2016/2017 Program Cycle Coaches Selected

October 28th, 2016 – The Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) is proud to announce the coaches selected to take part in the 2016-2017 cycle of the Coaches Helping Coaches program.

Coaches Helping Coaches, as part of National Coaches Week in Ontario, was created with the purpose of recruiting and supporting new coaches in the province. It embodies the CAO’s “Coaches Helping Coaches” philosophy by offering encouragement, support and recognition to coaches in the community who actively mentor and develop the newer coaches. The following are the selected Mentor and New Coaches partnership for 2016/2017 (in alphabetical order):

  • Alissa Junman and Margaret Manangan – Mississauga , ON (Taekwondo)
  • Carolyn Horner and Laura Shield – Toronto, ON (Equestrian)
  • Donald McFaul and Meesa Lydiate – Vankleek Hill, ON (Curling)
  • Jennifer Lee and Nicholas Priebe – Newmarket, ON (Gymnastics)
  • Ken Anstruther and Yash Raje – Mississauga , ON (Taekwondo)
  • Laura Mouck and Lauren Stokes – Nepean, ON (Synchronized Swimming)
  • Paul Vilchez and Brittany Kerkhof – Hamilton, ON (Weightlifting)
  • Rahim Mohamed and Cameron Hepple – Toronto, ON (Soccer)
  • Ron Guilbault and Franz Ohler – Emburn, ON (Curling)
  • Ryan Craven and Rob Luneberg – Hamilton, ON (Basketball)
  • Ryan Stickle and Morgan Graham – Aurora, ON (Ice Hockey)
  • Sarah Gray and Chris Waghorn– Brooklin, ON (Curling)
  • Thomas Cory and Clayton Cain – Sault Ste Marie, ON (Basketball)
  • Tim Johl and George Stroubakis – Mississauga , ON (Taekwondo)

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