INS QUEBEC: A REFERENCE IN ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT
INS Québec – “We want to become a valuable resource for all the coaches and people in an athlete’s team in order to guide them in their development.”
Montreal, June 16, 2016 – The Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) underwent significant organizational changes during the first full year in its new facilities. The efforts made to better understand the needs and aims of coaches and athletes come from the desire of INS Québec to position itself as a true partner in performance. By harmonizing interactions between specialists to provide the best possible service to athletes and coaches, INS Québec sought to promote sports performance.
This mission was well and truly accomplished in 2015–16, when more than 450 athletes regularly used the Institut’s services. A total of 6070 consultations took place, including more than 3600 physiotherapy and sports therapy treatments, nearly 950 consultations with one of five doctors in the sports medicine clinic, and numerous massage therapy, orthopsy and neurokinesiology consultations. From April 2015 to March 2016, top-level athletes and coaches crossed the Complex’s threshold 56,300 times, and it also played host to nearly 30 special events. The INS Québec Annual Report 2015–16 is available at www.insquebec.org
“We want to become a valuable resource for all the coaches and people in an athlete’s team in order to guide them in their development,” says Tom Quinn, Chair of the INS Québec Board of Directors. “To accomplish this mission, INS Québec works with many different partners across the country every day. I would like to thank the members of my Board of Directors, our employees, all of whom are focused on the success of athletes and coaches, and also all our partners, including the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec, for their involvement in the development of INS Québec. I hope that this collaboration will continue to grow.” »
Three new Directors
Three individuals have joined the INS Québec Board of Directors. Mr. Bernard Petiot, Ms. Lynn Blouin and Ms. Julie Moreau were elected at the annual meeting on June 16. They succeed Mr. Robert Tremblay, Ms. Guylaine Demers and Ms. Véronique Fortin, who have completed their mandate. Mr. Alain Côté and Mr. Éric Beauchesne have had their mandate renewed.
Mr. Bernard Petiot was coach at the esteemed Gymnix club in Montreal from 1980 to 1998 and contributed to the development of some of our best Canadian gymnasts. He has also provided gymnastics analysis for Radio-Canada on numerous occasions during the Olympic Games. He is currently Vice-President of Casting and Performance and Creative Content at Cirque du Soleil. He holds a master’s degree in physical education studies and a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Laval University.
Ms. Lynn Blouin is known for her dynamic presence and commitment, and has vast experience in public relations. From 2010 to 2013, she was Deputy CEO for Communications and Human Resources for the Canada Summer Games held in Sherbrooke in 2013. She is currently the Director of Promotion, Hosting, Business and Sports Tourism for Destination Sherbrooke and sits on various boards of directors.
Ms. Julie Moreau is a Senior Manager with KPMG’s Strategy and Management practice. She has a bachelor’s degree in industrial relations and an MBA with honors in business management. She is a member of the CRHA (Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés—association of human resources advisors) and also has MBTI® certification. Ms. Moreau has an impressive record as a triathlete, winning 3 triathlons in 2009 and 2010.
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INSPIRING EXCELLENCE – Headquartered in Montreal’s Olympic Park, the Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) is a private organization that aims to allow all high-performance athletes and coaches in Quebec to develop in a world-class training environment. A key partner of sport systems in Quebec and Canada, INS Québec serves over 500 athletes and 900 coaches in the high-performance community. A Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute (COPSI) Network member, INS Québec coordinates a network of eight regional multi-sport training centres and seven single-sport training centres across Quebec. INS Québec receives support from the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Olympic Foundation, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaching Association of Canada, in addition to private partners such as CISCO, Bell, Mondo, Teknion | Roy & Breton, Côté Fleury, Inaxsys, B2dix and Sports Experts. | www.insquebec.org.
Institut national du sport du Québec
Evelyne Déry, Coordonnatrice aux communications
4141 avenue Pierre-De Coubertin,
Montréal, (Québec), H1V 3N7
Téléphone : 514-255-1000 poste 243
Télécopieur : (514) 255-1008
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