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Our Mission

For The Love Of The Game is a digitally based non-profit organization. Our aim is to help the youth sports community bring the focus back to what matters- kids learning, growing, and having fun playing sports. 

Let’s create a happy and positive youth sports environment, because we’re all in this for the same reason and together we can help kids remain active for their entire lives!



Summit Topics

This Youth Sport Digital Summit features conversations with experts in the youth sports. Each speaker addresses important and relevant topics, including:


Learn what you can do to improve the experience of kids in sport today, all from the comfort of your own home.



For You

Our wide variety of topics means there is something to be gained for everyone. Whether you're an athlete, parent, coach, official, or administrator, we guarantee you'll learn valuable new information!

Registration is FREE because we believe these lessons should be accessible to everyone. Every day of the summit new speakers will be live for just 24 hours. No matter what time zone you're in or where you are, you can access all our content from your laptop, phone, tablet, or any other device with internet connection! 

Guest Speakers

Michael Smith

Captain of UBC Thunderbirds Men's Rugby

Finding Balance As A Varsity Athlete

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James Leath

Mental Performance Coach for the Chicago Bulls

Transferring Skills From Sports To Life

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How To Keep Coaching During COVID-19


Seanna Thomas

Founder of Hockey Snacks Inc.

Proper Nutrition For Young Athletes

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J.P. Nerbun

Founder and Director of ThriveOnChallenge LLC

How To Create A Culture Of Excellence On Your Teams

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Dr. Jerry Lynch

Founder and Director of Way of Champions

How Mindfulness and Motivation Can Lead You To Success
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Trevor Ragan

Founder of The Learner Lab (Train Ugly)

Developing A Growth Mindset

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Dr. Jennifer Fraser

Founder and Educational Consultant of NeuroParadigm

Understanding Harassment: What Coaches And Athletes Can Do

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Sean Fitz-Gerald

Senior National Writer for The Athletic Canada

Why We Need To Bring The Fun Back To Youth Sports

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Angela Lewis

Owner of Angela Lewis and Associates

The Athletic Journey From Childhood To Adulthood

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Dr. Guy Faulkner

Professor at the UBC School of Kinesiology

Why Free And Unsupervised Play Helps Your Child Become Resilient

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Lenore Skenazy

President of Let Grow

Why Kids Need More Free Play

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Matt Young

CEO of Personal Sport Record

How To Incorporate Long Term Athletic Development In Your Program

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Erin Crawford

MakeMovementMatter speaker

How To Develop Physical Literacy Programming In Schools


Tim Adams

Founder and Executive Director of Free Footie

Creating Community Through Youth Sports

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Jenn Starkey

Founder of MVP Leadership Academy

Finding Your Confidence Through Sport

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Rick Parnham

President of Ontario Association of Basketball Officials

How To Reduce Officials' Attrition

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Dr. Veronica Allan

Postdoctoral Fellow in York University's School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Creating Positive Youth Development Through Sport

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Dr. Cassidy Preston

Founder and Lead Sport & Performance Psychology 

Creating Positive Youth Development Through Sport

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Dr. Jessica Fraser-Thomas

Associate Professor at York University's School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

Creating Positive Youth Development Through Sport

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Nick Buonocore

Founder of The Reformed Sports Parent

Why Multi-Sport Participation Is So Important

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Amber Pascual

MakeMovementMatter speaker

How To Develop Physical Literacy Programming In Schools


Your Host

Glen Mulcahy

Founder and CEO of PARADIGM Sports | Executive Director of For The Love of the Game Alumni and Mentor for the UBC School of Kinesiology | Speaker for Changing the Game Project | Hockey Canada NCCP Facilitator for BC Hockey

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