Episode 2 : A True Passion for Sport

A True Passion for Sport

Join our Co-Host PL Savoie in welcoming Sarah Hilworth to the podcast to discuss her professional journey as a national championship athlete and coach, women and girls in sport, Sarah’s passion for the sport of hockey, selfcare tips for coaches and they may or may not mention Coach Hilworth’s dog Olive once or twice!

More about our Guest:

Since joining as head coach of the UNB REDS women’s hockey team in 2017, Sarah’s coaching has propelled the REDS to back-to-back AUS regular season titles and consecutive conference championships. In 2023, she assisted Canada’s women’s hockey team to a gold medal at the FISU World Winter University Games.

Sarah’s coaching journey began in western Canada, where she played and coached at the University of Alberta. She’s achieved remarkable success with the REDS, leading them to their first league championship in 2021-22.

Beyond the rink, Sarah is a dedicated volunteer, contributing to Hockey Alberta and various initiatives in Fredericton, NB. She’s also a facilitator for UNB’s Phillips Sports Leadership Academy.
Join us in welcoming Sarah Hilworth, a dynamic coach, community leader, and advocate for the growth of women’s hockey.

More about our Co-Host:

Pierre-Luc “PL” Savoie, now entering his 2nd season as a co-host and producer of the Coach’s Plan Podcast. Originally from Bathurst, NB, having moved to the Fredericton region in 2018 to pursue a post-secondary education, leading to valuable experiences with organizations such as Sport NB and Softball NB, as well as playing a digital media role with Team-Équipe NB’s mission staff for the 2022 and 2023 Canada Game. PL brings an interesting and passionate point-of-view to each episode which can be enjoyed by anyone from sports professionals to the general public.

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