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1 CDSS Training Trinidad and Tobago

2 Overview Athlete Pathways Disability Sport Structures Trends and Insights Global trends

3 Personal History Recreational sport Organized sport Interscholastic sport Collegiate sport Paralympic Games – ’84, ‘88, ‘92 Sport Governance & Leadership

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5 Athlete Pathways PE and APE Youth Sport Community-based programs High School – Track and Field, Swimming, etc. Disability Sport Organizations and NSO’s Collegiate pathway Wheelchair basketball, Track and Field, Swimming National Team World championships Paralympic Team

6 Disability Sport Structure Local disability sport clubs and programs National disability sport organizations National sport federations National Paralympic Committee International federations International Paralympic Committee

7 Trends and Insights Increased awareness of Paralympic sport Increased investment in sport & athletes Health promotion efforts Laws, treaties, regulations, and guidelines Youth sports options School-based sports

8 Global Trends and Insights IOC/IPC Relationship Marketing, branding, brand protection, visibility Globalization Technology – IPC policy on sports equipment Human Rights UN CRPD UN Office on Sport for Development and Peace

9 IPC / IOC Relationship Olympic & Paralympic Games alignment: – IPC/IOC joint marketing agreement – Bidding for the Games – Organizing the Games – IPC President is IOC Member

10 Technology

11 UN Office on Sport for Development and Peace Sport and Child & Youth Development Sport and Peace Sport and Gender Sport and Development Sport and Persons with Disabilities in one of the 5 Thematic Working Groups of the Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group (SDP IWG). The three strategic priority areas: Independence and Sport Participation Using Sport to Empower Persons with Disabilities Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities within Sport

12 T&T Paralympic Sport Development Sport programs represented Commitments we are making Communication & Collaboration (ongoing) Planning and goal setting Measureable objectives Next steps

13 Final Thoughts Paralympic sport programs are: Game changers Enriching for all students Illustrative of a values system Producing high achieving citizens and future leaders

14 QUESTIONS?

15 Contact Information BlazeSports America Washington DC & Atlanta, GA Ann Cody: Dan Humphreys:

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17 Sport History History of Disability Sport: Paralympic sport- World War II –Sports clubs emerged from veteran‘s hospitals sustained by the large number of war casualties. –Informal competitions led to international competitions and ultimately the Paralympic Games – First International Games held at Stoke Mandeville, England 1960 – Birth of the Paralympic Games in Rome

18 Sport History History of Disability Sport: Deaflympics – International Committee of Sports for the Deaf established in 1924 Special Olympics World Games - Special Olympics International established in 1968 Sport for people who are blind or visually impaired – dates back to late 1800’s. History of Collegiate Disability Sports: –1948 – Collegiate sports programs for students with disabilities. –1970 – Collegiate conference for men’s wheelchair basketball. –1977 – Collegiate championships in wheelchair basketball.

19 International Paralympic Committee – Global governing body of the Paralympic Movement – Serves as the International Federation (IF) – Oversees Paralympic Summer and Winter Games – Coordinates World Championships

20 International Paralympic Committee Global Development – 170 National Paralympic Committees (NPC) – 5 Regional Organizations – 4 Disability Specific International Sports Federations (IOSD) – 25 Sports on the Paralympic Program

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22 Steve Whisnant Managing Director, Paralympic Outreach Programs Steve Whisnant Managing Director, Paralympic Outreach Programs Scott Blackmum Chief Executive Officer Scott Blackmum Chief Executive Officer Charlie Huebner Chief of Paralympics Charlie Huebner Chief of Paralympics Larry Probst Chair, Board of Directors Larry Probst Chair, Board of Directors James Benson Chair, Paralympic Advisory Committee (PAC) James Benson Chair, Paralympic Advisory Committee (PAC) Ann Cody Co-chair, PAC Ann Cody Co-chair, PAC Mike Mushett Director Community and Veterans Programs Mike Mushett Director Community and Veterans Programs Julie O’Neill Director Sport Performance Julie O’Neill Director Sport Performance Roger Neppl Director Military Programs Roger Neppl Director Military Programs Jeannine Hansen Director Public Relations Jeannine Hansen Director Public Relations U.S. Paralympics Organizational Structure

23 Paralympic Sports –Swimming –Track & field –Wheelchair Basketball –Football/Soccer –Sailing –Triathlon –Rowing –Goalball –Sitting Volleyball –Canoe –Wheelchair Rugby –Wheelchair Tennis –Ice Sledge Hockey –Cycling –Boccia –Alpine Skiing –Cross Country Skiing –Biathlon –Archery

24 Legacy of the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games National nonprofit organization US Agency for International Development recognized NGO and PVO United States Olympic Committee - Multi-Sport Organizations Council

25 BlazeSports Divisions BlazeSports Georgia – Direct service programs, clinics, camps, equipment loan, competitions, and technical assistance. Education – Training, certification, and technical assistance for recreation and education professionals, coaches, and volunteers. Policy – Local, state, and national policy, systems, and environmental change initiatives, and national partnerships. International – Sport development, diplomacy, and human rights initiatives.

26 BlazeSports Resources: Phone & technical assistance –Communities –Athletes, parents, service providers, others Web-based Resources – Annual Conference Certified Disability Sport Specialist (CDSS) –Regional trainings Webinars

27 Certified Disability Sport Specialist (CDSS) Skilled and trustworthy volunteers and coaches The Solution… Credential to certify knowledge and ability to deliver safe programming that meets with standards of best practice The Result… Higher degree of professionalism among direct service providers at all levels The Need…


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