Coaching Workshops

OSSA will be hosting the following coaching workshops this fall: 

FUNdamentals Leader  
This workshop will be conducted ONLINE on Friday Sept 14 & Sunday Sept 16 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Attendance is mandatory for BOTH evening sessions as the training will be progressive.
Cost: $45.00
Lead Facilitator: Patti Walsh
Registration is due by September 12, 2018

FUNdamentals Coach
The first part of this workshop will be conducted ONLINE on Friday Sept 14 & Sunday Sept 16 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm 
The second part of this workshop will be conducted as part of the Coaches Conference at Horseshoe Resort on September 22, 2018 9:00am -6:00pm 
Finally, there will be a 2-hour ice component to complete your training. This will be determined at a later date.
Cost: $160.00 (lunch on Saturday included)
Lead Facilitator: Patti Walsh
Registration is due by September 12, 2018

Please note that all registrations will be considered final. Course Workbooks for both courses will be sent out to all participants electronically before the course begins.

Please register HERE


Elite Circuit #1 Ottawa !

Online registration for the Ontario Elite Circuit #1 meet in Ottawa is now open - See Meet Announcement   

A block of rooms has been reserved at Days Inn Ottawa Airport (366 Hunt Club Rd, Ottawa, ON K1V 1C) Price: $129.95/night for a standard room. The block booking is valid until September 5th at which point, the rooms will be released. Please quote group code: CGSSKC


2018/19 Competition Calendar

Please find the updated competition calendar for this upcoming season HERE. Please note there have been several changes to the SSC competition calendar.

To clarify, the first Ottawa meet in September, and the first meet in Waterloo, are not pre-season meets, but rather are part of the competition calendar (Elite Circuit #1 and #2).


Upcoming Coaching Workshops

OSSA will be hosting another FUNdamentals Leader workshop this fall. Details will be shared shortly.

We are also trying to determine interest in a FUNdamentals Coach workshop.

Please indicate if you are interested in attending a FUNdamentals Coach workshop at the following link:


OSSA Coaches Conference

Did you know National Coaches Week is September 22-30, 2018? Join your fellow coaches for 1.5 days of workshops. Certified coaches can earn up to 3 Professional Development Points. 

Registration is now open for the annual OSSA Coaches Conference which will be held in Barrie at Horseshoe Resort on September 22 & 23, 2018. 

Some rooms have been reserved at Horseshoe Resort for a negotiated price. Coaches are responsible for the cost of their accommodations. Please call the Reservations Department at 1-800-461-5627 and identify yourself as part of the Ontario Speed Skating group.

Reservation requests must be made by Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 in order to qualify for our group rate.

Room rate: $139 +tax + %6 resort fee/night 
Conference Cost: $90
OSSA will provide lunch and snacks on both Saturday and Sunday.

Click HERE to view the Conference Agenda

If interested in attending this great event, please register at the following link by Friday, September 14, 2018