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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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

National Team Development Centre Thunder Bay seeking Assistant Coach!

NTDC Thunder Bay is seeking a full time Assistant Coach.  Click here for more information.

Cross Country Canada Annual Awards

Cross Country Canada Annual awards will be presented at the CCC AGM June 8-10, 2017.  More information available here.

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Annual XCSO Coaching Seminar June 2 – 4, 2017

Coaches!  Mark your calendar – the XCSO Coaching Seminar will take place in North Bay June 2-4

Topics will include: The importance of friends in sport- group dynamics in youth sport;   Promoting your Team;  Ski Selection; “Central Governor Theory – What makes us tired?”;     Practical sessions including S & C with possibly NST athlete present.

 Check back  soon for Zone4 registration.

Attention Athletes! Start your coach education.

CCC is partnering with the Coaches Association of Canada for the soft launch of the new Coach Initiation moduleThis Coach Initiation in Sport online multisport module will now be used as a first mandatory step of a new CCC coaching development pathway created to encourage cross country ski athletes (or ex-athletes) to initiate their coach training.

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Ontario Cup Series Team & Bib Points!

Congratulations to the Ontario Cup Series Team. Many thanks to XCTimoSport and Rex for their sponsorship of the Ontario Cup Series Team.  The top 20 men and women will receive Ontario swag – backpack, buff and gloves!

Congratulations to  the Ontario Cup Bib Points Leaders!  Top 3 in each age category and gender receive financial awards.

Be at the Ontario Team meeting Friday, March 24 at 1:30pm to receive your awards.

Ontario Points after OCup #4 are up!  Good luck at Nationals!

CCC Introduces Coach License Registration & Club Podium Ranking

Cross Country Ski de Canada announces new initiatives!

The Coach license is aimed at all active Canadian coaches.

The Club Podium ranking is designed to recognize and promote club success.