Former Chief Jesse Simon (Elsipogtog) has been selected as an Aboriginal Apprentice for the 2013 Canada Summer Games aboriginal apprentice Program with the Team New Brunswick Wrestling program. The mentorship program presents a unique opportunity as  NB has extending this program for 2-3yrs after the Canada Games in order to ensure that the coach achieves experience and certification. Bobby Sylliboy (Esgenoopetitj) will be attending the 2015 Canada Games as an aboriginal apprentice coach with the Team NB Archery program.