PARALYMPIAN SEARCH to visit Vancouver and Toronto to discover future generation of potential Paralympic athletes

VANCOUVER – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, is pleased to announce that the PARALYMPIAN SEARCH will be visiting Vancouver on Sunday, Oct. 22 and Toronto on Sunday, Nov. 26. PARALYMPIAN SEARCH is an exciting program designed to identify future potential Paralympic athletes. It is a…

The Coaching Association of Canada launches Coaching Athletes with a Disability, an NCCP eLearning module

With support from the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Special Olympics Canada, the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is pleased to launch today the latest in its series of National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) eLearning modules: Coaching Athletes with a Disability. The Coaching Athletes with a Disability eLearning module provides coaches the knowledge and training…

COC Adds Three Athlete Mentors to PyeongChang 2018 Mission Team

MONTREAL – On Tuesday morning, Team Canada’s PyeongChang 2018 Chef de Mission, Isabelle Charest, announced the appointment of three Athlete Mentors who will help provide support and guidance to competing Canadian athletes. Selected from an extensive list of applicants, the appointees are Olympians Jeane Lassen (Whitehorse, Yukon), Vincent Marquis (Quebec City, Quebec) and Julien Bahain…

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific Helps Team BC Reach New Heights

VANCOUVER – The Team BC delegation of 354 athletes, 52 coaches, 22 mission staff and 27 managers and technical support staff garnered a record 146 medals at the 2017 Canada Games that concluded Sunday in Winnipeg and two-thirds of those podium berths were recorded by athletes registered with the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific or an…