The Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards celebrates the dedication and commitment of Ontario’s great coaches. The Awards recognize the importance of leadership, performance and the value of human insight which are all integral to great coaching.
“She wants to ensure inclusion for Indigenous youth and give them a pathway.” – Co-worker
“He’s funny, dedicated, great to be around, and makes swimming fun.” – Athlete
“It’s amazing what he brings to every single kid that he comes across. Regardless of the kid’s ability, he finds something that he can work with…” – Co-worker
“Her love for the game shows through when she’s coaching. She teaches and they learn. She’s instructive, firm, but a lot of fun…” – Parent
“One of her strengths is being able to build a team up and really give these amazing pep talks. She really knows how to push us in the right direction we need to go.” – Athlete
“With him, it’s more than basketball. It’s really about our future – what we want to do after we’re done school. He believes the past doesn’t define you.” – Athlete
“I don’t think I could understand the game without his guidance and his constant feedback. As a result, my son, as well as a lot of the kids in this club, have grown tremendously under the overall influence of Guiseppe.” – Parent
“He is, by far and away, one of the most innovative coaches who’s working in our high-performance team and he has a way of instilling and imparting knowledge on athletes that’s very unique.” – Co-Worker
“She knows what she’s talking about and she’s not afraid to say it. Which is a good thing, because sometimes guys will be a little hard-headed about what they think they know.” – Athlete
The CAO congratulates all of the award winners and coaches across Ontario for their commitment and dedication to ensuring Canadians live an active and healthy lifestyle. For more information on the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards and nominating a coach in the future, visit https://www.coachesontario.ca/events/awards/.
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This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. After completing this module, you will be able to manage administrative aspects of the program and oversee logistics.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. This module will enable you to fully understand and explain the consequences of using banned substances in sport.
This is a Competition Introduction Multi-Sport module. With the NCCP Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.
NCCP Psychology of Performance will allow you to help athletes learn to manage distractions and use visualization techniques to prepare themselves technically and tactically for training and competition.
By completing the NCCP Planning a Practice module you will be able to organize a well-structured practice plan with safe, age-appropriate activities you’ve designed to match the proficiency level of participants.
This is a Competition Introduction multi-sport course. By completing this module you will be able to create a sound outline for your sport program that includes competition and training events.
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