Ian Morton – Throws / Head Coach
Ian has coached throws for the past 15 years, and has his NCCP Club Coach training in throws. He has a lot of knowledge in all throwing events, but specializes in Discus, Hammer and Shot Put. Ian spent several years with Laurel Creek Track Club, 8 years with the University of Waterloo, and successfully ran his own throws club, Waterloo Athletics Club for four years.
Ian has seen much success from his throwers, including success at USports, OFSAA, Athletics Ontario, and Athletics Canada championships. He has had numerous finalists and a number of medalists as well across all competitions. He continues to focus on respect, fair play, and fun, while pushing athletes to achieve goals, and new successes through hard work, skill development, and perseverance.
Nathan Good – Sprints / Hurdles
Nathan is a teacher at St. Marys DCVI, and is building a great track program at the small Avon Maitland school. Nathan has coached track for his entire teaching career, and also works hard to build students fitness levels and confidence.
Nathan has specialized in Sprints and Hurdles, as well as having experience coaching jumps. Nathan has had some very good success in recent years teaching hurdles to students. His hurdlers have continued to improve, and are knocking on the door of OFSAA. Nathan’s focus on speed, power and overall fitness has helped to improve all athletes in the DCVI track program, especially his hurdlers and sprinters.
Tracey James-Britton – Sprints
Tracey graduated as a University of Windsor Lancer in 1991. During her university career she was involved in varsity athletics both in basketball, cross country and track and field. She specialized in the 1500 metre and 4 by 800 metre relays, and was a team member of the Windsor Lancers CIAU National championship track team (1991). She was also a member of Canada’s National Triathlon team (1992). Tracey is certified as a Level 2 coach through NCCP and has several years of experience coaching track and field at both the highschool and elementary levels. Tracey is currently teaching at Stratford Intermediate School.
MJ Houle – Sprints
Bruce Pepper – Distance and Cross Country Running
Currently a teacher in Stratford, Bruce has also had careers as a freelance trombone player in Montreal, and as a brewer at Blackswan Brewing Company in Stratford. Throughout these careers running has remained a passion both as a competitor and an avid fan. With his fastest years behind him, Bruce is now passionate about passing on the benefits of running to others. Like music and brewing, if you’re consistent and enjoy what you’re doing, success will follow.
Allan Mazur – Distance and Cross Country Running
Allan is a lifelong runner who recently retired from a 30 year career with Toyota. He lives with his wife Kathy in St Marys.
Allan ran track and cross country at Wallaceburg DSS, He spent 20 years training with Tri City Track Club in Kitchener under Peter Grinbergs. He has raced distances ranging from 3k to the marathon, and university and master’s cross country races. Allan is very pleased to share his love of running, and his training and racing experience with a new generation of runners.
Matt Feltham – Distance and Cross Country Running
Matt is a lifelong runner and triathlete currently living in Stratford. He has a degree in exercise physiology and is a physician with specialization in Internal Medicine. Matt is currently completing NCCP Club Coach training in Endurance.
Matt races all distances from the mile to the marathon, but mostly focuses on long course triathlon, having qualified and raced the Ironman 70.3 World Championships on 4 occasions.
He is excited to see our club grow and develop and to help local athletes of all abilities reach their goals.
Erin Ingoldsby – Distance and Cross Country Running
Erin is a recent Queen’s University graduate who has been working as an Educational Assistant at SDSS this year. She plans to return to school for professional studies this fall.
Erin has been an avid runner since she was young, growing up competing in local Pat Cook races and track meets. In high school, she competed in sprints and jumps during track season while also focusing on half-marathon training and racing outside of school. Since then, she has focused her training on distance trail running, competing in races ranging from 5km – 50km. She is passionate about encouraging youth to get outside & get active and excited to help our athletes develop as individuals and competitors!
Megan Dale – Distance and Cross Country Running
Megan is a recent graduate from Western University and is continuing her education there in the Bachelor of Education program.
Megan has been a life long runner who began competing in early elementary school and continued through high school. She has competed in multiple cross country and track meets at the provincial level. Through university she enjoyed competing for the Western University Triathlon Team.
Megan has been focusing on 5-10km racing and triathlons. She is passionate about working with youth and creating an enjoyable experience for all runners.
Christian Lippai – Jumps