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Dave Klassen


Dave Klassen has worked with Athletes in Action Canada for almost 30 years and is now the national director of AIA and chaplain for the Vancouver Canucks (NHL) and the BC Lions (CFL). A former teacher and coach, he has worked with aspiring athletes from the elementary to the university levels and coached hundreds of youth at sports camps across Canada. Dave is passionate about seeing spiritual transformation and the mental and emotional development of youth, amateur and professional athletes around the world.

Main Conference Classes

72. Step In or Step Out?
Block E || Sunday || 10:00AM

“Help! I’m a parent of an athlete.” Parent and National Director of Athletes in Action Dave Klassen coaches parents on how to balance faith and sport, deal with difficult coaches and help their kids with time management, nutrition and travel. He demonstrates how sport can be a prime opportunity for Godly influence—on your child, their teammates and their coaches.