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2017 Leadership Symposium

Sport North Federation
2017 Leadership Symposium



February 24-26, 2017
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

This Leadership Symposium provides an opportunity for delegates to network with colleagues and increase their knowledge and skills of what they can do for children, youth, communities or themselves. Our goal is get you motivated, encouraged and connected with a variety of opportunities with those that can help you make a difference in the sport and recreation sector. We will give YOU the tools that will empower YOU in your role. 

Delegates can be anyone ranging from individuals involved with health, physical activity, educators, public health, researchers, administrators, recreation leaders, physical educations specialist, coaches, volunteers, athletes and professional staff in sport and others who want more information regarding leadership and YOU!

Presented by the Sport North Federation, the 2017 Leadership Symposium is entitled Power of You.

Held in Yellowknife, NT, Explorer Hotel, the symposium will feature presentations and workshops on:

  • Communication (e.g. social media, technology, best practices)
  • Motivation 
  • Building Skills
  • Creating Connections (e.g. networking techniques, being a champion, partnering with other agencies)
  • Empowering
  • Learning (e.g. coaching modules, protocols - concussion information, return to play, etc.)


Michael "Pinball" Clemons

Canadian Sports Hall-of-Famer | Toronto Argonauts Vice-Chairman

Few people exemplify the qualities of personal excellence, teamwork, community leadership, and overcoming the odds better than CFL legend Michael “Pinball” Clemons. With boundless energy, Pinball’s talks centre on the potential for each of us to achieve anything we set our minds to. Unabashedly emotional and impactful, he shows audiences how to put heart into everything they do. Read More...

Great Traits with Mark Tewksbury and Debbie Muir

Inspiring Excellence

Founded by Olympic champion Mark Tewksbury and Olympic coach Debbie Muir, Great Traits is a program that teaches people to be victors in their own right. Using stories, activities, heart, and humour, Tewksbury and Muir connect individuals, teams, and organizations to the fundamental principles that drive achievement, leadership, and lasting legacies. Read More...

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