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Tom Huisman

Coach Tom expanded RUN CLUB to the broader community in 2014 after having led a very successful and popular RUN CLUB at Russell Public School since 2010.  Coach Tom leads the senior runners and manages the overall operation and direction of RUN CLUB.  A former Academic All-Canadian cross-country and distance runner at the University of Manitoba (national track & field champions in 1987-88, 88-89, and 89-90), Coach Tom brings a wealth of training, competing and coaching experience, having had the benefit of learning from some incredible coaches of his own.  A multi-sport participant, coach and advocate, Coach Tom has a number of NCCP coaching certifications, including his  level 2 distance  certification, and is also a CS4L Sport for Life Ambassador.  

 

Michelle Leduc

Coach Michelle started running 20 years ago with a short 20 minute run to see what the "big deal" was.  After that short run in the fall, she was hooked.  She currently runs ultra-marathons, competing in races from 50 km to 100 miles.   Michelle joined RUN CLUB as our first junior group leader in 2014, and much like her own running career, after that first training session, she was hooked.  Michelle continues to share her passion, knowledge and enthusiasm of running with our local runners.  When not leading our junior runners, Michelle can be found trail running  and spending most weekends training in Gatineau Park.   She loves to run for the challenge and to be outside in nature.