The Cal Botterill Lecture 2017
Featuring Dr. Wade Gilbert – To Infinity and Beyond! Principles of Talent Development
About Dr. Wade Gilbert
Dr. Wade Gilbert is an award-winning professor and internationally renowned coaching scientist in the Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Fresno. Born and raised in Canada, he holds degrees in physical education, human kinetics, and education and has taught and studied coaching at the University of Ottawa (Canada), UCLA, and Fresno State. Wade has 25 years of experience conducting applied research and workshops with coaches and sport organizations around the world spanning all sports and competitive levels. This includes youth leagues and school districts all the way through to world leading sport organizations such as the United States Olympic Committee, the Coaching Association of Canada, NHL/NHLPA, Cricket Australia, and New Zealand Rugby. Gilbert is Editor-in-Chief of the International Sport Coaching Journal and is widely published, including his recent book Coaching Better Every Season (Human Kinetics) and lead author of the USOC Quality Coaching Framework. In 2017 Wade was selected to give the Kristen Marie Gould Endowed Lecture on Sport for Children and Youth at Michigan State University and the Cal Botterill Legacy Lecture at the University of Winnipeg in recognition of his significant contributions to coach and athlete development.