I am an ambassador for Sparks bikes in northern Canada, stretching both Yukon and NWT. As a social-emotional psychologist and consultant, I have partnered with NWT in their self-regulation initiative.
Brad has always been inspired to get involved and when the idea of SparksFly was introduced to him, he didn’t hesitate a second to go all in. As a husband, father of two, and community minded man, Brad is always on the go and looking for ways to give back; Sparks Bikes were just the[…]
Allister has always had an interest in physical activity and education. He has a passion for sport and believes in the physical, mental and social benefits of healthy living. Allister took his Kinesiology and Education degrees at University of New Brunswick and for the past 11 years has taught Physical Education on PEI. Allister is[…]
As a young student Bryan enjoyed being active and thrived in the classroom when given the opportunity to exercise during recess and break times. It’s no wonder as an Elementary School Principal for the Waterloo Catholic District School Board he is seen promoting exercise in classrooms. Bryan coaches basketball in Cambridge for the Centaurs, Saints[…]
Jane is the mother of three awesome children and she has been happily married for 26 years! She is a grade three teacher at Northrop Frye School in Moncton, New Brunswick. Since first hearing about Spark Jane has been advocating for their use in the classroom. She sees them as a wonderful opportunity to teach[…]
Mike is passionate about helping others. Whether it’s helping people meet their running and fitness goals, helping out at the local food bank, or assisting people through his business at PropertyGuys.com, this father of two keeps very busy!
I have always loved school: as a child, teen, undergrad and grad student. It is no surprise that I have spent over 27 years as an educator. I was born and raised in Texas, but have lived and travelled all over the world, searching for connections with education at each destination. Living in Whitehorse, Yukon[…]
Luke MacDonald has been a driving force for the Sparks Fly program. As a connected community member, Luke believes in the power of partnerships. Luke has engaged volunteers, businesses, service clubs, education departments, and other champions to mobilize resources and foster meaningful conversations around the topic of self-reg. Luke is co-owner of Aerobics First, a[…]
John is currently the Program Director of Run for Life Inc., the not-for-profit organization that administers Sparks Fly. John likes to run, hike, bike, and ski on the trails surrounding his home in Whitehorse, Yukon. John travels to Kenya in February of each year as a volunteer to support the Global Outreach (GO) program.