New UBC High Performance Graduate Certificate To Help Develop Next Generation Of Coaches And Technical Leaders In Canada

The University of British Columbia will be offering an exciting new graduate certificate for high performance coaches and technical sport leaders in August 2015. The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) has partnered with UBC to create the program, which has been endorsed by the Coaching Association of Canada. The UBC Graduate Certificate in High…

Registration is Open for International Coaching School

Victoria, BC – Registration is now open for the International Coaching School (ICS), taking place from May 23-30 in Victoria, BC. Hosted by the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence, the annual conference provides coaches with two different opportunities to become world-class leaders. The two streams of the…

CSI Pacific Registered Coaches Enjoy Major Success at 2015 Canada Winter Games

From February 13 – March 1, 2015, Prince George and Northern British Columbia hosted the Canada Winter Games. The Games featured over 2,400 athletes, 1,000 coaches and officials, up to 4,500 volunteers, hundreds of media and thousands of visitors. And through it all, a number of CSI Pacific-registered coaches enjoyed overwhelming success. Congratulations to all…

Canadian Paralympic Committee Congratulates Josh Dueck on Career

OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is proud to congratulate three-time Paralympic medallist Josh Dueck (Kimberley, B.C), a champion and trailblazer in para-alpine skiing, who announced his retirement earlier today. Dueck won gold and silver medals at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games and was named Team Canada’s flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony. He also won…

Stephanie Dixon named Canada’s Assistant Chef De Mission for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is pleased to announce that three-time Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon (Brampton, Ont. now living in Whitehorse, Yukon) has been named Team Canada’s Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. Dixon competed at the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games and won a total…

Hudson’s Bay and Dufour-Lapointe Sisters Launch Red Mittens Campaign

Canadian Olympic Foundation highlights Hudson’s Bay continued investment in Canadian Sport through Iconic Red Mitten initiative TORONTO – Today, Olympians and official Red Mitten ambassadors, the Dufour-Lapointe sisters, along with Hudson’s Bay, launched the 6th edition of its Red Mitten, the nation’s most iconic symbol of Canadian Olympic pride and the source of millions of…

Gary Reed Set to Take on the Interior Regional Athletics Coach Position

Kamloops, BC – BC Athletics and the Kamloops Track & Field Club are extremely pleased to announce that Olympian, World Athletics Championship 800m Silver Medallist Gary Reed and Canadian Record Holder at 800m – 1:43.68, will assume the position of Interior Regional Athletics Coach – Middle Distance and Cross Country beginning September 2014. In addition…