Team KidSport

Cassie Hawrysh

Cassie Hawrysh is a former Professional Skeleton Racer with the Canadian National Team. Through her 8 years of racing head first, Cassie celebrated highlights that include:

  • Winning on both Calgary and Whistler tracks to take the Canadian National Championship title in 2013/14.

  • Two World Cup medals and a 2012/13 World Cup ranking of 8th overall.

  • Being named the Canadian Alternate Sled in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Cassie’s elite athletic background, in a variety of sports (volleyball, track and field, and skeleton) played a vital role on her path in life. Motivational speaking, hosting, writing, public ... Read More

Alex Kopacz

Alex Kopacz, born in London, Ontario, is a 2018 Olympic Champion in 2 man Bobsleigh. He started the sport of bobsleigh at the age of 23. At the time, he was completing his education at Western University, in Mechanical Engineering with a concurrent degree in Physics and being a thrower on the Western Mustangs track team. Back then, Alex was 280lbs and easily the strongest man on campus. However what he didn't know, was just how fast he was. On a bit of a dare and curiosity, Alex participated in the 60m race of Western’s yearly inner track team meet. To everyone's surprise, Alex made it to the final 8 and had a personal best ... Read More

Natalie Stoberman

Natalie Stoberman is a multi-platform journalist who covers news and sports. She's currently a video journalist and producer for YourTV covering Halton Region and has also spent time with CBC Sports, Sportsnet, TSN and NBA TV Canada covering events like the 2018 Winter Olympics, 2015 Pan Am Games, Rogers Cup, and teams like the Toronto Raptors, Blue Jays, Maple Leafs and more. 

 Natalie credits sports and the lessons they teach for preparing her for careers as an athlete and a journalist. 

She was a student-athlete at Humber College on the two-time provincial champion softball team. Her career also took off with the Hawks ... Read More

John Moonlight

From Pickering, Ontario John Moonlight is Canada's most capped 7's player with 65 World Series tournaments, 3 Commonwealth Games, and 2 PanAm Game. John won gold medals in 2011 and 2015 PanAm games and also lead Canada to their first World Series win in Singapore in 2017. John was voted to the World Series "dream team" (voted the best player in his position) in 2013/14 season alongside teammate Phil Mack. John also won Canada 7s player of the year 4 times in a row from 2012-15.

Currently a firefighter in his hometown, John is always looking to give back to the sporting community. "Sport has given me many great things in life. ... Read More

Phil Mackenzie

Phil is an ex Canadian international and professional rugby player. He played professionally for over 10 years and upon retiring wanted to help educate and motivate individuals to adopt a more active and healthier lifestyle. Sport, exercise and food has had such a profound impact on Phil's life and the way he feels that he wholeheartedly believes that it should be a part of everyones life.

With that in mind, life after rugby motivated Phil to found a new company called the LEANSQUAD which is geared to designing custom workout and meal plans based on the individual. EVERY individual is treated different and after just over 1 ... Read More