Team KidSport

Brett Gallant

Brett is orignially from Charlottetown PEI, and his family has deep roots in the Curling community. Coached by his Grandfather and father, Brett has gone on to show why he is one of Canada's best.

In his early career, Brett landed a bronze at Canada Games, then in 2009, became Canadian Junior Champion.

Recently, his success as second for the Brad Gushue rink out of NL is unstoppable. 2017, 2018, and 2020 Brier Champion and 2018 World Mens Curling Champion, Brett surely has his sights set on the Olympic dream.

Brett has also found success in mixed doubles with partner Jocelyn Peterman. The pair won the 2019 Canadian ... Read More

Emily Cameron-Blake

A graduate of Three Oaks Senior High School, and the University of Prince Edward Island (BSc ’04), Emily has been an athlete her whole life. Basketball, rugby, track and field, snowboarding and swimming, but rowing didn’t come along until she was 23 years old.  A “learn to row” poster at the University of Toronto where Emily was working, caught her eye.

As Emily pursued a Master’s of Science at U of T, she continued to row with the Don Rowing Club of Mississauga, Ontario. A win in the women’s club four (4+) at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Massachusetts in 2007 cemented her love ... Read More

Jeff Ellsworth

Jeff, having recently retired from his playing career, was one of the longest serving members of the Men’s National Softball Team. His accomplishments include medaling at ISF World Championships, Pan American Championships, as well as several other events.

Jeff has taken on a new role in his sport, and entered the world of coaching. He recently won an international bronze medal as a coach with the Junior Men’s National Team.

Thank You Jeff, for joining our team of ambassadors for Kidsport PEI, we look forward to helping promote the program with you!

Kameron Kielly

Kameron Kielly is a home grown talent currently playing for the UPEI Panthers Men's Hockey team. He grew up playing for the Sherwood Falcons and the Charlottetown Islanders (Midget AAA).

In 2011/12 he was named to the Canada Atlantic U17 team, and the following year was named again, this time as Captain. That same 2011/12 season, Kielly joined the Gatineau Olympiques of the QMJHL as a 15-year-old.

The 2012/13 season saw Kielly head back to PEI to join the Charlottetown Islanders and he hasn't looked back. Kameron played 4 seasons with the Islanders and finished his career with 306 games played and 202 ... Read More

Katie Baker

KidSport PEI is pleased to announce that, Argyle Shore native, Katie Baker is joining the list of outstanding Island athletes who are advocating for KidSport. As the former Canadian Women’s field hockey team captain, with 114 caps to her name, Katie retired from her national team duties in 2012. While competing, she was one of the most respected athletes in the game. Her passion, commitment and leadership are some of the qualities that make Katie an amazing role model.

Katie is looking forward to helping promote KidSport on PEI, along with her fellow KidSport PEI Ambassadors.

Kristen Cameron

Kristen Cameron is from Charlottetown and grew up spending summers on the soccer field and winters in the rink. At 17 Kristen moved to New Hampshire to further pursue hockey and soccer at Holderness School. From there Kristen was admitted to Bowdoin College and in her tenure there had the opportunity to play hockey, soccer, and golf. While at Bowdoin Kristen captained both hockey and golf teams and earned first team All American honors in hockey.

After Bowdoin, Kristen served as an assistant coach for Mercyhurst University, a top notch Division I women’s hockey program. The Lakers were ranked first every week that ... Read More

Lorie Kane

Lorie Kane, from Charlottetown, PEI, was KidSport PEI's first ambassador.  She has been supporting the program since 1997.  Her charity golf classic raised significant funds for KidSport in our early days and helped grow the program so we could support hundreds of Island kids.

A litte about Lorie:
-Professional golfer on the LPGA Tour
-4 LPGA Tour victories
-2 time Canadian Female Athlete of the Year
-PEI Sports Hall of Fame 2014
-Canadian Golf Hall of Fame 2016
-Became a member of the Order of Canada in 2006

Mark Arendz

Being competitive by nature, Mark took a liking to sports at a very young age. Growing up, he competed in soccer, volleyball, basketball, cross country, athletics and road cycling. Most recently, he added the thrill of mountain biking, however, the top priority for Mark is Biathlon and Cross Country skiing.

He began skiing in the backyard when he was about five years old. Though after watching the Olympics in 2002 from Salt Lake City, Biathlon became his passion. He began his competitive career in 2003, earning a spot on the National Para-Nordic Ski Team in 2006. It all snowballed from there.

Mark has competed in both ... Read More

Morgan Ellis

Morgan has dedicated his life to sport and is currently playing for HC Sochi of the Kontinental Hockey League.

Having grown up in East Bideford PEI, Morgan participated in many sports, but fell in love with the game of Hockey. His decision to focus on hockey was rewarded, after making his NHL debut in 2016 with the Montreal Canadians.

When asked why it was important for Morgan to become part of Team KidSport PEI, he talked about how "sports played a key role in my growth as a person, and it teaches you important tools and lessons that you will take with you for the rest of your life. It's a great program to be a part ... Read More

Noah Dobson

Noah Dobson from Summerside PE, currently under contract with the New York Islanders, joins Team KidSport on PEI to help promote the program.

KidSport PEI is pleased to announce Noah Dobson as the newest addition to its list of KidSport Ambassadors in the province.  Dobson has agreed to help promote the program while he attempts to make the jump from the QMJHL to the NHL with the New York Islanders.

The 19-year-old defensive standout is only starting to make his mark on the game of hockey. Dobson won gold with the Canadian U-18 team at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament in the Czech Republic. He was named to ... Read More

Shannon MacAulay

-From Mt. Herbert, PEI
-Warner Captain 2010-2012
-Clarkson Captain 2014-2016
-Team Atlantic Assistant Captain 2011
-Team Canada Development Assistant Captain 2014-2016
-2012 U18 World Championship Gold Medal
-2014 National Championship
-2014-2016 Nations Cup Championships
-Sport PEI Junior Female Athlete Of The Year 2012
-Sport PEI Collegiate Athlete Of The Year 2014
-Sport PEI Senior Female Athlete Of The Year 2015
-Hockey PEI Female Player Of The Year 2015

Shannon has been an outstanding athlete, on and off the ice, during her illustrious career.  She has advocated for KidSport in the past, and is now ready to represent ... Read More