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WEEKLY ROUNDUP MAY 5-11

Para swimmer Nikita Ens nominated for Paralympic team Nikita Ens is among seven athletes announced Tuesday by Swimming Canada as...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP April 28-MAY 4

Rylan Wiens captures bronze and a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for Canada In a terrific performance at the...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP APRIL 21-27

Hudak and Ehman get nod for national Para Nordic teams Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak and Saskatoon’s Jesse Ehman have named...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP APRIL 7-13

Clark, Lacquette and Shirley invited to national women’s hockey selection camp Saskatoon forwards Emily Clark and Sophie Shirley, as well...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP MARCH 31-APRIL 6

Aikens and Canadian rugby sevens team sweep Emirates Invitational With no competition in nearly a year, there may have been...

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“IT’S HARD TO DREAM SOMETHING IF YOU CAN’T SEE IT”: NEW INITIATIVE BENEFITING LOCAL FEMALE COACHES

Written by Matt Johnson for Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan Through spending most of her life growing up in sports, Emily...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP MARCH 17-MARCH 23

McMorris makes Canadian history in big air With a two-run total of 179.25 points, Regina’s Mark McMorris captured gold and...

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CLARK, LACQUETTE NAMED TO HOCKEY CANADA TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

With files Hockey Canada Emily Clark and Brigette Lacquette are among 35 players invited by Hockey Canada to attend the...

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SASK DIVING COACH AND ATHLETE HONOURED IN NATIONAL AWARDS

With files, photos and video from Diving Plongeon Canada Two Saskatchewan diving connections were honoured with Diving Plongeon Canada Awards...

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BIATHLETE PLETZ NAMED TO JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

With files from Biathlon Canada and Biathlon SaskatchewanPhoto courtesy of Sask Games Council Regina’s Logan Pletz is one of 16...

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PANDEMIC PROVINDING UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR DZAKA

Ghana-born and Saskatoon-raised coach Mavis Dzaka first joined the Huskies Athletics track and field program as an athlete in 1999...

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FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH

February is Black History Month and Canada, as well as Saskatchewan, has a long history of Black athletes and coaches...

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CANADA TO PLAY IN GROUP A AT OLYMPICS AS WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM MEETS FOR VIRTUAL CAMP

The Canadian women’s basketball team, led by Saskatchewan-based head coach Lisa Thomaidis, will face off against South Korea, Serbia and...

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ERICA GAVEL TO SERVE AS VICE-CHAIR OF CANADIAN PARALYMPIC ATHLETES’ COUNCIL

Prince Albert wheelchair basketball player Erica Gavel is "humbled and honoured" after being selected to her new role as the...

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CSCS JANUARY 2021 NEWSLETTER

The latest edition of the Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan newsletter is now available. Read it HERE.

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ADVISORY ON COVID-19

January 18, 2021 Updates Disease Update As we move into 2021 the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 world-wide is...

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BOBSLEDDER BEN COAKWELL BUILDS TRAINING GYM IN HIS GARAGE

Moose Jaw Oympian Ben Coakwell, a member of the the Canadian bobsleigh team, temporarily swapped his bobsleigh helmet for a...

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5 QUESTIONS WITH OLYMPIC HOPEFUL KENZIE PRIDDELL

Before training was shut down, you had moved to Montreal to train with the national synchronized swimming team, how did...

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CSCS SEPTEMBER 2020 NEWSLETTER

The latest edition of the Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan newsletter is now available. You can read it here.

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5 QUESTIONS WITH OLYMPIC HOPEFUL ADREA PROPP

How did you adapt your training to deal with the postponement of the Olympic Games, the cancelling of competitions and...

High Performance Coach Development Grant

The High Performance Coach Development Grant supports Saskatchewan coaches who work with high performance athletes and are committed to upgrading their coaching skills and abilities through education, training, and certification. 

This grant allows the coach to participate in coaching workshops or conferences, attend major competitions as a coach, mentor with a Master Coach, upgrade their National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), or consult with a recognized sport expert. This grant may also be used in combination with support from other cost-sharing partners to help coaches broaden the scope of their learning options. High performance is defined as those who work with young adults to refine advanced skills and tactics and are typically prepared for performance at national and international level competition.

Targeted Coaches

  • Coaches selected to coach provincial team programs at National Championships or Canada Games
  • Other coaches that are identified as potential future national team coaches by the NSO
  • Coaches accepted to the Advanced Coach Diploma program and identified by their respective PSO or NSO

The coach must also meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be NCCP certified in the Competition Development context or Level 3 certified under the old NCCP
  • Be a member in good standing with their Provincial Sport Organization
  • Be coaching Saskatchewan high performance athletes (Provincial team or higher)
  • Be committed to furthering their training and certification through continuous professional development

Activities and Expenses Supported

  • The Advanced Coach Diploma program
  • On-continent Travel to work with or mentor under top coaches and/or top programs (details on the credentials and expertise of these coaches must be provided)
  • National Team Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Sport specific or technical conferences and workshops

Grant Deadline

December 1st, March 1st, June 1st and September 1st annually.

The grant is funded by the Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan and administered through the Coaches Association of Saskatchewan.

High Performance Coaching Grant Form High Performance Coaching Grant Follow-up Form