Stratford Sabrecats


Ian Morton –  Throws, Pole Vault and Head Coach

Ian has coached throws for the past 20 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 Waterloo Athletics Club, just for throwers, for four years.   For the past 4 years Ian has also added Pole Vault coaching to his repertoire.  He is also Club Coach trained in Jumps.  Over this short period of time, Ian has been able to coach three vaulters to OFSAA, as well as having 4 vaulters qualify for National u18 and u16 this past summer in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

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 has now added a top 8 finish at OFSAA with his vaulters, as well as two top 8 finishes at u16 and u18 Nationals. 

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.

Megan Dale – Distance & 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.

Allan Mazur – Distance & 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.

Tracey James-Britton – High Jump

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.

Christian Lippai – Horizontal Jumps

Andria Brickman – Senior Development Group