Athlete of the Week

Tegan Turner

Athlete of the Week
Track & Field
Award Date
Jun 4, 2014
Nelson McIntyre Collegiate

This 5’5” sprinter was the gold medal winner in the indoor track championships in the 60m with a time of 7.72 sec and the 200m with a time of 24.97 sec.  She also qualified for the Milk Provincial Track & Field Championships in both the 100m and 200m events.  Coach Jason McKechnie states, "Tegan is an exceptional athlete and student who works hard at everything she does whether that’s at her gym, on the track or in the classroom. This determination has allowed her to excel in two sports at the highest levels winning medals in both gymnastics and track at a national level. She is a very coachable athlete, constantly looking to improve by asking for feedback during track practices and after races. In my nineteen years of coaching track and field, she is the most talented sprinter I have ever had the pleasure of coaching."

These grade 12 student maintains a 96% academic average.