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
-From Charlottetown, PEI
-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
-From New Haven, PEI
-Former Canadian Track Athlete (100m and 200m)
-Competed at the 2008 Beijing and the 2012 London Olympics
-2008 Canadian National Champion in the 200m
-Won gold in the 100m and 200m at the 2005 Canada Games
-From Charlottetown, PEI
-Currently plays second for the Brad Gushue Rink out of Newfoundland and Labrador
-2016 Brier Silver Medalist
-2009 Canadian Junior Curling Champion
-2007 Canada Games Bronze Medalist
-From Stratford, PEI
-Currently plays for Ottawa Fury in the NASL
-2009 Canadian U-20 National Team
Kameron Kielly is a home grown talent currently playing for the Charlottetown Islanders of the QMJHL. 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. Now entering his 4th season, and 3rd as Assistant Captain, Kameron will look to help carry the ... Read More
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
-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
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!
Morgan has dedicated his life to sport and is currently playing for the Chicago Wolves in the AHL while under contract with the St. Louis Blues.
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 last season 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 ... Read More
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.