Mini Camp #1 SKATERS BY DESIGN
Dates: July 23-25 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Ages: 8-10 & T2T/Junior (11+)
Location: Calgary Olympic Oval
The intent of these "mini camps" is to establish continuous opportunities throughout the season to work with the skaters and to develop a sense of camaraderie between all of our clubs. We have an incredible core coaching team to deliver all aspects of these camps in a fun, engaging and inclusive environment.
Season Targets: There are many targets for skaters to set their sights on (CWG's, Alberta Winter Games, Arctic Winter Games, ST/LT Canada Cups, CYST, CYLT, Personal Bests) and our programming will reflect support for every athlete and their goals as they participate and develop in robust training groups.
Program Details & Fees:
FIRST 50 REGISTRANTS GET A T-SHIRT (DESIGNED AND APPROVED BY THE SKATER AMBASSADORS!)
SSA COACHING TEAM
Kevin Crockett: Kevin was a member of the Canadian National LT Team from 1993-2001 and was the 500m bronze medalist at the 1998 Olympic Games. He has coached the Canadian, South Korean and Chinese LT national teams, all earning Olympic medals. We are very excited to learn and work with Kevin.
Marika Nadal: Marika hails from Canmore and skated in the Oval program for 8 years and was on the Speed Skating Alberta Provincial Team for 10 years. Marika is CWG's Alumni (2011) with an impressive top rank of 13th at the Canadian Senior Championships in 2019. Marika has been coaching with the Calgary Speed Skating Club for 11 years and is currently the Assistant Technical Director at CSSA. Marika is also in the process of completing her Comp Dev Coach certification. Marika brings a great skill set to the mix!
Phil Riopel: Phil was on the Canadian National LT team for 9 years and in those years he competed in 23 World Cups, went to 3 Junior World Championships and the World Single Distance Championships in 2011. Phil was the fastest Junior in 2008 in the 500m, where he also set the Junior World Record for the 1000 and 1500m distances. He is still the current record holder for the 1000m distance. He has lots to share with our skaters!
Brendan Yamada: Brendan has recently retired from the Oval Stage 4 ST Program and has proudly worn the Maple Leaf, representing Canada in Holland and Italy. He has competed in many high level Canadian competitions and is currently enrolled in the Comp Dev SSC coaching course. Brendan's favorite distance is the 500m. He has been coaching for the past three years and is guaranteed to provide very engaging and energetic sessions for our athletes.
Bryan Yu, B.Sc (Kinesiology), CSCS
Bryan Yu is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach with 8 years of experience in youth athletic development and high-performance sports. Bryan believes that successful youth athletic development is anchored on three things - movement quality, athletic abilities, and engagement. Therefore, he strives to create a safe, positive, and fun training environment where athletes can explore, learn, and master a wide range of fundamental movements and athletic skills. Bryan is excited to have the opportunity to work with the next generation of speed skaters/athletes. Bryan has worked with Chinese National Speed Skating, Canadian National Para Hockey, Calgary Olympic Oval Speed Skating, Canadian National Development Alpine, and Canadian National Sitting Volleyball. He is now working towards a Master of Science in Biomechanics (with a focus on speed skaters).
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We are look forward to seeing everyone and being together!
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