Reading the Play with Jeremy Lee
The journey of Calgary Inferno forward Kelty Apperson begins in Kitchener, Ontario. However, hockey has taken her all over Canada and she has been through her fair share of unfamiliar territory. Appy possesses a humility unlike any other and is not afraid to push herself to the limit in order to get herself closer to her highest potential.
The decision to pursue a volleyball coaching career has served Sean extremely well. One of the brightest minds in the game brings his wisdom out west and has transformed the program and culture of the SAIT Trojans. Even if volleyball isn't your sport, he has a plethora of great mentality that is applicable across the board!
Anything is possible. The story of Jeff Glass contains plenty of patience and a mentality to prove people wrong. Hard work pays off, along with not giving up on your dream. Jeff talks living in Russia, balancing family life overseas and reminisces on some of his favourite moments at the NHL level.
Inspired by the physical play of Scott Stevens of the New Jersey Devils, Jacquie Pierri navigates her way through the NorthEast US hockey scene. From being benched as a girl on a boys' team to winning the Clarkson Cup with the Calgary Inferno and being named an alternate captain, Pierri has a penchant for stepping up, especially when the naysayers make noise.
The story of Kate Pexman is nothing short of incredible. From suffering a torn ACL in Grade 9 to nearly being taken out by her own laptop, Kate has overcome so much to be one of the most dominant players the Canada West and U SPORTS has ever seen.
The journey of Heptathlete Niki Oudenaarden has brought her all over the world for competitions. Little did she know that all her triumphs and adversities shaped her character and helped her realize that Track & Field was more than just a sport.
This Wolfpack setter was diagnosed with a physical condition early on in life BUT that didn't stop her from becoming one of the better playmakers at her position, backing it up with a Canada West All-Rookie selection. '3000' is ready to take her game to the next level after playing an instrumental part in her team winning the ONE Volleyball Championship in the summer of 2018.
The third of four girls, Kelly Murray is immersed into hockey life at a young age as her family traveled throughout Canada and the United States. She continues on that journey today, as she has rediscovered her love for the game.
Australian-born Regan Fathers makes the big move to Canada to pursue his dream of playing post-secondary volleyball. Plenty of stories including nearly being turned away at the border, favourite bench celebration and biggest culture adjustments.
The journey of Gambian-born Doctor Cassama who moved from Sweden to Calgary to pursue college football, enjoyed a standout career with the Dinos and eventually went through the NFL draft process.
Sport Calgary This Week
Rob Kerr sits down with Scott Maw to talk about the science behind the performance, how CSI Calgary applies sport science to impact performance, and the collaboration between integrated support teams (ISTs), coaches, and athletes.
Rob Kerr sits down with Alayne Hing and 2018 Olympian Melissa Lotholz to talk about the CSI Calgary’s approach to mental performance, as well as some of the strategies that Alayne and Melissa have implemented to help Melissa with pre, during and post Olympic Games realities.
Rob Kerr sits down with Dale Henwood to talk about a retrospection on the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary, celebrating 25 years in 2019, the reasons why CSI Calgary was selected to be the first ‘Sport Centre’, and what it says about Calgary. Dale’s highlights over the past 25 years, the moments and the athletes involved, and what CSI Calgary believes is the bigger picture behind it all.
Rob Kerr sits down with Kelly Anne Erdman to talk about nutrition in the daily training environment. Nutrition can play a significant role in some of the following areas: reducing inflammation, optimizing recovery, endurance fuelling, determining sweat rates and rehydration needs, using supplement effectively and managing injury/return to sport from injury.
Rob Kerr sits down with Dr. Brian Benson to talk about CSI Calgary’s approach to sport medicine. Benson discusses the emphasis CSI Calgary places on injury prevention, world-leading tools & programs, the greater impact of their medical research and programs, as well as the Benson Concussion Institute.
Rob Kerr sits down with Cara Button to talk about CSI Calgary’s Game Plan program, how the rise in awareness of the program is helping athletes internally and externally, and the importance of talking openly about mental health and what Game Plan is doing to help.
Rob Kerr sits down with Jason Sjostrom to talk about coaching, how coaches in Alberta can become better coaches, as well as professional development workshops offered through CSI Calgary.
Rob Kerr sits down with Jason Poole and Tyler Seitz to talk about high performance sport services and partnerships as well as discuss why it is the important to provide Canadian athletes with integrated sport science and sport medicine services.
Jason Ribeiro joins Rob Kerr to discuss a potential bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
We've Solved Nothing
Rob Kerr and David Legg discuss the definition of eSports, the gaming industry and the impact it could potentially make on the sport industry.
Further to their discussion from August 21, 2018, Rob Kerr and David Legg continue their conversation about gambling and marijuana and its potential effects on the sport world.
Rob Kerr and David Legg share their thoughts on the vote results of Olympic & Paralympic plebiscite from November 13.
Rob Kerr and David Legg talk about the social and economic implications of sport on society, as well as the upcoming plebiscite for Calgary 2026.
Join Rob Kerr and David Legg as they first discuss the impending legislation of Marijuana and its impact on sports advertising. And secondly, speak to what changes are happening in the United States as sports betting becomes legal.
Rob Kerr and David Legg discuss how this generation views the world and how society is adapting.
Rob Kerr and David Legg talk about the recent presentation of Bret "the Hitman" Hart of an honorary degree at Mount Royal University and whether or not getting an honorary degree is more prestigious than being inducted into a Sports Hall of Fame.
Rob Kerr and David Legg talk about leadership in the world of sport, in the context of professional sport playoffs and the Olympics.
Rob and David walk through sport issues of the week, including the sport community's response to the Humboldt tragedy, and Calgary's exploration of a 2026 Olympics bid.
Kerri Bourne joins Rob Kerr speaking about the history of cheerleading in Alberta and the importance of teamwork in cheerleading.
Dave McLean joins Rob Kerr in explaining what exactly ultimate is and how people can get involved.
Lauren Yee joins Rob Kerr to speak about how exactly quidditch transformed from a fictional sport to one played around the world.
Kate Marlow joins Rob Kerr to share the history of the club and the exciting future that lies ahead.
Bob Baker joins Rob Kerr to talk about how he grew SUNS basketball and stars volleyball from nothing into a year-round, six program organization.
Adam Pelly joins Rob Kerr to showcase the sport of broomball.
Derek Dillion talks to Rob Kerr about the history of lawn bowling and where it is going.
Jason Zaran from the Calgary Multisport Fieldhouse Society joins Rob Kerr to talk about a critical issue facing Calgary's sport community: the need for a new fieldhouse.
This week we feature one of Sport Calgary's members, Calgary Minor Football. Learn more about the sport and the proud history of minor football in Calgary