CSS Victoria is up and running with twenty-seven student-athletes from the Greater Victoria area
Canadian Sport School Victoria (CSS Victoria) is pleased to announce that it will be returning for the 2020-21 school year with 27 student-athletes attending.
The Canadian Sport School, which is a program of Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, will be entering its tenth year of operation and was delayed by one month for this year in order to ensure new safety measures have been implemented with regards to COVID.
The class for 2020-21 includes 13 new students and 14 returnees, two of whom are in their third year at CSS Victoria. Students range from grades 10-12 from 10 different schools across the Capital Regional District (CRD).
This year’s cohort of student-athletes represents 13 different sports, from Artistic Gymnastics to Weightlifting, with eight students as dual-sport athletes.
Just one of this year’s standouts, returning student Olivia Boulding, a grade 11 student from Claremont who is in her second year at CSS Victoria, is partaking in the first ever National Excellence Program for Volleyball at the Richmond Oval.
Some of the safety precautions being implement for this year due to COVID-19 include: Daily temperature checks and screening for the student-athletes; Smaller training groups (maximum eight athletes); All coaches wearing masks; and, Cleaning stations at each training station.
Other operational changes for 2020-21 include: All academics being taught virtually; Strength days will take place at Transform Sports in Saanich instead of at PISE, as in previous years; Gymnastics is weekly instead of bi-weekly, and will take place at Inspire Sports; and, Sprint training is weekly instead of bi-weekly, at will take place at Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Victoria campus at PISE.
Student-athletes in Canadian Sport School Victoria for 2020-21 (new student-athletes highlighted in green):
Name
Sport
School
Grade
Olivia Andulajevic
Volleyball/ Soccer
Stelly’s
11
Alex Barlee
Soccer/ Track & Field
Spectrum
10
Katie Bentley
Field Hockey/ Soccer
Oak Bay
11
Olivia Boulding
Volleyball
Claremont
11
Cormick  Brown
Basketball
Lambrick Park
12
Reece Carter
Tennis
SIDES/NIDES
11
Taine Clague
Rugby
Lambrick Park
12
Piers de Greeff
Volleyball
Pacific Christian
10
Remy  Garrison
Cycling
Reynolds
11
Tomas Godoy
Volleyball/ Soccer
Pacific Christian
10
Eli Grant
Judo
Reynolds
11
Kai Higuchi
Volleyball
Oak Bay
12
Finley Hildebrand
Soccer
Lambrick Park
11
Sean Kennedy
Volleyball
Belmont
11
Kathryn Lee
Weightlifting
Claremont
12
Spencer Lockwood
Rugby
Spectrum
12
Marcus  Lott
Rugby
Oak Bay
12
Lily Mannall-Fretwell
Soccer
St. Margarets
12
Carter Munro
Volleyball/ Soccer
Claremont
11
Eva Person
Volleyball/ Basketball
Stelly’s
12
Gage Reilly
Artistic Gymnastics
Reynolds
10
Kieran Roberston
Soccer
Reynolds
11
Arden Ross
Field Hockey/ Rowing
Lambrick Park
11
Marina Skakun
Rugby
Stelly’s
12
Bronte Thurbide
Field Hockey/ Soccer
Oak Bay
10
Macy Wiebe
Rugby
Belmont
12
Adele Winker
Mountain Biking
Claremont
11
Find out more about Canadian Sport School at: http://www.canadiansportschool.com
Find out more about Canadian Sport Institute Pacific at: http://csipacific.ca

For More Information, contact:
Laura-Ellen De VriesCoach, Canadian Sport SchoolCanadian Sport Institute [email protected]
Noah WheelockGeneral Manager, Operations & CommunicationsCanadian Sport Institute [email protected]
 

About Canadian Sport School
The Canadian Sport School is an important initiative of the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, delivered in partnership with PacificSport and Engage Sport North or viaSport Regional Alliance. With campuses located in Victoria, Kelowna, and Prince George, the program provides assistance for secondary school aged student-athletes who are balancing their educational and training demands.https://canadiansportschool.csipacific.ca/
About Canadian Sport Institute Pacific: Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence.
Offering world-class Olympic and Paralympic training environments in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (www.csipacific.ca) is committed to Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence. Working with national sport organizations and fuelled by our national and provincial partners such as Sport Canada, viaSport, Own the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaches Association of Canada, we are driven by our mantra to Collaborate. Serve. Innovate. Perform.
Our team of sport science, sport medicine, coaching & life services experts provide leading-edge programs and services to athletes and coaches to ensure they have every advantage to win medals for Canada.



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