Winning Edge - Creating Captains

Organizations and individuals that have long runs of success, all have one thing in common, leadership characteristics and behaviours. Team captains aren't always the best players on the team but have qualities that make their teammates and themselves better. 

Join Scott Rathwell, Ph.D. and Joshua Hoetmer, MA for the Creating Captains series beginning with a free Winning Edge information session

February 19     
7:00 to 8:00 PM
Room PE 264 - University of Lethbridge
(across from Tim Hortons in the 1st Choice Savings Centre)

 Winning Edge - Creating Captains

This program is open to all AEP athletes, alumni and the general public. The Winning Edge sessions will introduce concepts on leadership which include:

     Introduction to Leadership (March 12)
     Leading Yourself - Ownership (April 9)
     Leading Others (April 30)

Click here for topics and details on our AEP Coach Edge - Creating Captains series

Cost to attend all three AEP Coach - Creating Captains sessions;

     $25 AEP Athletes and Alumni
     $75 General Public
     See the link below to register

     $50 Person for Groups of 5 or more (register by emailing

Sessions take place in the Lethbridge Sport Council Community Room at Nicholas Sheran Arena from 7:00 to 7:50 PM.

Parents, coaches, groups and organizations outside of Lethbridge can tune in to the live stream of each session. Contact for details.

About the Presenters:

Scott Rathwell, Ph.D.

Scott is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Lethbridge. His research on leadership and university athlete development is incredibly valuable and will be front and centre throughout the 2020 Creating Captains program.

Joshua Hoetmer, MA

Joshua is a Mental Performance Consultant and the Centre Coordinator for the Alberta Sport Development Centre Southwest. Joshua is a member of the Canadian Sport Psychology Association and currently works with the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball, Saskatoon Blades, Hockey Canada and individual athletes from all sports.

Scott and Joshua have partnered on a variety of projects, including the University of Lethbridge student-athlete leadership program, which is the first of its kind in Western Canada. They are excited to work with a variety of athletes and coaches through the 2020 Creating Captains program.

Creating Captains - AEP Athlete/Alumni - $25.00

Register Online

Creating Captains - General Public - $75.00

Register Online