Date: Wed, April 21, 2021
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
From grassroots to high performance, increasing parasport participation is a top priority. But how do we maximize inclusivity? This interactive webinar, led by Joe Millage and Canadian Paralympians, will guide you to understand the Para Participatory Pyramid, different equipment modifications and how to access specialized equipment to maximize parasport participation across Ontario.
Participants receive 1 NCCP PD Point
This webinar is for CTG Para Sport Pilot Program Mentors and Apprentices only. Anyone who is not part of the program will be removed from the session without notice.
Joe Millage has extensive coaching experience including Paralympic/Olympic athletes. He is currently building the sport of Sitting Volleyball across Ontario. Joe was a Director of ParaSport Ontario from 2014-2019. Joe was also a Director of the Canadian Paralympic Foundations from 2009-2012. He has won the Robert W Jackson Award of Distinction in 2019 and is on the Golf Association of Ontario – Wall of Recognition (Builder) in 2019. Finally, Joe was presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 by the Hon. Jim Flaherty.
Marissa Papaconstaniou – 2018 Ambassador for Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Paralympian Search… 2016 Paralympic Games… 2015, 2017, 2019 IPC World Championships.
Jolan Wong – 2018 World Championships… 2016 Paralympic Games… 2015 Parapan American Games…2010 World Championships. Married with two children… Lost her leg due to bone cancer at age 13…. Was on the standing volleyball team with J.R. Robson High School Marauders for four years… Also participated in several sports through high school including cycling, standing amputee hockey and athletics
Bradley Bowden – Bradley was the first Canadian to win a gold in both Summer and Winter Paralympics. Member of the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame –
– Winter Paralympics: 2 Gold, 2 Bronze in ice sledge hockey, MVP honours
– Ice Sledge Hockey. World Championships – 2 Gold, 2 Bronze Named Best Forward.
– 2004 Summer Paralympics – Gold in wheelchair basketball
Todd Kierstead – Team TK represents the strongest team of Paragolfers in the world. The program begins with understanding physical literacy and applying to the first game to including a handicapping system that levels the playing field for all. Todd has dedicated the last decade to growing the game by providing instruction and opportunities to persons with impairment. His work with Invictus, Wounded Warrior and Parasport Ontario and Paragolf Ontario. The nature of Todd’s coaching has required him to gain significant understanding of the needs of persons with mental health issues.
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This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. After completing this module, you will be able to manage administrative aspects of the program and oversee logistics.
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NCCP Psychology of Performance will allow you to help athletes learn to manage distractions and use visualization techniques to prepare themselves technically and tactically for training and competition.
By completing the NCCP Planning a Practice module you will be able to organize a well-structured practice plan with safe, age-appropriate activities you’ve designed to match the proficiency level of participants.
This is a Competition Introduction multi-sport course. By completing this module you will be able to create a sound outline for your sport program that includes competition and training events.
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