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JAELYNN FUNK – Indoor/Outdoor Coach

Hi! I'm Jaelynn Funk! I am excited to join the panther family! I have always had a passion for track and field. I ran sprints, relays and hurdles through out high school going to provincials each year. After I graduated high school I still had the craving to be at the track for the last

By | 2021-04-28T04:17:40+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Coaches|0 Comments

AMANDA WEILER – Indoor/Outdoor + Throws Coach

Amanda received an Honours BSc in Neuroscience from the University of Lethbridge and moved to Medicine Hat in 2017. She trained and competed for the U of L Pronghorns track and field team as a hammer and weight thrower for five years. She is a five-time Canada West Championships competitor and five-time Academic All-Canadian Award

By | 2021-04-28T04:19:57+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Coaches|0 Comments

MASHERE GAYLE – Outdoor Coach

My involvement and love in track and field began as early as kindergarten when I participated in sport day. The love further matured into high school, where I competed in various track and field events locally and internationally. These included the following: 1996- CAC Games Gold medalist 1996- Carifta Games Gold and Silver medalist 1997-

By | 2021-09-08T21:17:47+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Categories: Coaches|0 Comments

BROCK HALE – Jumps Coach

I am born and raised in Medicine Hat and have participated in many athletics in this city. From High School basketball, volleyball, soccer and track, as well as 1 year of basketball at the Medicine Hat College. In High School track and field I competed in the 100m, triple jump and long jump. I competed

By | 2021-09-08T21:17:24+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: Coaches|0 Comments

SCOTT HOWES – Hurdle Coach

*Scott has been coaching with the Panthers on and off since 2009.  Scott grew up in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. After graduating from University of Alberta in 1998 he began teaching. Scott has been teaching at Medicine Hat High School since 2001. Currently, Scott is the International Student Coordinator for the Medicine Hat Public Schools District

By | 2020-09-08T16:12:18+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Coaches|0 Comments

DARRYL SMITH – Cross Country Coach + Indoor Coach

My name is Darryl Smith and I have been involved with track and cross country for the past 40 years as an athlete, coach, organiser, dad and administrator. My entire family runs and enjoys the thrill of competition. I have two amazing boys Elias and Gage and an amazing wife Sharleen. Running and competing go

By | 2020-09-08T16:13:09+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Coaches|0 Comments

LEO GAYLE – Indoor/Outdoor Coach

Leo has always loved track and field!  Prior to coming to Canada, he grew up in Jamaica and trained in the 100m, 200m, 400m, triple-long-high jump.  His high school coach was Glen Mills, the same coach as Usain Bolt!  Leo attended the University of the West Indies, where he continued competing.  He was twice Sportsman

By | 2021-04-28T04:20:16+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Coaches|0 Comments


Sonya moved to Medicine Hat in 2009 to begin her career in Health Promotion. Upon arriving in Medicine Hat she immediately sought out coaching opportunities in Athletics and immediately began coaching with the Medicine Hat Panthers. In 2011 she became Head Coach of the Club and has assumed this role ever since. Sonya is passionate

By | 2020-09-08T15:32:05+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Coaches|0 Comments