Coach New Brunswick

503 Queen Street, P.O. Box 6000

Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1

(506) 444-3888

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm   –

Coach NB is a team of dedicated and passionate individuals with first-hand practical experience. The organization is led by a group of skilled and knowledgeable administrators, board members, and is supported by a team of 45 Coach Developers.


Manon Landry Ouellette

Executive Director

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Growing up in Campbellton and in a figure skating family it was easy for Manon to transfer from athlete to Coach.  She coached figure skating in Campbellton, Shediac, Moncton and is currently part of the coaching staff of the Capital City Skating Club in Fredericton. She values the importance of Coach education and is dedicated to helping other Coaches improve their skills and capabilities.  Manon has been the Executive Director of Coach NB (formerly known as the Centre for Coaching Education of New Brunswick) since June of 2006. Prior to this she was the Executive Director of Skate Canada – New Brunswick. She presently sits on the Board of Directors of the Coaching Association of Canada as the Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representative.

Ashleigh Milani

Manager of Coaching Education


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A recent transplant to the Coach NB family, Ashleigh hails from Winnipeg, MB, where she has spent the last 6 years working and volunteering as a coach in the sports of rowing, competitive swimming, and strength and conditioning. She believes that the foundation of any successful sport program is based on an educated coaching staff, and a supportive learning environment for all. She is very excited to help create these dynamics throughout the sporting world of New Brunswick, and work to provide all coaches support in becoming the best that they can be. Ashleigh holds a Bachelor’s of Kinesiology from the University of Manitoba, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Chelsey Leahy

Women and Girls Project Manager


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Completing her Masters in Human Kinetics at the University of Windsor, and holding a Bachelors degree in Arts from St Thomas University, Chelsey has focused her studies on gender issues in sports. A Fredericton native and École Ste-Anne graduate, Chelsey played competitive soccer and has experience as a volunteer coach. Her combination of knowledge on the barriers faced by women and girls in sport and recreation, work experience, her own personal experience in sport, and her passion to help advance women in sport will help move the needle forward on gender equality in coaching.

A new position to Coach New Brunswick, the Women and Girls Project Manager will be responsible to develop and implement a mentorship program which will include creating meaningful opportunities for female coaching development and networking for coaches in New Brunswick, while implementing the Action Plan established by the newly formed Network for Women and Girls in Sport and Recreation.

This position has been made possible through a bilateral agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of New Brunswick.


Board of Directors 2018

Leading the way through coaching excellence. 

For more information, please contact Coach NB’s Executive Director, Manon Landry Ouellette.

Past-President: Dave Thomas

President: Dave Higdon

Vice President: Jonathon Edwards

Director :  Beverley Steeves

Director :  Emma Hicks

Director : Neale Gillespie

Director : Jason Peters

Director : Kayla Blackmore

Director: Serge Manuel

Tourism, Heritage, and Culture Provincial Consultant: Christine Powers-Tomsons

Treasurer : Shannon Dion