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Advanced Coaching Diploma Graduate - Deon Flynn

Like many coaches finding their way into the career of coaching, an injury during an athletic career leads to several athletes becoming coaches and that’s…

Advanced Coaching Diploma Graduate - Alexx Diep

Alexx Diep was enjoying his time as a lifeguard when he was approached by his colleague about making the switch from guarding poolside to coaching…

Advanced Coaching Diploma Graduate - Ryan Schroffel

With the intention of studying to becoming a school teacher, Ryan Schroffel couldn’t deny being pulled towards a career that’s so deeply rooted in his…

Advanced Coaching Diploma Graduate - Dave Waknuk

Dave Waknuk’s career goal was never to become a post-secondary basketball coach, but 16-years of coaching later he is entering his 6th season coaching the…

Blessing In Disguise

“It was a blessing in disguise”, says alpine ski racer Marie-Michèle Gagnon when reflecting on her injuries sustained months before representing Canada at her third Olympic Games after crashing on her…
September 16, 2020

Blessing In Disguise

Ten-Foot-High Jump back to Health

“It was probably the worst pain I have felt in my life” described Freestyle skier, Sascha Pedenko after suffering an injury to his knee from…

Don't sugar coat it

“Don’t sugar coat it” asked Alpine Canada’s Morgan Megarry of Canadian Sport Institute Calgary and Alpine national team physiotherapist, Courtney Brown, as he went down…

Finn-ishing on his own terms

Growing up in Calgary and on the slopes at Canada Olympic Park, Freestyle Skier Finnian Young knows the track like the back of his hand,…

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