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Current Projects

Experts Express Coach Development

The Coaching Association of Ontario is now accepting applications for the Experts Express program. Gain access to provincially endorsed experts at no cost to your coach or club in 5 areas of expertise: Nutrition, Leadership and Management, Coaching Athletes with a Disability, Strength and Conditioning, or Sport Psychology. 

Visit the CAO website for more information.  Application deadline is July 13, 2015. 


OSSA Symposium 2015


Save the Date! OSSA’s Coaches and Officials Symposium will be held on September 26 and 27 in Oshawa. The event will have lectures from guest presenters and group discussions on a variety of topics.

Event details and registration coming in July! 



Sue Ellis Masters Camp in Ottawa

The masters skaters in Ottawa are hosting a training camp July 31 - August 3, 2015, featuring former Team USA short-track coach Sue Ellis.  Come and learn the latest techniques for efficiency and power on the ice.  For full information, go to and click “Camps & Clinics” on the left menu, then “Ottawa Masters Camp”.

Whether you’re improving your own skating or aiming to teach effective techniques as a coach, this camp will help you understand and experience the principles of delivering power into the ice.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the best coaches!


Congratulations to our 2015 Rising Stars!


Volunteer of the Year for 2015

Congratulations Rachael McKinley, OSSA’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year! The Ottawa Pacers tell us that Rachel has been playing a critical role in the success of the club and its growth to become one of the largest speed skating clubs in Ontario. With her pro-active leadership and commitment to the success of the club, Rachel organizes the any open houses and trial skating sessions, which are critical events for recruiting new skaters to the club, ensuring not only the club’s viability but its continued growth and success.

Rachael is doing great work for her club and has definitely earned her recognition as OSSA’s Volunteer of the Year! Thank you Rachael!