Coaching Association of Canada

Laurier Primeau - Athletics

Date of Birth: March 1, 1970
Birth Place: Vancouver, BC
Hometown: Burnaby, BC
Residence: Burnaby, BC
Occupation: Head Coach

Laurier Primeau was named the head coach of the 2012 Canadian Para-Athletics team in December 2011. He has a wealth of technical and coaching experience, including leading a national program into major Games. Primeau was the Head Coach for Scotland for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. He is currently the head coach at Trinity Western University in Langley, BC and is a high performance para-athletics coach with Athletics Canada. From 2002 to 2009 Primeau was involved with Canada’s national program as a coach in the areas of jumps, combined events, and relays.

Primeau served in a coaching capacity at two World Junior Championships and three Pan American Junior Championships. He was a member of the national team from 1990 to 1998, competing in the 400-metre hurdles and 4x400-metres relay and won the Harry Jerome Comeback Athlete of the Year award in 1991.