Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Sail Canada is proud to announce the support team of coaches who have been selected for the 2013 ISAF Sailing Youth World Championships in Cyprus. These talented coaches will be working with our qualified youth sailors leading up to and at the Youth World Championships.
Agustin Ferrario (Team Leader) - Agustin is the head coach at Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron. He has proved successful at creating top level youth sailors here in Canada and previously in his home country of Argentina. Agustin was also team leader for the 2012 Canadian Youth World team thus his depth of experience and expertise will be an invaluable asset to the team.
Lisa Ross (Team Coach) - Lisa is the Provincial Team Coach for Nova Scotia Yachting Association. Lisa is a two-time Olympian (2004/2008) in the Yingling and the Radial Class. With a fresh competitive sailing perspective and many hours logged in the coaching world, we are excited to welcome Lisa to the team.
Rosie Chapman (Team Coach) - Rosie is the Provincial Team Coach for Voile Quebec. In addition to her many coaching credentials and accomplishments, Rosie competed internationally in the Olympic 470 class. Her hands on approach to coaching will prove to be an asset in the coming months.
Congratulations to these talented coaches and best of luck to our support team leading into the Youth World Championships in July.
For a complete list of the qualified Canadian youth sailors, click HERE.