Canadian Olympic Committee

COC statements regarding Russia’s participation in PyeongChang

post courtesy Canadian Olympic Committee TORONTO (December 5, 2017) – Below are the COC’s statements regarding the IOC decision on Russia’s participation at PyeongChang 2018: “We are encouraged and hopeful that the sanctions announced today by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will bring forward positive change for clean and ethical sport. The COC has an…

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…

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

TORONTO – Ensuring that Canadian athletes have the support they need, to continue to push for the podium today and in the future, is an important focus for the Government of Canada. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced funding for the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic athletes.…