| Manitoba Student-Athletes & Coaches Awarded $16,000 in Sport Scholarships |
August 19, 2020, Winnipeg MB – Sport Manitoba awarded $16,000 in academic scholarships to 11 high school students, six university students, and four Manitoba coaches. The awards included the Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarships, Bud Tinsley Sport Leadership Scholarship, Sport Manitoba Coaching Bursaries, and Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship. Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarships $500 High School Scholarship
Last Name First Name City /Town University Sports Krykewich Alexander Winnipeg University of Winnipeg Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cricket
Bateman Carter Stonewall University of Manitoba Golf, Hockey
Howes Cecilia Winnipeg University of Minnesota Cross Country, Athletics
Francis Grace Winnipeg University of Manitoba Cross Country, Rhythmic Gymnastics
Penner Rachael Carberry Canadian Mennonite University Volleyball, Athletics, Softball
Koshowski Toni Dauphin University of Calgary, Regina, MB Rugby, Cross Country, Soccer
Barscello Jena Brandon University of Manitoba Hockey Ledochowski Jacey Teulon Lake Region State College Basketball, Softball
Klassen Brady Winnipeg Mount Marty University Archery Dornez Emilie Ste- Geneviève Universite de St-Boniface Soccer, Cross Country, Basketbal
Johnston-Krulicki Breyanna Winnipeg University of Manitoba Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country
$1000 University Scholarship
Last Name First Name City/Town University Sport Zacharias Mackenzie Altona W.C. Miller Collegiate Curling Grant Taryn Winnipeg University of Louisiana at Lafayette Waterski and Wakeboard
Skelton Rienna Melita University of Manitoba Weightlifting Sarahs Shannon Winnipeg University of Manitoba Ringette Garcia Maren East St. Paul Providence University College Volleyball
Bud Tinsley Sport Leadership Scholarship
Last Name First Name City /Town University Sports Bateman Carter Stonewall University of Manitoba Golf, Hockey Sport Manitoba Coaching Bursaries Silvio Sboto Memorial Rural Coach Award
Last Name First Name University Sport Rea Sammi University Of Manitoba Swim, Volleyball
Patmore Johnathon University of Winnipeg Baseball
Jeff Collins Memorial Winnipeg Coach Award
Last Name First Name University Sport O’Brien Liam University Of Winnipeg Football Henley Mackenzie University of Winnipeg Softball, Hockey
Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship
Last Name First Name City/Town University Sport Zacharias Emily Altona University of Manitoba Curling
“It is a real pleasure to recognize and support the athletic and academic success across Manitoba that these devoted individuals have demonstrated, and provide them with opportunities to continue to grow and excel within their chosen discipline. Congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients! Wishing you all the very best in your next steps forward.”
Jeff Hnatiuk, President and CEO, Sport Manitoba
Sport Manitoba is a not-for-profit organization and the lead planning, programming and funding agency for the development of amateur sport in Manitoba. Located at 145 Pacific Avenue in Winnipeg, Sport Manitoba partners with over 100 organizations to deliver sport in the province and is responsible for programs including the Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro, Sport Manitoba Coaching, Team Manitoba, Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, Fit Kids Healthy Kids, and KidSport. Services provided include the Sport Manitoba Clinic, Sport Manitoba Performance, Sport Manitoba Fitness Centre, and the Paul Robson Resource Centre for Leadership and Coaching.
The Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarship program administered by Sport Manitoba was established to support young athletes of Sport Manitoba partners, who continue to participate in amateur sport while pursuing a post-secondary education on a full-time basis. The Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarship Program was established in 1992.
Bud Tinsley Sport Leadership Scholarship: In memory of Robert (Bud) Tinsley, his family and friends created a $500 scholarship to recognize a Manitoba student-athlete who demonstrates similar leadership traits that were attributable to Bud. His numerous awards included: induction into the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Hall of Fame, the CFL Hall of Fame and a four-time inductee into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. The scholarship recipient is selected from among the Manitoba Foundation for Sport Scholarship recipients, based on the added criteria of leadership.
Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship Endowment Fund provides financial support for Manitoba’s high-performance athletes in their pursuit of excellence at the national and international levels of competition while serving as a tribute to commemorate the Manitoba visit of Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal in 1999. The Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship awards two (2) scholarships per year valued up to $3,000 each to one male and one female high-performance athlete enrolled in a post-secondary institution in Manitoba.
Silvio Sboto Memorial Rural Coach Award: Silvio Sboto was a dedicated and humble man who started learning judo in the late 50s after immigrating to Canada from his native Peru. He resided in Brandon for the last thirty years where he worked at the Seikeikan Judo Club. Silvio was the chair of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) for Judo Canada. Silvio spent 10 years as an NCCP Theory Course Conductor and attained Level 4 NCCP status. He also had his fifth-degree black belt and was a national ‘C’ referee in Judo. Recipients of this award receive a $500 bursary to be used toward their 2020-2021 tuition.
Jeff Collins Memorial Winnipeg Coach Award: Jeff Collins’ expertise earned him a reputation as a coach’s coach. Jeff served as head coach and clinician for the Legion Athletic Camps at the International Peach Garden for 32 years. He was the convenor and co-meet director of the MHSAA’s provincial track and field champs from 1984 to 2001. Jeff attained his level 3 NCCP and also worked with world-class special needs athletes. In 2003, Jeff was inducted to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. Recipients of this award receive a $500 bursary to be used toward their 2020-2021 tuition.
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