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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The Power of Emotional Intelligence: Enhancing Performance & the Coach-Athlete Relationship - Esme Gullick
This is a Competition Introduction multi-sport course. This module gives you the ability to recognize signs indicating that an athlete may need to improve his/her goal setting, focus, and anxiety control skills.
This is a Competition Introduction multi-sport course. With the workshop you will be able to analyze certain coaching situations to determine if they promote learning.
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.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. This course will enable you to implement general and sport-specific training protocols and methods to effectively develop or maintain athletic abilities specific to your sport.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. After completing this module, you will be able to identify the factors that affect practice planning.
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