Shelley began her love of coaching at the age of 16 when she attended her first NCCP coaching clinic; 30 plus years later she still pursuing new ways to improve sport. Her latest pursuit is about emotions and stress and how your emotional state can affect not only your sport performance but also every aspect of your life. She’s been a Learning Facilitator for the NCCP program for 13 years and loves how much she learns from the coaches every time she delivers a course in addition to the potential of expanding another coach’s learning.
Shelley’s professional career spans from high performance sport to recreation. Currently, it is the world of education and teaching that she is finding is her passion. She is a faculty member at University of Manitoba in the Kinesiology & Recreation Management department teaching courses such as planning principles, human movement principles, health education, an foundations of physical education & kinesiology.
She’s currently a doctoral student at U of C in the Werklund Education department and her research is trying to truly know how to build impactful teaching practices and specifically, finding out how TGfU students use their pedagogy knowledge.