Leadership training offered to local healthcare companies

Healthcare companies offered training

MANATEE — CareerEdge Funders, in partnership with Gulf Coast Community Foundation, is funding a Leadership Training program through State College of Florida for emerging leaders in the healthcare sector.

Participants include representatives from Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Manatee Memorial Hospital, Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Doctors Hospital, Blake Medical Center, Manatee County Health Department, and Manatee Glens.

The program is part of the Sarasota Manatee Healthcare Collaborative, a consortium of local healthcare organizations led by CareerEdge.

The leadership training will help participants learn how to maximize their supervisory effectiveness by providing them with skills in areas such as coaching, communication, motivation and change management. The program is a six-session series, running every other week from October to December.

OceanGrip to partner with Legacy Paddlesports

SARASOTA — OceanGrip, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, marine-grade non-skid padding protection, was selected as the original equipment manufacturer for Legacy Paddlesports’ Native Watercraft kayak line.

The company will provide non-skid padding for all Native Watercraft kayaks.

IMG Academy names head of sports science

BRADENTON — Clive Brewer an applied sport scientist and strength and conditioning expert has been named head of sports science at IMG Academy.

As head of sport science, Brewer will lead a systemized approach to data collection, analysis and application to drive IMG’s science-based approach to performance training.

Brewer will also draw upon his coaching education experience to design and implement programming for coaches at all levels. Brewer will work in conjunction with IMG staff and its performance partners to design and implement sports science initiatives.

Brewer will begin his new role in November.

— Herald staff reports