The St. Clair College Cross Country program is pleased to add renowned local distance runner Corey Bellemore to the coaching staff.
The Windsor native and two-time Royal Arcanum winner while at Riverside High School later earned University of Windsor Athlete of the Year honours in consecutive years (2016 & 2017) after being named MVP of the Lancer track and cross country teams in 2015.
In 2017 Bellemore broke the 4-minute mile barrier (3:57.20) but has also had great success in the 600m, 800m, 1000m, 1500m in addition to his cross country prowess.
His list of accomplishments is lengthy but most notable is that he represented Canada on six occasions allowing him to travel the world.
Bellemore's placing highlights:
- 2nd – 2019 Canadian Track and Field Championships (1500m)
- 3rd – 2018 Canadian Track and Field Championships (1500m)
- 4th – 2016 Olympic Track and Field Trials (800m)
- 1st – 2015 Canadian Track and Field Championships (800m)
- 2nd – 2015 Athletics Ontario Senior Track and Field Championships (800m)
- 1st – 2015 OUA Championships + new record which was held by former Olympian Tim Bethune (600m)
- 1st – 2014 CIS Championships + setting the CIS record (4x800m - 7:27.94)
- 1st – 2013 Junior National Track and Field Championships (800m)
- 2nd – 2013 Athletics Ontario Junior Track and Field Championships (800m)
- 3rd – 2009 International Children’s Games in Athens, Greece (1500m)
- 2017 Sub 4 minutes in the mile (3:57.20)
- 2016 & 2017 University of Windsor Athlete of the Year
- 2016 CIS Track & Field Athlete of the Meet
- 2015 Named MVP of University of Windsor Track & Field and Cross Country
- 2013 Became Canadian Junior Record Holder in the 1000m (2:25.39)
- 2011 & 2012 - Royal Arcanum Award Winner as top male high school athlete in Windsor-Essex County
National Teams - Team Canada:
- 2017 FISU (World University Games - Taipei, Taiwan) - Semi Finalist (1500m)
- 2017 Francophone Games (Ivory Coast, Africa) - 5th (800m)
- 2016 NACAC U23 Track & Field Championships (San Salvador, El Salvador) – 3rd (800m)
- 2015 NACAC Senior Track & Field Championships (San Jose, Costa Rica) - 5th (800m)
- 2013 Pan American Track and Field Championships (Medellin, Colombia) – 4th (800m)
- 2012 NACAC Cross Country Championships (Port of Span, Trinidad) – 12th
Saints Head Coach Paul Boots said, “We are fortunate to add Corey to the staff. He has a wealth of knowledge in racing strategy along with the mental aspect of cross country.”