Windsor Legion Track and Field Club

Ryan Sleiman
Events Coached: Junior Development

Ryan is a graduate of Kingsville District High School, where he was a perennial OFSSA finalist. He has represented Canada several times as both a Cross Country and Track and Field Athlete. He pursued an athletic scholarship at Iona University in New York, and has recently returned to Windsor to complete his Massage Therapy and Active Release Certification through St. Clair College. 

Dave Scarrow - General Manager

Events Coached: Middle Distance and Distance; Cross Country

Certification: Trained Performance Coach Endurance (formerly NCCP Level 3)

Dave has been coaching in the Windsor area for over twenty years. As the track and field and cross country coach at Vincent Massey Secondary School, he has won 108 WECSSAA and SWOSSAA titles. Within our club, Dave is responsible for the success of our endurance athletes both in cross country and track and field. The Junior Men's Cross Country team has won five consecutive national titles under his guidance, and our track athletes have moved on to have great success at the post - secondary level. In the past five years, he has coached fifteen athletes to NCAA scholarships, and has placed twenty athletes on to national teams.

Chris Scarrow - Head Coach

Events Coached: Sprints and Middle Distance; Cross Country

Certification: Trained Performance Coach Endurance (formerly NCCP Level 3)

Chris has been coaching in the Windsor area for over twenty years, and has produced countless champions at the local, provincial, national, and international level. The track and field program at Herman Secondary School has won over forty WECSSAA and SWOSSAA titles during his time there. In our club, he is responsible for the great success of our middle distance runners and has had numerous athletes continue on to compete in track and field at the university level in both Canada and the United States. 

Shawn Beaudoin
Events Coached: Throws, Sprints, Hurdles
Certification: Trained Sport Coach - Sprints and Hurdles
Shawn is a student - athlete at Western University, as well as a graduate of Sandwich Secondary School and the University of Guelph. He has represented Canada at the Pan-American Junior Championships in the decathlon, and is a perennial competitor at the CIS championships for his school in both combined events and relays. In 2015, he won a silver medal in the decathlon at the Canadian Championships, and was named an Academic All Canadian for 2016 and 2017.

Kate Boycott & Lynnsey Copat

Events Coached: Junior Olympians

Kate is a graduate of Herman Secondary School, and has been a member of our club for the past ten years, competing at OFSAA each year of her high school career. She is currently pursuing studies at the University of Windsor. Lynnsey is a graduate of Herman Secondary School, where she competed at OFSAA in three of her years as a high school track athlete. She is a current member of the Lancers track and field and cross country team and has been assisting the club for the last three years with the Run Jump Throw Program.

Kristi Ryan

Events Coached: Jumps, Hurdles, Throws, and Combined Events

Certification: Certified Performance Coach Jumps/Combined Events/Sprints and Hurdles (formerly NCCP Level 3); Club Coach Certified Sprints and Hurdles, Jumps and Throws (formerly NCCP Level 2)

Kristi has been coaching in the Windsor area for over fifteen years, both at the high school and club level.  Within our club, she works with the speed - power group of athletes that has been incredibly successful at the provincial level since she has taken over, including five medallists in horizontal jumps at OFSAA in 2016, as well as multiple Athletics Ontario medallists and national finalists. In her first effort at coaching a combined event athlete, Shawn Beaudoin placed second in at the junior national championships in the decathlon and went on to place sixth at the Pan American Junior Championships in Medellin, Colombia in 2013, second at the Athletics Canada Combined Events Championships in 2015, and fourth at the CIS championships in 2016.

Brad Sato

Events Coached: Sprints and Hurdles

Brad graduated from Vincent Massey in June of 2016 and has recently completed his engineering degree at the University of Windsor. His high school track and field career included two appearances at OFSAA as a hurdler and relay runner.