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Meet the program leaders who will support the              ATHLeaders on their journey!

WENDY RIJNEN-GLOVER

Athleadership Founder & Partner

When it comes to supporting young people in and out of sport Wendy is as good as they get. She has spent an entire career developing programs customized to high school-aged athletes as they plan their futures in and out of sport. She is the AthLeadership concept creator, program writer, and community implementer. Over 420 of her students have participated in the AthLeadership program and have worked and volunteered in the community, practising and developing their AthLeadership skills.

Graduating with a Kinesiology and Liberal Studies Science degree, she has over 20 years as a high school teacher and is a member of the Ontario School Counsellors’ Association. Much of Wendy’s energy and focus has been working one-on-one with students who desire to improve their sport performance, career path, character, and community service. As an educational innovator, she has authored two Ontario Ministry of Education-approved courses: sport management and sport communication, media, and entrepreneurship.

Wendy resides in London, Ontario, Canada.

DAN MILLER

Athleadership Accelerator

Dan is a Nipissing University graduate, with a BBA-marketing with distinction, and a sports experiential learning certificate.

Throughout his time at Nipissing University, Dan served as the captain of the Laker’s Men’s Varsity Volleyball team and has always maintained strong leadership roles within the North Bay community and the Nipissing University campus. Previously being recognized with the Dave Marshall Leadership award, Andrew Keating memorial award for the pursuit of excellence and & fourth-year school of business leadership award. Community service has always been a critical piece for him, spending the last five years on several volunteer-based boards, including North Bay Youth Volleyball Club & The Nipissing University student union.

Miller has developed a passion for sport marketing and strives to contribute to such an exciting and dynamic profession. Recently travelling to Germany to work with global sports powerhouse brand, Adidas. His most recent project was working with the Nipissing University athletics department as a sports management intern, pitching, running, and implementing a “More Than An Athlete” campaign for the university. He profiled the personal success stories of 20 varsity athletes.

As a lifelong learner, Dan is very excited to take on the great balance of contributing and learning at the same time with COACH+.

GLENN CUNDARI

COACH+ Founder & Lead Coach Developer

Glenn is the founder and lead coach developer at COACH+. He is well known for driving change, enhancing capacity and fostering excellence with local, provincial, national and international organizations. He is fully committed to the idea that context matters. Working in Canada’s First Nations, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and 15 other countries, he has learned that listening, asking questions, and making context the leading consideration is his most effective approach. Considering context might even be Glenn’s superpower.

The owner of an incredibly robust Rolodex, Glenn believes those connections are opportunities for meaningful, long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships. An advanced programme graduate of the only Coach Developer Academy globally (Tokyo, Japan), Glenn has since returned to instruct in the programme on two occasions.

One of Glenn’s personal and professional highlights was attending the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer in Dubai, UAE as a head coach in the Team Canada delegation.