"Lead a Team, Mentor Coaches, Develop Athletes"
ONE REGISTRATION REQUIRED per COACH.
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Date: September 6-8, 2019
Location: Humboldt Convention Centre, 619 17th Street, Humboldt, SK
Early Bird Registration Deadline:
July 25, 2019
August 25, 2019
Registrations will ONLY be confirmed when payment and online registration are both received.
We are pleased to offer two streams at this years conference.
The Age Group and Senior Coach stream is designed for year-round age group club head coaches and coaches working with swimmers swimming at or above the ManSask level. This stream will run Friday September 6- Sunday September 8, 2019.
The Intro and Development Coach stream is designed for coaches in the summer program, masters program and those working with developing swimmers in year-round age group clubs. This stream will run Saturday September 7- Sunday September 8, 2019.
Annie Wolfe, Assistant Head Coach, Island Swimming. Originally from Quebec, Annie began coaching at the age of 17. In 1999 she moved to BC, working under the UBC umbrella as an Assistant Coach at Vancouver Pacific Swim Club for 3 years followed by 2 years as the Head Coach of the Winskill Dolphins. For the past 12 years, she has been the Assistant Head Coach of the Pacific Sea Wolves.
Annie has her NCCP level 3 and graduated from the National Coaching Institute diploma program with NCI Pacific. She has completed a mentorship program working with National/International coaches and participated in the Pan Am and Commonwealth Games as well as the World Championships in Montreal. After almost 25 years of coaching mostly swimmers from the age of 10 to 16 years old, her goal is to give them the best age group swimming experience and ultimately developing well rounded swimmers who can be successful at the next level. Annie was part of the Swimming Canada female coaching leadership workshop that provided opportunity to further develop high performance coaches in Canada in partnership with Own the Podium and The Humphrey Group.
Dr. Leah Ferguson is an Assistant Professor in the College of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan and a Mental Skills Consultant with the Sport Medicine & Science Council of Saskatchewan. She is a sport, health, and exercise psychology researcher with a primary focus on physical activity and psychological well-being. Leah's research, which is provincially and nationally-funded, explores athletes' sport experiences and aims to identify and understand resources to facilitate psychological flourishing in sport for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous athletes.
Leah is also part of a national research team implementing a relationship-based Indigenous youth mentorship program premised on delivering physical activity, healthy eating, and communal relationship building to Indigenous communities across Canada.
Sue Schmidt has been involved in sport as a coach, volunteer, administrator or official for most of her life. She has been a Coach Developer for the NCCP Multi-sport modules in Saskatchewan for many years and has recently been appointed as a Master Coach Developer. She also currently works with the Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan as a mentor for the coaches who are completing the Advanced Coaching Diploma program.
She holds a Bachelor of Education and a Masters in Adult Education. She works as an Education Consultant at Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region and as an Instructor for the English as a Second Language Department at the University of Regina.
Swim Sask staff bring over 50 years of combined professional experience in the Sport of Swimming with expertise and knowledge gained from founding and starting swim clubs; coaching (grassroots to international; having coached Olympians and Paralympians); leadership roles with national team selection, management, staging camps and competitions as well as extensive experience with multi-sport games; national committee members; teaching/learning facilitation, and much much more. All three staff have been competitive swimmers and coaches at the summer, age group, varsity and/or masters levels.
2019 Swim Saskatchewan Coaches Conference Schedule