October 2, 2020

Congratulations to Rachel Van Woezik, who successfully completed her MSc Kinesiology Thesis on October 2nd, 2020. Rachel’s thesis was titled ‘Real versus ideal: Toward a deeper understanding of how coaches gain knowledge.’ Rachel plans to pursue a career in coaching basketball and has started a new role as Assistant Coach of the Carleton Ravens Women’s […]

March 4, 2020

Dr. Mark Bruner and co-editors, Dr. Mark Eys and Dr. Luc Martin are excited to share their now available book titled ‘The Power of Groups in Youth Sport.’ This new and engaging book focusing on group dynamics in youth sport, includes an amazing team of international contributors. Click here to purchase.

October 17 – 19, 2019

The G4YD team travelled to Vancouver, BC to present their very exciting research on youth sport athletes, coaches, and parents at SCAPPS. Team members include Dr. Colin McLaren, Dr. Mark Bruner, Rachel Van Woezik, Kieran Peltier, Dillon Collett, and Jordan Sutcliffe.

August 8, 2019

Congratulations to Jordan Sutcliffe, who successfully defended his MSc Kinesiology Thesis on August 8th 2019. Jordan’s project was titled ‘Exploring the relations between personal and social identity on competitive youth sport parents’ moral intentions towards antisocial parent behaviour.’ Jordan will continue his career in research as he begins a PhD at the University of Wollongong, Australia. […]

June 28-30, 2019

Dr. Mark Bruner and Jordan Herbison attended the 2nd annual International Conference on Social Identity in Sport (ICSIS) on June 28th – 30th at the University of Stirling in Scotland. Dr. Mark Bruner was invited as a keynote speaker where he presented his research titled ‘Looking Back to Move Forward: Reflections on Social Identity and […]

April 17, 2019

With Jordan’s impressive first place finish in the 3MT competition last month, he had the opportunity to present at the regional championships at McMaster University. A great way to showcase our G4YD Lab work, specifically Jordan’s research on parent identity and moral behaviour in youth sport.

March 19, 2019

Congratulations to Jordan Sutcliffe for placing 1st in Nipissing University’s 3 Minute Thesis (3MT), with his presentation titled Rink Rage: A New Canadian Culture? –  3MT is a university wide competition for masters and doctoral students to present their research and its wider impact to non-specialist judges in less than 3 minutes. The challenge is […]

April 18, 2019

Our G4YD Lab member – Jordan Sutcliffe,  has written a blog based on his research for the Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC). The aim of SIRC blogs is to provide evidence-based and actionable insight from sport researchers and leaders to advance the sport system in Canada. Click HERE to read!

March 21 – 23, 2019

Dr. Mark Bruner, Jordan Sutcliffe, Alisha Laciak, Dr. Colin McLaren, Rachel Van Woezik, Chris Cheng, and Kieran Peltier presenting their research at the 23rd annual Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium (ECSEPS): An AASP International Regional Conference, York University, Canada.

Thank you Dr. Stewart Vella!

We would like to thank Dr. Stewart Vella for his engaging talk on mental health in youth sport held at Nipissing University on Monday, June 18th. Please checkout the following website to learn more about the Ahead of the Game program. https://aheadofthegame.org.au/