Josee has been working at the Mattamy National Cycling Center as a coach since its opening. Over the past two decades, she has been involved with and working in the many facets of cycling. She has a broad set of experiences and knowledge in the sport through many leadership positions and projects as an athlete, organizer, director and manager, in a variety of cycling’s disciplines, provincially and internationally. Sports in general have been part of her life from a very young age. She competed in many sports, including swimming, snowshoeing, basketball, volleyball, track and field and road and mountain cycling. Josee has applied the Long Term Athletic Development pathway in her own development as an athlete and with the athletes she directed and coached. Since 1999 until present, she fulfilled contracts for various types of sport-based companies such as race and event organizers, bicycle manufacturers, consumer shows, tour operators, and club and professional cycling racing teams. She worked closely with cycling athletes for more then 12 years in the roles of manager, director and coach. She developed an extensive acuity of sports’s event management through her sport involvement and inclusive experiences from her education, volunteer and work.
Josee was the first ever woman to complete the UCI Sport Director programme and obtain certification. In addition, she holds many NCCP designations and is also a Track Commissaire.