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NSSAF Announces the 2016 Dorothy G Walker and Hugh A Noble Award Winners

April 29, 2016 by  
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Distinguished Service Awards 2015-2016 The Hugh A. Noble Distinguished Service Award and the Dorothy G. Walker Distinguished Service Award represent the most prestigious awards presented by the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation. The awards represent an attempt to give recognition to those who contribute to interscholastic athletics over several years, and to acknowledge outstanding contributions! […]

OFSAA Women’s Sport School Conference

April 16, 2016 by  
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uesday, April, 12, 2016 There is still time to register for the OFSAA 2016 Women’s Sport School Conference before the deadline of April 15th. Female teacher-coaches in Ontario cannot miss this opportunity! OFSAA is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for our Women’s Sport School – speaker, author and coach, Nina Spencer. Nina is a […]

NSSAF Announces Newly Appointed Incoming Executive Director For Immediate

March 29, 2016 by  
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NSSAF Announces Newly Appointed Incoming Executive Director For Immediate Release: March 24, 2016 On behalf of the Board of Governors of the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation (NSSAF), I am pleased to announce that Mr. Stephen Gallant has been appointed as the incoming Executive Director of the NSSAF as of August 1, 2016. A former […]

Busting a Culture of Athlete Entitlemen

March 29, 2016 by  
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Busting a Culture of Athlete Entitlement Author: Dr. Wade Gilbert 03/21/2016 To rerun this excerpt/article in a magazine, newspaper, website, or e-newsletter with permission from Human Kinetics, Inc., please contact the publicity department at 1-800-747-4457 or publicity@hkusa.com. Busting a Culture of Athlete Entitlement A recent headline pulled from the sports pages read: Coach Says Athlete […]

A Father’s Wish

February 9, 2016 by  
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As Coaches this is what we all want. Taken from a Facebook Post by  Frank Hirst January 12, 2015 · (reposted Feb. 6, 2016)  “I pulled this clipping from the newspaper about 30 years ago when I started coaching kids hockey. I don’t know who the author is but I am sure it is still what every Dad […]

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  
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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  
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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 […]

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