22 Ontario Athletes Named to Jamaican U18 Invitational Team

Athletics Canada announced on June 14 that 42 members have been selected to represent Canada at the Jamaican U18 invitational taking place on Saturday, June 30, and Sunday July 1, in Kingston. Out of the 42 members selected, 22 members are from Ontario. The U18 Canadian team will compete in a total of 20 different events over the course of the two days. 


  • Sprints: 100-metres, 200-metres and 400-metres
  • Middle-distance: 800-metres, 1500-metres, 3000-metres and 2000-metre steeplechase
  • Hurdles: 110-metre hurdles (men), 100-metre hurdles (women), 400-metre hurdles
  • Jumps: High jump, pole vault, long jump and triple jump
  • Throws: Shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and javelin throw
  • Relays: 4x100m relay and a mixed 4x400m relay

Ontario Athletes

Name: Ibrahim Ayorinde
Hometown: Oakville, Ont.
Club: Oakville Legion Track and Field
Coach: Ailey Jarvis
Event: 200m
Personal Best: 21.82s

Name: Adam Exley
Hometown: Kitchener, Ont.
Club: Invictus Athletics Club
Coach: Ray Riley
Event: 110mH
Personal Best: 14.15s


Name: Abdullahi Hassan
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Club: Phoenix Athletics
Coach: Bill Stephens
Event: 800m, 400m
Personal Best: 1.52.23s, 48.63s

Name: Santiago Gaitan-Caballero
Hometown: Welland, Ont.
Club: Niagara Regional Athletics
Coach: Wayne Rae
Event: 3000m
Personal Best: 8.33.61

Name: Alexzandra Throndson
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Club: University of Toronto Track Club
Coach: Tom Moss
Event: Pole Vault
Personal Best: 3.75m

Name: Liam Rivard
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Club: Central Toronto Athletic Club
Coach: David Christiani
Event: 800m
Personal Best: 1.53.94

Name: Mila Puseljic
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Club: University of Toronto Track Club
Coach: Carl Georgevski
Event: Triple Jump, Long Jump
Personal Best: 11.14m, 5.28m

Name: Makenzy Pierre-Webster
Hometown: Whitby, Ont.
Club: The Gazelles Track & Field Club
Coach: Randy Brookes
Event: 100m, 200m
Personal Best: 11.83s, 24.38s

Name: Lucas Woodhall
Hometown: Mallorytown, Ont.
Club: Brockville Legion Track and Field Club
Coach: Laura Sivers
Event: Shot Put, Discus
Personal Best: 18.44m, 51.32m

Name: Karlie Moore
Hometown: LaSalle, Ont.
Club: Border City Athletic Club
Coach: Kurt Downes
Event: 100mH
Personal Best: 13.94s

Name: Nicholas Mota
Hometown: Newmarket, Ont.
Club: Newmarket Huskies
Coach: Derek Hackshaw
Event: 1500m
Personal Best: 4:00.19

Name: Myles Misener-Daley
Hometown: Hamilton, Ont.
Club: Hamilton Olympic Club
Coach: Matt Hodgson
Event: 200m
Personal Best: 21.17s

Name: Noah Costa
Hometown: Windsor, Ont.
Club: Windsor Legion Track & Field Club
Coach: David Scarrow
Event: 2000mSC
Personal Best: 5:57.82

Name: Samantha Ford
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Club: University of Toronto Track Club
Coach: Ethan Davenport
Event: 1500m
Personal Best: 4:31.44


Name: Olivia Gee
Hometown: Strathroy, Ont.
Club: London Legion
Coach: Sandy Cooper-Ryder
Event: 110mH
Personal Best:13.96s


Name: Ryan Jacklin
Hometown: Belgrave, Ont.
Club: Saugeen Track and Field Club
Coach: Randy Millar
Event: Hammer Throw

Name: Tiana LoStracco
Hometown: Guelph, Ont.
Club: Speed River TFC
Coach: Jeff Haller
Event: 800m
Personal Best: 2:08.18

Name: Foster Malleck
Hometown: Kitchener, Ont.
Club: Laurel Creek Track Club
Coach: Tom Fitzgerald
Event: 1500m
Personal Best: 3:51.97

Name: Cameron Ormond
Hometown: Aurora, Ont.
Club: Newmarket Huskies track Club
Coach: Sue Deighan
Event: 3000m
Personal Best: 9:26.16

Name: Evan Burke
Hometown: London, Ont.
Club: London Western
Coach: Dave Mills
Event: 3000m
Personal Best: 8:26.76

Name: Amy Stieh
Hometown: Shunia, Ont.
Club: Lakehead Running
Coach: Joseph McDonough
Event: 400m
Personal Best: 55.96s

Name: Anna Workman
Hometown: Kingston, Ont.
Club: Physikult
Coach: Brant Stachel
Event: 1500m
Personal Best: 4:32.66

Ontario Coaches

Name: Sandy Cooper-Ryder
Hometown: London Ont
Position: Team Head Coach

Name: Tony Sharpe
Hometown: Toronto
Position: Team Coach

Name: Jessica Scarlato
Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ont
Position: Team Manager

Name: Karen Hyslop-Gibson
Hometown: Hamilton, Ont
Position: Team Massage Therapist

To view the whole team list, visit Athletics Canada’s website.