Team BC Announces Athletics Team for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)

(April 18, 2017) – Team BC is pleased to announce its official athletics roster for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Toronto, Ontario. At the 2014 NAIG, Team BC’s athletics squad won 21 medals with 12 athletes taking home gold. This year, Team BC received over fifty applications and has selected 36 athletes to represent British Columbia at the 2017 NAIG.

Team BC Athletics will be represented by:

14U Female   

Kaia Haintz: 800M, Cross Country, Discus, Javelin

Taylor Daniels: 150M, 800M, Long Jump

Mya Mack: High Jump, Shot Put, Discus

Janae Sam: 800M, 1200M, Cross Country

Roma-Jane Boschman: 80M, Shot Put

Katherine Scow: 80M, 150M

Kayley Clair: 80M, 150M, Long Jump

Samara Swam: 1200M, Cross Country

14U Male     

Jaden Knight: Shot Put, Discus, Javelin

Jaiden McDonald

Antero Williams-Pike

16U Female   

Kristin Clair: 100M, 200M, 300M

Sallee Whitewing: 2000M, Cross Country

Mateya Haintz: Discus, Shot Put

Marquesis Haintz: 800M, 1200M, 2000M, Cross Country

Kiara Mack: 800M, 1200M, High Jump

Trinity Vance: 800M, 1200M, 2000M

16U Male   

Jacob Taylor: Javelin, Discus

Dylan Harris: 200M, 300M, 800M

Keifer Scheilke: Shot Put, Discus

Morris Bob: 2000M, Cross Country

James Griffin: 800M, 1200M, Cross Country, Discus

19U Female  

Nathalie Nahwegahbow: 100M, 200M, Long Jump

Taylor Edwards: 3000M, Cross Country

Catherine Thomas: 800M, 1500M

Sheena Louie: 400M, 800M

Hannah Olinek: Shot Put, Discus

Hannah McGuckin: 3000M, Cross Country

19U Male    

Rylee Mitchell: 100M, 200M, 400M, High Jump

Seth Williams: Long Jump, Triple Jump, Discus, Javelin

Robert Warren: Shot Put, Discus, Javelin

Jason Riuox: High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump

Shandon Thomas: 400M, 1500M, 3000M, Cross Country

Jaylynn Keithlah: 800M, 1500M, 3000M, Cross Country

Jalen Stanley: 400M, 800M, Long Jump

Skylar Guno: 100M, 200M, High Jump

Coaching Staff

Peter Cross – Head Coach

Jack Miller – Assistant Coach

Tiffany Adams – Assistant Coach

Katrina Haintz – Manager

I would like to formally congratulate all of the athletes appointed to Team BC and look forward to watching the athletics squad compete at the Games.

Yours sincerely,

Buzz Manuel

Team BC Assistant Chef de Mission