The Coach Salary Support programs aim to increase the number of full-time salaried coaching positions in the sports industry by providing seed funding for organizations who are looking to hire a full-time coach for the first time.
Funding is available for full-time head coaches and for full-time female apprentice coaches at the post-secondary level.
This funding provides up to $60,000 over 3 years for a new full-time head coach.
This seed funding is a matching grant between CAO and the recipient organization. The minimum annual salary for the hired coach is $40,000 per year + benefits.
Read full program guidelines here
The 2020-21 funding cycle is currently pending. Please check back for updates.
This funding provides up to $40,000 over 2 years for a post-secondary institution to hire a full-time female apprentice coach. The goal of the program is to increase the number of paid full-time female coaches in sport and provide a pathway for their development.
This seed funding is a matching grant between CAO and the recipient post-secondary organization. The minimum annual salary for the hired coach is $30,000 per year + benefits.
The government of Ontario is committed to providing funding support for Ontario’s coaches.