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Posting Closed - Become a PSO Administrative Coordinator

Sport Nova Scotia is seeking an ambitious administrator who has the drive and skills to support up to four Provincial Sport Organizations (PSOs) at a time. A self-starter, the PSO Administrative Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Sport Development to develop sport programs, organize events, and help build membership while reporting to each PSO’s Board of Directors. READ MORE

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November's Sport Chek Athletes of the Month

Jackson Carroll and Team Thompson win Sport Chek Athlete of the Month Honours

HALIFAX, NS (December 20, 2016) – Jackson Carroll of Halifax has been named November’s Sport Chek Individual Male Athlete of the Month. The 19-year-old secured his third straight international podium finish since September after winning bronze in the Senior Male <63 kg category at the XXIIth International Taekwondo Tournament of Paris Ile de France (French Open). Carroll trains at HP Atlantic Taekwondo Centre and is coached by Kathy Pyke. MORE

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New Campaign Warns of Dangers of Early Sport Specialization

Halifax, NS – A new campaign launching October 24th is co-developed by Hockey Nova Scotia and Soccer Nova Scotia and targets parents of athletes aged 12 and under to generate awareness of the dangers of early sport specialization.

 

“Early sport specialization is on the rise in youth sport, and it’s a disturbing trend. So many parents feel the pressure to force their kids ‘all in’ too young. Parents are led to believe that more is better, that they are giving their child an edge by narrowing in on one sport, or even that it is a matter of competitive survival,” says Brad Lawlor, Executive Director of Soccer Nova Scotia. “We are creating a generation of injured, burned out kids who stop sports altogether, leading to a lifetime of health issues.READ MORE

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