Resources to Help Canada’s Top Athletes

View the following resources provided to athletes by Canadian Sport Institute Pacific and our partners:

Performance Points are a collection of well written articles that have been authored by our in-house experts. These short, easy to read, and well written articles pertain to a variety of topics that are applicable to athlete and coach lifestyle in High Performance sport.

The Athlete Coach Connect is a quarterly newsletter written by our in-house Athlete Coach Services team to acknowledge all newsworthy information relevant to registered athletes & coaches. These newsletters cover a variety of items including upcoming events, past events, card renewals, partnership updates, contact information, important dates, etc.

FLITEKITFLITEKITS™ are designed to alleviate the stresses of travel for sport. Based on recommendations from athletes, our dietitians, and our physiologists, the kit is packed with essentials that will make your flight or road trip more comfortable.

Athletes, coaches, and teams may purchase a standard kit for $20 or refresh the contents of their kit for $15 (includes everything but the nasal spray and eye mask).
Please contact your Athlete Coach Services Coordinator to order FLITEKITS™ with a minimum of 10 business days’ notice. Shipping or pick-up options will be arranged at the time of order.

Full FLITEKITS™ include:

  • Nasal spray
  • Eye mask
  • Facial tissue
  • Gum
  • Tide travel detergent
  • Ear plugs
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Chapstick
  • Clif Bar

CSI Pacific Athlete LogbookAthletes who wish to receive a Canadian Sport Institute Athlete Logbook should contact their Athlete Coach Services Coordinator to order a copy.

Sport Canada AAP Carded athletes registered with Canadian Sport Institute/PacificSport planning to access services while visiting a Canadian Sport Institute/Centre outside of British Columbia must contact a Canadian Sport Institute Athlete Coach Services Coordinator at least two weeks in advance of their departure. Each Canadian Sport Institute/Centre location has a different service delivery process, and it is essential that the athlete follows the correct process. Athletes who do not follow the appropriate process for accessing services will be personally responsible for any expenses incurred.

Sport Canada Carded athletes should also review the Athlete Assistance Program materials. Topics of interest may include:

  • Tuition Support & Deferred Tuition
  • Special-Needs Assistance
  • Child-Care Expenses
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Retirement Assistance

The SDRCC helps to prevent conflicts and, when they are inevitable, resolve them.

NSF International is a public health and safety company whose Certified for Sport program makes it easy for athletes and coaches to identify nutritional supplements that do not contain any banned substances and are safe to take.

AthletesCAN, the Association of Canada’s national team athletes, is the only fully independent and most inclusive athlete advocacy organization in the country as well as the first organization of its kind in the world. As the collective voice of Canadian national team athletes, AthletesCAN ensures an athlete-centred sport system by developing athlete leaders who influence sport policy and, as role models, inspire a strong sport culture.

Any national team athlete is encouraged to join AthletesCAN and utilize their organization’s free athlete benefits and programs!

  • Created and hosted by the IOC, the Athlete Learning Gateway is an innovative new way for elite athletes to study while training and competing. The service is available for you to use at any time, wherever you are, free of charge. Short courses feature academic lecture videos created by leading academics and professionals from the world of sport. They also include practical insights from top athletes, coaches and inspirational leaders.
  • Visit The Athlete Learning Gateway