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!

Please note that attendance at the speaker series is limited to Canadian Sport Institute Pacific or PacificSport registered athletes, coaches and/or parents of registered athletes.

Invited coaches are encouraged to bring their registered athletes. Non-registered 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:

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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 Lindsay Jennerich and let us know why you think it’d be a great learning experience. (Possibility of small honorarium)

Contact Lindsay

Upcoming Sport Performance Speaker Series Events

As an addition to our Speaker Series events, we are adding interviews with registered athletes and coaches throughout the year, speaking about their personal experiences in sport. See the schedule of upcoming events below and check back regularly for more details!

July 26, 6pm

Live Coach interview with Brittany Waters
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August 31

Sport Performance Speaker Series - SPSS - 180831
Mental Performance: Series 1
Transition Phase: Debriefing & Decision-Making for Health, Wellness, & Performance

Mental Performance with Bruce Pinel

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Athletes/Coaches – view video
Performance Public – view video

September 19

Sport Performance Speaker Series - SPSS - 180919
Nutrition: Series 1
Transition Phase: Off Season Nutrition

Nutrition with Ashley Armstrong
On Demand only

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View Speaker Bio

Athletes/Coaches – view video

September 27, 6:30pm

Sport Performance Speaker Series - SPSS - 180927
Being Intentional with Social Media to Influence & Boost Your Personal Brand
Whistler Athletes Centre (1090 Legacy Way), Multipurpose Room (THE HUB), Second Floor
6:30pm – 7:00pm: Snacks & Refreshments & Sign In
7:00pm – 8:30pm: Presentation
Presenter: Anastasia Chomlack

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October 10, 6pm

Sport Performance Speaker Series - SPSS 181010 - Caileigh Filmer Interview
Live Athlete interview with Caileigh Filmer, World Champion Rower
6:00-7:00pm
Online Only

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October 24, 5:30pm

Sport Performance Speaker Series - SPSS - 181024
Nutrition: Series 2
Preparatory Phase A: Supporting the volume and/or increased intensity

Nutrition with Ashley Armstrong
In-person at CSI Pacific – Victoria Campus (at PISE, 4371 Interurban Rd) & Online
Dinner 5:30-6:00pm, Presentation 6:00-7:00pm

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November 7, 6:00pm

Mental Performance: Series 2
General Preparation Phase: Establishing the Mental Performance Building Blocks

Mental Performance with Bruce Pinel
6:00-7:00pm
Live online

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December 12, 6:00pm

Mental Performance: Series 3
Specific Preparation Phase: Competition Planning & Objectives for Success By Design

Mental Performance with Bruce Pinel
6:00-7:00pm
Live Online

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Athlete Interview #3

January (Date TBD)

Nutrition: Series 3:
Prepatory Phase B: Supporting the breakdown – injury/immunity support

Nutrition with Ashley Armstrong
On Demand only. View On Demand page after this date to request this video

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View Speaker Bio

Anti-doping
online only

February (Date TBD)

Mental Performance: Series 4
Competition Phase: Performance on Demand – Any Time, Any Place, Any Conditions

Mental Performance with Bruce Pinel
On Demand only. View On Demand page after this date to request this video

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View Speaker Bio

March (Date TBD)

Nutrition: Series 4
Competition

Nutrition with Ashley Armstrong
In-person & Online, Victoria

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View Speaker Bio

Athlete Interview #4