TED BIGELOW, WINNIPEG
Chef de Mission
Experience: Has over two decades of Games experience as an athlete,
coach and staff person; coached the National Cross-
Country Ski Team at the World Junior Championships and
at many World Cups; was also very active on the bid and
staging of the 1999 Pan American Games.
Comments: Enjoys spending time with his family at the cabin, skiing,
cycling and playing rec hockey.
SHAWNEE SCATLIFF, WINNIPEG
Assistant Chef de Mission
Experience: 1967 and 1971 Canada Winter Games – figure skating
bronze medallist. 1977 Canada Summer Games – tennis
athlete. Canada Games Assistant Chef de Mission (1997-
2011). Western Canada Summer Games Chef de Mission
in 2003; Assistant Chef in 2007 and 2011; Commonwealth
Games – mission staff in 2002; Assistant Chef in 2006.
2008 Commonwealth Youth Games Chef de Mission.
Comments: Two daughters and a son (this year) have competed at a
Canada Games. Looking forward to a successful Games for
all of Team Manitoba.
BARRY MOROz, WINNIPEG
Experience: Canada Games (1995-2011); Western Canada Summer
Games (1990-2011); Pan Am Games (1999); North
American Indigenous Games (2002).
Comments: Former radio and television broadcaster, former baseball
and hockey coach, spends as much time as he can on the
Experience: 1994 Manitoba Winter Games – figure skating athlete.
2005 and 2009 Canada Summer Games, 2006, 2008 and
2010 Manitoba Games.
Comments: Has two children and two dogs. Stays active by working out,
yoga, pilates, rollerblading and occasionally playing
MELISSA DEONARAINE, WINNIPEG
Experience: Certified Athletic Therapist. Field work at the 2008
Manitoba Games. Head Therapist working with the Under
15 Girls Provincial Soccer team. She will also be the
Medical Liaison for the 2011 Western Canada Summer
Comments: Originally from Georgetown, Guyana. Played field hockey
for Team Manitoba at the 2001 Canada Summer Games.
JORDAN DRIEDGER, WINKLER
Experience: First Canada Games. Doing fieldwork for his Bachelor of
Recreation Management and Community Development
diploma at the University of Manitoba.
Comments: Has been involved with sport all his life playing organized
hockey, baseball, and soccer. Coached Special Olympics,
baseball, and hockey in his hometown winning the Silvio
Sboto Memorial Rural Male Coach Award and a Coaching
LAUREN ROUSSEAU, WINNIPEG
Special Olympics Figure Skating
Experience: Looking forward to her first Canada Games. Did her
student placement with Team Manitoba.
Comments: Kinesiology student at the U of Manitoba. Plays on the
university golf team. Plays Division 2 Soccer and is an Irish
DOUG KROCHAK, WINNIPEG
Experience: Department of Kinesiology and Applied Health at the
University of Winnipeg – Principles of Coaching.
National Multi-sport Master Learning Facilitator. Football
and lacrosse coach.
Comments: Was on Mission Staff for the 1987 Cape Breton Canada
Winter Games. Member of the Winnipeg High School
Football Hall of Fame.
DAVE BENSON, WINNIPEG
Week 1 – Biathlon
Week 2 – Cross Country Ski
Experience: Western Canada Summer Games – Organizer and
Official for Cycling.
Comments: Attended 2005 and 2009 Canada Summer Games as a
cycling parent. Sister Mary competed in cross-country
skiing at the 2010 Paralympics. Hobbies include
PETER CONWAY, DAUPHIN
Week 1 – Hockey (Male)
Week 2 – Boxing
Experience: 2001 Canada Games. 1999 and 2007 Western
Canada Summer Games.
Comments: Originally from Dungannon, Northern Ireland. Is the
Regional Manager for Sport Manitoba Parkland.
BILL GENDRON, WINNIPEG
Week 1 – Speed Skating
Week 2 – Alpine Ski
Experience: 2003 and 2007 Canada Winter Games Speed
Comments: Goal is help the coaches and athletes enjoy the Games and
perform at their best.
RYAN GIESBRECHT, WINNIPEG
Week 1 – Squash
Week 2 – Badminton
Experience: Badminton coach at the 2010 Manitoba Winter Games.
Made the round of 16 in men’s singles at Canadian National
Badminton Championships. Consolation winner in men’s
singles and mixed doubles at 2010 Junior Nationals.
Comments: Jigged for 75 minutes before a world-wide audience as part
of the Metis culture in the Opening Ceremonies for the
Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
KYLO HARRIS, LUNDAR
Week 1 – Freestyle Ski
Week 2 – Snowboard
Experience: 2009 Canada Summer Games. 2007 Western Canada
Summer Games. 2010, 2008 and 2006 Manitoba Games.
Comments: Originally from Goose Bay, Labrador. Is Coaching
Manitoba’s Rural Coaching Manager. Proud father of first
new born in January.
DAVE LITTLE, LUNDAR
Week 1 – Shooting
Week 2 – Archery
Experience: 2004 and 2006 Arctic Winter Games. 2008 and 2010
Comments: Is involved with the development of Lacrosse at the
regional, provincial and national levels.
DEAN LUCHIK, WINNIPEG
Week 2 – Judo
Experience: Works in the cardiac rehabilitation field providing exercise
programs for individuals with numerous chronic diseases.
Comments: Plays recreational hockey. Made an all-star team playing
junior hockey. Inspired by David Markham to get involved
in as many extracurricular activities and volunteer
opportunities as he could.
KATE MCGARRY, WINNIPEG
Week 1 – Ringette
Week 2 – Hockey (Female)
Experience: Has been involved in sport for 15 years. Works for
CancerCare Manitoba and promotes the benefits of sport
and physical activity in reducing the risk.
Comments: Goals for the Games are to support her teams to help them
perform at the best of their abilities.
MALLORY MOIR, WINNIPEG
Week 1 – Wheelchair Basketball
Week 2 – Synchronized Swimming
Experience: Team Winnipeg Mission Staff for 2010 Manitoba Winter
Games. Is the Program Coordinator with Swim Manitoba.
Comments: Plays competitive beach volleyball and recreational
slo-pitch. Has a twin sister and they share the same birth
date as their brother who is four years older.
ELAINE OWEN, CARMAN
Week 2 – Curling (Male)
Experience: Has coached curling at various levels for 25 years. Is the
Development Coordinator for Curl Manitoba.
Comments: Has been involved in many Manitoba Games as a parent,
coach and organizer. Served as Host Society Co-Chair for
the 2008 Manitoba Summer Games in Carman
JAMIE PHAM, WINNIPEG
National Artists Program Manager
Experience: 2009 Canada Summer Games National Artist – Music Arts
Comments: Has been performing for 11 years. Attends Carnegie Mellon
University in Pittsburgh. Wants to make the Games as
enjoyable and memorable for Team Manitoba as it was
SHANNON SCHADE, BEAUSEJOUR
Week 1 – Curling (Female)
Week 2 – Table Tennis
Experience: Manitoba Summer and Winter Games since 1998. 2003
Western Canada Summer Games – Sport Advisor for
Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics.
Comments: Is the Regional Manager for Sport Manitoba Eastman.
JULIANA VIPOND, WINNIPEG
Week 1 – Artistic Gymnastics
Week 2 – Figure Skating
Experience: 2005 Canada Summer Games – Rowing athlete; 2007
Western Canada Summer Games – Manager for the rowing
team; 2009 Canada Summer Games – Rowing coach.
Comments: Goal for the Games is to help all athletes reach their goals.