GS10 Speakers

Dr Guylaine Demers


Professor, Department of physical education, Laval University, Canada

Dr Guylaine Demers has been a Professor at the Department of Physical Education of Laval University since September 2001. She is the actual Director of the Undergraduate Competency-based coach education program, namely the Baccalaureate in Sports Coaching. Dr Demers takes particular interest in issues of women in sport, coach education and homophobia in sport. Dr Demers is actively involved in promoting gender equity and coach education in sport within her home province of Quebec. She currently serves as Chair of Egale-Action, Quebec’s Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity. She also sits on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching.