Celebrate Ontario 2018 Grant

This is a reminder that the application deadline for Celebrate Ontario 2018 is THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 AT 5:00 P.M. (Eastern Standard Time). Celebrate Ontario is an annual funding program that helps festivals and events enhance their programs, activities and services. This support helps grow tourism in the province by making it easier for event […]

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Hall of Fame Nominations due November 26, 2017

Athletics Ontario is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our 11th Annual Awards Gala and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in the fall of 2018. As a part of this event each year, we induct new members into the Athletics Ontario Hall of Fame. Athletics Ontario is proud to recognize past outstanding achievements […]

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Performance Coach Weekend

The Performance Coach certification is for coaches who are actively coaching year round, 40 or more weeks a year and 5-10 sessions a week. Coaches are recommended to have athletes that are competing at the Canada Summer Games level or higher.  The main focus of this course is annual planning, periodization and is an introduction […]

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AO Student Volunteer Program

This year, we’re introducing a Student Volunteer Program. We will take 50 students, across London, Windsor, Toronto and Ottawa and offer them the chance to obtain their 40 volunteer hours as well as a Level 1 Official Certification. What the students gain from this experience: Communication Skills Presentation Skills Strategic and Critical Thinking Leadership Skills […]

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Passing of Dave Northey

We are saddened to share the news that long-time distance runner Dave “Python” Northey passed away at the age of 68 on September 11, 2017. He will be remembered as a well-respected and talented member of his community. He has a number of accomplishments from throughout his career, and along with his passion for running, […]

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October 17, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, Ontario – October 17, 2017 Athletics Ontario (AO) is pleased to announce that Kolton Kowalchuk will be joining the AO staff in the role of High Performance Manager on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Kowalchuk’s previous experience in high performance sport has given him the skills and abilities to […]

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BIG Upcoming Coaching Opportunity

2017 IAAF/USATF Academy for Sprints or Youth Specialization Date: December 3-9, 2017 Location: IMG Academy – Bradenton, FL More information on the course is available here. Requirements: Certified at Level 3 or Competition Development certified (CC# required) Three to five year’s experience working with athletes competing at the national level Branch endorsement (Athletics Canada will […]

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Athlete Testing & ID

On April 8th, Athletics Ontario and the Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario will be hosting the 2nd Athlete Testing Workshop for the purpose of creating an athlete database. This initiative is supported through the Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) program and is open to OHPSI funded athletes as well as bantam, midget, youth and junior aged athletes. […]

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2018 Ontario Summer Games

The Ontario Games Program started in 1970 in Etobicoke as a showcase for amateur sport. They have now become Ontario’s largest multi-sport event, including both team and individual sports. U14 and U16 Ontario athletes qualify through a regional selection process and are then selected to an East vs West Team and compete to be crowned […]

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