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Speed Skating Canada names Nicole Espenant as Manager, Marketing, Communications and Partnerships

Ottawa, August 15, 2018 – Speed Skating Canada (SSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Espenant to the position of Manager, Marketing, Communications and Partnerships.

David Morrison named Speed Skating Canada’s Manager, Coach, Athletes and Competition Development

Ottawa, August 14, 2018 – Speed Skating Canada (SSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Morrison to the position of Manager, Coach, Athlete and Competition Development.

In this role, David Morrison will be primarily responsible for coach development with Provincial/Territorial Sport Organizations (PTSOs), long-term participant and athlete development, and competition development, which includes official’s development, for both short and long track.

Dutch Gold Medal Coach Geert Kuiper to Join Canadian Long Track Program as Technical Advisor

Calgary, August 10, 2018 – World-renowned long track speed skating coach Geert Kuiper from the Netherlands will join the Canadian program as Technical Coach Advisor, starting August 13, 2018.

Four-time Olympic medalist Éric Bédard returns to the Canadian program as the National Team Coach of the men's short track team

Montreal, August 1st, 2018 – Speed Skating Canada is happy to announce the appointment of Éric Bédard as the National Team Coach to lead the Canadian men's short track speed skating team.
 
Éric Bédard's first day on the job in his new role will be August 13.
 

Richard MacLennan retires from long track speed skating

Calgary, July 10, 2018 – Richard MacLennan of Sault Ste. Marie, ON, has decided to retire from long track speed skating after competing for Canada internationally from 2009 to 2016 as part of the National Program.