April 1, 2021

Congratulations to G4YD lab member Jordan Herbison on his successful PhD defence which was titled: ‘Understanding the complexity and nuance of social identity in youth sport using novel ecological momentary assessment methods.’ He will now continue his academic pursuit as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at McGill University. We are so proud of you, Dr. Herbison!

March 25-26, 2021

Congratulations to G4YD lab members Dillon Collett, Kieran Peltier, Achu Shanmugaratnam, and Kaylee Flynn on their outstanding presentations at ECSEPS 2021. We are all thankful for this great annual event, hosted virtually this year by the University of Windsor.

October 2, 2020

Congratulations to Rachel Van Woezik who successfully completed her MSc thesis titled ‘Real versus ideal: Toward a deeper understanding of how coaches gain knowledge’. Rachel is now in Ottawa, ON where she is an Assistant Coach for the Carleton Ravens Women’s Basketball team. She remains a part of the G4YD lab as a Research Assistant […]

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!