OCA Announces Athletes Selected to the “Rising Stars” Los Angeles Camp

ONTARIO CYCLISTS ANNOUNCED FOR OCA RISING STARS LA CAMP

Camp will be in Los Angeles, CA – March 26- April 1, 2014

(March 23, 2014) The Ontario Cycling Association (OCA) is proud to unveil the list of 12 Ontario cyclists who have been selected to attend the OCA Rising Stars Track Camp in Los Angeles March 26- April1, 2014

Athletes

Male

Nicholas (Nick) J. Wammes – Bothwell, ON

Brayden Scholey – Peterborough, ON

Kevin Wattier – Brampton, ON

Ian Currie – London, ON

Lucas Taylor – London, ON

Graydon Staples – Barrie, ON

Chris Ernst – Kitchener, ON

Gunnar Holmgren – Barrie, ON

Female

Charlotte Cresswicke – Tottenham, ON

Maya Neumann – Newmarket, ON

Farleigh Cresswicke – Totenham, ON

Kassandra Kriarakis  – Totenham, ON

Staff

Rob Good – Rising Stars Head Coach

Sean Kelly – Provincial Endurance Development Coach

Lisa Perlmutter

The Rising Stars Program

The “Rising Stars” Endurance Development Academy Program is a track program designed to support athletes that have potential and ambition of making it onto an Olympic podium. The program will focus on track camps and athlete identification, that will reach over 200 athletes in the 2013/14 season, focusing on athletes between the ages of 13 and 16. . Athletes will be identified through talent observation at Regional and National competitions, and via referral through our “Club Excellence Program” conducted through the youth clubs and certified coaches.

The OCA conducted 3 Try-Outs as well as a testing day and the finale the 2014 Youth Track Championships in London, Ontario.

Supported by

                       Cycling Canada