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If you would like to contact a CSC Pacific staff member via email, please use their first initial and entire last name @cscpacific.ca. For example, John Smith's email would be jsmith@cscpacific.ca

   
     

 

Wendy Pattenden - Chief Executive Officer

 

Canadian Sport Centre Pacific - Vancouver Campus
1 Athletes Way
Vancouver, BC
V5Y 0B1

Telephone: (778) 327-4086
Fax: (778) 327-4084

Wendy Pattenden is the Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Sport Centre Pacific (CSC Pacific). CSC Pacific, in partnership with the national network of Canadian Sport Centres and the British Columbia (BC) network of PacificSport Centres, delivers sport performance programs and services to provide athletes and coaches living in BC with every advantage to win medals for Canada.

Wendy completed her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in 2004 at Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia, culminating in her MBA thesis “An Integrated Performance System For British Columbia”. In 2005 Wendy was asked to Chair the Integrated Performance Planning Workgroup and authored a final report for 2010 Legacies Now “Performance Priorities in BC”. This report served as the framework used to launch a new Integrated Performance System (IPS). Wendy authored a follow-up report “Integrated Performance System Evaluation Report” in 2008. British Columbia has seen steady improvement with performance results at the national and international level since the IPS was put in place in 2005.

Wendy is a former world ranked professional tennis player (top 100 in the world), twelve- time national tennis champion and Female Athlete of The Year (City of Greater Victoria). Wendy was inducted to the Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame in 2003.

Prior to taking on the challenge of starting the Canadian Sport Centre in 1999, Wendy served double duty as the Director of Athlete Development and Head National Team Coach/Olympic Coach for Tennis Canada, a post she held for thirteen years. Wendy is married and has three children, all actively involved in competitive sport.

 
 

 



 
 
  Kurt Innes - Director, Talent Development

Canadian Sport Centre Pacific - Victoria Campus
Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence
4371 Interurban Road
Victoria, BC  
V9E 2C5

Telephone: (250) 220-2527
Fax: (250) 220-2503

Kurt has contributed to Canadian, and International High Performance Sport in the roles of Olympic athlete, Olympic coach, and HP sport director.

A 1992 Olympian and six-time national cycling champion (track cycling); and former Junior Canadian Speed Skating Champion, Kurt has held the positions of Associate Director of High Performance Sport at the Olympic Oval in Calgary (2004-2005), Head Coach of the New Zealand Olympic Cycling Team (2004) and Head Coach and Manager of the National Cycling Centre-Calgary. During his time in Calgary, Kurt was a National Team cycling coach from 1997-2003, and also an Olympic Team cycling coach in 2000 (Sydney).

A two time recipient of the Coaches Association of Canada, Coaching Excellence award (98 & 99) – Kurt has coached athletes to multiple medals at Pan Am and Commonwealth Games, and World Championship events in track cycling.

Kurt graduated from Mount Royal College in Calgary in 1992 (Sport Administration Diploma) and the National Coaching Institute-Calgary in 1998, receiving a diploma in High Performance Coaching (NCCP level IV certification) in both Speed Skating and Cycling. In 2007 Kurt became one of few Canadian Cycling coaches to receive NCCP Level V coaching certification.

Kurt moved to British Columbia in 2005, and from 2005, to December of 2008 worked as the Lead Performance Planner for the Canadian Sport Centre-Pacific, based in Kelowna, BC. Working primarily with the provincially targeted sports of the IPS to facilitate best practices in athlete preparation and coach development. Kurt also worked with one of the key IPS partners, Team BC, as director of performance planning for TeamBC. In this role Kurt provided performance planning and long-term athlete development expertise to Provincial Sport Organizations (PSO’s) for all targeted and non-targeted IPS Canada Games and Western Canada Summer Games Sports.

In December of 2009, Kurt was recruited to work with Triathlon Canada as High Performance Director, and moved to Victoria, BC to take on this role in January, 2009.  For the next 30 months, under Kurt’s leadership -Triathlon Canada's National and Development teams were successful in earning medals at World Championship Series events, and Junior/U23 World Championships.

In May of 2011 Kurt returned to the CSC Pacific team, in the newly created role of Director, Sport Development.  In this new capacity Kurt provides technical oversight to the Canadian Sport Institute development programs in Triathlon, Rowing, and Swimming as well as general oversight for the CSC Pacific Talent Development department.

 
 

 



 
 

 

 

 

Kate McNeil - Manager, Governance & Human Resources

Canadian Sport Centre Pacific - Victoria Campus
Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence
4371 Interurban Road
Victoria, BC
V9E 2C5

Telephone: (250) 220-2528
Fax: (250) 220-2503


Kate McNeil is the Manager of Governance and Human Resources and is based out of the Victoria Campus. Like many, she fell in love with sport at a young age and laced up her first pair of figure skates at the age of 3.

After competing for 12 years Kate took to coaching and then went on to pursue a career in Sport Management. A graduate of the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics and a Master of Arts in Sport Management, Kate has recently relocated to Victoria, BC from Ottawa, ON with her husband. As an avid camper and lover of the outdoors she is looking forward to exploring all that the beautiful West Coast has to offer!

Kate joins CSC Pacific after having worked at Skate Canada in the Events Department for two and a half years. Passionate about health, wellness and active living Kate is excited to be part of a team with strong values and performance related goals.

 

 

 


 


 
 

 

 

 Scott Allen - Manager, Communications & Community Engagement

Canadian Sport Centre Pacific - Vancouver Campus
1 Athletes Way
Vancouver, BC
V5Y 0B1

Telephone: (778) 327-4096
Fax: (778) 327-4084