Coaching Association of Canada

Lisa Kresky

Hometown: Rankin Inlet, NU

Sport: Gymnastics

Current role in sport: President and Head Coach of Aqsarniit Ujauttaq (northern Lights Gymnastics)

Do you have a mentor: John Carroll

List your current NCCP Training/certification:

  • Gymnastics
    • Level 2 men’s artistic gymnastics
    • Level 2 women’s artistic gymnastics
    • Level 2 trampoline
    • Level 3 theory and women’s technical
  • Soccer
    • Community Coach
    • Certified Level 2
    • Certified Level 3

Current occupation: High School Guidance Counsellor


  • BA Geography and English
  • Bed
  • Med – Second Language Education and Comparative International Education
  • MACP = Masters of Arts Counselling Psychology

Coaching History: I started coaching at the age of 13 at the Stratford YMCA where I began my gymnastics career. Through the years, I have coached at a few different clubs until moving to Rankin Inlet to teach where I began a gymnastics club in the community.

Currently Coaching: Competitive – ages 7-14 and 3 adults

Fun Fact: I have done a handstand on all 7 continents.

What you do with your free time: Travel the world.