Blue Jays Student Athlete Leadership Summit

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Josh Donaldson

The 150 students will have a full day of leadership focused seminars with leading experts and organizations before attending the Blue Jays hosting the Tampa Bay Rays

On Tuesday, May 17th the TORONTO BLUE JAYS will host their first STUDENT ATHLETE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Educators and student athletes will have the opportunity to learn and network with leading professionals in the fields of Heath & Wellness, Inclusion, Sport Management and more.  Tuesday’s inaugural session will feature keynote speaker R.A. Dickey along with the following speakers,

Strength & Conditioning                           Chris Joyner, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Toronto Blue Jays

Sport Psychology                                     Lisa Veloce (Permutter), Mental Performance Consultant

Nutrition                                                    Jennifer Sygo, Dietician, Sport Nutritionist & Author

Coaching                                                  DeMarlo Hale, Bench Coach, Toronto Blue Jays

Sport Management & Philanthropy          Paul Beeston, former President and CEO Toronto Blue Jays

Sport & Social Media                                Josh Lukin, Sr. Director, Club Initiatives, MLB Advanced Media

                                                                 Tim McGarry, New Media Specialist, MLB Advanced Media

Bullying & Sport                                        Mark Allen, Ontario Director, Respect in Sport

LGBTQ & Sport                                        Kathy Witterick, Specialist, Education and Training, The 519

Intellectual Disabilities & Sport                 James Noronha, Program Manager, Special Olympics Ontario

                                                                 Gohulan Rajalingham, Athlete, Special Olympics Ontario

The 150 students will have a full day of leadership focused seminars with leading experts and organizations before attending the Blue Jays hosting the Tampa Bay Rays at 7:07pm. 

Media looking to attend this exciting event are asked to contact the Blue Jays Communications Department for timing and locations within Rogers Centre.  

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