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Victoria, BC (ISN) – PacificSport Vancouver Island would like to introduce Jenelle Cassidy as our new Athlete and Coach Services Coordinator. Jenelle is taking up the reins from Ashley Guzak who is completing her degree and pursuing her education goals.

PacificSport would like to extend their best wishes to Ashley in her future goals and thank her for her commitment and great work over the past three years

Jenelle joins PacificSport Vancouver Island officially on September 5, 2012. Jenelle is originally grew up on the Saanich Pennisula and her sports, education and career has carried her to many communities across BC and Alberta.

Jenelle brings with her a diverse and impressive sports portfolio. She is a high-performance athlete who has participated and competed in many sports such as athletics, swimming, volleyball, field hockey, basketball, BMX racing, mountain biking and road cycling. Jenelle has represented Canada at the Pro-Elite level in downhill mountain biking and is currently completing an NCCP Level II coaching certificate for mountain biking, BMX and road cycling. Jenelle is also a certified Horticulture Technician having graduated with honors and then spent several years in the vineyard and nursery industry in managerial, marketing and research roles.

“Jenelle’s experience working for and with Cycling BC along her managerial and supervisory experience are great assets and give her great insight into the needs of our PacificSport athletes and coaches,” comments Drew Cooper, PacificSport Vancouver Island General Manager, “Combine this with her outgoing, positive outlook and approachable nature makes Jenelle a great fit to our PacificSport team.”

Jenelle is excited to join PacificSport and is looking forward to meeting all of our athletes, coaches and community partners. Her portfolio includes the management of the IGNITE Athlete Development Program, athlete and coach services programs, delivery of seminars and workshops as well as she will be working closely with her counterparts in the other 4 regional PacificSport offices throughout BC to ensure that these programs and services are developed and delivered at the highest possible levels.

Visit our website at to find out more about all of the programs and services being offered in your region. Jenelle can be reached by phone at 250.740.6572 or by email at