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Global News Coach of the Month

Global TV's Coach of the Month

Nick Popiel, the head coach of The Pas Roadrunners Swim Club has been leading young swimmers in the northern Manitoba community for seven years. His work stretches beyond coaching.

Nominate a deserving coach for a Coach of the Month feature.

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Multi-Sport Summer Camp Aug 13-17

Sport for Life Centre Multi-Sport Athlete Development Camp

This brand NEW multi-sport camp developed by Sport Manitoba's Sport Performance Specialists hosted at the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre features a variety of activities that promote and develop key athletic attributes such as confidence, teamwork, sport science knowledge, functional foundations, and multi-sport skills.

This week-long camp is open to kids aged 12-15 who love being active, are competitive, and have ambitions of playing junior-high or high-school sports!

Program includes:
• Sports: Badminton, basketball, volleyball, ultimate, and table tennis
• Reaction and communication games: dodgeball, tchoukball, spike ball, handball
• Strength & conditioning training: introductory, intermediate, or advanced based on experience
• Fitness classes: yoga, spin, TRX
• Performance testing (combine): speed, change of direction, strength
• Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame: scavenger hunt and trivia
• Special guest speakers: including professional athletes and sport science experts
• Lunch + learn sessions: nutrition, cognitive skills, goal-setting, long-term athlete development
• Two semi-private after-school training sessions in the Canada Games Sport for Life Performance Centre ($50 value, valid September/October 2018)


More information + Register now »

Why Should I Squat?


Our Coach/Athlete Development Coordinators work with athletes and coaches across the province and the most popular topic Brittany Bruinooge gets asked about is: squatting. Why do we squat? Find out in this article.

Squatting 101 »

Next Level Coaching
Building an Effective Leadership Style

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Coaches, in a nutshell, are educated leaders who influence people to work towards a specific goal. Being aware of your leadership style and being able to adapt it is critical to appeal to the different types of athletes you lead, and the varying situations you encounter in your role as a coach.

Take your coaching to the next level »

Mindfulness Practice and Performance Outcomes

Mindfullness & Sports Performance

Mindfulness is increasingly considered meaningful for sport psychological training approaches – but does it really work?

Results + Review »

Sport Support Line CALL 1-877-737-9875

Sport Manitoba's commitment to ensuring that sport in Manitoba is a safe and welcoming experience for all includes providing coaches, parents and sport organizations with a tremendous line of support. Our toll free sport support line is responded to 365 days of the year. In Manitoba the law requires that anyone who suspects a child may be in danger must report their concerns. The Support Line can assist you in making that report. More info...

Sport Support Line CALL 1-877-737-9875
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