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Executive Director Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association

Executive Director Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association The Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association (MHSAA) is a not-for-profit organization, with a membership of 192 secondary schools. Dedicated to the provision of sound educational experiences through sport, MHSAA promotes the benefits of participation in high school sport by providing athletic and educational opportunities to Manitoba students. The MHSAA […]

Newfoundland and Labrador Scholarships and Awards

January 13, 2016 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features

The SportNL Scholarship, Team Gushue Award, Elite Athlete Assistance and the Premier’s Athletic Awards application are now available for submission. These awards are part of the Athletic Excellence Fund- a program which provides financial support for provincial athletes, coaches and officials. All applications must be returned to the respective Provincial Sport Organization on or before January […]

Coaching for Life Skills Workshop

January 13, 2016 by  
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Seeking Participants for Coaching for Life Skills Workshop January 11, 2016 ASAA is seeking participants to be involved in workshops set to take place in Edmonton on the topic of Coaching for Life Skills. Workshops will last 3 hours from 6pm-9pm and every participant involved will receive a coaching manual encompassing all the tools necessary […]

Player-Coach Friendships Last a Lifetime

January 13, 2016 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features

A picture says a thousand words.  The friendship between players and coaches last a lifetime.  Reflect upon the coaches you have had and remember what they taught you both on and off of the court. One of the most revered coaches in the history of sports, John Wooden was beloved by his former players, among […]

Team Spirit

January 13, 2016 by  
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Adolescents who play team sports are less likely to experience mental illness later in life, study finds Article from uToronto magazine by Brent Ledger Regular participation in school sports during adolescence can improve mental health even years later, according to a new study from Prof. Catherine Sabiston of Kinesiology and Physical Education. Exercise has long […]

BEING SAFE, BEING ME: Results of the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey

January 12, 2016 by  
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BEING SAFE, BEING ME: Results of the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey This study surveyed 923 trans youth from 10 Canadian provinces and 1 territory.  The executive summary alone is a treasure trove of data to support our work.  Some of the findings include: 84% NEVER participate in physical activates with a coach (page 24) […]

Executive Director Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation

January 8, 2016 by  
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Executive Director Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation  Position available effective August 1, 2016 The Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation (NSSAF) is a not-for-profit organization with a membership of over 180 secondary schools dedicated to the provision of sound educational experiences through sport. The NSSAF Office is located in the Sport Nova Scotia building at 5516 Spring […]

SSNL Welcomes Steve O’Brien and his Walk, Run, Roll Campaign to St John’s

December 23, 2015 by  
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Steve O’Brien has finished his cross country @WalkRunRoll campaign to fight against school dropouts and SSNL staff were on hand to congratulate Steve and present him with a SSNL Jacket and toque! The Steve O’Brien Foundation organized a cross canada tour to help raise money and awareness to fight against school dropouts and promote the […]

Think Before You Tweet

December 11, 2015 by  
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Does your coach talk with you about the use of social media? Are there specific rules and guidelines initiated by your school and your athletic department? Do you follow the guidelines and expectations? A tweet with “insensitive language” caused a secondary school cheerleader to be banned from her squad for the rest of the season. This should […]

Black and Blue by Patrick O’Sullivan

December 10, 2015 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features

Taken from:  theplayerstribune.com My father used to beat the shit out of me. I don’t say that to be shocking, or to get your attention. I say that because it’s just a simple fact. He would throw punches. Not like he was hitting a small child — but like he was in a bar fight […]

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