“Pathways to Sport Excellence” Conference – ViaSport Olympian Panel Discussion

PacificSport Interior BC’s annual free conference, “Pathways to Sport Excellence”

PacificSport Interior BC’s annual free conference, “Pathways to Sport Excellence” is looking forward to an outstanding line-up of guest speakers on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Tournament Capital Centre.

It is a free one day conference for athletes, coaches and parents designed to provide an introduction into sport performance programming through workshops in strength and conditioning, nutrition and mental training, delivered by expert presenters in all areas. Lunch will be provided by our Community FoodWorks™ Partner Taco Del Mar. The day will wrap with the ViaSport Olympian Panel Discussion on the topic of ‘what makes a good coach?’ in which attendees can tweet their questions for the panelists in advance and during the discussion to @CoachesViaSport.

Guest speakers this year include:

Karen Clark Le Poole, Atlanta 1996 Olympic Silver Medalist – Team Synchronized Swimming

Justin Rodhe, London 2012 Olympian – Shot Put

David Stride, Exercise Physiologist/IGNITE™ Lead Coach/Owner Stride Sport & Performance

Penny Erickson, KGTC Program Director/IGNITE™ Gymnastics Coach

Ryan Jensen, KTFC Coach/IGNITE™ Sprints Coach

Greg Kozoris, Exercise Physiologist/Owner Acceleration Strength & Conditioning

Jodi Richardson, Registered Dietitian/Owner Nutrition in Focus

Dr. John Hogg, Applied Sport Psychologist

Eric Sinker, ViaSport BC/Panel Moderator

This event also fits well into the Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) maintenance of certification policy that promotes lifelong learning and sharing amongst the coaching community. We will submit this event to CAC for approval to award three NCCP Professional Development points to coaches who attend.

PacificSport Interior BC is thrilled to have an opportunity to expose our local sport community to high performance expertise, and provide every athlete, coach and parent who attends a few new tools for navigating their journey through the sport system.

For more information about our presenters or to view the conference flyer and schedule please visit: http://pacificsportinteriorbc.com/index.php?p=3_2_Conferences.

Space is limited.  Registration is required by Oct. 15, RSVP to ebarrett@pacificsport.com.