In the 10th episode of our Sport, Leadership and Social Change webinar series, we’ll be discussing sport as education with a focus on what can be learned through sport and how we can best leverage sport as a vehicle for learning. Hosted by Dr. Jennifer Walinga, professor at Royal Royal Roads University’s School of Communication and Culture. In this episode, we’ll be joined by panelists:
- Cheryl Bernard – Bernard is an Olympian in the sport of curling and won a silver medal at the 2010 Olympics. She has commentated as part of the TSN broadcast team and is currently the CEO of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. Cheryl has introduced several educational initiatives to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.
- Doug Tate – A former national team rugby player and coach, Tate lead Canada’s National Rugby Sevens team for five years (1997-02) at World Cups and the Commonwealth Games and served as the Technical Director for the Canadian National Sevens Team during 2008 tour. During his nearly three decades as head coach at the University of Victoria, Tate amassed back-to-back Canadian university titles in 1997 and ’98, the only two years the event was held.
- Gary Barber – Barber, an elite-level runner, represented Canada in middle-distance events. He competed in the Commonwealth Games and owned the British high-school mile record for decades. Currently a physical education teacher with over 30 years of experience, Barber has written three books on the sport of running.
To register and for more info: https://www.royalroads.ca/events/sport-education