Coaching Association of Canada

Jennifer Gibson

Hometown: Salmon Arm, BC. Currently living in Fort John, BC

Sport: Long Track Speed Skating

Current role in sport:

  • Coach and Coach Coordinator for Fort John SSC
  • Member of BCSSA Board
  • Member of Speed Skate Canada Coach Development Committee

Do you have a mentor: Adam Ingle and Ariana VanDerstarre

List your current NCCP Training/certification:

  • Certified Speed Skating Intro to Competition
  • In Training Speed Skating Competition Development

Current occupation: “Super mum” to 2 young boys. Operate own company “Alive in Motion” which focuses on strength and conditioning, pre + postnatal, pelvic and core health.

Education:

  • B.Sc Exercise and Health Physiology
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Coaching History: Growing up as an athlete in multiple sports, I was exposed to many different coaches. They all had an impact in my development as a person which motivated me to pursue coaching. It is a way for me to give back and help develop the next generation.

Currently Coaching: Coach ages 4-16 Active start to learn to compete athletes.

Fun Fact: Rappelled from helicopters and certified tree faller in my life before kids.

What you do with your free time: Be active, have fun and play with my boys.