Game Plan

Game Plan: a wellness story

The 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games were memorable for several reasons: seeing our athletes perform at home, experiencing the excitement up-close, not to mention the Canadian domination of all competitions (14 gold medals in 9 of the 15 disciplines). The Vancouver Games were also an opportunity to analyze the athletes’ preparation for the Games, their performance…

Canada’s Star Athletes Ready to Improvise Like Never Before at the 2018 SierraSil Improv Games Tomorrow Night

10-day countdown to the Winter Games begins as Vancouver Theatre Sports hosts February 1st fundraiser in support of the MindRoom™ mental training space for high performance athletes in British Columbia. VANCOUVER (Wednesday, January 31st, 2018) – Holders of seven Olympic medals and one of the country’s top wheelchair athletes will be among those called upon…

SPIN Summit 2017 - Winners - Cameron Gee & Sam Blades

CSI Pacific Grad Students Win Big at OTP SPIN Summit Young Investigators Awards

Gord Sleivert Young Investigator Award Winners (L to R): CSI Pacific grad student Sam Blades (2nd), Tara Whitten (3rd), Jon Kolb (presenter; Director, Sport Science, Medicine & Innovation, Own the Podium), Cameron Gee (repeat 1st place finish), Anne Merklinger (presenter; CEO, Own The Podium) The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is extremely pleased to announce that…

Canadian Sport Institute Staff Pacific Staff Run Sodium Bicarbonate Pilot Project

During July, staff at Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Victoria campus stepped forward as participants in a pilot project, examining the effect of sodium bicarbonate in athletes. The study was orchestrated locally by Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s Nutrition Lead Susan Boegman, in collaboration with Jason Siegler from Western Sydney University. The Institute’s Elissa Alairie, Lindsay Jennerich,…

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RBC Training Ground Earns Top Honours at Sponsorship Marketing Awards

The Sponsorship Marketing Council Canada (SMCC) announced the recipients of the 2017 Sponsorship Marketing Awards (SMAs) at the awards ceremony held yesterday in Toronto. The annual awards event honours top tier properties, brands and companies who have positively shifted the landscape of sponsorship marketing through not only meaningful connections with communities across Canada, but also…

Advanced Coaching Diploma

Advanced Coaching Diploma Supporting Athlete Development in BC

VANCOUVER – With support from the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, coaches are taking their education to the next level and are having a positive impact on their athletes’ development. The Advanced Coaching Diploma (ACD) is the pinnacle of a coaches’ education in the National Coaching Certification Program. ACD coaches are recognized as being among the…