The Organizers

NextGEN/NextSTEP is a conference designed and created by Bedford Hill Consulting's Steve Ilkiw and Michael Colley. 

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Steve Ilkiw

Tailoring a sports conference to help young athletes reach their potential is as good as it gets.  By harnessing the power of strategy and diversity, NextGEN/NextSTEP promises to be a game-changer for developing young athletes.

Michael Colley

Athlete, coach, and longtime executive in Canadian sports, Michael Colley sees NextGEN/NextSTEP as an important opportunity to give young athletes the tools they need to succeed in sport and in life.   

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