Homegrown in Ajax Pickering - Team Ontario's #6 Kaitlyn McGillen, News (Ajax & Pickering Ringette)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
Homegrown in Ajax Pickering - Team Ontario's #6 Kaitlyn McGillen
Submitted By Chrissy Moutsatsos on Thursday, November 01, 2018
Her nickname is “Smiley”. 

Kaitlyn McGillen earned that nickname from one of her ringette coaches because she’s always smiling.  Even when that coach thought he could wipe the smile off her face, the harder he worked her on ice, the more she smiled!  

Kaitlyn’s hard work and passion for ringette paid off this year.  She is the only player from Central Region to make Team Ontario.   




She has played on Central Region AA since U14AA and is currently playing on the U19AA team.  She played on the Central Region AAA team last season for the Ontario Winter Games.  And in February, she will be playing in the 2019 Canadian Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta for Team Ontario.  

The Ajax Pickering Ringette Association is so very proud of Kaitlyn’s accomplishments, since she began her ringette career at a Come Try Ringette event at O’Brien Arena. She then entered the houseleague program, picked jersey #6, and has loved the sport ever since.  

Kaitlyn is 17 years old and in grade 12.  After Team Ontario, she hopes to make her dream come true of making it to the NRL  (National Ringette League) and then one day maybe wearing the maple leaf and playing for Team Canada.   

The APRA invites and encourages all ringette players and families to cheer for Kaitlyn and Team Ontario at their exciting games during the Pickering Ringette Tournament this November 30-December 2, 2018.   All games will be played at the Pickering Recreation Centre.  Check for game times on www.score2stats.com and www.apringette.com.   

_6_smiley_ajax_jersey_on_ice.jpg

smiling_in_mask_shot.jpg

teamontariopic.jpg

U12_kaitlyn_in_North_Bay.jpg

u12_kaitlyn_on_ice_in_ajax_jersey.jpg

This article has been viewed 212 times.
Category Sites
League Sites
View AllOur Sponsors
  • Pickering Wellness Centre
  • Dr. Christopher Tom Dentistry
  • Broad Brothers Contracting Ltd
    
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Follow Ajax & Pickering Ringette on Twitter
- and -
Visit Ajax & Pickering Ringette on Facebook
- and -
Follow Ajax & Pickering Ringette on Instagram
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 15
    Nov
    Organization
    SIGN UP TODAY to support our Pickering Ringette Tournament, taking place Thurs Nov 29 to Sun Dec 2. The success of our association’s only fundraiser relies heavily on the support of our membership so please be sure to help out when you can. The ...
  • 15
    Nov
    Organization
    Each week, Ringette Ontario wants to showcase a ringette team as Team of the Week on their website!   Why not one - or all - of our awesome Ajax Pickering teams?!   They're looking for teams that are "owning" different arenas in their lives... ...
  • 13
    Nov
    Organization
    Ringette Ontario's Risk & Audit Committee is forming a working group to build a Risk Registry.  Because we know how important it is to create a risk registry which addresses the issues found directly within Associations, we wanted to do a call out ...
  • 05
    Nov
    Organization
    Congratulations to Pickering's U9 team that took home the Silver at the Oshawa Tournament this weekend!! Coach Lyndsay Alves says "we are so proud of their efforts and hard work! After being undefeated the whole tournament they lost a tough ...
  • 04
    Nov
    Organization
    The APRA is asking ringette players, family and friends to support Kaitlyn McGillen and her Team Ontario's T-SHIRT FUNDRAISER to get to the Canadian Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta this February 2019.  The shirts are $25 each. 80% of the sales ...
  • 25
    Oct
    Organization
    Evelyn Morrissey began playing ringette in Ajax in 1968 (white jersey). Janis Mitchell began playing ringette in Ajax in 1971 (red jersey). Both Evelyn and Janis learned the game of ringette from Ruth Bennett.  Ruth brought the rules of the ...
  • 08
    Oct
    Organization
    Ruth Bennett is a person all ringette families in Ajax and Pickering should know about...50 years ago, in 1968, she brought the sport of ringette to Ajax.   Her daughter, Joan Bennett, recently shared with our association some amazing newspaper ...
  • 27
    Jun
    Organization
    Do you want to play The Fastest Sport on Ice?? Our Youth House League Program welcomes players aged 4-11 and the season begins just after Thanksgiving and runs through the end of March. Players that are New to Ringette pay only $150!!! (Returning ...
Printed from apringette.com on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 5:58 AM