Archive for October, 2011

The Power of Positive Coaching

October 27, 2011

This past week, while I was in Japan, my friend Lucia Dow sent me a link to a New York Times article written by Daniel Bornstein that appeared in the October 20, 2011 online edition of the Times. The article, entitled The Power of Positive Coaching is a great read, and asks some really great […]

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Coaching is all about relationships

October 26, 2011

Two examples for you on coaching and relationships. Perhaps you weren’t one of those who had tuned in to TSN on Sunday morning to watch the 2011 World Cup of Rugby final between France and the favoured home side, New Zealand. (Yes, I was up at 4am and decided to watch, as I was suffering […]

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Canadian CIS champions to visit Elmira on December 4

October 25, 2011

The current Canadian university women’s champions from Wilfrid Laurier University will join us at Elmira on December 4. Laurier Golden Hawks Laura Crocker, Sarah Wilkes, Jen Gates, and Pam Feldkamp will join us for both Little Rock and bantam practices. Put this date on your calendars – you won’t want to miss the opportunity to […]

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Restaurant and traveling tips

October 5, 2011

The latest newsletter on nutrition in sport, published by the Coaches Association of Canada, offers useful menu ideas for traveling athletes. For example, for breakfast the recommendations are: Boiled/scrambled/poached eggs, French toast, omelettes, pancakes, waffles, English muffins, bagels, bread/toast, dry cereal, oatmeal, low-fat muffins, yogurt, cheese, fresh and dried fruit, fruit salad, unsweetened juices, low-fat […]

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Deanna Johnson rink teams up with Brenda Holloway

October 5, 2011

As a consequence of getting a year older and graduating from the bantam to the junior level, the Elmira rink of Grade 12 students Deanna Johnson, Laura Daniel, and Jaime Jones found themselves without lead Emily Walsh, and looking for another player to join their rink for the 2011-2012 season. Coincidentally, Brenda Holloway of Mississauga, […]

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