2018 October E-Newsletter Links

October 11, 2018 by  
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October 2018 ENewsletter

10/02/2018, 4:15pm CST
By SHSAA Office



Congratulations to the Coaching Association of Canada on their fourth annual NATIONAL COACHES WEEK (September 23-30)! Coaches were recognized for the integral role that they play in empowering Canadian athletes and communities. Life memories don’t happen without the support of 20,000 high school coaches across our province.
Selected by OFSAA, and recognized during Coaches Week, the 2018 male and female recipients of the Coaching Excellence Award in the “School Sport Coach” category are
Please check out a short video and read about their outstanding coaching achievements for IAN here and DAWN here.
Congratulations to you both!
(Click on blue for more info)

OCTOBER 10-11: Girls’ Golf Festival & Boys’ Golf Championship
OCTOBER 17: Transfer Appeal Applications Due
NOVEMBER 1: Board of Reference – Transfers
NOVEMBER 1-3: Girls’ Field Hockey Championship (Burlington, ON)
NOVEMBER 3: Cross Country Championships (Dundas, ON)
NOVEMBER 22-24: Boys’ Volleyball & Girls’ Basketball Championships
NOVEMBER 26-28: Football Bowls Series (Ottawa, ON)
NOVEMBER 29-30: Representatives’ Council Meeting
DECEMBER 11: Board of Reference – Transfers
APRIL 11-12: Annual General Meeting

We look forward to seeing you on
May 9-10, 2019. Please continue to follow us on social media and at for future updates on guest speakers, presenters and course content. If you are interested in presenting, please contact Denise Perrier
The Bulletin

Find the latest edition here – it’s the 2018 Fall Issue. Check out the championship recaps and read all about the various OFSAA scholarships recipients that were recognized in June. The printed copy of the magazine is also available at your school – just ask your principal or athletic director.
OFSAA’s Video Series
“The School Sport Effect”
Remember to keep in mind the OFSAA video series for your next school function, banquet or meeting. Click here to to find out what this initiative is all about and how we got here. All four videos are also available in French.
Please contact Pat Park ( if you require a download of the videos. Clickhere to see what people are saying about the videos.
Over 140 schools will benefit from the Ontario Ministry of Education TRY Day grant during the 2018-19 school year.
Schools are motivating students to engage in physical activity and sport by offering fun offerings such as; bubble soccer, disc golf, pickleball, kinball and spikeball, just to name a few.
Thank you to all of the schools that applied and we are pleased to announce that the program is sold out again this year!
Let’s look to educate more volunteers, teachers and coaches through theCOACHING IN ONTARIO SCHOOLS (CIOS) program. Developed by OFSAA and the Coaching Association of Canada, CIOS is designed to train teacher-coaches and community coaches. Please contact Denise Perrier ( if you are interested in hosting or offering a workshop at your school or in your association.
OFSAA has partnered with the Canadian Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (CIAAA) to promote, support and train existing and aspiring Athletic Directors/Coordinators. Check out the CIAAA website at, or if you are interested in hosting a course in your area, please contact Denise Perrier at or 416-426-7436.
PROMO OFFER (Basketballs)
Just a reminder that OFSAA and Moltenentered into a partnership that will see the company serve as the official basketball of OFSAA beginning this year. The agreement introduces Molten’s GG X-Series Basketballs as the exclusive ball for OFSAA basketball championships.
Molten invites you to take advantage of a special promotional offer–buy 5 and get 1 FREE on the Molten BGG7X and the BGG6X. Refer to the Molten flyer directly here and take advantage now!
Molten’s website can be found here.
PROMO OFFER (Footballs)
OFSAA is pleased to partner with Baden Sports, the exclusive football to be used in all OFSAA football bowls beginning this fall. Schools still have the opportunity to purchase 10 footballs plus receive two free footballs in the first year when purchasing either model FX400, F9C and or the F7000L (must be all same model). See the promotional poster here for more details.
Check out their website here!
If you require a scorepad for basketball, soccer or volleyball, be sure to head to the online OFSAA Store here at to place an order.
The Coaching Association of Canada launched the Keeping Girls in Sport program in late September during National Coaches Week. The 90 minute online module is free for the first 10,000 users and coaches will earn two PD points towards NCCP certification. Learn more here.
Are you looking for a team-bonding outing for your team in Toronto? The Howland Company and Crow’s Theatre production of The Wolves – a play about a women’s soccer team –  might fit the bill this month! See the trailer and find out more about the show on their website here. And if it’s easier to use a code for your members than organize your group, use WOLVESFIVE when booking your tickets and get $5 off the ticket price!
Your feedback is important to us. If there are any topics, individuals deserving recognition, or areas of OFSAA information that you would like to see featured in future newsletters, please don’t hesitate to contact Pat Park in our office at
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Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA)
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