The sport community converges on Richmond to create a more powerful sport system in Canada
Coaching Association of Canada – (Ottawa, October 31, 2016) – The Coaching Association of Canada is proud to host the 2016 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference in Richmond, BC, from November 3-5.
The Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference is Canada’s conference for coaches, researchers, sport executives, and administrators. It consists of three days of learning, professional development, and networking with the top minds and leaders of the Canadian sport, business, and education communities.
Over 575 conference speakers and delegates will focus their attention on diversity and inclusion as an opportunity to create a more powerful sport system in Canada. Keynote presenters include Wab Kinew, Stacey Allaster, Christine Sinclair, Dr. Wade Gilbert, and Vikram Vij.
Canada’s coaches and sport administrators will be also be honoured Friday, November 4th, at the Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, is expected to be in attendance.
October 18: World Rugby, Rugby Canada, and the CAC partner to maximize coach education and sport leadership opportunities
September 6: 2016 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif has Unique BC Flavour
June 7: Vikram Vij, Christine Sinclair, and Stacey Allaster Headline SLS16 as Keynote Speakers
Speakers and Presenters: Vikram Vij, iS4 (Christine Sinclair, Karina Leblanc, Diana Matheson, Rhian Wilkinson), Wab Kinew, Stacey Allaster, Anne Merklinger, and Catriona LeMay Doan. Click here for a full list of speakers.
Participating Organizations: Sport Canada, Hockey Canada, Own the Podium, Canada Basketball, Special Olympics Canada, Baseball Canada, PGA of Canada, Canada Games Council, Swimming Canada, and many, many more.
November 3-5, 2016
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel
7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC
About the Coaching Association of Canada
The Coaching Association of Canada unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. Through its programs, the CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches. For more information, please visit www.coach.ca, follow @CAC_ACE, or like us on Facebook.
For more information,
Coaching Association of Canada
613.235.5000 x 2382
613.858.0242 (Nov. 2-6)