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"I jump into a sand pit for a living"

Jonathan Edwards, World record triple-jumper

Vatican Conference 2015

Stuart was invited to attend the International Study Seminar, "Coaches: Educating people" organized by the Vatican Church and Sport Section. There were presentations from church leaders, academics and sportspeople as well as an opportunity to hear how the Roman Catholic church was engaging with sport.

The delegates as seen from the front - can you spot "Wally"?

Stuart and Professor Andy Parker in the back row.

So he really was there!

John White from Baylor made a short presentation

Inter Milan and Colombian footballer, Ivan Cordoba, was another speaker.

Antonio Manicone, assistant coach of Switzerland gave his perspective on coaching.

Pat Kelly was a delegate at the seminar

Read a review of his book Catholic perspectives on sports (From medieval to modern times

Linda del Rio gave a shared her perspective as wife of an NFL coach.

Jaime Fillol who reached two tennis grand slam finals in the 1970s was also present.

Full details of the seminar available here

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