September 27-28, 2021 at the Hilton Pasadena in Pasadena, Calif. 

 

 

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The hotel is following the State and CDC recommendation that masks are worn except when guests are eating or drinking.  They are required in public space areas of the hotel. 

The hotel is following the State and CDC recommendation that masks are worn except when guests are eating or drinking.

They are required in public space areas of the hotel.

Go to VisitPasadena to check out local shopping and dining. 

 

Fall Conference Hotel Information

2021 Fall Spring Conference & Trade Show
September 27-28

Hilton Pasadena – 168 South Los Robles Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101
626-577-1000
Special Rate: $179/night September 25-30
Group Code: ISI3 – cut off date is Sept. 3 extended until Sept. 10

CLICK HERE to make a reservation

Walking distance to several eateries, specialty shops and Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB)
State-of-the-art fitness center
Internet/Wireless internet included for all guestrooms
Heated outdoor pool
Complimentary shuttle service within 2-mile radius
Waived resort/facility fee
Discounted overnight valet parking – $19
Check-in time is 3pm. Check-out time is 12:00 noon.

The hotel is following the State and CDC recommendation that masks are worn except when guests are eating or drinking.  They are required in public space areas of the hotel.

Fall Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance

Fall Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance – Click Here for a PDF version of the schedule 

Sunday, September 26
Attendee Check-in will open at 3:30pm
The Certified Executive Arena (CAE) course taught by guest speaker Cindra Kamphoff will be held from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Pre-registration is REQUIRED to take this continuing education credit class ($50 course fee). 

Beyond Grit: Powerful Practices to Lead Intentionally
In this 90 minute course, Cindra will share the 10 practices of high performers and how they apply to workplace culture. You will learn tangible strategies you can use right away to help you lead intentionally and get more out of others.

Monday, September 27
Attendee Check-in will open at 7:00 am
8:00 am Conference Welcome

The High Performance Mindset: Powerful Practices to Think Powerfully
In this high-energy keynote, Cindra Kamphoff will share tangible strategies to grow your mindset and gain the high performing edge. You will feel more energy, have more control of your inner dialogue and gain more strategies in your mental toolbox as a result.

Leadership & Professional Image Session
Effective Communication & Personal Branding Session
Topics to earn Certificate of Arena Operating Environment
Topics to earn Certificate of Program Building Blocks
Breakout Session for Coaches
Breakout Sessions for Managers/Operators

6:30-8:30 pm Evening Social Event & Awards Presentation

Tuesday, September 28
8:00 am – 12:00 pm On-Ice Sessions for coaches held at Pasadena Ice Skating Center – Click Here for Rink Map and Directions

8:30 am at the Hotel
Topics to earn Certificate of Arena Operating Environment
Topics to earn Certificate of Program Building Blocks
Breakout Sessions for Managers/Operators
11:30 – 1:00 pm Box Lunch Served
12:30 – 5:30 pm Trade Show

The hotel is following the State and CDC recommendation that masks are worn except when guests are eating or drinking.  They are required in public space areas of the hotel.

12 PSA Continuing Education Credits will be available for the Fall 2021 Conference  – The PSA Affidavit form must be completed within 2 weeks after attending the accredited program or credit will not be given. skatepsa.com 

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Agenda for Management/Operations Path
Agenda for Skating Coach/Professional Path

12 PSA continuing education credits are available for the Skating/Professional path at the Spring Conference. Easily submit your affidavit!

  1. Go to www.skatepsa.com
  2. Click on the Affidavit button on the Education page
  3. Fill out the form and click the Submit button
  4. The information will be emailed to staff to enter into your account

A PDF affidavit is available to print if you would prefer to scan and send to affidavit@skatepsa.com.  It is accessible via Forms at the top of the website. Contact affidavit@skatepsa.com or 507.281.5122 with any questions.

Agenda for Certified Arena Operator (CAO) Path
Agenda for Certified Skating Director (CSD) Path
Featured Speakers - Fall Conference

 (Check back regularly for updates)

The 2021 Fall Conference & Trade Show promises a lineup of outstanding leadership, management, and skating presenters:

Cindra Kamphoff

Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D., CMPC, is an award-winning keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and a go-to executive coach for leaders, professional athletes, executives and championship teams around the nation. Her clients range from Verizon Wireless, Target, and Walmart to the Minnesota Vikings.

She is the author of an Amazon bestseller, Beyond Grit: Ten Powerful Practices to Gain the High Performance Edge and the corresponding workbook.

She is the founder of the High Performance Mindset podcast which has over ½ million downloads where she interviews thought leaders about mindset. Her work has appeared in New York Times, ESPN the Magazine, The Huffington Post, USA Today, and Runner’s World Magazine.

Cindra believes that you can unlock new levels of potential when you train your mind to think powerfully and on purpose. As a result of her work, people tend to say they have more energy, more control of their inner dialogue and ultimately, perform at a higher level more consistently.

Kamphoff is also the founder and director at the Center for Sport & Performance Psychology and professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has a Ph.D. in sport and performance psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a BA in Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa where she competed in track and cross country. She is now an avid marathoner who has competed in 15 marathons including 5 Boston Marathons.

On a personal note, she is a proud mother of two boys who love playing sports.  She is married to her high school sweetheart who is an elementary school principal. You can read more about Cindra’s speaking programs and coaching at www.cindrakamphoff.com.

 

Diane Miller

Diane Miller, a master rated national and international figure skating coach, will present at our on-ice session Sept. 28 at Pasadena Ice Center, as part of the two-day ISI Fall Conference & Trade Show.

Miller, the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating/PSA “Pieter Kollen” Sport Science Coach of the Year, will share her expertise on single and double jump techniques along with tips on how to teach skaters to achieve quicker Axels. She will also cover basic spins, including the back spin and change-foot spin.

A former World Team alternate and nine-time national and international competitor, Miller is a PSA Level V coach with 47 years’ coaching experience. She is the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Resident Figure Skating chair, a PSA Honorary member, USOC speaker at frequent PSA conferences and seminars and has served in various roles with the U.S. Figure Skating Association.

Ethan Burgess
Ethan Burgess will present “Forget the Ice, It’s Time to Go Off,” which will provide an overview of the key aspects of an effective off-ice strength and conditioning program, and “The Control & Readiness Game Plan,” which will cover tips for training for maximum control and mental strength so skaters can feel and perform their best.

A former professional pairs skater and two-time national champion and six-time medalist, Burgess is a master certified strength and conditioning trainer. He has been speaking to audiences around the country on the value of sport specific training to increase performance.  With over 25 years’ experience, he helps athletes of all levels, from beginner to Olympic medalists, incorporate proper strength and conditioning programs into their training. He has coached both figure skaters and hockey players.

Burgess was the lead skating double in the Hollywood movie “Blades of Glory” and a finalist, along with celebrity partner Bethenny Frankel, on the ABC television show “Skating with the Stars.”

Gerald Carney
A leading marketing and communications professional, Gerald Carney will be leading a management breakout session and the joint session, “Effective Communications & Personal Branding.”

Carney is the media consultant for Guggenheim Partners, a global investment and advisory firm with more than $275 billion assets under management. Before he joined Guggenheim Partners as its managing director in 2015, he was a senior vice president and senior partner at Fleishman Hillard, a global public relations and digital marketing agency. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science and government from Marist College. A hockey dad, Carney is no stranger to the ice sports industry!

 

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If you have any additional questions, please contact Liz Mangelsdorf - ISI Managing Director