athletes in Toldo Lancer CntreThe Faculty of Human Kinetics launches its speaker series Dec. 5 with a look into the mental, physical, and practical aspects of being a competitive athlete.

Event to offer glimpse into high-performance sport

Curious about what goes into being a competitive athlete? The Faculty of Human Kinetics is hosting a free community speaker series event Dec. 5 entitled “Inside High-Performance Sport.”

Todd Loughead, co-director of the Sport Psychology and Physical Activity Research Collaborative; Chad Sutherland, director of the Centre for Human Performance and Health; and Chantal Vallée, head coach of the Lancer women’s basketball team will discuss the mental, physical, and practical aspects of getting your game to the next level.

“We expect this event to be of interest to athletes, students, coaches, teachers, and parents in Windsor and Essex County and beyond,” said Linda Rohr, dean of the Faculty of Human Kinetics. “We look forward to the community joining us for this first installment of our new speaker series.”

The event will take place at 7 p.m. in the Human Kinetics Building. Free parking will be available in Lot H on College Avenue and light refreshments will be served. To attend or for more information, email

—Sarah Sacheli
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