Entries by Katja Mathys

Nordiq Canada Community Coaching Grant

In response to the tremendous growth of membership within cross-country ski clubs across the country, Nordiq Canada is committing $100,000 in grant funding to support community coaching. The funding is aimed at helping Canadian cross-country ski clubs meet the increased demand for the safe delivery of ski programming during the pandemic and beyond by increasing […]

XCSO Officials Mentorship Program Application

Cross Country Ski Ontario is introducing an Officials Mentorship Program. The aim of this program is to facilitate growing the pool of officials at the club as well as at the provincial level to support race organizations. Through increased collaboration and knowledge sharing, XCSO aims to improve the officials environment in the province while increasing […]

Safe Sport Guidelines Update – Reporting and Documenting

Please review these updated documents on our Safe Sport page Responsible Coaching Guidelines Rule of Two Guidelines Incident Report Form (new) Incidents need to be reported and documented. These guidelines will assist your club with the management of occurrences that need to be addressed. If you have any questions please contact Katja Mathys: [email protected]   […]

FISU GAMES UPDATE: Games will not take place in January – postponement still possible at this time

The Lucerne 2021 Winter Universiade will not take place as planned from January 21 to 31, 2021. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the International University Sports Federation FISU, together with the Organising Committee and Swiss University Sports, has decided to stop preparations for the event to be held in January 2021 and to examine in […]

5 Ontario athletes representing Canada at the 2021 FISU Games

Congratulations to our Ontario athletes who got selected to represent Canada at the FISU Games in Switzerland, January 21 – 31, 2021. Ryan Jackson – Barrie Cross Country – University of Boulder Colorado Aidan Kirkham – Nakkertok Nordic – Carleton University Shaylynn Loewen – Georgian Nordic – Lakehead University Alec Maclean – Team Hardwood – […]

Officials Training – Level 1 Certification Course available online

Does your club have sufficient officials to run a club race, a district race or even a provincial race? Is your club growing the pool of officials?  This is a perfect opportunity to get your volunteers trained at the Level 1 online. Please spread the word and get your parents/coaches/administrators excited about this certification. https://cccofficials.moonami.com/login/index.php […]