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GAAB Session #2-2021: Preparing for the New Normal Coach Development – Rethinking the Future

February 11, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The first in our 5-part Coach Development Series: Preparing for the New Normal.

Join presenter, Derek Hansen, for a presentation on moving forward in a world of uncertainty. How do we adapt and develop contingency plans as coaches?

On Derek Hansen:

Derek is an International Sport Performance Consultant that has been working with athletes all ages and abilities in speed, strength and power sports since 1988. His coaching career started in Track and Field, providing instruction to sprinters of all ages eventually working with collegiate sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers. 

He worked as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Simon Fraser University for 14 years, the first non-US member of the NCAA. He also serves as a performance consultant to numerous professional teams in the NFL, NBA, MLS and NHL, as well as major NCAA Division 1 programs throughout North America, specializing in speed development, strategic performance planning, return-to-competition protocols and neuromuscular electrical stimulation programming. 

7:30 pm – Welcome & Introductions by Carmyn James.
7:35 pm – Presentation by Derek Hansen.
8:15 pm – Q&A with Derek Hansen.
8:30 pm – Wrap up.

Recommended for: Certified Coaches and Coaches-in-training.

Cost: FREE

This Coach Development Series is a collaboration of Athletics Alberta and the Talent Optimization Program.

Register here for the Series.

Video of the session here.


February 11, 2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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