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John Bales

International Council For Coaching Excellence
Canada

John Bales is President of the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), the international organization with the mission of enhancing the quality of coaching at every level of sport. He is a deputy director of the Nippon Sport Science University Coach Developer Academy in Tokyo and was previously CEO of the Coaching Association of Canada. John has an MBA from INSEAD (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires, Fontainebleau, France) and was a national and Olympic coach in sprint canoe for Canada.

John Bales's

Sessions

  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Topics: Developing the Women in Coaching Support Network
    Open to all in-person participants. Pre-registration is required.

    Do you want to dive deeper into this topic? Are you interested in an area and need a space to explore that with other participants?

    This session will allow you and other participants to discuss, collaborate, wrestle with ideas, and develop or grow your understanding of an issue within this topic. We will provide a facilitator where we can, a subject expert, and space to create an informal social learning environment that enables focused conversations that deepen your understanding of identified topics and generate ideas for action.

    Staying true to the context of physical activity - some sessions may take you offsite, where our excellent Tātaki Auckland Unlimited will guide you, volunteers, through Tamaki Makaurau Auckland and make the most of our beautiful city.

    Rooms and spaces will be advertised via the Conference App during the week. Make sure to download the app to your device, so you know where this session will be meeting.

    In-person session
    11:00am - 1:00pm
    High Performance

    Do you want to dive deeper into this topic? Are you interested in an area and need a space to explore that with other participants?

    This session will allow you and other participants to discuss, collaborate, wrestle with ideas, and develop or grow your understanding of an issue within this topic. We will provide a facilitator where we can, a subject expert, and space to create an informal social learning environment that enables focused conversations that deepen your understanding of identified topics and generate ideas for action.

    Staying true to the context of physical activity - some sessions may take you offsite, where our excellent Tātaki Auckland Unlimited will guide you, volunteers, through Tamaki Makaurau Auckland and make the most of our beautiful city.

    Rooms and spaces will be advertised via the Conference App during the week. Make sure to download the app to your device, so you know where this session will be meeting.

    visibility & voice

    Do you want to dive deeper into this topic? Are you interested in an area and need a space to explore that with other participants?

    This session will allow you and other participants to discuss, collaborate, wrestle with ideas, and develop or grow your understanding of an issue within this topic. We will provide a facilitator where we can, a subject expert, and space to create an informal social learning environment that enables focused conversations that deepen your understanding of identified topics and generate ideas for action.

    Staying true to the context of physical activity - some sessions may take you offsite, where our excellent Tātaki Auckland Unlimited will guide you, volunteers, through Tamaki Makaurau Auckland and make the most of our beautiful city.

    Rooms and spaces will be advertised via the Conference App during the week. Make sure to download the app to your device, so you know where this session will be meeting.

  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Next Generation of Female Coaches
    Collaborate, workshop ideas and create an action plan that will contribute to increasing the number of women in coaching at all levels.

     In the last eight years, ICCE has expanded its network and worked with key organisations globally to improve women's opportunities and experiences in coaching. You will have the chance to glean from these experiences to prepare the next generation of high-performance coaches.

    Session Title: Developing the next generation of women high performance coaches

    Hybrid session
    8:00am - 8:45am
    High Performance

     In the last eight years, ICCE has expanded its network and worked with key organisations globally to improve women's opportunities and experiences in coaching. You will have the chance to glean from these experiences to prepare the next generation of high-performance coaches.

    Session Title: Developing the next generation of women high performance coaches

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

     In the last eight years, ICCE has expanded its network and worked with key organisations globally to improve women's opportunities and experiences in coaching. You will have the chance to glean from these experiences to prepare the next generation of high-performance coaches.

    Session Title: Developing the next generation of women high performance coaches

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    An Action Plan To Get More Women Into Coaching
    Explore ways to address the under-representation of women in high performance coaching in your organisation.

    Participants will be able to complete a self-assessment of their organisation’s policies related to women-in-coaching, investigate gaps in their current programmes and policies, and formulate an action plan to enhance their current practice.

    Session Title: Fostering Excellence and Equality in Women’s High Performance Coaching: developing a strong policy foundation

    In-person session
    2:45pm - 3:30pm
    High Performance

    Participants will be able to complete a self-assessment of their organisation’s policies related to women-in-coaching, investigate gaps in their current programmes and policies, and formulate an action plan to enhance their current practice.

    Session Title: Fostering Excellence and Equality in Women’s High Performance Coaching: developing a strong policy foundation

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    Participants will be able to complete a self-assessment of their organisation’s policies related to women-in-coaching, investigate gaps in their current programmes and policies, and formulate an action plan to enhance their current practice.

    Session Title: Fostering Excellence and Equality in Women’s High Performance Coaching: developing a strong policy foundation

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Panel | Paewhiri Kōrero - Leadership in Coaching
    This panel will be in the Main Theatre and live-streamed on the virtual platform.

    Women coaches are under-represented around the globe, all sports, all levels from grassroots to high performance; women face numerous barriers that differ by culture and identity. Panellists will discuss what it takes to create a sport system where women coaches can flourish.

    This session is proudly presented by Athlete Assessments

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    Afzan Mahadi - speaker is proudly supported by Asia New Zealand Foundation 

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    Hybrid session
    1:40pm - 2:25pm
    Leadership

    Women coaches are under-represented around the globe, all sports, all levels from grassroots to high performance; women face numerous barriers that differ by culture and identity. Panellists will discuss what it takes to create a sport system where women coaches can flourish.

    This session is proudly presented by Athlete Assessments

    AALongWEBHeaderLogo.png

    Afzan Mahadi - speaker is proudly supported by Asia New Zealand Foundation 

    Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono logo.png
    visibility & voice

    Women coaches are under-represented around the globe, all sports, all levels from grassroots to high performance; women face numerous barriers that differ by culture and identity. Panellists will discuss what it takes to create a sport system where women coaches can flourish.

    This session is proudly presented by Athlete Assessments

    AALongWEBHeaderLogo.png

    Afzan Mahadi - speaker is proudly supported by Asia New Zealand Foundation 

    Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono logo.png

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