Photos: IBSF / Viesturs Lacis, Women In Sport High Performance Pathway heads to residential week in London

Elfje Willemsen, Rayoung Mun, Joska Le Conté and Elena Sorina Ticu attend for IBSF

London (RWH) Bobsleigh and Skeleton coaches Elfje Willemsen (for CAN), Rayoung Mun (for KOR), Joska Le Conté (for NED) and Elena Sorina Ticu (for ROU) have been selected to take part at the „Women In Sport High Performance Pathway (WISH)“ leadership program. After kicking-off the programm with online training on 23 May, WISH heads to their residential week in London (August 15-19) and all four coaches will be present, accompanied by International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF)  North American Cup coordinator Nicola Minichiello (GBR) who will support the federation’s part of the program with a content/education-based focus.

The International Olympic Committee IOC together with other partners has designed the „Women In Sport High Performance Pathway“ leadership program to support female coaches on the way to being successful at the Regional and/or Continental Games, World Championship, Youth Olympic Games ‘YOG’ and Olympic level. The aim is a balanced gender representation for coaches selected to participate at the Games, as stated in the IOC Gender Equality Review Report.

Olympic Solidarity will be supporting each coach nominated jointly by the IF and NOC with

direct funding of 11,000 USD for the delivery and participation in the programme. The IBSF supports the coaches for each cohort with 3.500 USD.

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