“The difference between a dream and a goal is pursuing it…” Tania’s passion for sports and goal achievement is reflected through her successes on the track and within her other endeavours. A native of Ancaster Ontario, Tania’s sprinting talent was quickly recognized by her phys-ed teachers at elementary school. She has sprinted on behalf of the Hamilton Olympic club, the University of Alabama Women’s Sprint Team, and at the 1996 Canadian Olympic Team Trials...

She’s also competed at national and provincial championships, the USA Indoor Mobile Championships and the Jamaican National Relays. The E.W. Bardoe award from her Track Club, certificates of athletic excellence from the premier of Ontario, and being invited to the White House Fellow’s Gala in 2005 and 2009, are some of her most memorable achievements. Tania believes in “paying it forward” and lending her talents to charitable initiatives that focus on the betterment of disadvantaged youth.

Langues parlées: Anglais

Lieu de naissance: Ancaster, ON

Ville de résidence: Oakville, ON

Sport: Track & Field

Plat favori: Sushi

Couleur preferée: Purple

Quelle est votre plus grande réussite en tant qu'athlète?
1996 Canadian Olympic Team Trialist

Quelle est votre plus grande réussite au-delà des sports?
Having the opportunity to motivate people through sharing my life's experiences.

Quelle est votre citation preferée?
"The difference between a dream and a goal is taking action."

Qui était votre inspiration quand vous étiez jeune?
My Mom and my Family, because they are committed to fulfilling their life's passions.

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Tania (Archer) was Fantastic!

Lesley Burns - Teacher, Aloma Crescent PS

The main message (from Tania Archer) was to never give up. Always believe to achieve your goal.

Jasmita - Gr. 3 Student, Aloma Crescent PS

What you (Tania Archer) said at the Esteem Team assembly really touched me. I was so inspired by how hard you had to worked, and the challenges you faced. Thank you so much for coming to my school.

Korey, Grade 9 student - Riverdale Collegiate Institute

"Dear Tania (Archer): I am Yana, the girl that talked to you about wanting to do Serbian Folk dancing. I told my parents all about you and how I want to try out folk dancing and they said I can start next Saturday! Thank you so much for boosting my confidence and crushing the little goblin on my shoulder. You are a great motivator. Thanks for your help. I hope I to can one day help kids find their talent like you do!" - Yana S. (student) Highland Jr. High School, Toronto ON

Yana S. (student at Highland Junior High School - Toronto, Ontario)

Thank you very much Tania (Archer) for such a great program.  I can see by Yana's note that she has taken much to heart.  She is someone who has a learning disability. She is often very hard on herself and lacks confidence in many areas. Thank you for taking the time to speak with her.  It has obviously made a difference.

George Rowell- Principal, Acting Vice Principal, Highland Junior High School - Toronto ON

Our school was thrilled and motivated by Tania's recent presentation. We loved hearing her story. Tania has inspired us to make our own SMART goals and helped us to realize how dangerous a bad attitude can be. Thank you Tania for coming to St. Gabriel's to teach us how to plan to achieve our goals.

Allyson, student at St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary, Burlington, ON

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