Queen's University

Olympic coaching strategy

2010-03-19

John Phelan, an expert in coaching strategy and mental preparation for sport, is available for comment as the 2008 Summer Olympics approaches.
Mr. Phelan can speak to the mental preparation involved to compete at that level, as well as coaching and leadership within the Olympic movement.
A professor of organizational behaviour with Queen’s, Mr. Phelan provided mental skills coaching for Team Canada Hockey’s 2004 Gold Medal winners and the 2002 Men’s Canadian Olympic Hockey team prior to the Olympics in Salt Lake City. He is also a health and lifestyle coach with the Queen’s School of Business Executive Program.
To arrange an interview with Mr. Phelan, contact Molly Kehoe, molly.kehoe@queensu.ca, 613.533.2877, or Alissa Clark, alissa.clark@queensu.ca, 613.533.6000 ext 77513, Queen’s News & Media Services

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