Speakers

D.Jean-Michel Prono
D.Jean-Michel PronoChairman of ICF Canoe Slalom Committee

Graduate in physical education and Graduate in high level sport management and coaching

D.Jean Michel Prono

National Canoe technical adviser (FFCK): Sport director of the organizing committee for the 2002 Canoe Slalom world championships in Bourg St Maurice (FRA) - 2001 to 2002

In charge, for FFCK, of international programme for development of canoeing, member of the ICF Slalom racing working group “Beijing and beyond” from 2003 to present

Technical Operation Manager for Canoe Slalom Event at Athens 2004 Olympic Games (proposed by ICF, employed by local organizing committee, ATHOC))
2005, PHD high level sport activities (so called “Professeur de Sport Superieur)

Coach:

  • Responsible for the junior national slalom team from 1984 to 1988
  • Responsible of the Spanish Slalom Racing Olympic team from 1989 to 1992    
  • Coach of the French women Slalom Racing Olympic team from 1993 to 2000

Results achieved by athletes coached:
  • Olympic games:  Bronze in Atlanta, Silver and Bronze in Sydney
  • World champion title: 2 individuals (1993, 1997), 2 team event (1993,1995)
  • World championships medals:  1 silver, 1 bronze (1993), 1 silver (1995)

David Calvente


Estudió Informática, Especialidad de Sistemas Físicos, en la Universidad Politécnica de Valencia.

Desde 1990 dirige una empresa de servicios informáticos, siendo responsable de alguna de las mayores aplicaciones móviles del sector financiero nacional, con más de 6 millones de usuarios

Piragüismo:

  • Entrenador de Piragüismo Nivel III Aguas Tranquilas
  • Colaborador con la selección Nacional Absoluta Masculina de 200M para Río 2016
  • Consultor Tecnológico para Aguas Tranquilas en la Real Federación Española de Piragüismo
  • Colaborador en el Equipo Nacional de K1 200m y K4 500m dirigido por Miguel García con objetivo Tokio 2020
David Calvente
David CalventeConsultor Tecnológico

Ingeniero Informático, Especialidad de Sistemas Físicos, en la Universidad Politécnica de Valencia.

Andrea Pace
Andrea PaceSoftware and hardware assistant at the CNR

Graduated in physics 1986 with a thesis on hydrodynamics

Andrea Pace

Graduated in physics 1986 with a thesis on hydrodynamics.

Since 1986, he has produced and supplied computerised and video measurements at the Institute of Sport Medicine and Science (Istituto di Medicina e Scienza dello Sport), and since 1987 he has worked as a software and hardware assistant at the CNR – INSEAN (Marine Technology Research Institute).

He is also a Level 3 kayak trainer at FICK (Italian Federation of Kayak and Canoe) and an Italian FICK champion in the Kids, Junior and Masters categories.

Andras Szabo

Bachelor Degree of Teaching:
ELTE – University of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
NZQA – Registered by Ministry of Education, New Zealand
CELTA – University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Elite Coach and Education:

  • 2017 – International Relations Officer for Hungarian Canoe Federation
  • 2016 – CELTA teacher degree, Cambridge, UK / Budapest HUN
  • 2014 – 2016 – Sport Teacher, Westmount School, Gisborne, New Zealand
  • 2006 – 2014 – National Coach for Canoe Racing New Zealand (CRNZ) Best result: 2012 London Olympic Games 7th – Darryl Fitzgerald, MK2 1000m
  • 2014 – Teaching degree, New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)
  • 2013 – Coaching Campaign Leadership Program graduate – High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ)
  • 2000 – Teaching Degree in Sport and Physical Education, Budapest, Hungary
Andras Szabo
Andras SzaboBachelor Degree of Teaching

Coaching Campaign Leadership Program – High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ)

2012 Olympic Games, London, Men’s Kayak Double 7th place

Jernej Zupancic
Jernej ZupancicCoach of the Slovenian Junior National Team

Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, with the final thesis on training analysis

Jernej Zupancic

Formerly a sprinte canoeing athlete, atended 10 World championships and 2 Olympic Games during his competitive career.

Canoeing:
  • Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, with the final thesis on training analysis.
  • Presently resposnible of the Kayak center in Most na Soči, coach of the Slovenian junior national team.
  • Lecturer in the coach education pathways for the Slovenian Canoe Federation, book and article author on canoe coaching topics.

Xavi Etxaniz Peña

Entrenador /Responsable Técnico Slalom/ Jefe de Entrenadores de Slalom Olímpico, de la Real Federación Española de Piragüismo, desde Marzo de 2001 y hasta 2017

Piragüismo:

  • Entrenador personal de Maialen Chourraut desde 1997, Campeona Olímpica Río 2016, Bronce Olímpico Londres 2012

  • Juegos Olímpicos de Atenas 2004 (7ºJordi Sangra, diploma) , Pekín 2008 (4ºAnder Elosegi, diploma), Londres 2012 (Medalla de Bronce Maialen Chourraut, 4º Ander Elosegi, 5º Samuel Hernanz, diplomas, Río de Janeiro 2016  (Maialen Chourraut, campeona olímpica)

  • Campeonatos del Mundo absolutos: 2002 Bourg St.Maurice, Francia. 2003 Augsburg, Alemania.  2005 Sídney, Australia.  2007 Foz de Iguazú, Brasil. 2009, La Seu de Urgell, España. 2010, Tacen, Eslovenia, 2011, Bratislava, Rep.Eslovaka. 2013 Praga, Rep.Checa, 2014 Deep Creck, U.S.A. 2015 Londres, GBR. 2017 Pau, Fra.

  • Copas del Mundo y Campeonatos de Europa: Más de 60 competiciones internacionales desde 2001.

  • Profesor de cursos de entrenadores Nivel II, III , entre 1997 y 2018.

  • Entrenador del Club Atlético San Sebastián desde 1997 hasta 2001, y colaborador desde 1990.

  • Director Técnico de la F.V.P. desde 1992 hasta 1995.

  • Ponencias y Clinics nacionales sobre Slalom, desde 2004

Xavi Etxaniz Peña
Xavi Etxaniz PeñaEntrenador Nacional de Piragüismo

Técnico Deportivo Superior en Piragüismo de Aguas Bravas

Miembro del Equipo Nacional Absoluto desde el año 1986 hasta 2000

Guillermo Diez-Canedo
Guillermo Diez-CanedoPerformance Director, Olympic Team Leader & University Lecturer

Licenciado en ciencias de la actividad física y del deporte por el INEFC y la UdL, Ingeniero técnico en informática de sistemas por la UOC y Máster de alto rendimiento por el COE y la UAM.

Guillermo Diez-Canedo

Del año 1998 al 2010 ha competido en k1 en los diferentes equipos nacionales, consiguiendo varias finales de la Copa del Mundo, una medalla de bronce en patrullas en el Mundial del 99, y decimocuarto en los Juegos Olímpicos de Pekín 2008.

Piragüismo:

  • Segundo entrenador de Brasil del 2012 al 2016.
  • Responsable técnico federal de Italia en el 2017.
  • Coordinador técnico en la RFEP

Durante el período en Brasil ha ayudado a Ana Sátila Vargas a ser campeona del Mundo en 2014, y a Pedro Henrique da Silva a ser sexto en los JJOO de Rio 2016.

En 2017 estuvo junto a Stefanie Horn en su medalla de plata en el Europeo

Viktor Hüvös

He is a member of the group, who have been developing a device for the exact evaluation  of the intensity and metabolic background in canoe sport called ArguStress

 

Elite Coach:

  • He has been giving domestic and foreign presentations since 2011 organized by the Hungarian Canoe Federation and foreign organizations

  • He is a coach of  World and European Champions,  Olympians and U23 World Champion paddlers

  • He is an expert of open water performance diagnostics

  • Viktor Huvos is the coach for the current world champion 200m K2 (2015) and many other Hungarian national paddlers

Viktor Hüvös
Viktor HüvösNational Coach of the Hungarian men's kayakers

Finished as a qualified canoe coach in 2005 at Fitness Academy, Budapest, Hungary

He is an expert of open water performance diagnostics

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