Ontario Coaches Summit Series

The Ontario Coaches Conference is now the Ontario Coaches Summit Series!

Presented by the Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO), the Summit Series will continue to feature professional development sessions from experts around the world, now spread across three dates in the calendar year to better accommodate our coaches’ seasons and schedules.

Since 2007, the CAO’s leadership events have become signature dates on the provincial sport calendar, creating an opportunity for coaches, teachers, administrators and everyone with a passion for sport to gain valuable insight into shaping the future of coaching and sport.

Education is a journey, not a destination. Continue your journey at Ontario’s premier sport leadership event and register for #OCSS TODAY!

Ontario’s premier sport leadership event is new & improved!

Upcoming Summit Series

When: November 20, 2021 @ 10am – 4pm
Cost: FREE
Where: Virtual
*Coaches will receive 3 NCCP PD Points for attending LIVE*
To Register: CLICK HERE

This November 20, 2021 join hundreds of coaches from across Ontario and Canada for the first #OCSS as we empower coaches and sport leaders to work toward our shared goal of creating an equitable, inclusive and anti-racist landscape in coaching and in sport.

Session Preview:

  • Cultural Sport Psychology: The Coach Effect
  • Shifting the Culture of Sport & Locker Room Talk
  • Allyship, Power & Privilege: How Coaches Can Activate Change
  • Why Trauma-Informed Coaching is Vital
  • …AND MORE!

Speaker Preview:

  • Perdita Felicien – Olympian, World Champion, Sports Broadcaster, Author, TV Host
  • Brock McGillis – First male professional hockey player to openly come out as gay
  • Dr. Ahada McCummings – Senior National Director, Up2Us Sports
  • Trevor Mayoh – Diversity, Inclusion, Violence Prevention Consultant & Radio Commentator
  • …AND MORE!

Ontario’s premier sport leadership event is new & improved!

When: January 15, 2022 @ 10am – 4pm
Cost: FREE
Where: Virtual
*Coaches will receive 3 NCCP PD Points for attending LIVE*

More information to be announced shortly!

Session Preview:

  • Sport Science
  • Sport Psychology
  • Bullying & Safe Sport
  • Mental Health
  • …AND MORE to be announced!

Ontario’s premier sport leadership event is new & improved!

When: March 26, 2022 @ 10am – 4pm

More information to be announced!

What you missed at the last Ontario Coaches Conference

With 8 days and 18 sessions of learning available, OCC21 offered something to everyone. From sport science, sport psychology, leadership and the art of coaching, recordings of applicable sessions can now be accessed for public viewing.

Session highlights include:

  • Karina LeBlanc – Dare to Dream BIG: Empowering Yourself to Empower Others
  • Ted Nolan – Finding Success in Coaching
  • Allistair McCaw – Making an Impact
  • Kwame Osei – Tackling Diversity & Inclusion in Sport & Coaching
  • James Leath – Building a Team for Success: Mastering the Art of Team Cohesion
  • Sylvie Tetrault – The Blue Light Effect: A Hidden Enemy to Athletic Recovery?
  • Dr. Amy Whitehead – Creating a Reflective Practice Through the Think Aloud Method

Be sure to access the full available public video library of sessions by clicking HERE.

Access the OCC21 public session video links

Coaching Enhancement Funding Programs

The government of Ontario is committed to providing funding support for Ontario’s coaches.

Please contact us – the CAO Team is here to help!

Connecting thousands of coaches across Ontario

Celebrating coaches September 19th – 27th

Tune in LIVE Sept 17 @ 7pm, hosted by Perdita Felicien