Beyond Glory: The Experts Behind the Performance
The Experts Behind the Performance
In addition to its affiliated athletes, INS Québec will also have eight of its experts onsite during the Tokyo Olympics Games, most of them being assigned to direct support to athletes. Here are the experts: Physiotherapists, Félix Croteau (Water Polo), Jean-Sébastien Rondeau (Diving) and Kathleen Smith (Artistic Swimming), Mental Performance Consultant, Véronique Richard (Water Polo), Lead Strength and Conditioning Trainer, Alain Delorme (Water Polo) and Exercise Physiologist, François Bieuzen (Boxing).
Advisors, High-Performance Sport, at the INS Québec, Caroline Truchon, will contribute as a support staff member for the Canadian Olympic Committee while Louise Kairns will hold the position of International Doping Control Officer.
As well as helping them prepare, six experts from INS Québec will provide direct support to Team Canada during the Tokyo Paralympics. The para-swimming team will be relying on Dr. Andréane Bourgeois and exercise physiologist Myriam Paquette, who will both be on site in Japan. They will be supported from Montréal by strength and conditioning coach Alexandre Clark, and by medical and scientific technical advisor Evelyne Dubé, who will conduct video analysis of the races.
Psychologist and mental performance consultant Amélie Soulard will provide remote support to the boccia athletes and coaches. Finally, the Paralympic cycling team will be relying on strength and conditioning coach François Raymond, who will plan warm-up and muscle activation exercises remotely, in addition to monitoring training load.
CAMPAIGN – THE EXPERTS BEHIND THE PERFORMANCE
Let’s take advantage of this unifying moment to discover 3 profiles of experts who have supported athletes from 16 different sports in their preparation for the Olympic Games and who will be onsite with them at the Games. Learn more about the experts at INS Quebec behind the performance who put all their efforts to allow athletes to obtain every thousandth of a second that makes the difference, every millimetre that gets them closer to their personal best and every little detail that helps propel them to greatness.