Roger Friesen M.Sc. 
Office: UFV D3011 
Phone: 604-853-7441 ext. 4297,
E-mail: Roger.Friesen@ufv.ca    

Professional qualifications     
Bachelors: BRS University of Winnipeg
BA: University of Winnipeg
Masters: M.Sc. University of Manitoba
M.A.: Trinity Western University (in progress)
Ph.D.: Post-doctoral fellowship 

Teaching interests   
Sport Psychology:
Introduction to Sport Psychology
Counselling Skills for Fitness Professionals
Psychological Skills for Sport and Life

Wilderness-based Recreation:
Land-based Recreation
Introduction to Mountianeering
Introduction to Ski Touring
Introduction to Flat-water Paddling
Introduction to Ocean Kayaking

Research and other interests  
Psychological Performance Enhancement in Elite Athletes
Coping resources for Adventure Racing Teams and Athletes
Psychological Skills Training for Mountaineering Guides
Life skills training through participation in Wilderness-based
recreation
Experiential Education 

Community involvement  
Executive for Pacific Sport – Abbotsford
Board member for Pacific Sport – Abbotsford
Sport Psychology consulting services for local athletes – grass roots to Olympic level
Avalanche Awareness training in the Fraser Valley
National Coaching Certification Program – Theory Course Conductor.
Fraser Valley and the Yukon Wilderness-based Recreation programming for various community groups 

Other activities   
UFV Member of standing SAC for Kinesiology
Program Coordinator for the Adventure Tourism Program – UFV/CTC

Personal
Regeneration through Mountaineering
Ocean Kayaking
Supporter of the Fine Arts – hosting house concerts of BC singer/songwriters and readings by Canadian Authors
 

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