Cleve’s Source for Sport Impact Awards April & May 2024

June 6, 2024, (Halifax, NS)- Cleve’s Source for Sports April & May Impact Award Recipients Announced

Sport Nova Scotia is proud to announce the 2024 Cleve’s Source for Sports April & May Impact Award Recipients; Georgia & Antonia Lewin-LaFrance (Female Athlete), Evan Huber (Male Athlete), Johnanne Lohnes (Volunteer), David Hubley (Coach), Kaidyn Goodwin (Female Athlete), Colby Bent (Male Athlete), Patricia Swan (Coach), and Donna Hoar (Volunteer).

April’s Recipients

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Female Athletes: Georgia & Antonia Lewin-LaFrance, Sail Nova Scotia Athletes

Achievements: In March, Georgia and Antonia finished eighth overall at the 2024 49er FX World Championships in Lanzarote, Spain. Their eighth-place finish qualified them to represent Canada at the upcoming 2024 Paris Summer Olympics.  

Male Athlete: Evan Huber, Gymnastics Nova Scotia Athlete 

Achievements: Evan recently competed at Elite Canada 2024, finishing second among the High-Performance Junior Men. His second-place finish earned him an automatic selection to the Grizzly Classic, a FIG international-sanctioned event held in Airdrie, Alberta, last month. Evan’s performance at the event in all six apparatuses, including a top score on parallel bars, contributed strong scores to the overall team performance. Evan qualified for four event finals, which saw him take home two bronze medals in Rings and Parallel bars and a silver medal in the vault.  

Volunteer: Johnanne Lohnes, Suburban Football Club Volunteer Coach

Achievements: Johnanne is a volunteer soccer coach who has gone above and beyond for the members and community. In addition to being a soccer coach, she volunteers her time as a team manager and lends her time and support to fellow team managers who are new to the role. Johnanne is a lead for trip planning for the Suburban FC Team, and this year, she coordinated six team trips. 

Coach: David Hubley, Cross Country Ski Coach

Achievements: David is a long-standing cross-country ski coach for the Scotia XC Ski Club. David instructs the club’s elementary-age participants, working with them to develop their skill sets while ensuring their enjoyment and love of the sport remains at the forefront. David leads engaging and innovative lessons using skills-based games such as tag, chase, snow snakes, to make working on technique and skills fun. Cross-country often has a short season, so it’s essential to have a coach like David, who works tirelessly to ensure young program participants enjoy skiing and return for more each season. 

May’s Recipients

Female Athlete: Kaidyn Goodwin, Equestrian Nova Scotia Athlete 

Achievements: Last month, Kaidyn competed in her first American Quarter Horse Association East Level 1 event, which saw her and her horse VSRADICALLYCONTAGIUS become the Youth Western Riding Rookie Champion at AQHA East Level 1 Championships in Wilmington, Ohio. The event had over 4,800 participants compete in various events, where Kaidyn placed first in the class of 16 athletes from across the Eastern United States and Canada.  

Male Athlete: Colby Bent, Golf Nova Scotia Athlete 

Achievements: Colby’s achievements this month, winning the Le Portage Junior Invitational and the Pepsi Junior Invitational, are significant milestones in his already impressive career. These victories add to his growing list of accomplishments, which include two provincial championships, two Atlantic championships, a spot at the Canadian Junior Boy’s National Championship, a top 20 finish at the NextGen Atlantic Championship, and the title of the highest-ranked u19 player in Eastern Canada as per CJGA standings. These feats, accomplished at the age of 16, are a testament to his exceptional talent and potential, a rarity seen only a few times in the past 50 years.  

Coach: Patricia Swan, Special Olympics Speed Skating Coach 

Achievements: This past winter, Patricia’s leadership and coaching prowess were on full display at the 2024 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games in Calgary, Alberta. Serving as the head speed skating coach for Team Nova Scotia, Patricia guided her team of three athletes to a stellar performance. Their collective efforts resulted in two gold medals, two silver medals, and two bronze medals, a testament to Patricia’s dedication and the team’s hard work.  

Volunteer: Donna Hoar, Special Olympics mission staff volunteer 

Achievements: This past winter, Donna volunteered as mission staff at her third Special Olympics Canada National Winter Games in Calgary, Alberta. Her role as mission staff is crucial in supporting Team Nova Scotia athletes and coaches and ensuring everything runs smoothly. Outside of the games, Donna is the Regional Coordinator for Special Olympics Dartmouth, a Special Olympics board member, and the SONS Provincial Leadership Council Chair. 

Sport Nova Scotia is a voice for amateur sport that promotes the benefits of health, personal development and achievement of all participants. Sport Nova Scotia is a non-profit, non-government organization representing approximately 60 provincial sport organizations and more than 160,000 member Nova Scotians.    

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