Beijing 2022
Beijing 2022: Who We’re Watching From Atlantic Canada
28 January, 2022

UPDATED: Feb. 11, 2022 after Morgan Ellis was named to the active roster for men's hockey.

The Canadian Sport Institute Atlantic is proud to support athletes, coaches, and support staff in the pursuit of excellence, which will be on full display this winter in Beijing for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 

There are 11 athletes competing for Team Canada and a total of 13 with Atlantic roots competing at the Games. New Brunswick’s Brendan Corey will represent Team Australia in short track speed skating and Nova Scotia’s Jessica Wong will compete for Team China in women’s hockey. 

For those in coaching and support staff roles, we’ll see two coaches, and six support staff from Atlantic Canada. Watch along with us by visiting the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Schedule.

Here is who we’re watching from Atlantic Canada at Beijing 2022

Atlantic Athletes Competing for Team Canada: 

Brad Gushue - Curling - NL

Brett Gallant - Curling - NL

Geoff Walker - Curling - NL

Mark Nichols - Curling - NL 

Jillian Saulnier - Women’s Hockey - NS

Blayre Turnbull - Women’s Hockey - NS

Liam Moffatt - Snowboard X - NS

Courtney Saurault - Speed Skating - Short Track - NB

Brandon Gormley - Men’s Hockey - PE

Alex Grant - Men’s Hockey - NS

Morgan Ellis - Men's Hockey - PE

Athletes with Atlantic Roots Competing at the 2022 Winter Olympics: 

Brendan Corey - Speed Skating - Short Track - NB

Jessica Wong - Women's Hockey - NS



Troy Ryan - Women’s Hockey, Head Coach - NS

Kori Cheverie - Women’s Hockey, Assistant Coach - NS


Support Staff: 

Dr. Christina Atkinson - Women’s Hockey, Team Physician - NS

Jeremy Steinbach - Women’s Hockey, Strength and Conditioning Coach - NS

Dr. Ryan Hamilton - Men’s Hockey, Mental Performance Coach - NB

Kevin Elliott - Men’s Hockey, Athletic Therapist - PE

Brian Cheeseman - Men’s Hockey, Athletic Therapist - NL

Serge LeBlanc - Women's Hockey, Equipment Manager - NB


Communications on Atlantic para athletes will be shared closer to the start date of the Paralympic Games. 

Looking to cheer on Team Canada live? Check out the schedule for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, where you can filter by day, sport, and event. 

Please be advised, we will not be providing athlete, coach, or support staff contact information during the respective competition periods. We encourage you to reach out to National Sport Organizations should you wish to contact any of the individuals from our Who We’re Watching list. 

For any communication inquiries, please contact Sarah at: [email protected] 


Additional resources provided by the Canadian Olympic Committee: 

Team Canada’s Beijing 2022 Media Contacts
Team Canada’s Beijing 2022 Athletes and Coaches
Team Canada’s Beijing 2022 athlete biographies
Team Canada’s Olympic Winter Games Statistical Guide
Team Canada’s Olympic Competition Schedule

Beijing 2022 Victory Ceremony Schedule (Version 15)
Beijing 2022 Media Handbook
Beijing 2022 Photographers’ Handbook
Beijing 2022 IOC Documents
Beijing 2022 Playbook (Version 2)

How Team Canada will qualify athletes for Beijing 2022
Beijing 2022 Team Canada qualification tracker

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