Advanced Coaching Diploma

Advanced Coaching Diploma Supporting Athlete Development in BC

VANCOUVER – With support from the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, coaches are taking their education to the next level and are having a positive impact on their athletes’ development. The Advanced Coaching Diploma (ACD) is the pinnacle of a coaches’ education in the National Coaching Certification Program. ACD coaches are recognized as being among the…

COC & CPC Applaud the Government of Canada for Investing More in Athletes

TORONTO – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), along with its Athletes’ Commission, expressed gratitude to the Government of Canada for investing 18 per cent more in direct financial support to the country’s high performance athletes. In his 2017 budget, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the government would increase funding allocated to the Athlete Assistance Program (AAP)…

Canada’s Most Decorated Swimmer Retires

Victoria, BC – Canada’s most decorated international swimmer is retiring, leaving an unfillable hole in the national team but also an unmatched legacy. Victoria’s Ryan Cochrane made the announcement this morning on the CBC Sports Player’s Own Voice as well as in an interview with Scott Russell. “Since the Games in Rio, I’ve been asked…