Speak with the Experts

Sport Performance Speaker Series

The Sport Performance Speaker Series is offered at all three CSI Pacific campus locations, with additional remote access by webinar.

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  • Gain the tools, knowledge and skills you need to reach the next level of your sport performance
  • Engage with other athletes, coaches and sport professionals in a multi-sport environment
  • Gain access and know-how from world leading sport performance professionals and athletes who have reached the highest levels of sport
  • Bonus: They are free and available to everyone, including the general public!

Please note that attendance at all live Speaker Series events is limited to Canadian Sport Institute or PacificSport registered athletes, coaches, and parents of registered athletes.

Invited coaches are encouraged to bring their registered athletes. Non-targeted athletes may be eligible to attend with their coach on a case-by-case basis. In such situations, please contact the event organizer.

To find out if you are eligible to register for Canadian Sport Institute Pacific:

Check Eligibility

Miss a previous Speaker Series session? Don’t worry! You can access recordings of them on demand via our Athlete Services team.

Find out more about previous events and request them on demand here

Have an Interesting Story to Share?

Do you have an interesting story that others can learn from? We’d love to have you as one of our athlete or coach interviews!

Contact Kendra Stoner and let us know why you think it’d be a great learning experience.

Contact Kendra

Recent & Upcoming Sport Performance Speaker Series Events

March 18

Sport Performance Speaker Series SPSS -200318 - Trent Stellingwerff
Physiology: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S): How it can impact all sports and all athletes
Guest Speaker: Trent Stellingwerff, Senior Advisor, Innovation & Research, CSI Pacific & IST Lead, Athletics Canada
6-7pm
Live Online Only

March 24

Sport Performance Speaker Series SPSS -200324 - Hoar Gialoretto
Mental Performance: Dealing with COVID-19: Mental Well-Being for High Performance Sport Performers
Guest Speakers: Sharlene Hoar & Christie Gialloreto, CSI Pacific Mental Performance
6-7pm
Live Online Only

March 27

Sport Performance Speaker Series SPSS -200327 - Stellingwerff Phillips
Physiology: Detraining & Performance Residuals
Guest Speaker: Trent Stellingwerff, CSI Pacific, and Stuart Phillips, McMaster University
12-1pm
Live Online Only

April 8


Nutrition: Fueling on a Plant-Based Diet: Is it the key to high-performance?
Guest Speaker: Genevieve Masson, CSI Pacific Dietitian
6-7pm
Live Online Only

April 14

Sport Performance Speaker Series SPSS -200414 - Geneau
Strength and Conditioning Under Quarantine
Guest Speaker: Mary Claire Geneau, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, CSI Pacific
4-5pm
Live Online Only

May 14

Sport Performance Speaker Series SPSS -200514 - Dowling Nicoll
The Human Athlete: Maximize Your Performance by Leveraging Your Athlete Identity
Guest Speakers: Laura Dowling, Personal & Professional Development Coach & Facilitator & Mercedes Nicoll, 4x Winter Olympian
6-8pm
Live Online Only (In Person TBD)