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Ontario Cup Bids now being accepted!

Event hosts:  Please see the Officials page for details on the Ontario Cup bid package!  Deadline for bids submissions is Wednesday, June 28th.

Fundraising opportunity!

Raise $$ for your club! Check out the new fundraising opportunity for cross country ski clubs.  Details here.

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Volunteer of the Year Award

Congratulations to John Langstone, inaugural recipient of Cross Country Ski Ontario Volunteer of the Year Award. John’s longstanding commitment as webmaster of xco.org was honoured at the XCSO 2017 Annual General Meeting. 

Job Notice: Head Club Coach and Masters Coach at Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club, Huntsville

Arrowhead is hiring a new Head Club Coach and Masters Coach. Details here.

 

 

Nakkertok is hiring!

Nakkertok is seeking up to 3 coaches for their race program. Details here.

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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.

 

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!