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Slack – Communication Platform for Coaches – Reactivated

XCSO is reactivating Slack. The communication platform for coaches.

With this tool, coaches can exchange information, upload videos and files, talk technique, and see what’s new in the world of coaching.

87 Coaches are registered. We will be posting updates weekly. Please log back in. If you are new to Slack or have trouble logging in, email Katja cd@xcskiontario.ca

 

 

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Coaching Seminar Schedule

Cross Country Ski Ontario’s Annual Coaching Seminar is scheduled for June 2 – 4, 2017 in North Bay. Registration is now open on zone4.ca.

Check the schedule: XCSO Annual Coaching Seminar 2017

 

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XCSO Coach Mentorship Program Application

Cross Country Ski Ontario is continuing its Coach Mentorship Program. The aim of this program is to facilitate partnerships and knowledge transfer between coaches in Ontario to support and facilitate the ongoing education of ON high performance coaches. Through increased collaboration and knowledge sharing, XCSO aims to improve the coaching environment in the province while increasing connections with coaches. Through this program, coaches can share experiences, exchange ideas, best practices, and coaching strategies resulting in an improved daily training environment for athletes.

Application Deadline: June 4, 2017

 

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XCSO Annual Coaching Seminar

Cross Country Ski Ontario’s Annual Coaching Seminar is scheduled for June 2 – 4, 2017 in North Bay. Registration is now open on zone4.ca.

 

P/T coaching opportunity!

Highlands Trailblazers is seeking Junior Competition Lead Coach.  More information here

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XCSO Call for Nominations

Cross Country Ski Ontario is seeking nominations to the Board of Directors.  Click here for more information.

2017 Nationals Photos

More pictures from 2017 Nationals!  Check out James Maclean’s photo gallery and Bill Thompson’s photo gallery as well as the official photographer Pam Doyle.  Thanks for the memories!

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2017 AGM & Club Workshop May 5-7, 2017

The 2017 Cross Country Ski Ontario AGM & Club Workshop will take place May 5-7 in Ottawa.

For details visit our event page.

Please register via Zone4.

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Heinz Niederhauser Coaching Award

Cross Country Ski Ontario is now accepting nominations for the Heinz Niederhauser Coaching AwardThis award was the inspiration of long time Ontario coach Heinz Niederhauser and is presented to an Ontario coach who has made an outstanding contribution to coaching and athletes in our province.  Heinz loved coaching athletes and was a strong advocate for long term athlete development.  Heinz was the first recipient of the award in 2006.  The award has not been presented since 2013.  

Ontario Team Meeting at 2017 Nationals – March 24 TIME CHANGE!

PLEASE NOTE:  To avoid conflict with the CCC Coach Education Session, the Ontario Team Meeting will start 1/2 hour earlier than previously announced and will begin at 1 pm.

Date: Friday, March 24

Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm local time

Location: Banquet Room upstairs at the Canmore Nordic Centre Day Lodge

Agenda:

  1. Ontario Cup Leader Bib incentives
  2. Ontario Cup Series Team sponsored by XCTimoSport & Rex
  3. NTDC Thunder Bay
  4. Ontario Program