Ontario gets Ready for the National Coaches Week

Get Ready for National Coaches Week in Ontario 2020! Join the celebrations during National Coaches Week, September 19-27th, 2020. Coaches have a tremendous impact on athletes and communities which is why all of Canada is joining together to say #ThanksCoach! In Ontario, the CAO has several exciting events, programs, and opportunities to thank and celebrate Coaches. 
This year’s events will all be held virtually to ensure the safety of all our community members. The 2020 events include: 

Discounted NCCP Courses CAO and Hydro One have partnered to bring a series of safe sport workshops to Ontario coaches. The first will be the NCCP Make Ethical Decisions and NCCP Empower+ workshops which will launch during National Coaches Week this September. Each course is discounted for $10, and registration is now open. 

About Our Partnership With Hydro One Hydro One is committed to building safe communities. Through our partnership, we are launching Safe Sport 101, a new virtual hub where coaches can gain access to the safety tools and resources they need year-round. Together we are helping to build a culture of safety both physically and emotionally for coaches and athletes across Ontario. Register NOW! 

Ask The Experts New this year, the CAO will be providing professional development webinars and lunchtime Q&A sessions from top sports experts! Both of these opportunities will be FREE to coaches all during National Coaches Week in Ontario. Daily themes include: Physical LiteracyInclusion & DiversityParaSport…and more! Full details and registration coming soon! 

Show Your Pride!Everyone is encouraged to help us celebrate coaches this week! Here are some ideas and tools to help: Host your own coach appreciation eventUse the FREE Digital Participation GuideIf you are an Ontario club/organization you can order a FREE National Coaches Week glag by simply fill out the form HEREJoin the National #CoachesWeek conversation on social media by saying #ThanksCoach  

2020 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards! The Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards celebrates the dedication and commitment of Ontario‚Äôs great coaches. The awards recognize the importance of leadership, performance and the value of human insight which are all integral to great coaching. This year’s award winners will be celebrated through a live broadcasted event held on September 19th, 2020. Hosted by 2X World Champion, 2X Olympian, author, TV host and broadcaster, Perdita Felicien! Details on where to watch coming soon!  

See the Stars of Coaching in Ontario!  

For any inquiries about the week check out, or contact Stuart McLaren at or (416) 426-7001. 

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