CORONADO ISLAND, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympic Games Gold Medalist Joey Cheek today announced the launch of Dreams of Gold Weekend, an interactive learning initiative designed to link families of aspiring elite athletes ages 12 – 18 with the world class experts and information required to navigate competition and life.
"I'm very excited, and my family is excited, about sharing the information I have spent 20 years compiling through world-class competition," stated Dreams of Gold creator Joey Cheek. "Our team has put together a group of experts who work with, train, and counsel the top athletes in the world. We are excited at the prospect of sharing our information with early to mid-stage elite athletes and their families."
Dreams of Gold Weekend is a groundbreaking high-activity and high-learning approach to prepare gifted young athletes and their families for a future in world-class competitive sports. The two day session provides participants with essential tools for navigating the challenges associated with athletic success, ranging from leadership skills and goal-setting for the young athlete, nutrition and health planning for parent and child and agent and media relations for parents.
Dreams of Gold Weekend will be held at the Hotel del Coronado on February 11-13, 2011. The Dreams of Gold Weekend fee provides hotel lodging for two people (double room), conference attendance and group meals. Future Dreams of Gold Weekends are being planned for other U.S. cities.
Content and programming is developed by athletes who have achieved the ultimate success along with the experts they rely upon for every aspect of their preparation. Dreams of Gold content development is supervised by a steering committee comprised of athletes, nutritionists, pediatricians, psychologists, sports marketing professionals and parents.
About Dreams of Gold:
Dreams of Gold content development is supervised by a steering committee led by Olympic Games Gold Medalist Joey Cheek and comprised of athletes, nutritionists, pediatricians, psychologists, sports marketing professionals and parents. Programming includes interactive media, publishing and face-to-face conferences that facilitate the transfer of knowledge from experts to the families of elite athletes.
SOURCE Dreams of Gold