Being a competitive athlete is demanding, even without the added challenge of a pandemic. This season, athletes won’t be motivated by competition. How can athletes keep their skills sharp and continue to improve? What types of mental and physical skills can be built during a non-competitive season? Hear from Klaudia Sapieja, ‘07 BPE, ‘09 MA, Head Coach Mental Training, Michael Cook, Head Coach Sport Conditioning, and Sophie Gelineau, student athlete with Pandas Track and Field, for advice and opportunities for athletes, parents and community coaches to stay in the game. Recommended for ages 12+.
Moderator: Ben Gallaher, ‘04 BA(Rec/Leisure) - Associate Director, Green & Gold Sports System.
Klaudia Sapieja, ‘07 BPE, ‘09 MA - Mental Performance Consultant, Green & Gold Sport System. Klaudia provides performance psychology services to student athletes, varsity staff, and pre-varsity athletes.
Michael Cook - Head Coach, Sport Conditioning, Green & Gold Sport System. Head Coach for Strength and Conditioning for the Men’s National Indoor Volleyball Team and Manager for the Alberta Sport Development Centre-Capital region.
Sophie Gelineau, 5th year BA student athlete, Pandas Track and Field.