29 Saskatchewan connections to Pan and ParaPan American Games

Over the past few months, 613 athletes have had their names be announced as part of Team Canada for the Santiago 2023 Pan and Parapan American Games. 

Occurring a year prior to the Olympic Summer Games, the Pan and Parapan Am Games occur every four years and are taking place for the first time since 2019, when it was held in Lima, Peru.

Each year, high performance athletes in Saskatchewan are supported through Sask Lotteries grants administered by Sask Sport.

Attending the Games with Saskatchewan connections are:  


  • Sydney Carroll, Artistic Swim 
  • Brendan Cote-Williamson, Athletics 
  • Fynn Fafard, Fencing 
  • Nik Goncin, Men’s Wheelchair Basketball 
  • Hunter Lee, Wrestling
  • Ashley Leugner, Wakeboard 
  • Wyatt Lightfoot, Para Badminton 
  • Tristian Moran, Archery 
  • Richard McBride, Shooting 
  • Blaire McDowell, Women’s Water Polo 
  • Brody McKnight, Men’s Water Polo 
  • Mitch McIntyre, Wheelchair Tennis 
  • Carissa Norsten, Women’s Rugby 7s 
  • Garrett Ostepchuk, Men’s Wheelchair Basketball 
  • Kenzie Priddell, Artistic Swim
  • Keely Shaw, Para Cycling 
  • Myriam Soliman, Para Swimming 
  • Tammara Thibeault, Boxing 
  • Blake Tierney, Swimming 
  • Nikole Todd, Squash 
  • Rylan Wiens, Diving 
  • Kelsey Wog, Swimming 


  • Lisa Borgerson – Shooting 
  • Frank Gaudet – Para Badminton 

Support Staff 

  • Al Bodnarchuk, Massage – Athletics 
  • Jan Hanson, Mission Staff, Media Attache – Racquet Ball 
  • Lisa Hoffart, Mission Staff, Mental Health Lead – Team Canada 
  • Graham Olson, Support Staff – Race Analysis 


  • Kristine Lovatt, Women’s Rugby 7s

For full coverage, results and further information, visit cscs-sask.ca