Sport Yukon and the YG Sport & Recreation Branch invite you to join us monthly for informative and valuable discussions.  Topics will be audience driven and will be hosted virtually with an option of two times each month;  the second Thursday night 6:30 pm OR the 2nd Saturday 11:00 am of each month.

This Community of Practice (CoP) is a high-value, low cost way to connect our sport community with a passion for learning, developing, and growing together.  Our CoP will have facilitated professional development, ongoing learning opportunities, and knowledge sharing of all things sport!

PLUS – we will be giving away draw prizes at each session so you won’t want to miss it!




OCTOBER 20, 2021 – Building Sound Team Selections

NOVEMBER 17, 2021 – Strategic Planning – What, Why, How?

JANUARY 19, 2022 – Cultural Awareness & Reconciliation Training





HUDDLE #5 HOSTED Wednesday, Sept. 29th 6:30 pm

“Concussion Awareness Presentation & Resources”

  • Guest speakers and panelists:
    • Dr. Victor Lun who practices Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Calgary (UC) Sport Medicine Centre and oversees the Sport Medicine Centre Acute Concussion Clinic.  He is a Clinical Associate Professor in the UC Department of Family Medicine.  He is the team physician for the UC Dinos Football and Canadian Long Track Speed Skating teams and has numerous peer-reviewed grants and publications related to research in clinical sport and exercise medicine.
    • Jeane Lassen, Olympian
    • Eric Porter, Arctic Sport Instructor


HUDDLE #4 HOSTED Thursday, June 10 6:30 pm

“Celebrating Yukon Women & Girls in Sport (Gender Equity)”

  • Guest speakers and panelists;
    • Canadian Women & Sport
    • Sarah Walz of Softball Yukon
    • Dan Johnson of Yukon Wild Girls Hockey
    • Jenyfer Neumann, Yukon Sport & Recreation Branch



MAY 13, 2021 HUDDLE – “Host Your AGM with Confidence”

As a Board, you are accountable to your membership. One of your most important tasks is to host the Annual General Meeting. At your AGM, members will want to know that you are running the organization in a responsible and ethical way.  This recording includes discussion on hosting your AGM using the PDF Approach (Prepare, Deliver, Follow-up), and gives you tools and resources to help you host your AGM with confidence.

APRIL 8, 2021 HUDDLE – “On-boarding New Board Members”

This HUDDLE covers why the  on-boarding or a “transfer of knowledge” to new board members is crucial to the success and sustainability of your organization.  Who should do it? What should it include? When should it be done?


MARCH 11, 2021 HUDDLE – The Value of Governance and Policy” highlighting the SPORT YUKON CLUB OPERATIONS MANUAL

It’s a manual full of policy and bylaw templates, employee contract templates, board governance, codes of conduct, roles and responsibilities, human resources and volunteer management, complaint management, waivers, and much more – all in a convenient copy and paste format.