OSSA Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following OSSA members who are the recipients of the Annual OSSA awards 2016-2017!

  • Outstanding Administrator: Tanya Gillis-Cornacchia (Ottawa)
  • Coach of the Year: Cheryl Marinsky (Ottawa)
  • Official of the Year: Cindy Van Lierop (London)
  • Volunteer of the Year: Jean Hurtubise (Gloucester)
  • Rising Star Long Track: Noah Bouma (Ottawa)
  • Rising Star Short Track: Dania El Sammak (Oakville)
  • Rising Star Short Track: Ethan McKinley-Young (Ottawa)
  • Skater of the Year Long Track: Claire Mallard (Ottawa)
  • Skater of the Year Long Track: Connor Rogerson (Ottawa)
  • Skater of the Year Short Track: Claudia Heeney (Kitchener-Waterloo) 

Some plaques were presented in person during the recent Skating Excellence Training Hub in June while other awards are being distributed during upcoming club ceremonies.



Event Date Change

The date of the Provincial B/C Championships has been changed: it is now scheduled for March 10 & 11, 2018 in Ottawa.


FUNdamentals camp in KWL

The Kitchener-Waterloo Sertoma Speed Skating Club is hosting a FUNdamentals speed skating camp on August 24-26, 2017. This camp is for skaters ages 5-12 years old. Skate rental is available.

Registration deadline is midnight July 14th.


2017-18 National competitions calendar

Speed Skating Canada has released the 2017-2018 national competitions calendar for short track and long track events.


News from NCCP

Certified coaches can now earn Professional Development Points towards maintenance of certification for activities including: first aid/ safety training, university/college/CEGEP courses, or other conferences/seminars.

A maximum of 3 PDPs can be earned per maintenance cycle.

Coaches can enter The Locker and visit the Self-Report section to earn the points.