• Summary

    Father, husband, and physical educator.

    I'm creating change from my corner of the world.
  • Experience

    Pembina Trails School Division

    Physical Education Specialist Sep 2001 - Present
    Curriculum planning, lesson delivery, student assessment & evaluation to gr 5-9 students (2001 - 2015) and K-6 students (2015-present).

    The Keg Steakhouse and Bar

    Server and Bartender 1998 - 2004
    Ensure guests had an incredible experience.

    YMCA Canada

    Counsellor/Section Coordinator/Canoe Tripper 1997 - 2001
    Camp Counsellor, coordinate a group of counsellors, and leading groups of kids for extended canoe trips 2-6 weeks in length at Camp Stephens.
  • WHAT I BELIEVE IN

    Fun and joy are more powerful three letter words than win.

  • Skills

    Student Engagement

    Curriculum Innovation

    Physical Education

    Social Media

    Educational Technology

    Teaching

  • Education

    University of Manitoba

    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Bachelor of Education (BEd) 1995 - 2000
    The University of Manitoba is a place where you can define yourself. Come discover the innovator, dreamer, trailblazer or visionary within you!
  • Recent Highlights

    Phys Ed MTS PD Day 2015 Conference

    Geoff Brewster (Phys Ed Consultant for Pembina Trails School Division) and I co-chaired the 2015 MPETA (Mb Phys Ed Teachers Association) and MTS (Mb Teachers Society) provincial Phys Ed conference on Oct 23rd 2015. The conference was attended by over 700 educators and was highlighted by keynote speeches from TSN's Michael Landsberg and the Winnipeg Jets Craig Heisinger. Both keynotes focused on mental health and the need to continue to reduce the stigma attached to it.

    PhysEdSource.com

    In May 2015, University of Alberta professor Dr. David Chorney and I launched the website www.PhysEdSource.com as an online directory of useful links and resources for Phys Ed and Health educators.

    Top 100 Most Fascinating Manitoban's of 2014

    I was named one of the Top 100 Most Fascinating Manitoban's of 2014 by Ace Burpee! This is a complete and total honour!

    Guest Blogger

    I am a guest blogger for Tennis Canada. My first post "Five Sports That Will Improve Your Tennis Game" was published in April 2015.

    Guest Blogger

    I was a guest blogger for ParticipACTION from 2012 - 2014. Click here to read my post "Enhancing Physical Education with Technology"

    The Physical Educator

    I have been highlighted on the http://www.thephysicaleducator.com/ website many times including these post where I explain "How I Teach." and what "Apps I Use" as well as being nominated for the 2013 #physed award for best phys ed teachers twitter account.

    President of The Gr 4-6 Pembina Trails Athletic Association

    Since 2011 I have been the President of the Pembina Trails School Divisions Gr 4-6 Athletic Association. My duties include, presiding at regular meetings of the Association, calling meetings of the Association, determining an agenda for the meetings, and representing the Association at special events or meetings.

    Top 50 Phys Ed teacher of 2013

    I was named one of the top 50 phys ed teachers of 2013 by Ubersense. They are the creators of the video analysis app Ubersense.

    TED-Ed

    I am a registered TED-Ed select member. My created lesson for the video "23 and 1/2 hours" has been viewed over 4.5 million times.

    Manitoba Marathon

    I've completed four half Manitoba Marathons. I have nothing but respect for those that take part in the full marathon.
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