Celebration of Life for Andy Higgins

Andy Higgins was one of those very special individuals who came into our lives. He was a giant in the coaching world, coaching an Olympic bronze medalist, World Champs silver medalist, Commonwealth/PanAm Games medalists, and so many more. However, I believe his greatest accomplishment was the positive impact he left on those he coached.  There will […]

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Upcoming Pole Vault Clinic

There is a Pole Vault Clinic coming up on May 4-5, 2019, and you are eligible to earn PD points if you attend. High Performance Coach Kevin DiNardo and his staff will facilitate small and large group sessions (in class and practical) for both athletes and coaches.  Training will include introductory principles to the sport […]

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Andy Higgins: 1937-2019

The track community is in mourning with news of the passing of Andy Higgins. An Athletics Ontario Hall of Fame Inductee, and the coach who established the University of Toronto’s Track Club back in 1971, he was the coach of David Steen, who brought home the first ever Olympic medal in the decathlon. He coached in […]

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Join Athletics Ontario Fundraising Committee

Athletics Ontario’s vision is to be the sport of choice for Ontario and is committed to providing value to our members. As we know, there are increasing demands on Government dollars and membership fees, historically the primary sources of funding for Athletics Ontario. We anticipate these pressures will continue and are looking to identify opportunities […]

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Women and Girls in Leadership and Sport Conference 2019

The Women and Girls in Leadership and Sport conference is entering its second edition this year. The event is hosted at York University on May 3rd & 4th, 2019 and is targeted at administration such as coaches, athletes, and parents. This year the conference stands on the three pillars of resilience, leadership, and breaking barriers. We […]

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Passing of Brent McFarlane

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Brent McFarlane. Brent made his mark on the sport through his coaching and educating. He was Canada’s Head Track and Field Coach at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. He also coached on 33 National teams, including at four Olympic Games, three […]

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Around the Bay 30k and Frosty 5k

The early spring, snowy morning did not stop nearly 10,000 athletes from participating in the oldest race on the continent, hosted in Hamilton, Ontario – the classic Around the Bay 30km and 5km. As we see continual growth in our membership, competing in this race in the AO/OMA Trillium Running Series were over 130 members. […]

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Win A Throws Package for Your High School

Athletics Ontario is pleased to announce that we will be awarding 2 Ontario high schools with a Throws Package, each valued at $1,200. To be eligible, a submission must be made online at: http://trackiereg.com/WIN-an-AO-Throws-Kit by April 15, 2019. In the submission, you will describe your school’s current program and explain how the equipment will be […]

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Athletics Ontario Hiring Youth for the Summer

Athletics Ontario, through support from the Canada Summer Jobs Program, is looking to hire up to 12 youth (15-30 years of age) in the following roles. Please click on the links provided for the full job description and instructions on how to apply. Sport Administrators Sport Instructors (Youth Programs) Communications & Marketing Assistants Athletics Ontario […]

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Athletics Ontario Officials Comprehensive Clinic

We have just confirmed that an Officials Comprehensive Clinic will be taking place in Guelph, on Friday April 5, 2019 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. It is FREE to attend and the course will be taking place at the University of Guelph campus. Workshop Details: You will learn from experienced Officials about some of the requirements to […]

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