Board of Directors

The Calgary Spartans Track and Field Club is governed by a Board of Directors in accordance with its Constitution and Bylaws.  All Board members are volunteers and are elected annually at the Annual General Meeting held in November of each year.

The 2023 – 2024 Board of Directors is as follows:


President - Sharon Evans

Sharon is thrilled to be back with the Spartans, stepping into the role of Board President. Sharon was the Spartans registrar from 2018 to 2020, and a Master’s athlete since 2012. Sharon works as a coordinator of volunteers with the Immigrant-serving sector, and is looking forward to enhancing membership engagement with the Calgary Spartans.

Marsha Miller

Vice President - Marsha Miller

Marsha and her family have called Alberta home for the past 15 years. She really enjoys the family oriented atmosphere in the Calgary area and is happy to raise her family here. Marsha has been a proud track mom for the past 6 years and enjoys being involved administratively.

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Director & Athlete Coordinator - Rani Gill

Rani grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba with a passion for Track and Field which was sparked from being a middle distance athlete herself. This passion continued when she relocated to Calgary 20 years ago, starting a family and transitioning from athlete to number one parent enthusiast. Rani can often be heard cheering all athletes on from the side field. She feels blessed to be joining the Calgary Spartans organization, getting to know the athletes and their community. .

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Registrar - Romana Parlov

Ten years ago, Romana and her family decided to move to Calgary from Croatia. Romana likes meeting new friends and learning about their experiences. She and her family like to travel and visit new places and learn about different cultures. Her daughter has been with the Calgary Spartans since 2020 and she really enjoys track and field. Romana is looking forward to her new role as registrar in the Spartans club.

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Treasurer - Arianna Katsabanis

Arianna started her track and field journey with the Calgary Spartans in 2013. After receiving a Bachelors in Kinesiology at the University of Victoria while on the Vikes track team, she is back in Calgary training with the Spartans again. She is now at the University of Calgary pursuing an accounting degree.


Secretary - Daniela Castro

Daniela and her family came to Canada three years ago. They are so happy to have landed in Calgary since they have met and bonded with both neighbours and the community in general. She loves to get involved with her children’s activities and to collaborate with others to make them possible. Being part of the Spartans has made both Daniela and her young athletes very happy.

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Director & Parent Rep (multi events) - Sam Smith

Sam is the parent of two Spartan’s athletes, with one child in the athlete development program and another in the multi-events program. In his youth, he competed nationally and internationally in the sport of badminton and represented Canada on various occasions. He is a professional engineer who works in the oil and gas industry. Sam is excited to be part of the board of directors, as Parent Representative, Multi-Events, and looks forward to supporting Spartan’s athletes.

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Director & Parent Rep (multi events) - Kelly Kingsmith

Kelly is a professional geologist and native Calgarian. He currently enjoys parenting his two teenaged sons with his wife Lana, also born and raised in Calgary. Over the last four years he has been witness to the Spartans distance group providing his sons with an amazing opportunity to develop as both athletes and young adults. Kelly is a recreational runner and sports photography enthusiast. If you haven’t already seen him out on the track running or taking photos, you soon will.

Apoorva Sharma

Director & Volunteer Coordinator - Apoorva Sharma

Apoorva (Apu) Sharma is a professional engineer working in the energy sector since 1996. Apu was born in India and arrived in Canada as a student in 1991 and has made Alberta his home since 1992 and Calgary since 2000. Apu enjoyed competing in X-country and other track & field events in his youth and more recently enjoys competing in sprint distance triathlons, cycling, hiking & climbing in the mountains and paddling his canoe whenever possible. Apu will bring his passion for amateur sport, volunteering, technical and strategic planning skills to the Spartan board. Apu is also the parent of an athlete in her first year of the Sprints & Hurdles program.


Director - Eric Lutz

Eric has competed in Track and Field since 2010 and has been passionate about the sport ever since. He graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Social Work with Distinction. He currently works as a Registered Social Worker with the Government of Alberta and continues to compete in Track and Field under the Calgary Spartans. Eric is eager to support other athletes by providing information and guidance, as needed. Eric has many years of experience with the sport, and he is excited to share his experience with other athletes and the board. Eric joined the Calgary Spartans Track and Field Club in 2019. He will utilize his interpersonal skills to represent and advocate for the Calgary Spartans, while also supporting his fellow athletes.

Vacant Positions

There are no vacant positions on the board at this time. We always welcome volunteers and are always looking for new officials. If you’re interested, please contact

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