Results

AO SASHA 4

Objective: To become one of Canada’s Top Long Distance Runners

Athletic Achievements:
Personal Bests:
800m – 2:02.90 (Victoria Track Classic)
1000m – 2:39.70 (SPIRE Division I Indoor Track & Field Invitational – Stadium and meet record)
1500m – 4:07.08 (London 1500m Night)
3000m – 9:14.10 (Canadian University Championships 2015)
5000m – 15:35.45 (Stanford Invite 2016)
Half Marathon – 1:12:35 (Rock N’ Roll San Antonio)

2016 Highlights:
2nd Pan American Cross-Country Championships (Venezuela)

2015 Outdoor Highlights:
3rd/Bronze Medal Pan American Games
Named to Team Canada for the Pan American Games in Toronto (1500m)
2nd/Silver Canadian Championships (1500m)
1st Athletic Ontario Provincial X-Country Championships (6+km)
5th Athletics Canada National X-Country Championships (8k) – Pan American Cup Qualifier

2015 Indoor Track and Field Highlights:
Outstanding Athlete of the Meet – Canadian Inter-University Sport (CIS) Indoor Track and Field Championships (1st – 1000m, 3000m, 4×800 [also a CIS and Canadian Record], 2nd – 600m & 1500m. Most individual medals ever won by a distance athlete

CIS Top 8 Academic All-Canadian 

Track Athlete of the Year – CIS

Dr. Wendy Jerome Overall Most Valuable Performer – Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Track and Field Championships (1st – 600m [new OUA record], 1500m, 3000m, & 4x800m)

Athlete of the Year – University of Toronto

Indoor Highlights 2015
600m – 1:29.71 (@ CIS Championships)
1000m – 2:39.70 – Top Canadian Time for 2015, 6th in the World, Meet Record (@ The Spire Invitational)
1500m – 4:18.75 (@ CIS Championships)
mile – 4:37.50 (@ The Spire Invitational)
3000m – 9:14.10 (@ CIS Championships)

2014 Results:
1st – Sporting Life 10k (34:19)CreativeShoot-003
1st – BioK+ Bum Run 5k (17:17)
1st – Athletics Ontario X-Country Championships
1st – TO Women’s 8k (28:03 – Course Record)
3rd – Harry’s Spring Run Off 8k (29:10)
5th – 1500m National Track and Field Championships (4:16.26)
2nd – London Distance Series 1500m Night (4:18.41)
1st – 1500m UTTC Pre-Nationals Tune Up Meet (4:18.09)
5th – UTTC 800m Night (2:08.78)

Track and Field/Road Races:

1st – Sporting Life 10k in support of Camp Ooch (over 27,000 competitors), 2013 (35:55) & 2014 (34:19)
1st – Maccabi Games Half Marathon, Maccabi Games 2013
1st – Bio-K+ – BumRun 2014
3rd – Harry’s Spring Run Off, Canadian Running Series, 2014
1st – TO women’s Only 5k, October 2012
1st – University of Toronto Spring Twilight Series #1 (1500m), 2013
4th – National Track League: Aileen Meagher International Track Classic – 1500m (Top Canadian), 2011
8th – Scotia Toronto Waterfront Half-Marathon (1st age cateogry (25-29), 2011 56th overall)
11th – National Track League Final: Toronto International Track and Field Games – 1500m

Duathlon
National Duathlon Champion, 2012
3rd –World Duathlon Championship (F30-34, 5th overall, Fastest 1st and 2nd run), 2013
8th – World Duathlon Championships (F30-34, with a major crash. Fastest 2nd run. 4th on the first run), 2012
1st – Victoria’s Duathlon, 2013
1st –    Bracebridge International Duathlon (1st woman overall, 1st age category (30-40), 5th Overall – First Duathlon ever! ), 2011

1st – Cobourg International Duathlon [also the 2012 World Championship Qualifier] (1st woman overall, 1st age category (30-40), 7th overall), 2011

Triathlon:

3rd – Bala Falls Triathlon, 2012 (World Sprint Triathlon Championships Qualifier)

Cycling:

3rd – National Masters Cycling Time Trial Championships, 2013
2nd – Centurion Cycling Canada C25, 2012
3rd – Centurion Cycling Canada C25 (3rd woman, 2nd age category (20-29), 34th overall – First Cycling Race ever!)
8th -Ride With Randall ITT O-Cup, 2013
8th -Timex/Centurion Vertical Hill Climb Challenge, 2012

SashaGollish-00179aOther Notable Athletic Achievements:

Track and Field:

Member of the Silver Medal Winning Team at the Canadian University Cross-Country Championships, 2009 and 2001

Member of the 2000 Canadian Junior Track and Field Team

Town Crier Toronto High School Athlete of the Year, 2000

Coach of the Year, Alpine Ski Club, 2007

1st – Canadian National Track and Field Championships – 3000m Steeple Chase, 2000
2nd – Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships – 5000m, 2000
3rd – Canadian University Track and Field Championships – 1000m, 2002
4th – Toronto Half Marathon (4th woman, 2nd age category (25-29), 49th overall), 2008

Coaching Designations:

Advanced Coaching Diploma Graduate (Formerly the Level 4)
Performance Level (Level 3) Coach – Canadian Ski Coaching Federation
Level 3 – Canadian Ski Instructor Alliance (have passed the skiing for the L4!)

I work as an Entry Level (Level 1) Course Facilitator for the Canadian Ski Coaching Federation. I am also a Course Conductor for the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance and teach the Level 1 Instructor Course. In the winter I work fulltime as a ski coach and instructor. I also coach and mentor recreational runners throughout the year.

Other Designations:

P.Eng – Professional Engineers of Ontario
LEED AP – Leaders in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional
PhD Candidate – Faculty of Engineering, University of Toronto
M.Eng – Masters of Engineering, University of Toronto
B.Eng – Bachelors of Engineering, University of Western Ontario
B.A – Bachelors of Arts (Economics), University of Toronto