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Athletics Canada Introduces Quebec High Performance Hub: CNAM

Athletics Canada is happy to announce the subsequent stage of its most current Superior General performance (HP) Hub in Quebec, which will be regarded domestically as the “Centre nationwide d’athlétisme – Montréal” or much more just “CNAM”.

CNAM will be the focal position of AC’s High General performance system in the province of Quebec and will present facilities and providers for CAPP (Canadian Athlete Effectiveness Pathway) athletes.  In the mid-term, CNAM will be based mostly at Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard (CSCR) in Montreal, and will also use facilities at McGill College and the Institut national du Activity du Québec (INSQ).  In the extended time period, the strategy is to have a absolutely integrated foundation at INSQ which includes an indoor athletics track integrated with the centre’s earth class teaching facilities and cure spaces supplying sports science, athletics drugs and innovation providers, similar to the greatest techniques in the earth.

Québec Hub Coordinator Louis-Pierre Lauzon ([email protected] ) will control obtain to CNAM facilities and providers.  He will function together with the very first complete-time Hub Coach to be centered at CNAM, sprints coach Fabrice Akué ([email protected])who will officially commence on October 3, 2022. As the Hub grows, we hope to insert further Hub Coaches in other disciplines and broaden IST products and services supplied.

Who can use CNAM amenities and companies?

  • Athletes on AC’s CAPP plan (Canadian Athlete Efficiency Pathway) 
  • Authorized associates of the Hub Coaches’ education squads (including restricted accessibility to IST solutions)
  • Other athletes picked inside of the group discovered with the Ministry (Elite and Relève degrees) by the Fédération québécoise d’athlétisme (FQA) will also have monitor accessibility all through CNAM hrs.

What amenities will be readily available at CNAM? 
Obtain to the subsequent providers and amenities will be coordinated by Louis-Pierre Lauzon.

  1. Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard (CSCR):Outside track (summer mornings)
  2. Indoor keep track of (mid-week winter season mornings)
  3. Energy and Conditioning Gyms
  4. Space for Physio and massage remedy
  5. McGill UniversityIndoor track (wintertime weekends)
  6. INSQStrength and Conditioning Gym
  7. Sports activities drugs clinic
  8. In the for a longer time phrase: Indoor keep track of

What products and services will be readily available at CNAM?

Accessibility to all companies and amenities will be coordinated by Louis-Pierre Lauzon.

  • Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard (CSCR):
  • McGill College
    • Sprints coaching (Fabrice Akué)
  • INSQ
    • Sprints coaching (Fabrice Akué)
    • Health care physician
    • Physiotherapy
    • Massage Remedy
    • Biomechanics
    • Energy and conditioning coaching
    • Psychological General performance Coaching
    • Registered Dietician
    • Sport science, investigation and Innovation services

What about facility accessibility at other times?
Aspect of Athletics Canada’s mandate in partnership with the Town of Montreal will be to also coordinate the use of the indoor athletics facility at CSCR (Salle Omnisport) for all clubs from 4-9pm weekday evenings, and entry will also be feasible for CNAM athletes, which includes provincial-determined Elite and Relève athletes.

Who are the CNAM workers?
Louis-Pierre Lauzon:
L-P, as he prefers to be named, begun as AC’s Quebec Hub Coordinator on August 23rd and is primarily based at the CNAM in Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard in Montreal.  

L-P joins AC from the Quebec Freestyle Snowboarding Federation, in which he expended the previous many decades as the Supervisor of Operations and Communications.  He has an comprehensive sporting qualifications, as founder and head mentor of a CrossFit gymnasium in Montreal and as an Greatest (frisbee) athlete competing in various global championships in excess of the previous 15 yrs. He is also concerned in the Supreme local community as head mentor of numerous teams in Montreal.

Observe that his winter several hours (starting off mid-October) will modify to somewhere around 1pm-9pm as he will be coordinating accessibility to the indoor keep track of at CSCR.  He can be reached at [email protected].    

Fabrice Akué:
Fabrice will start as AC’s Hub Mentor, Sprints (Quebec) on October 3, 2022, and will also be centered at CNAM in Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard in Montreal.  

Fabrice has around 20 decades of coaching experience in athletics and has also labored with specialist athletes’ velocity systems in sports activities such as football, hockey, baseball, and boxing.  He was the Laval University sprints coach from 2001 – 2010 and 2016 – 2022 and is the founder of Akrospeed Inc.  Fabrice has been a coach at various AC relay camps given that 2009.

Fabrice’s purpose will be to coach dash activities at the Quebec Hub: building his personal sprints squad delivering help to CAPP sprinters checking out the Quebec Hub and assisting on Countrywide staff and camps as expected.  He will also be accessible, on ask for, to recommend nearby clubs and FQA Elite Plan athletes about sprinting and dash coaching.

He can be arrived at at [email protected].    

Town Hall:
AC will keep a city corridor dialogue of the new Quebec Hub (CNAM) on Tuesday September 20, at 7:00 pm EST.  Panelists will include: 
o   Simon Nathan (AC, Substantial Efficiency Director)
o   Marc Desjardins (FQA, Directeur Général)
o   Louis-Pierre Lauzon (AC, Quebec Hub Coordinator)
o   Fabrice Akué (AC, Hub Coach, Sprints (Quebec) )
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