May 12, 2017
Team BC is pleased to announce its official Canoe/Kayak rosters for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Toronto, Ontario.
Team BC held its initial selection camp in Seabird Island at the BC Aboriginal Canoe/Kayak Championships on September 17 and 18, 2016 where 102 athletes competed for spots on the Team BC Development Squad; at the spring selection camps the Canoe/Kayak Development Squad finalized their roster with six athletes per team.
Team BC Canoe/Kayak will be represented by:
|U14 Female Canoe/Kayak Team||U14 Male Canoe/Kayak Team|
|Jennea Seward||Brentwood Bay||Mazzari Tate||Nanaimo|
|Julienne Wyse-Seward||Nanaimo||Memphis Wyse||Nanaimo|
|Karalyn Morris||Brentwood Bay||Myles Paige||Duncan|
|Madelyn Morris||Brentwood Bay||Noah Gray||Lake Errock|
|Monique Seanez||Saanichton||Silas Wilson||Nanaimo|
|Trinity Jensen||Forest Grove||William Wyse||Nanaimo|
|U16 Female Canoe/Kayak Team||U16 Male Canoe/Kayak Team|
|Breanna Seymour||Ladysmith||Drake Leon||Agassiz|
|Chelsei Gray||Lake Errock||Dylan Marchand||Port Alberni|
|Emerald Julia||John Hope||Quentin Tate||Port Alberni|
|Kristine Edgar||Port Alberni||Quincy Archie||Canim Lake|
|Rose Seward||Brentwood Bay||Terrance Hubick-Archie||Canim Lake|
|Valerie Paul||Agassiz||Tyson Seward||Nanaimo|
|U19 Female Canoe/Kayak Team||U19 Male Canoe/Kayak Team|
|Brittney Sam||Victoria||Brandyn Chappell||Chilliwack|
|Janessa Horne||Duncan||Gordon George||North Vancouver|
|Jordana Seymour||Ladysmith||Ivan Morris||Port Renfrew|
|Josephine Seward||Nanaimo||Jonis White||Brackendale|
|Kasey Wyse||Nanaimo||Michael Wyse||Nanaimo|
|Kyla Price||Duncan||Trey Gray-Thorne||Duncan|
|U14 & U16 Female Alternates||U14 & U16 Male Alternates|
|Taylor Charlie||Agassiz||Marcus Jeffrey||Port Alberni|
|Syvawn Paul||Agassiz||Norman Mack||Port Alberni|
|U19 Female Alternates||U19 Male Alternates|
|Makayla Sam||Agassiz||Dmitri John||Hope|
|Tyra Johnston||Nanaimo||Stephan Theodore-Jensen||Forest Grove|
Peter Amos, Co-Head Coach
Chrystal McCallum, Co-Head Coach
Paul Wyse-Seward, Assistant Coach
Emerald John, Manager
Team BC Assistant Chef de Mission Buzz Manuel congratulated all of the athletes appointed to Team BC is looking forward to watching the Canoe/Kayak teams compete at the Games.
Manuel also thanked the coaching staff for their tremendous work they have completed over the past six months; and Canoe Kayak BC for their continued assistance and partnership to grow the sport of Canoe/Kayak in our province through their coaching programs and athlete development initiatives.
The North American Indigenous Games is the largest continental sporting and cultural gathering of Indigenous people, welcoming more than 5,000 athletes, 2,000 volunteers and a number of spectators and dignitaries from across North America. From July 16 – 23, 2017, the City of Toronto will be the proud Host City to the 2017 North American Indigenous Games.
Canoe Kayak BC is the Provincial Sport Organization for the paddle sports and actively encourages and provides opportunities to enjoy, participate and excel in them. Members include competitive athletes, developing athletes, enthusiasts, coaches, officials, administrators and supporters of the sport. The association's mission enourages and promotes personal growth and success for our members through participation and performance in paddle sports.