Date: Thu, September 24, 2020
Time: 12:00PM - 12:45PM
During National Coaches Week join us for lunchtime Q&A’s on coaching and sport leadership in Ontario. September 21st-25th, host Akil Augustine will guide us through conversations on coaching, getting kids active, parasport, inclusion, safe sport, and more! Each session will include 30 minutes of open Q&A from participants (that’s you!), so bring your questions! Don’t miss this opportunity to get answers to your burning sport leadership questions.
In this lunch Q&A we will hear from two Para-Athletes turned Para-coaches. What is coaching parasport all about? What special skills are needed? And who should make the leap to coaching parasport? Bring your questions on coaching parasport and get answers!
Participants receive 1 NCCP PD Point
Shane Risto has a long list of athletic accomplishments. He’s a member of the Canadian National Cerebral Palsy Track and Field team (1997-2008), has held Canadian National Records in, Javelin, Discus, Shot Put, Long Jump and 100m for Class F35, and was a member of 2004 Athens Paralympic Athletics Team and the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Athletics Team.
He’s coached athletes at World Championships, Paralympics, Pan-Am Junior Championships, World Youth Championships, and more!
Tiffany Gaudette became involved with Para Athletics in 2015 after acquiring a spinal cord injury. Began with track and quickly found seated throwing events which are her preferred sport. Has participated in hockey and wheelchair basketball. In 2017 began to facilitate the Cruisers Sports Multi-Sport program and in 2018 decided to restart and grow Cruisers Recreation and competitive Boccia program. “Boccia is one of my favourite sports because it allows any age and ability level to participate together.”
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