Short Track Athletes

Find out about our Elite Athlete Pathway athletes who train at the Olympic Oval

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Short Track Athletes

Meet our athletes

Dedicated athletes make up our Oval Family. Learn a little bit more about each program stage here.

Stage 2

Skaters: Annika Johnston, Jake Hannah, Maxwell Cole, Stryden Hult-Griffin, Lukas MacDonald, Craig Miller, Wesley O'Brien, Braeden Picek, David Seal, Marshall Shupe, Luka Marht-Smith, Dalton McLeod, Sam Green, Yankun Zhao

Stage 3

Skaters: Cezara Bere, Jenna Larter, Caitlin Pelkey, Sebastian Champagne, Benjamin Ward

Stage 4

Skaters: Cheyenne Goh, Hee Won Son, Roger Fulton, Ethan McKinley-Young, Matej Pederson, Marco Schumann, Brendan Yamada

Neo Senior

Skaters: Akash Aradhya, Connor Rogerson, Isaac Sherwood, Ian Smibert

Short Track Coaches

Meet our coaches

Our athletes learn from the best in the speed skating world. Get to know the Olympic Oval coaches.


Coaches: Joffrey Larocque, Dustin Miller, Cristina Lazarescu, Elizabeth Ward

I wouldn't have been able to get this far without everyone that's helped me. All of my teammates and coaches, all of the support staff, it's all thanks to them. I put in the work but they set me up to succeed.

Brendan Yamada

Stage 4 Short Track Athlete