The 2017 Atlantic Canada - Women in Coaching & Swim Like a Girl Conference will seek to motivate, inspire, challenge, and advance female athletes and coaches as leaders in sport and in the community. Join us for the first Women in Coaching & Swim Like A Girl conference to be held in Canada.
Coaches will participate in the Conf erence and camp which together will be a mix of swim sessions, presentations, and interactive forums. Swim sessions will be led by Gold medal Olympian and World record holder Misty Hyman. Presentations and forums will be led by Misty, Dr. David Scott, and Olympians Moira Milward and Monique Allain. Coaches and swimmers will be active participants in the forum discussions ensuring all have opportunities to listen, watch, participate, and become a part of the conversation toward building women athlete leaders in sport.
Conference registration includes: all guest speaker presentations, athlete forums and camp pool sessions.
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A little about our presenters:
Misty Hyman - Most recently senior assistant coach with the Sun Devil program in Arizona, she is also an established entrepreneur running swim camps and a private coaching program and is a motivational speaker. Misty and her coach took the fish kick skill to new levels, establishing it as a foundation skill for future generations of swimmers. She narrowly missed the 1996 Olympic Games team, but stayed true to her goal and triumphed with a gold medal at the 2000 Games in 200 butterfly.
Monique Allain - Former varsity athlete, coach, administrator, Manager of the Education, Youth and Community Outreach program at the Canadian Olympic Committee, now works as a school administrator in New Brunswick. Monique also has an extensive background in research and in wellness as Former Director of Operations and Planning at the University of New Brunswick's Health and Education Research Group, and Director of the Wellness Branch for the Province of New Brunswick. Monique's passion for sport and expertise has been enhanced as she has been part of 12 Mission Teams, working at Olympic, Pan American, Commonwealth and Canada Games and has been a Canadian delegate at three International Olympic Academies in Olympia, Greece. Monique has also worked as a consultant in sport psychology with many provincial and national teams.
David Scott - Dr. Dav id Scott did his undergraduate work at the University of Ulster in Belfast, Northern Ireland where he graduated with a degree in Sport Science and with a teaching certificate. He then completed an MA in Sport and Exercise Psychology, an MA in Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of Victoria. His research focuses primarily on psychological strategies for enhancing sport performance, behaviour change and performance enhancement in sport and on the psychological benefits of sport and exercise. In the past three years he has published 15 articles and abstracts in sport psychology and psychology journals as well as giving 30 national and international conference presentations. He has presented at several swim camps with a unique comic and entertaining style.
Moira Milward - Head Coach of Wolfville Tritons is a former Olympian who has transformed that determined Olympic spirit into a lifelong path of seeking new opportunities and personal challenges. She has expanded her professional path to include teaching, nursing, NCCP Coach Trainer, and Professional Coach.