NI Athlete of the Month

NI Athlete of the Month

NI Athlete of the Month |  Selkirk Thompson  | Soccer

Congratulations to Selkirk Thompson who is this month’s North Island IGNITE athlete.  Selkirk is a very dedicated athlete who attends every training sessions, works hard each and every day, and is very focused on becoming a stronger athlete. He has a wonderful positive attitude and is always encouraging to his training partners.  His technique and strength has greatly improved over the past 2 years, and he is looking stronger each and every day while playing soccer.  Congratulations Selkirk.

IGNITE Athlete Development Program Part of the Game

IGNITE Athlete Development Program Part of the Game

14 year old Kyra Gillette has been training in the sport of Karate for more than half of her young life. In 2017 she took two gold medals at the Canada Open Karate Championships and a bronze at the Karate World Championships at the Olympic Oval in September.  Gillette competes at the national and international level in Karate and credits the Mid Island IGNITE Athlete Development Program with making her “stronger and more prepared.”

Coaches Week 2017

Coaches Week 2017

National Coaches Week is part of an initiative of ViaSport and PacificSport VI are planning an exciting week of events!

Coaches Week is September 23 - October 1, 2017 - REGISTER NOW!

PacificSport is proud to provide NCCP Training for $10/course (except High Five) during Coaches Week within National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) along with workshops provided by our regional sport and SportHealth partners.  

Our 2017 courses

Aboriginal Coaching Module

Aboriginal Coaching Module

This interactive workshop is available to both Aboriginal and mainstream organizations who have Aboriginal youth in their sport, social, or employment programs. Aboriginal Sport Circle’s trained instructors will facilitate discussions which include role playing and group activities to engage all participants. This type of interactive setting has provided a fun, fulfilling, and positive learning experience for both participants and facilitators alike.

Line Robert

Line Robert

Sports have always played an important role in Line’s life. Inspired by the 1976 Montreal Olympics, she competed in swimming at the National level during her teen years and played rugby for Vanier College. Line is also a certified coach in swimming, soccer, skiing, and cross country skiing, and has worked with youth and Masters teams in Quebec and B.C. A law graduate from the University de Montreal, Line is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Island Coastal Economic Trust and serves on the VIU School of Business Advisory Board.

Wheel Kids Nanaimo

Wheel Kids Nanaimo

FUNdamental wheeling skills program for wheelchair users aged 5-12, and one guest.

PacificSport VI and the Nanaimo Ladysmith School District #68 are proud to be partners with the Nanaimo Child Development Centre and Let's Play in this exciting physical literacy program for kids aged 5-12.

Through active games and play our WheelKids will learn and practice the FUNdamental wheeling skills while having fun with their friends and family.

Mondays 4:30-5:30pm

April 16 to June 4, 2018

Fairview Community School

University Prep for Athletes

University Prep for Athletes

University Preparation - be the best student athlete you can be!

This evening will feature a panel of Nanaimo's high performing student and alumni.  This unique workshop will provide conversations surrounding one of the biggest decisions that people make in the early adult life.  How do you plan and prepare?  How do you consistently give an optimum athletic performance while achieving your academic goals?

Also in attendance will be Mental Performance consultants, varsity coaches and members from a university athletic department

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