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Athletics Ontario 10 000m Championship Entry List Revealed

The entry deadline for the Athletics Ontario and Athletics Canada 10 000m Championships has passed and the field is set! The 2015 Championships in London will take place on Sunday May 10th and will represent one of the largest fields […]

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IMPORTANT: Updated Changes to the Quest for Gold Standard

There have been some changes to the standards for the Quest for Gold Program. This can and will affect present and potential Quest for Gold recipients. Click here for details on the program and the selection criteria.

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New Provincial Championship Events Confirmed

Following an announcement from Athletics Canada last fall of event changes in some of the age groups and a survey of Ontario Coaches this spring, the slate of events to be offered at this year’s provincial outdoor championships has been […]

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Manager, Competitions, Technical Specifications & Logistics-Application Deadline May 20

AO is searching for a passionate and enthusiastic candidate who is willing to join our growing team. Reporting to the Executive Director, you will be responsible for managing and administrating Athletics Ontario’s technical operations including developing and implementing the technical […]

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Nominations are OPEN for the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards!

The 2015 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards are being held this September 19th in Toronto and nominations are now open! Coaches will be honoured for their contributions to community and sport in the following categories: Grassroots Coach (1 male, 1 female) – Leaders […]

 

Athletics Ontario 10 000m Championship Entry List Revealed

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The entry deadline for the Athletics Ontario and Athletics Canada 10 000m Championships has passed and the field is set!

The 2015 Championships in London will take place on Sunday May 10th and will represent one of the largest fields in recent years. Athletes will compete for Junior and National titles in the Junior Men, Senior Men, and Senior Women categories.

For more information on the entry list click here

For more information on the event click here

IMPORTANT: Updated Changes to the Quest for Gold Standard

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There have been some changes to the standards for the Quest for Gold Program. This can and will affect present and potential Quest for Gold recipients.

Click here for details on the program and the selection criteria.

Women’s 4x100m & 4x400m Qualify for 2016 Olympic Games

Athletics Canada’s weekend at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas was highlighted with a fourth place finish and a pair of Canadian records in the women’s 4×100-metres relay. With a top eight finish the women’s 4×100-metres relay team has qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Joining the women’s 4×100-metres in Rio will be the women’s 4×400-metres squad, they qualified for the Olympic Games with a sixth place finish.

The quartet of Crystal Emmanuel of Scarborough, Ont., Kimberly Hyacinthe of Lachenaie, Que., Shai-Anne Davis of Toronto, Ont., and Khamica Bingham of Caledon, Ont., finished fourth and broke the Canadian record in both rounds of competition. Read more »

New Provincial Championship Events Confirmed

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Following an announcement from Athletics Canada last fall of event changes in some of the age groups and a survey of Ontario Coaches this spring, the slate of events to be offered at this year’s provincial outdoor championships has been decided.

For details, please click here

Coaches who would like to see the Survey results may contact Roman Olszewski at roman.otfa@cogeco.ca

Manager, Competitions, Technical Specifications & Logistics-Application Deadline May 20

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AO is searching for a passionate and enthusiastic candidate who is willing to join our growing team. Reporting to the Executive Director, you will be responsible for managing and administrating Athletics Ontario’s technical operations including developing and implementing the technical aspects of all sporting events and competitions. This includes implementing the sanction policy and Policy and Procedures documents; coordinating provincial fixtures; and facilitating competition and technical committee planning, policy development, and communication. In addition, you’ll ensure that event venues suit the needs of the sport and that the correct equipment and infrastructure are available for the athletes and those managing or supporting them.

You have strong interpersonal and team player skills and can work independently where required. In addition to your program management, organizational and time management skills you have: Read more »

Nominations are OPEN for the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards!

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The 2015 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards are being held this September 19th in Toronto and nominations are now open! Coaches will be honoured for their contributions to community and sport in the following categories:

Grassroots Coach (1 male, 1 female) – Leaders who are inspirational role models in the community.

Good-to-Great Coach (1 female, 1 male) – Coaches focused on performance excellence and competing to win. Read more »

High School Meets and False Starts 2015

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A reminder to coaches that high school rules on starts of races differ from IAAF, AC and AO rules.  These latter jurisdictions will not recognize results from competitions using different start rules unless there is documentation verifying that no false start occurred.

To ensure that your athletes get credit for their performances please read and use the report forms below. Read more »

Assistant Coordinator (Sport) – Application Deadline May 14

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Position: Assistant Coordinator – Sport (8 week term)

Application deadline: May 14, 2015; Start Date: June 3, 2015

Athletics Ontario is looking for one (1) student for limited-term (30 hours per week for 8 weeks) employment. The successful candidate will assist in sport administrative functions in the Provincial Sport Organization’s (Athletics Ontario) head office. The Assistant Coordinator (Sport) will report to the Manager, Member Services, Programs & Development.

Athletics Ontario (AO) is a small but highly active, not-for-profit organization committed to supporting aspiring athletes in the sport of Athletics (track and field, cross country and roadrunning) as well as contributing to the health, fitness, social development and well being of all participants. Read more »

Athletics Ontario Announces the Passing of Mike Forgrave

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The track and field community mourns the loss of former national team member, Mike Forgrave. Most recently known as an expert pedorthist, he has been the pedorthic consultant to a number of national and professional sports teams including Athletics Canada and the San Diego Chargers. He was the Head of the Foot and Ankle Clinic at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, and has provided orthotics to hundreds of track and field athletes in Ontario and beyond.

However, Mike also had a rich history in the 400m and 400m hurdles, having won six OFSAA medals, 2 Interscholastic records, 2 Canadian Junior golds and a Canadian Senior title, a Canadian Juvenile record and a spot on the Pacific Conference Games team in Australia. Read more »

Hamilton Sport Coach Clinic April 18th, 2015

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Athletics Ontario held a Sport Coach Clinic this past Saturday, April 18th at the David Braley Athletic Centre at McMaster University. Participants gained knowledge on long term athlete development and received  hands on experience in jumps, throws, endurance, or sprints and hurdles from experienced coaches and learning facilitators.

For more information on how to become a certified coach and future coaching clinics, please click here.

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