Aaron Flood – Director
Aaron Flood is currently a Lecturer at Memorial University in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. He has been an educator in the public school system since 2013 and has been involved with teaching at the post-secondary undergraduate level since 2017. Aaron’s primary area of focus is working with pre-service educators in the areas of physical and health education, helping to grow healthier schools and communities. He has experience in areas such as physical literacy development, experiential learning, and child and athlete development. Aaron’s passions have led him to various opportunities to compete, coach, and serve in an administrative role in sport from the recreational to national levels.
Aaron holds a Master of Physical Education and Bachelor of Physical Education degree from Memorial University’s School of HKR, and a Bachelor of Education degree from St. Francis Xavier University with a specialization in K-12 physical and outdoor education. He also has a number of certifications from the Canadian Red Cross including wilderness remote first aid, and water safety instruction. He is actively involved with the NCCP and holds coaching certifications in artistic gymnastics and is competition development certified in the sport of baseball. Aaron is also currently completing the learning facilitator training with the goal of becoming a master coach developer. Aaron joined the SportNL board as a director in 2021 and is also a member of the High-Performance Program committee with Baseball Newfoundland and Labrador. Aaron brings a variety of sport and career experiences and many other positive attributes to the Sport NL board. He is a passionate stakeholder with knowledge from the grass roots to high performance levels and one who looks at sport development through a multisport lens.