Congratulations John Walsh!

Congratulations to John Walsh on being named as Speed Skating Canada’s Official of the Year!

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Staff Profile - Rusty Haines


OSSA is proud to introduce staff member Rusty Haines to all of our members.  Rusty joins us as our Student Programs Coordinator, primarily responsible for our High School Skating Program. 

Rusty’s passion for sport  has lead him to take on many roles. He has most recently served as the Head Coach - Administrator for the Kawartha Gymnastics Club, coached volleyball at the college and university level for 14 years.  “ I am extremely excited to assist in furthering the success of the Student Program and look forward to working with Ontario Speed Skating and the dedicated group of coaches and volunteers who provide so much for the athletes of Ontario”

A graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a BA in Kinesiology, Rusty is a certified coach in gymnastics, trampoline and volleyball.  He continues to coach as the head coach of the Trent university men’s volleyball program.

Rusty resides in Peterborough, with his wife of 10 years and his three children.

If you have any questions regarding the Intro to Speed Skating High School Program he can be contacted at 705-652-9490 or



New Red Book now available.

The 2010-2011 red book is now available on Speed Skating Canada’s website at:


SSC 2010-11 Competitions Bulletin Posted

Bulletin number 2010.01 has been published and is available on Speed Skating Canada’s website.


Fall World Cup Results

The results from the Fall World Cup Selections can be viewed online now.