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Weekly Roundup Jan. 12-18

Four Saskatchewan representatives on Olympic long track speed skating team White City’s Marsha Hudey and Moose Jaw’s Graeme Fish will...

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 5-11

Emily Clark headed to Olympics for second time Saskatoon’s Emily Clark is one of 23 players announced to the Canadian...

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Game Plan YXE Web Series – JANUARY 2022

Game Plan YXE : Athlete Wellness & Self-Care: A Key Strategy for Podium Performances  This interactive session will provide tips...

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The 2022 Prohibited List is Now in Effect

Ottawa – January 4, 2022 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) reminds the Canadian sport community that the World...

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2021 Saskatchewan Sport Awards Virtual Celebration Gala

The Saskatchewan Sport Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals in the province’s amateur sport community.  Multiple awards are handed...

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Weekly Roundup Dec. 29-Jan.4

Regina’s Mark McMorris got off to a strong start in 2022, finishing fourth at the FIS Snowboard World Cup in...

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Weekly Roundup Dec. 15-21

Coakwell wins silver, ties Canadian record Bobsleigh brakeman Ben Coakwell and the rest of his four-person team captured their first...

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“Our goal is to win the Olympics:” Moose Jaw’s Coakwell set to represent hometown once again

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask Sport Ben Coakwell has an interesting way of explaining travelling in a bobsled going 150 km/h...

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WECAN Be Nimble

Be nimble, be quick. Isn’t that how the old nursery rhyme goes?  While Jack is busy jumping over candlesticks in...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP Dec. 8-14

Hudak, Ehman wrap up Para Nordic World Cup Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak had an outstanding performance at the Para Nordic...

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The COPSI Network Announces WECAN Beijing Campaign Ahead of Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games

For Immediate Release: CALGARY (December 14th, 2021) – From far and wide, Canadian Olympians and Paralympians have shown the world...

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Weekly Roundup Dec. 1-7

Hudak picks up double gold at World Cup Two-time Paralympian Brittany Hudak captured three medals, including two gold and one...

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Weekly Roundup Nov. 17-23

Saskatchewan athletes named to bobsleigh and skeleton teams Moose Jaw’s Ben Coakwell, Saskatoon’s Evan Neufeldt and Kerrobert’s Kayden Johnson have...

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Weekly Roundup Nov. 10-16

Clark picks up three assists as Canada sweeps Finland The Canadian women’s national team centralization roster was in Turku, Finland...

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Weekly Roundup Nov. 3-9

Hudey and Fish on World Cup speed skating circuit Two-time Olympian Marsha Hudey of White City and Graeme Fish of...

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Weekly Roundup Oct. 27-Nov.2

Canadian Para hockey team splits series against U.S. Under head coach Ken Babey of Saskatoon, the Canadian Para hockey team...

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Weekly Roundup Oct. 20-26

Team Canada clothing unveiled for the Beijing Winter Games Canadian athletes will wear the red for opening ceremonies and white...

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Weekly Roundup Oct.13-19

Saskatchewan speedskaters compete at nationals Between the three of them, Saskatchewan speedskaters Marsha Hudey, Kali Christ of Regina and Graeme...

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Weekly Roundup Oct. 5-12

Hindmarsh invited to Baseball Canada Camp Saskatoon’s Carson Hindmarsh is one of 15 players named to participate in a Baseball...

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Weekly Roundup Sept.29 – Oct.5

Three Saskatchewan speed skaters competing at championships Regina’s Kali Christ and Marsha Hudey, as well as Moose Jaw’s Graeme Fish...

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