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Heather Rosdobutko – Program Resource Team Member

January 06, 2020

Introducing the third of seven Program Resource Team members – Heather Rosdobutko! The Program Resource Team is a trained group of engaged coaches who are responsible for facilitating workshops and working with clubs to maximize programming across the province. STAR 6-Gold Roadshow Workshops Club Consultations At-Event Info Sessions  What is your favourite coaching memory? My favourite coaching […]

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Introducing the January Skater in Residence – Elladj Baldé

January 02, 2020

The Skater in Residence to kick off this new decade for Skate Ontario is no stranger to any of us. Most recently, you may have caught Elladj Baldé as a performer and artistic support for the competitors on Battle of the Blades but in truth, skating into the minds of fans everywhere happened a lot […]

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Lynda Thompson – Program Resource Team Member

January 02, 2020

Introducing the second of seven Program Resource Team members – Lynda Thompson! The Program Resource Team is a trained group of engaged coaches who are responsible for facilitating workshops and working with clubs to maximize programming across the province. STAR 6-Gold Roadshow workshops Club consultations At-Event Info Sessions  What is your favourite coaching memory? Best coaching memory is […]

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Synchro Series – Teams Registered as of January 2

January 02, 2020

To view the list of teams who have registered for the Skate Ontario Synchro Series as of January 2, 2020, please click here. To view the interim results as of December 18, 2019, please click here. For more information on the qualifying structure and maximum entries for Skate Ontario Provincial Championships, please click here. To register for […]

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2020-2021 Event Bid Package Release

December 20, 2019

Updates for the 2020-2021 Season: Skate Ontario is committed to providing meaningful competitive opportunities that meet the needs of a full spectrum of skater levels and interests across the province of Ontario. As Skate Ontario continues to work towards making improvements to the event calendar, we want to highlight updates for the 2020-21 season event framework. […]

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New Club Operations Checklist and Resource

December 20, 2019

The Club Planning and Operation Resource and Club Operations Checklist are tools that can be used to assist with planning and day-to-day operations within your club. These resources are based on a standard winter season with a spring fiscal year end for the club; however, they may be adapted to suit the individual programming needs of your club. Links […]

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SYS Ask the Experts Seminar

December 20, 2019

Join us at Winterfest for an Ask The Experts session with some of Ontario’s top synchronized skating coaches. Are you looking to build a synchronized skating program or expand an existing synchronized skating program at your club? Are you looking for ideas on team management; how to structure practices, competition day plans, using the resources […]

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Coach Assessor Pathway

December 20, 2019

Skate Ontario has just released the new Coach Assessor Pathway. This step-by-step document guides coaches through the process on how to become a Coach Assessor. To view the Coach Assessor Pathway, please click here. Coaches can complete step C -6 of the Coach Assessor Pathway (STAR 6-Gold Standards ) by attending one of our Event […]

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Event Info Sessions

December 20, 2019

We will be offering information sessions at a selection of events again this season. These 30-45 minute sessions are geared to coaches and board members and are free of charge. The following topics and sessions will be available this season. Volunteer Recruitment – The Four R’s – Recruit, Retain, Recognize, Relate (Boards) Performance & Development […]

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Skater in Residence Blog #2 – Kirsten Moore-Towers

December 20, 2019

Hi everybody, Me again! I hope you’ve been having a good December and are getting excited for the holidays! We have had a busy fall so far! When my last blog was published, I was in Italy competing at the Grand Prix Final! The competition didn’t go quite as smoothly as I would’ve hoped, but […]

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