Sports Council AGM

Sports Council Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 23rd at 7:15 P.M. The meeting is open to all residents of Kitchener and Waterloo interested in sport and the Sports Council mandate. Those interested in attending and/or volunteering, please RSVP your presence to

We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Location: KidsAbility Centre for Child Development, Davenport Rd./ Hallmark Dr., Waterloo, ON

City of Kitchener Athletic Award

Nominations of individual athletes and/or teams for the 2019 Athletic Awards are now open. All nominations are due by Friday, February 21, 2020. The Athletic Awards Banquet will take place on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, which is a fun-filled and exciting evening dedicated to recognizing the accomplishments of athletes.

For more information and to nominate please visit Athletic Awards.

If you have any questions feel free to contact Lisa Collins:
TTY: 1-866-969-9994
T.: 519-741-2200 ext. 7688

What it takes to be an athlete…

Research on athlete development suggests that there may be preconditions necessary to becoming a high-performance athlete.  Readily available article by Guellich et al. (2019) published in the Journal of Expertise is one of the interesting resources that athletes, parents, and coaches might find useful.

Changing the Game – Changing the Conversation

Changing the Game – Changing the Conversation is back for 2018

Join as an Apprentice or Mentor today!

The Coaches Association of Ontario is excited to announce the Changing the Game – Changing the Conversation program has been renewed for 2019. This initiative is aimed at creating balanced leadership in coaching roles and developing a support network for female coaches across the province.

Changing the Game is a mentorship program for female coaches in Ontario. The program is open to existing coaches or coaches-to-be of every sport, every age, and every experience level. Using a professionally designed mentorship model, the Changing the Game program has already engaged 250 apprentice coaches with the support of 100+ experienced sport coaching mentors (e.g., 2017 Program).

Even better, the program is completely free.

This Mentorship Program is for:

  • Women who want to become a Coach for the first time and be supported with Mentorship and Development
  • Existing Coaches looking for Mentorship and Development


  • Experienced coaches looking to give back as a mentor (Both Male and Female Coaches accepted as Mentors).

Participants Receive:

  • Access to a personal mentor sports coach with a wealth of experience
  • An online community of coaches
  • Access to development resources and events
  • Financial assistance
  • Mentors receive NCCP Mentorship training and resources

Sign up to be a mentor, or enroll as an apprentice coach to join the initiative!