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1934 Colored All Stars Baseball Team
1937-38 SR. Maroons
1949-50 St.Clair Maroons
1953 BR.431 Bantam Baseball All Stars
1956 BR 431 Bantam Baseball All Stars
1958-59 Rotary JUV. Hockey
1959-60 Senior Maroons
1969-71 S. Elliott Perf Racing
1973 Kinsmen Pee Wee Baseball Team
1974-75 JMSS Boys Basketball Team
1977-78 Chatham Royals Inter. "C" Hockey
1979 Huron & Erie Beverages Midgets
1983-84 & 1984-85 Maple City Jr.Ice Crystals
1985 Chatham Juvenile Baseball Team
1985-86 JMSS Girls Basketball Team
1986-87 BR28 Bantams Team
1989-90 CKSS Boys ""AA" Volleyballl Team
1992-93 JMSS Girls Basketball Team
1997 Sun-Out Diamonds Sr. Baseball Team
1998-99 JR.Maroons
Archie Stirling
Arthur Pelkey
Bill Atkinson
Bill Robinson
Bill Stobbs
Bob Weedon
Brian Wiseman
Carrie Carleton (Dillon)
Casey Maynard
Ches Dawson
Courtney Babcock
Leyte Wilson "Copper"
Dale Lahey
Dan Lewis
Dave Allin
Dave Gagner
David Seton
Dennis McCord
Derek Krete
Don Gillett
Don Hinnegan
Doug Allin
Doug Anakin
Doug Melvin
Earl Flat Chase
Ed Myers
Ed Wright
Elaine Hinnegan
Fergie Jenkins
Fran Crummer
Gene Dziadura
George Aitken
George Bruette
Harold Gillies
Harold McFarlane
Herb Wakabayashi
Irma (Grant) Isaac
Jim Maynard
Joe Zimmer
Joe Malo
Joelle Batten-Daigneau
John McKay
Karrie Williams
Keith Crummer
Larry Babcock
Larry Lahey
Lloyd Davidson
Marion (Watson) Stanton
Martin Aarts
Max Lenover
Mel Wakabayashi
Mort Giles
Norman Morris 'Chirp'
Peter Gilbert
Randy Rybansky
Richard Doey
Ron Blommers
Ross Babcock
Ron Coristine
Ross Day
Roy Galloway
Roy Oscar 'Doc' Miller
Sandra Tewksbury
Shae-Lynn Bourne
Shirley Pilson
Smoke, R.S.Reynolds
Tyson Parry
Wilfred  Harding

Birth Date: 1973
From: Chatham, Ontario

Category Athlete Modern


Courtney continues to participate in recreational and fun runs, recently winning the 1500m race at the World Masters Games. She lives in Missoula, Montana with her husband, Miles, and their 2 children.


  • Courtney was born in Chatham and competed in virtually all sports while growing up. She attended CCI for three years where she competed in volleyball, basketball and track. She went to Bishop Strachan School in Toronto for two years where she competed in basketball and swimming, placing 4th in the 1500 at OFSAA. In grade 13 she joined the University of Toronto Track Club and won the 1500 race at the Toronto high school meet and was ranked 1st going into OFSAA. Unfortunately she got hurt and could not compete. 
  • 1991 to 1996, Courtney was on a full track scholarship at the University of Michigan where she was an 8 time All-American, one time in cross country and 7 times in track - ran anchor leg for 1994 NCAA Champion Distance Medley Relay team - helped Michigan win 3 Big Ten Championships and 3 Regional Championships - personal bests were 3rd in 3000m (1994) and 3rd in 5000m (1996) 
  • 2004- was inducted into the University of Michigan Women's Track and Field Hall of Fame - after graduation, trained with the Mountain West Track Club in Missoula, Montana and competed in 1500, 3000, and 5000 meter races at various meets
  • 1994 - participated in Francophone Games in Paris placing 3rd in 3000m 
  • 1997 - participated in the Francophone Games in Madagascar
  • 1999 - placed 3rd on 10K leg of Chiba Ekiden in Japan
  • 2000 to 2009 - competed in 8 Canadian Championships and represented Canada Internationally all over the world, including two World Championships and one Olympics - 2000 - Canadian Championships/Olympic Trials, Victoria, BC - 2nd in 5000m in 15:34 and 1st in cross country
  • 2001 - Canadian Championships, Edmonton, AB - 1st in 5000m in 16:07 - IAAF World Championships, Edmonton, AB - 28th in 5000m in 15:46 - Eugene Twilight Meet in Eugene, Oregon - 2nd in 5000m in 15:29 
  • 2002 - Canadian Championships, Burnaby, BC - 1st in 10000m in 32:14 - Canadian Championships, Edmonton, AB - 1st in 5000m in 16:37 - Commonwealth Games, Manchester, England - 8th in 5000m in 15:42 - World Cup, Madrid, Spain - 7th in 3000m in 9:05 - DN Galan Grand Prix, Stockholm, Sweden - 3rd in 5000m in 15:07 - highest finish in all her Grand Prix meets
  • 2003 - IAAF World Championships, Paris, France - 8th in 5000m in 14:54 which set Canadian Record - OWSR 10000m, Palo Alto, California - 5th in 10000m in 31:44 which set Canadian Record - Canadian Championships, Victoria, BC - 2nd in 5000m in 15:38 - Canadian Championships in Burnaby, BC - 1st in 10000m in 33:36 and 3rd in 1500m
  • 2004 - Canadian Championships, Victoria, BC - 3rd in 5000m in15:46 and 4th in 1500m in 4:13 - Olympic Games, Athens, Greece - 26th in 1500m in 4:08 and 29th in 5000m in 15:47
  • 2005 Canadian Championships, Winnipeg, MB - 6th in 1500m in 4:21 
  • 2006 - Commonwealth Games, Melbourne, Australia - 7th in 5000m in 15:44 - Millrose Games, New York City - 2nd in 1500m in 4:36
  • 2008 - Canadian Championships, Windsor, ON - 10th in 1500m in 4:27 
  • 2009 - Canadian Championships, Toronto, ON - 5th in 1500m in 4:18 - Festival of Excellence, Toronto, ON - 7th in mile in 4:42 - Tyson Invitational, Fayetteville, Arkansas - 6th in mile in 4:35 - Reebok Boston Indoor Games  4th in 3000m in 9:03 - Millrose Games in New York City - 6th in mile in 4:39 
  • As of 2014, Courtney still holds Canadian Records in 5000m set in 2003 at World Championships in Paris, France (14:54) and 10000m set in 2003 at OWSR in Palo Alto, California (31:44).
Inducted into Chatham Sports Hall of Fame 2014