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Cathy Mills

Cathy Mills


Position: Instructor
Department: Sport Science
Faculty Name: Science & Technology
Office #: Room N1332

Education Credentials

PhD Kinesiology completed in 2017 | University of British Columbia
MSc in Kinesiology and Health Studies | University of Regina
Bachelor of Kinesiology Honours | University of Regina
Course list: SPSC 1105, SPSC 1195, SPSC 2205

Academic & Professional Profile

Originally from Saskatchewan, Cathy spend over 15 years as a professional figure skating coach working in New Zealand, Northern British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Her Masters research explored artifacts within the organizational culture of figure skating. Her PhD research, completed in 2017, explored the narrative experiences of former high performance figure skaters within the culture(s) of figure skating.


Forde, S.D., Lee, D., Mills, C., & Frisby, W. (2014) Moving towards social inclusion: Manager and staff perspectives on an award winning community sport and recreation program for immigrants. Sport Management Review, (online first)

Mills, C., & Hoeber, L. (2013). Exploring organizational culture through artifacts. Journal of Sport Management, 27, 482-496.

Mills, C., & Hoeber, L. (2013). Using photo-elicitation to examine artefacts in a sport club: Logistical considerations and strategies throughout the research process. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 5(1), 1-20.

Cummings-Vickaryous, B., Mills, C., Hoeber, L., & LeDrew, J. (2010). Graduate student and instructor engagement in course-based qualitative research: A case study. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, 4(2), 1-15. [equal authorship]