Bison Transport Sport LeadHERship Day

The Bison Transport Sport LeadHERship Day is designed to empower and inspire women to become leaders in sport, community, and life. Partnering with Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association and the University of Manitoba, this free day-long event will give school-aged girls the opportunity to learn to lead in the context of sport, athletes, coaches, administrators, and game day operators.

The day will bring them through coaching and nutrition workshops, speaker sessions, a physical activity break, and a tour of the University of Manitoba’s athletic facilities.

Who: Girls in grades 9-12

Where: 430 University Crescent

When: Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


LeadHERship Sessions Speaker Series

Our leadHERs joining us will share their experience and stories about being involved in sport in different capacities. We’ll hear from Susanne Dandenault, Olympic Weightlifter, and Sam Reenoy, Team Manitoba ringette athlete and coach.


Coaching Workshop

Learn from Olympian and assistant coach of the Bison women’s volleyball program, Michelle Sawatzky-Koop, who will take participants through her journey in sport.


Physical Activity Break

Participants will get the opportunity to get up and move around in a light activity break. More details coming soon!


Nutrition Workshop

Go hands-on in a series of interactive nutrition mini-labs, covering topics like hydration for performance, fuelling for performance, recovery nutrition, travel nutrition 101, and becoming the best leadHER you have ever known.


Dinner with the Bisons

Eat dinner ahead of the match and chat with members of the Manitoba Bison’s teams!


Women’s volleyball match, Manitoba vs Saskatchewan

The group will head over to the Investors Group Athletic Centre on campus to watch The Manitoba Bisons women’s team take on the Saskatchewan Huskies.


Thank you to Bison Transport for their support of this series.



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