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2017 NAIG Coaches Summit

March 4, 2017

Ramada Hotel and Golf Dome
806 Idylwyld Drive North

The 2017 NAIG Coaches Summit will provide the following:

  • An update on the plans for the 2017 NAIG Games
  • Access to content experts who will provide expertise relevant to participation at Multi-sport Games
  • An opportunity for NAIG coaches to complete their ACM training
  • An opportunity to network with other coaches from different sports

This summit will also be an excellent opportunity to earn points towards your maintenance of certification in the NCCP.

Conference Workshops and Agenda


8:15am - 9:15amBreakfast Buffet and Summit Registration
9:15am - 9:30amOpening Prayer and Dignitary Greetings
9:30am - 10:30amTeam Sask Greetings and 2017 NAIG Update
Mike Tanton - Chef du Mission, 2017 NAIG Team Sask
Amy Shipley - Assistant Chef du Mission, 2017 NAIG Team Sask
April Tipewan - Assistant Chef du Mission, 2017 NAIG Team Sask
10:30am - 10:45amNutrition Break
10:45am - 11:45am2017 NAIG Update
12:00pm - 1:15pmCoaches Panel and Lunch Buffet
Moderated by Andrea Wolf, 2017 Canada Summer Games Softball Coach
Jacqueline Lavallee - U of S Huskies Basketball Coach
Noreen Murphy - Sask Sport ACD Director and Softball Canada
Bethany Thomas - Former NAIG Athlete
1:30pm - 2:30pmMental Performance Session
Dr. Leah Ferguson - University of Saskatchewan
How to Deal with Distractions and Keep Athletes
  Focused on the Games
2:30pm - 2:45pmNutrition Break
2:45pm - 3:45pmFacilitated Sessions with
Jason Johnston, ACM Learning Facilitator and 2014 NAIG Coach
Sue Schmidt, CAS Master Coach Developer and ACD Mentor
Dealing with Difficult Situations. Why a 'Plan B' works
Self-Reflection and Coaching -
  Being your Best when your Athletes Need you Most
3:45pm - 4:00pmClosing Remarks


Aboriginal Coaching Module - Facilitated by Jason Johnston
ACM Training will be held at 510 Cynthia Street (Sask Sport Building)
*ONLY for individuals needing ACM training

8:30am - 12:00pmAboriginal Coaching Module
12:00pm - 12:30pmLunch Provided
12:30pm - 5:00pm Aboriginal Coaching Module continued


For more information contact:
Sylvester Gardypie
Aboriginal Coaches & Officials Program (ACOP) Coordinator
510 Cynthia Street, Saskatoon, SK S7L 7K7
(306) 975-0865

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