Kathy Lalor is a well-respected teacher, coach, and life-long advocate for physical health and wellness. Starting her career at West Park Junior High School in 1980, Kathy transferred to Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High school in 1992 where she continues to teach today. Having coached high School Basketball for 27 years, track and field for 26, and offering basketball camps for 12 years, her impact on multiple athletes is immeasurable. Kathy’s volunteer efforts include serving as Commissioner of the CASAA Basketball League, serving on HPEC’s Organizing committees, and volunteering for the 2019 Canada Winter Games. Kathy continues to teach, coach, and mentor selflessly, making a lasting difference in her community.
Lynne Stephenson is a pillar of the equestrian community. A fierce competitor, in 2018, Lynne won three of four Grand Prix classes at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair, and placed second in the fourth class. Lynne was short listed in 2015 to represent Canada at the Mexico Nations Cup Final. Before merging to become co-operator of Wachter Horses in 2019, Lynne formed and ran Concorde Equestrian Training Stables. Lynne and show mount WH Coconut were recently recognized by CWHBA (Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association) as Elite Ambassadors. As a coach, Lynne has served as chef d’equipe for NAYRC and had students represent at NAYRC (North American Young Rider Championships) and the FEI Children’s Finals, she has the unique ability to work with juniors, adult amateurs, and young professionals alike.