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Super Bowl Summit with PCA Trusted Resource Player's Health


Positive Coaching Alliance- Minnesota recently participated in the 2018 Super Bowl Summit to discuss health and safety at all levels of sport. Professional athletes and leaders in health and athletics joined the conversation to discuss best practices as the sports world turned its focus to Minnesota during Super Bowl LII festivities.

The panel was streamed on facebook live and you can watch it below now.

Headlining the panel for PCA was...

Troy Pearson, the Director of the Timberwolves and Lynx Basketball Academy, former D-3 basketball player, award-winning college coach and PCA Trainer.

Dr. Heather Bergeson, who serves on the PCA-Minnesota Chapter Board, and is a sports medicine physician and pediatrician specializing in youth acute and overuse athletic injuries.

Kevin Merkle, who serves on the PCA-Minnesota Chapter Board, and is a 16 year Associate Director for the Minnesota State High School League, where he has been the Director for Football, Basketball, Dance, and the officials program.

Laura Halldorson, who serves on the PCA-Minnesota Local Advisory Board, and was the first head coach of the Gopher Women's Hockey team.

Simon Almaer, who serves on the PCA-Minnesota Associate Board, and is a mental skills coach at Premier Sport Psychology.

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