Hometown: Grew up in St-Catharines, ON. Currently living in Campbell River, BC.
Sport: Cross Country Ski
Current role in sport:
Head Coach, Strathcona Nordic Ski Club
Provincial coach with BC Talent Squad (ages 13-14)
Do you have a mentor: Chris Manhard, Head Coach BC Ski Team
List your current NCCP Training/certification: Comp Dev trained
Current occupation: Head Coach, Strathcona Nordic Ski Club
Bachelors, Political Science, University of Victoria
Masters, Physical Education, University of Victoria
Coaching History: Moved from athlete to coach naturally. I loved the “ah ha” moment that youth experience when something clicks for them.
Currently Coaching: Professionally.
Club’s Jr. Race team, athletes aged 12-18
Club’s Masters race team, ages 30 and up
Fun Fact: I can be bribed with chocolate! I drove across Canada with a life-sized Bugs Bunny doll in my late 20s.
What you do with your free time: Try to get a bit of just me activities like skiing, biking, running, hiking. And I love puzzles.