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Leigh Goldie


Leigh has dedicated his life to sport. He has taught in the department of Physical Education and Kinesiology at Grande Prairie Regional College for the past 40 years retiring in 2016. In his time at the College, Leigh served as the chair of the department for 9 years as well as the athletic director for three years.  He has presented at professional conferences and has taught people about mental skills related to coaching performance.  Leigh not only teaches, but has been an asset to the coaching world. In 1984, Leigh founded the wolves’ volleyball club where he was the club director for 25 years.  He has held a number of volleyball camps and has coached teams at the provincial and national level. Leigh’s involvement in coaching has lead him to  become certified through the NCCP as a multisport course conductor, learning facilitator, advanced learning facilitator, master learning facilitator, and program evaluator.  He has been a multisport course conductor for over 100 courses and is still actively involved with the NCCP, assisting with coach development.  In addition to all his work with the NCCP, Leigh is also the president for Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association, president for volleyball Alberta and chair for Grand Prairie Sport Council.