PacificSport Vancouver Island

PacificSport VI - Concussions in Sport with Jamie Dunnett, BscPT, DPT

An episode of PacificSport Vancouver Island

By PacificSport VI
Join PacificSport VI Athlete and Coach Services Coordinator Kevin Lindo as he meets with local athletes, coaches, and sport experts to discuss athletic successes, training programs, and more.
PacificSport VI - Brain Systems, Mindfulness, and the Power of our Story with Sharon Kelly
In this episode: PacificSport VI's Athlete and Coach Services Coordinator,  Kevin Lindo speaks with Sharon Kelly about brain systems and the tri-part brain, as well as how our habits shape our individual story. She discusses how we can use our story to change our habits, as well as how to incorporate mindfulness and the Narrative Pivot Tool within this process. About Sharon Kelly:  Sharon Kelly (MA, BCC, PCC) offers coaching to people in BC and across North America through her business (Successful Transitions) and is both a professor at VIU and Success Coach in VIU’s Student Success Coaching Program. She created both the Success Coaching program at VIU and her coaching business 4 years ago.   Her people development career began over 30 years ago but her coaching skills were formalized through achieving the designation of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF) and Board Certified Coach (BCC) (3371) designation with the Center for Credentialing and Education. Sharon’s educational background includes an MA from the University of Alberta and Life Coach and Wellness Coach training through the Institute for Life Coach Training (ILCT). Most recently Sharon became an Enhanced Practitioner in Narrative Coaching with Dr. David through WBECS (World Business and Executive Coaches Summit).
May 22, 2019
PacificSport VI - The Secret to Building a Culture with Rob Stevenson and Curtis Vizza
In this episode: PacificSport VI's Athlete and Coach Services Coordinator,  Kevin Lindo speaks with Curtis Vizza and Rob Stevenson about core values, work ethic, and the secret to building a culture. Together Vizza and Stevenson are putting football in the region on the map, as it generates more buzz than ever in Nanaimo and beyond.  The duo are also behind John Barsby Community School's Mastery and Performance Program, where the coaches turn lessons learned from football, as well as their own strengths, to build a provide courses that offer university-level strength, speed, agility and developmental training to athletes from all disciplines.
May 10, 2019
PacificSport VI - Concussions in Sport with Jamie Dunnett, BscPT, DPT
About this episode: PacificSport VI Athlete and Coach Services Coordinator, Kevin Lindo, speaks with Nanaimo Brain Injury Society President Jamie Dunnett about concussions and brain injuries in sport. About Jamie Dunnett, BscPT, DPT:  Jamie graduated from UBC with an undergrad degree in physiotherapy in 2005 and then went on to complete a transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine in 2015. His clinical practice, based in Nanaimo, focuses on the rehabilitation of patients who have sustained concussions and inner ear disorders. He teaches continuing education courses for rehabilitation professionals on the topics of concussion management and vestibular rehabilitation. Jamie is proud to be the President of the Board of Directors of the Nanaimo Brain Injury Society. Resources: |
April 23, 2019
PacificSport VI - The "Running Mentality" with Erin Burrett
In this episode: PacificSport VI's Athlete and Coach Services Coordinator,  Kevin Lindo speaks with Erin Burrett about the ‘running mentality’, the challenges young female athletes face, and how inspiring others plays a role in her life. About Erin Burrett: Hailing from Nanaimo, BC she won the 2015 GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon in her debut at the distance. She finished in the time of 2:39:17 and finished ahead of the very experienced marathoner and pre-race favourite Lioudmila Kortchaguina of Toronto. Burrett sped past her with just 400-metres remaining in the race.  Burrett grew up competing in track and field and has always dabbled in running; however, the Victoria marathon represented a significant breakthrough for her. Erin is also two time winner at the Nanaimo Sport Achievement Awards.
April 23, 2019
PacificSport VI - Mental Performance with Geoff Hackett
In this episode: PacificSport VI's Athlete and Coach Services Coordinator,  Kevin Lindo, speaks with Mental Performance Consultant Geoff Hackett about mental performance and mental training.  About Geoff Hackett:  Geoff has a Master’s degree in Sport Psychology from the University of Windsor and recently earned professional designation with the Canadian Sport Psychology Association. He is an active member of the soccer community on Vancouver Island, playing goalkeeper for the Nanaimo United Football Club’s Division 1 men’s team. Geoff also works for Nanaimo United Football Club as their U11-U18 Head Coach, and is a well-established goalkeeper coach, committing countless hours to developing the position at a youth level. 
April 18, 2019
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