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Team Announcement Press Release

January 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features

School Sport Canada Names Teams Participating in 2014 Nike High School Grand Prix 24 high school teams across Canada selected to compete in track and field experience TORONTO, January 15, 2014 – Across the country more than 300 high school track and field athletes are preparing to lace up their spikes and hit the track […]

Celebrate sport on National Jersey Day!

November 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features

Friday, November 29 is a national day to show your love and support for sport by wearing a jersey, team or club uniform to school, work or play on National Jersey Day.  From municipal council chambers to office buildings and classrooms across the nation, we envision a sea of Canadians wearing their hearts on their […]

SSC Press Release – Change in Exec Director

November 11, 2013 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features

MEDIA RELEASE November 11, 2013 St John’s, NL – School Sport Canada is pleased to announce that Mr. Tyler Callaghan has been appointed as its Executive Director.  Tyler has a strong background in and knowledge of the Canadian School Sport system.  His experience working with the Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association, his establishing of the Canadian […]

January Sport Spotlight: Hockey

February 27, 2013 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features, Sport Spotlights

Europe has soccer. The Dominican Republic has baseball. Here in Canada, we have hockey. Hockey is our national sport – we eat, sleep, and breathe the sport. Many of our Saturday nights consist of sitting in front of the TV with friends and family taking in the sights and sounds of the game. It’s imbedded […]

Athlete Profile: Kara Pilek

February 27, 2013 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features, Profiles

Kara Pilek is the ultimate team player. With her positive attitude, she has the ability to lift up her team and lead them to victory. In her senior year at St. Boniface in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Kara has led her team to the Warren tournament championship. She was named the tournament all-star for her outstanding performance. […]

December Sport Spotlight: Volleyball

February 5, 2013 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features, Sport Spotlights

Volleyball is the second most popular team sport in the world. It is a physically demanding sport. Players are in constant motion, jumping an average of 300 times a match, and diving all over the court to make sure the ball does not hit the ground. We will take a look at how volleyball was […]

2013 Nike High School Grand Prix

November 6, 2012 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features

After a successful inaugural year, applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Nike High School Grand Prix and high schools from across Canada are invited to apply to their provincial/territorial school athletic association! On May 11, 2013, over 300 student athletes from 12 provinces and territories will gather for a track and field experience […]

SchoolCoach.ca

November 6, 2012 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features

SchoolCoach.ca – Online and Accessible Coach Education designed for the Canadian high school coach           School Sport Canada is proud to announce the launch of its brand new online resource for coaches: SchoolCoach.ca. SchoolCoach.ca hosts several interactive online educational courses for coaches. These courses were designed specifically for coaches in a […]

Dragon Boat

October 31, 2012 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features, Sport Spotlights

                  As high school students return to school from summer break, one of the many decisions they are faced with is choosing which sports teams to join. Sports like basketball, volleyball and hockey are always top of mind with many students, but one sport that should certainly […]

Athlete Profile: Maya Rahn

October 31, 2012 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features, Profiles

Maya Rahn is one busy student.  Having recently entered Grade 11 at Oak Bay High School in Vancouver, she has many activities on her plate.  She is a National level gymnast who trains 5 days a week while also maintaining a straight A average and mentoring other students within her high school. Maya’s love for […]

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