Passing of Rhona Trott
is with profound sadness that we pass on the news that club registrar, coach and
athlete, Rhona Trott, passed away recently in her home.
was an integral part of the Hamilton Olympic Club for a period spanning fifty
years. She began her time with the club as an athlete, and never gave that
aspect up participating in many masters events and setting numerous provincial
and national masters records.
whatever Rhona took out of participation in track and field, she gave back one
hundred fold. She served the club and the track and field community in a number
of capacities over the years. Most recently, she was the club registrar and
secretary as well as the face of our Youth Development Program. She was also the
long time coordinator of the track and field portion of the CANUSA Games, the
annual competition between the cities of Hamilton, Ontario and Flint, Michigan,
Rhona’s commitment to amateur athletics in Hamilton did not prevent her from serving the community in other capacities. She was a tireless member of the Board of Directors of the Sackville Seniors Centre on Hamilton mountain.
Rhona’s loss leaves an unffillable void in the track and field community. We extend our deepest sympathies to her family, including her daughter Aleya and son Caleb.