From Truro, Nova Scotia, Kristen O’Brien is the newest member of Physical Literacy New Brunswick, taking over the role as Development Officer. After completing his degree in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University, Kristen spent a year playing professional volleyball in Sweden. Following his stint in Sweden Kristen spent his spare time developing the sport of volleyball in Atlantic Canada as a coach where he was involved with many teams, camps and clinics.
Kristen has a passion for athlete development among youth, health and wellness of children and the growth of physical activity within communities. Other interests include, coaching and playing volleyball, basketball, hiking, cooking, and paddle boarding.