2019 Competition Development Coach Workshops

Speed Skating Canada is offering Competition Development Coach Training and Worshops this spring and summer! More information about the course can be found in the Comp Dev Pathway Requirements guide and the course calendar can be found here.

The deadline for registration is June 1st. For more information please contact

Please note that in order to be eligible to be in the coaches’ box for Ontario Elite Circuit meets in the 2019-2020 season, coaches must have Introduction to Competition or Competition Development certified status in speed skating.


FUNdamentals Coach Part A Registration

Ontario Speed Skating is hosting a FUNdamentals Coaching Course in the spring/summer of 2019!

FUNdamentals Coach Part A: online May 25-26, 2019.
FUNdamentals Coach Part B: Waterloo July 6-7, 2019.

Registration for FUNdamentals Coach Part A can be completed HERE!

Registration for FUNdamentals Coach Part B is coming soon!

Coaches who wish to attend Ontario Regional Circuit meets next season but do not meet the coaches’ box requirements listed below should plan to attend this coaching clinic and complete their certification by September 2019. 

The coach requirements are as follows:
Ontario Regional Circuit meets: minimum of Certified FUNdamentals Speed Skating Coach

If you have any questions about coach certification requirements for the 2019-2020 racing season, please email


OSSA Girls Training Camp in Ottawa!

OSSA is excited to host its first Speed Skating Camp for Girls on June 1-2, 2019 at the Bell Sensplex in Ottawa!
This camp is open to all girls aged 8-22 who have at least one year of speed skating experience. This is not a Learn to Speed Skate camp.
Register for the Ontario Speed Skating Girls Training Camp HERE!


Summer Training Opportunities

If you are looking for summer training opportunities, be sure to check out the Development Page of the OSSA website!

If your club is hosting summer training that you would like shared on the OSSA website, please email Julie at


Sign up for OSSA eNews!

With the warm weather approaching, it is easy to forget about the cold days in the arena. OSSA sends out a newsletter with important updates about speed skating results, opportunities and notifications.

Sign up for eNews so we can keep you up to date over the summer! Click on the Add Me to eNews link to the left to join our mailing list!

You can also find an archive of the recent eNews letters on our Recent Editions page.