How do you sum up one year’s worth of a program’s efforts and the impressions those efforts made? How do you capture all of the hurdles you experienced as well as the methods you employed to continue pushing beyond them? Most importantly, how do you acknowledge and report on the impact you had on your short- and long-term goals?
Sport for Life Society aims to build knowledge, expertise and partnerships to advance physical literacy, sport excellence and activity for life.
Over the past few months, the Sport for Life Society’s Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Division has advanced many projects with the support of LTAD Experts and Champions. Here are some highlights of our most recent work:
Find local champions. Partnerships are key. Engage the community throughout. These are just a few words of wisdom shared by the Abbotsford, BC Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) Champions as they reflect on their McConnell/Community Connections project.
It's funny; the movement of athlete development to Canadian Sport For Life (CS4L)-driven pathways is being touted by some as change management of the highest order. But is it really that difficult? Is the head-shaking fear of this change genuinely worthy or just fear-mongering from people who simply don't want it?