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Elevate-An Athlete and Coach Symposium (Nanaimo)
March 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Elevate Athlete & Coach Symposiums are back this year with two events on How to plan and prepare for upcoming competitions.
PacificSport Vancouver Island are excited to re-launch our in-person educational events in conjunction with the BC Games Society as we celebrate local athletes and coaches attending this years’ BC Winter Games in Vernon.
Saturday March 11th 1pm-3pm @ Carihi Secondary, Campbell River (Multi Purpose Room)
Sunday March 12th 11am-1pm @ Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo (Building 356 Room 111)
This workshop will help athletes identify and optimize the mental skills they already possess, to better prepare for and adjust during competition. Athletes can expect and interactive session with opportunities to learn from fellow participants
Jordan Herbison is a former collegiate athlete and sports agent, and current Professor at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo. Jordan was a McGill Sports Science and Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow at McGill University (Montreal, QC). His research program focuses on understanding and optimizing group environments to develop leadership, create participation opportunities, and enrich individuals’ experiences in sport, exercise, and rehabilitation settings. Jordan holds a PhD and MSc in Kinesiology (specializing in Sport Psychology) from Queen’s University (Kingston, ON)
We will also have former high performance athletes in attendance who can speak to their experiences in provincial and national competitions. In addition to prize giveaways and local partners in attendance this is sure to be a great opportunity to learn and network!
To attend this free event you must register via the link
Target Audience: Motivated athletes aged 11 to 18
If you have been selected to compete at the 2023 BC Winter Games, a Guide to the Games information session will be held one hour prior to the Elevate Symposium (12pm Carihi, 10am VIU)
Register for the Nanaimo event below