Sydney School of Education and Social Work events – 2015 Archive

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The US sports-development system: opportunities and challenges

9 March 2015

This lecture will examine the unique sports-development system in the United States and the complicated nature of collegiate sports. Using soccer as an example, the presenter will outline the opportunities and challenges that face talents and gifted players as they attempt to transition from youth to the professional level.

Event details

  • When: 5–6.30pm

  • Where: Room 612, Education Building A35, Manning Rd, University of Sydney
    Education Building A35
    Click image for interactive map.

  • Cost: Free

  • Contact:

    Associate Professor Donna O'Connor
    Coach Education and PDHPE coordinator, Sydney School of Education and Social Work
    T: +61 2 9351 6343 | E: donna.oconnor@sydney.edu.au

  • Speaker: Professor Terence (Terry) Favero is a Professor of Biology and Associate Dean for Faculty with the College of Arts & Sciences at the at the University of Portland. Since 1994, he has served as the fitness coach and sport scientist for the men’s and women’s soccer teams at the university. In 2000, Professor Favero worked with the United States men’s Olympic soccer team in preparation for Olympic qualifications. Recently, his research seeks to understand optimal training programs for developing athletes. He served as the conference president for the 2014 World Conference on Science and Soccer.

The US sports-development system: opportunities and challenges

Where Room 612, Education Building A35, Manning Rd, University of Sydney
Education Building A35
Click image for interactive map.

When

9 March 2015


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