Tom Walker

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‘We need to be bold and courageous to stand up for the sport we want – good sport.’ Community Sport Developer | NCCP Learning Facilitator | CS4L Presenter | Club Excellence Facilitator Community Sport Development Coordinator - ViaSport “Sport is a tool for developing the whole person, as well as a...Read more

Michael Carter

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‘The best qualities of my role models influence and shape the coach I am today.’ Co-Founder/Director Hustle NL | High School Basketball Coach Program Coordinator - Local Athletic Association | Volunteer Firefighter “Many would consider a banner, a medal, or a specific win as the big achievement but...Read more

Mandy Bujold

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Mandy talks True Sport ‘Sport pushes us to our limits.’ Canadian National Boxing Champion (2007-2015) Competed in first ever women’s bout at a Major Games Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Athlete “Becoming a role model happened naturally; my community has given me so much and I give back to say thank you.”Read more

Laurissa Kenworthy

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‘Respect is fundamental to each of the True Sport Principles.’ Physical and Health Education Teacher committed to a values-based approach Wilfrid Laurier University Women’s Hockey | CIS Champion | Golden Hawk Hall of Fame Inductee “I always try to exemplify what True Sport should look like but,...Read more

Kyle McLellan

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‘True Sport moments are all around us.’ 1 of 10 youth selected to carry the 2010 Vancouver Olympic torch True Sport Representative & Blogger – 2014 Canada Games in Prince George, BC Gives back to the community where he lives and plays. “True Sport is a common language for everyone. I’m always...Read more

Kevin Scott

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‘Anything is achievable if you are willing to put in the work.’ Retired CFL Football Athlete (Saskatchewan, Hamilton, Ottawa) | Calgary Police Services Recruit Wants to show youth that aligning with the True Sport Principles will help in sport, and in everyday life. “As a nation we need to commit...Read more

Kelly Bean

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‘The character good sport helps build carries on through life.’ Mother of 2 | Program Coordinator, Sport & Fitness – City of Ottawa Ski Instructor/Coach | NCCP Learning Facilitator | PHE Canada Advisory Committee “'Good job’ doesn’t mean anything if the kids know it wasn’t a 'good job'. We need...Read more

Josh Budish

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‘Coaches are community developers.’ 2012 – volunteered for a sport organization in Cameroon for 12 weeks 2014 – conducted thesis research in Cameroon for 9.5 weeks Master’s Thesis: Facilitating Sport for Development by Partnering Organizational Support and Local Coaches “Sport is a social adhesive...Read more

John Cowan

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‘The challenge is not the competition but the journey to the competition.’ Educator – Huntsville High School | Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club | Huntsville Sports Council Community Builder | NCCP Coach Educator Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Recipient “True Sport has helped kids in our community to be more...Read more

Joé Fournier

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‘It’s as important to infuse values and ethics as it is to develop physical and sport skills.’ High School Educator/Athletic Director – École secondaire publique Louis Riel Father of 3 fantastic kids | Community Soccer Coach | Philanthropist “As sport providers, we can control the kind of sport we...Read more