Dr. Nick Holt is a Professor in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta, and the ‘captain’ of the PYDSportNET team. He is internationally renowned for his research examining psychosocial aspects of youth sport, with a particular focus on PYD and parenting. He has published over 120 articles and four books. He works with several sport groups, including Sport Canada. He is also a soccer coach and a weekend warrior endurance athlete.