Canada’s PanAm teams

Lima, Peru

Artistic July 27 – 31. Rhythmic August 2 – 5. Trampoline August 4 – 5.

Men’s Artistic

1.     Zach Clay (Chilliwack, B.C.)
2.     René Cournoyer (Repentigny, Que.)
3.     Justin Karstadt (Etobicoke, Ont.)
4.     Cory Paterson (Oakville, Ont.)
5.     Sam Zakutney (Ottawa, Ont.)
6.     Ed Van Hoof (Luton, Great Britain) – Head Coach
7.     Jean-Sebastien Tougas (Montreal, Que.) – Team Coach

Women’s Artistic

1.   Ellie Black (Halifax, N.S.)
2.   Shallon Olsen (Surrey, B.C.)
3.   Brooklyn Moors (Cambridge, Ont.)
4.   Ana Padurariu (Whitby, Ont.)
5.   Victoria Woo (Brossard, Que.)
6.   David Kikuchi (Truro, N.S.) – Team Coach
7.   Lorie Henderson (Winnipeg, Man.) – Team Coach
8.   Elvira Saadi (Cambridge, Ont.) – Personal Coach


“I had the most amazing experience at TORONTO 2015, so I cannot wait to make Canada proud with this team. It will be a great stepping stone …

Dave and Lorie are already named Olympic coaches regardless of who qualifies for Canada’s team to Tokyo 2020.


1.   Natalie Garcia (Mississauga, Ont.) – Individual
2.   Katherine Uchida (Toronto, Ont.) – Individual
3.   Carmel Kallemaa (Toronto, Ont.) – Group
4.   Diana Noskova (Concord, Ont.) – Group
5.   Vanessa Panov (Toronto, Ont.) – Group
6.   Carmen Whelan (Aurora, Ont.) – Group
7.   Alexandra Zilyuk (Richmond Hill, Ont.) – Group
8.   Stefka Moutafchieva (Woodbridge, Ont.) – Individual Coach
9.   Mira Filipova (Toronto, Ont.) – Group Coach


1.   Sarah Milette (Longueuil, Que.)
2.   Sophiane Méthot (La Prairie, Que.)
3.   Jason Burnett (Nobleton, Ont.)
4.   Jérémy Chartier (Montreal, Que.)
5.   Karina Kosko (Deux-Montagnes, Que.) – Coach
6.   Martin Myers (Toronto, Ont.) – Coach

Jason Burnett is coming back from an ankle sprain.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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