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VL Podcast 10.21.20: TWU hoops coach Cheryl Jean-Paul on Spartans’ Super Conference & holistic needs of coaches, athletes during COVID-19

Trinity Western Spartans’ women’s basketball coach Cheryl Jean-Paul checks in with host Howard Tsumura this week to chat about her school’s 2020 Leadership Super Conference, a remote event set to stream this Friday (full details at gospartansca).

The focus this year, in this time of global pandemic, has shifted even more squarely on the holistic side of student-athlete well-being .

As well, Jean-Paul talks about Diversity Panel she will chair as part of Friday’s conference,  and of the work being done by the newly-formed Black Canadian Coaches Association.

There’s also plenty of time to talk Canada West women’s basketball as Jean-Paul speaks to the efforts her young Spartans are making as they continue to build team culture through these tough and demanding times.

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