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Advisor Blog Series: Raising Profile

Having joined the Canadian Olympic Paralympic Sport Institute Network (COPSI Network) and Game Plan teams just over two years ago, one of the things I’ve enjoyed the most has been…

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Advisor Blog Series: Olympic Withdrawal

My colleague, Michelle, and I were joking this week that we are going through Olympic withdrawal. We were captivated by the athletes, and now we feel lost and unsure of…

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Evert’s Story: The grad school decision

Once transition is in full swing, important decisions are made that will guide you towards your future career. With Game Plan, these important decisions can be looked at and thought…

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Advisor Blog Series: New shift in thinking?

It is interesting to see a shift in how different sports are addressing the needs of their athletes.  Traditionally, winter athletes struggle to complete their undergrad degrees because the traditional…

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Evert’s Story: Preparing the inevitable

When the time comes to transition, there is often uncertainty with regards to your own next steps. Luckily for Canadian athletes, Game Plan is able to help ease this process.…

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Smith Graduate Diploma in Business Q&A

Smith Graduate Diploma in Business Q&A Interested in business, but not quite ready to plunge into an MBA? We sat down with Anne Fergusson, a sitting volleyball athlete member of…

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Advisor Blog Series: Who are you?

In my first post I spent some time talking about the overall work that I do. Moving forward, I want to dive a bit deeper in to those 3 questions…

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Sponsorship in Canada

“Sponsorship is a relationship between an athlete and a company where the company provides goods, services, finances or a combination of those in return for commercial benefits.” It does exist…

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Game Plan Mentorship Program

Apply before October 6 to be part of the mentorship program. We will pair up to 8 Game Plan eligible athletes with mentors who are leaders in their field. Our…

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Job Shadowing in Calgary

Calgary based executive coaching and peer mentorship firm GAME PLAN AT A GLANCE Game Plan, powered by Deloitte, is Canada’s total athlete wellness program that strives to support national team…

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Working with my advisor-Dani Hennig

Over the past couple months I have been tweeting out about a variety of services Game Plan offers. Personally I have connected with my Game Plan advisor for some career…

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Mission accomplished! – Joseph

Mission accomplished! My time as Game Plan Champion has come to a close. For my fourth and final job shadowing initiative, I organized a full day of interactions between athletes…

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Monique’s Blog #3

For my Game Plan project, I reached out to almost 80 newly carded athletes at the CSIC. I shared how GamePlan helped me through my career and transition, and I…

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Joseph’s – Opening doors for others

As Game Plan Champion, my project consists of exposing Canadian athletes to the working world outside of sport by creating a job shadowing day inside businesses that appeal to their…

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Monique’s Blog #2

I was really fortunate to attend the YYC GamePlan Summit. One of the highlights for me was the discussion about “side hustles”. As an athlete, a side hustle would be…

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Monique’s blog #1

My view of the Game Plan services is to help create one small thing outside of sport that you care about, and to start nurturing that thing just a tiny…

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Being a Champion – Danielle Hennig

Hey everyone! Last week I tweeted about being one of your Game Plan Champions, but what does that really mean? Good question…Really, I get to be an ambassador for the…

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Mental Health and Wellness

Take a look at the vast library of mental health and wellness resources provided by Morneau Shepell and access confidential mental health support.

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Jane Thornton: Life After Sport

The moment the Closing Ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games wrapped up (and with it my Olympic career), I packed my bags and left my fellow Olympic athletes to…

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Trevor White: Life After Sport

My name is Trevor White, a retired member of the Canadian Ski Team. During my athlete career, I was fortunate to compete in two World Championships and the 2010 Vancouver…

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Sarah Reid: Life After Sport

  Life after sports. It can be a pretty scary thing to think about, especially if you’re still very much focused on your sports career, the goals you’ve set for…

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Relevant Wellness-Related Article

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