BC Speed Skating has lined up a dynamic group of coaches for the three upcoming Academy Fall Camps! Registration remains open *here* .
Academy ST Fall Camp (Kamloops, September 6-8)
The Academy ST Fall Camp will be led by ST Provincial Coach Nicole Garrido. Nicole is a former national team skater and the current Richmond Olympic Oval High Performance Head Coach. She is completing her NCCP Comp Dev certification. Nicole will be supported by three-time Olympic medallist Jonathan Guilmette. Jonathan is currently the Manager of the High Performance Short Track Program at the Calgary Olympic Oval.
Academy LT Fall Camp #1 (Fort St John, September 13-15)
The Academy LT Fall Camp #1 will be led by LT Provincial Coach Jennifer Gibson. Jennifer is completing her NCCP Comp Dev certification and is the Head Coach for the Salmon Arm Icebreakers. Jennifer attended the 2019 Canada Winter Games as a Women in Coaching Apprentice Coach, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Jennifer will be supported by Olympic medallist Justin Warsylewicz. Justin is a Registered Massage Therapist and coaches Stage 2 LT at the Calgary Olympic Oval.
Academy LT Fall Camp #2 (Fort St John, October 4-6)
The Academy LT Fall Camp #2 will again be led by LT Provincial Coach Jennifer Gibson. She will be supported by Jeff Kitura, a BC native who skated with the national team for eight years. Jeff is NCCP Comp Dev certified and coaches Stage 3 LT at the Calgary Olympic Oval.