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June 21, 2022

Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

Coaches Association of Ontario 

Do you know a coach who…

  • Is committed to building an inclusive sport environment?

  • Has taken an athlete or team to an important championship?

  • Is dedicated to the safety and well-being of all participants?

  • Is simply the BEST ever?


Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2022 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards! 

Annually awarded to exemplary coaches across Ontario to celebrate coaches for the integral role they play with their team(s), sport and community, selected coaches are recognized during National Coaches Week September 17-25, 2022.

June 16, 2022

Nominate a deserving coach or organization!

Coaching Association of Canada 

Coaching Association of Canada is currently accepting nominations for all awards. 

  • The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a lifelong commitment to coaching and coach development.

  • The Coach of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding achievements of a coach, both for the sport performances of their athlete(s) or team and for exhibiting excellence in sport values.

  • The Impact Award recognizes an individual or organization for their creation of an innovative event or program that has benefited the sport and coaching community.

  • The Community and National NCCP Coach Developer Awards recognize outstanding individuals who have gone above and beyond to develop certified and trained NCCP coaches.

  • The Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards recognize coaches whose athlete or team has achieved a medal-winning performance at a World Championship, Olympic or Paralympic Games, or at the Special Olympics World Games.

  • The National Indigenous Coaching Awards recognize coaches who demonstrate a commitment to a holistic lifestyle that embraces physical, mental, cultural, and spiritual capacities.  

Development Opportunities

October 3, 2022

Making Head Way Concussion eLearning Series

Coaches Association of Canada 

The Making Headway eLearning module is designed to help teach you how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion – and also how to respond.

This eLearning series is available for free, but can only be accessed if you have an account in the Locker. Sign up for free below!

June  8, 2021

CAC launches NEW Mental Health in Sport eLearning!

Free eLearning

Mental health impacts the quality of life and performance of both sport participants and coaches. The Coaching Association of Canada’s Mental Health in Sport eLearning module was developed to educate coaches about mental health to empower them to effectively play a role in supporting the well-being of the participants in their sport program, while also supporting their own mental health.  
The 45-minute module is now available for free in the eLearning section of the Locker.    

Funding for Coaches

Coming soon.