmanuel                                                                                                                Phylicia George

World Junior Championships

100m H            Tia Thevenin                             13.68 s     7s2

World Youth Olympics

400m                  Kyra Constantine                     53.70 s   5th

Pole Vault        Tristan Slater                               4.85 m    4th



Project Athletics Athletes on National Teams



Congratulations to our athletes on being named to Canadian National Teams.

All these athletes had to have the event standard,  to go to a competition trial, and place in the top 2 or 3 position at the meet in order to be selected to represent Canada.

Let’s Cheer them on!!!

Youth Olympics Games in Nanjing, China August 20 to 27.

Kyra Constantine                        400 m

Tristan Slater                                  Pole Vault

World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon July 21 to 27.

Tia Thevenin                                   100m Hurdles

Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland July 27 to August 2.

Shawnacy Barber                         Pole Vault

Daundre Barnaby                        400 m Relay

Philip Osei                                         400m  Relay

Dontae Richards-Kwok            100m  Relay

Khamica Bingham                         100 m

Shai-Anne Davis                             200m

Crystal Emmanuel                        200 m

Phylicia George                             100m Relay



New Practice Site for York University group


As of Monday, the Toronto Track and Field Centre will be closed for the Pan Am Games renovations.  We will be practicing at Downsview Park.

Here is the link from yahoo maps.  (It is beside the turf soccer fields behind the hangar.)
GPS Coordinates: 43°44’39.3″N 79°28’28.5″W (43.744243, -79.474574)
From Keele and Sheppard
At the Intersection of Keele Street and Sheppard turn east onto Sheppard Avenue. The first set of lights you encounter will be Sheppard and John Drury Drive – the main entrance to the Park. Follow John Drury Drive into the park to the three-way stop. Turn left onto Carl Hall Road. Then make a right turn in to the Hangar fieldhouse driveway.  Bear to the left and go behind the Hangar to the soccer turf fields.  The track is located to the right between the soccer fields and the ice hockey areana.





Day 3 OFSAA Results


Arielle Tessier            Midget Girl       200m       1st place     24.81s

Kyra Constantine    Junior Girl          200m     1st place     24.33s

Emilia Grala               Senior Girl      Triple Jump  10th place           10.96m

Kola Olabode           Senior Boy      400m Hurdles  7th place    57.14 s

Emilia Grala              Senior Girl        High Jump        5th place     1.65m

Congradulations to all our OFSAA competitors.  Hard work got you here.  Hard work will keep you here.  Keep working!!!!

Day 2 OFSAA Finals



Day 2 at OFSAA Finals was a busy one.


Tia Theverin        Senior Girls       100m Hurdles    2nd     13.82s

Alec Pechelli       Senior Boys        110m Hurdles    4th      14.41s

Arielle Tessier   Midget Girls        100m                       1st       12.24s

Kyra Constantine  Junior Girls     100m                     1st        12.24s

Chante Burnett       Junior Girls    100m                      14th     13.16s

Kola Olabode          Senior Boys      400m                      5th       49.03s

Denaee Seaton     Midget Girls     4 x 100m               5th    51.46 s

Natassha McDonald   Senior Girls   4 x 100m          3rd     48.86s

Michah Peters            Senior Boys      High Jump       12th    1.90m

Congradulations to all our athletes.

OFSAA Track Results Day 1






On Thursday, we had 2 finalists from Project Athletics.

Kayode Simmonds 1st Place Senior Boys Triple Jump

Micah Peters 5th place Senior Boys Triple Jump

Congradulations gentlemen on your efforts!!!!!

Congrats to our OFSAA high school competitors

projectathletics_logo_fancyCongradulations to our club athletes that made it to OFSAA high school championships. Cheer them on this weekend in Mississauga!!!


Olisa Anderson           4 x 100 m team member

Denee Seaton               4 x 100m team member

Emilia Grala                   Triple Jump

Tia Theverin                 100m Hurdles, 4 x 100m team member

Kyra Constantine        100m, 200m, 400m, 4 x 100m relay

Chante Burnett            400m

Alec Pechelli                   110m Hurdles, 4 x 400m relay

Kola Olabode                 400m Hurdles

Micah Peters                  High Jump, Triple Jump

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