Welcome to our team!
Raquel Saniuk - Program Coordinator
Hello, my name is Raquel and I am the Program Coordinator. I graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Science - Exercise Science. My role involves programming and implementing physical literacy activities, along with engaging Manitoban organizations in educating staff and their partners on employing physical literacy practices in their centers. I am trained in Run, Jump, Throw and HIGH FIVE. I am also on several committees, including Westmen Physical Literacy, Healthy Together Now, and The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management Academic Advisory. When I am not on the job, you can find me hiking, camping, or teaching stand up paddle board lessons in summer.
Jordan Johanson - Assistant Program Coordinator
Jordan is currently working towards his Education degree at the University of Winnipeg. During his time with Fit Kids Healthy Kids, he has always enjoyed bringing lots of energy and enthusiasm to all his programs. Jordan believes that every child deserves the opportunity to learn vital physical skills and develop their physical literacy for a lifetime of healthy living. In his spare time, Jordan can usually be found playing soccer, volleyball, hockey, or out for a bike ride!
Sara Fergus - Facilitator
Sara is currently working towards her Physical and Healthy Education at the University of Winnipeg. She understands the importance of physical literacy starting at a young age and works hard to create programs that are super fun, developmentally appropriate and incorporate fundamental movement skills. She is trained in Run, Jump, Throw. In her spare time, Sara loves playing or coaching basketball, playing ultimate frisbee or going for a hike!
Dimitri Gray - Facilitator
Dimitri is currently enrolled in the Bachelor’s degree of Physical and Healthy Education Program at the University of Winnipeg. He coaches with the Winnipeg Optimist Athletics Clubs in sprints and is currently trained as an NCCP performance coach in Athletics for sprints and hurdles, pursuing the full certification status. He is also trained in Run, Jump, Throw.
Brooke Parke-Wilson - Facilitator
Brooke is currently working towards completing her Education Degree at the University of Winnipeg. She prides herself in creating a fun, inclusive atmosphere while running her sessions with Fit Kids. In her spare time, she enjoys sports like softball and soccer. She spends more of her free time outside the city at the lake.