Pickering Speed Academy's Tony Sharpe, Xahria Santiago honoured by Athletics Canada

Former club member Andre De Grasse recognized for Olympic performance

AJAX — The Speed Academy in Pickering has been rewarded for another excellent year, dominating the annual awards given out by Athletics Canada.

Head coach Tony Sharpe, a former Olympic medallist, has been named the development coach of the year for the second time in three years, while one of his current athletes, Xahria Santiago of Ajax, has been honoured as the youth athlete of the year.

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Speed Academy sending five athletes to World Championships

Speed Academy sending five athletes to World Championships

PICKERING -- When Tony Sharpe started The Speed Academy track club based out of Pickering, he had a long-term vision of where he wanted the club to go and an idea of what he wanted his athletes to accomplish.

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Brandon Bobb signs NLIs for Cougar Track & Field.

Brandon Bobb signs NLIs for Cougar Track & Field.

PULLMAN, Wash. -- A Canadian sprinter and the top hurdler in the state of Washington have signed National Letters of Intent to attend and compete for Washington State University starting in the fall of 2013, Cougar Track & Field Head Coach Rick Sloan announced Friday.

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Speed Academy Finish 2nd in AO Overall Indoor Championship

The University of Toronto won it's third straight Indoor Overall Club Championship - but not by much.

Going into the final relays meet, UTTC, which opted not to compete in the relays championship, led Speed Academy by a seemingly unsurmountable 87 points.

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The Speed Academy qualifies six for Trinidad track meet

Athletes make the mark at York University meet

PICKERING -- It was another massive display of Speed Academy talent at York University as high schoolers took to the track looking to earn a spot on the provincial team heading to Trinidad in March.

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