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Speed Skating Canada Announces Coach, Official and Volunteer of the Year

Gregor Jelonek, E.W. (Wim) Kok and Jean-Philippe Lemay bring home top honours

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada announced today the annual award winners in the coaching, officiating and volunteering categories. Canadian national long track team coach Gregor Jelonek won his fourth career Coach of the Year award, while E.W. (Wim) Kok and Jean-Philippe Lemay take home the Official of the Year and Volunteer of the Year awards, respectively.

Shields Family, City of Sherbrooke Honoured for Outstanding Contributions to Speed Skating

Selected as winners of Gagné Family Award and Sport Champion Award by Speed Skating Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada announced today that the Shields Family of British Columbia was awarded the Gagné Family Award, while the City of Sherbrooke was recognized with the Sport Champion Award as the Partner of the Year, as part of the 2019-2020 Speed Skating Canada Awards program.

Job Opportunities: Hiring Coaches and High Performance Staff for National Team Programs

Speed Skating Canada is looking to fill the positions of Coordinator, High Performance (Long Track), Assistant Coach, National Program (Long Track) and Assistant Coach, National Program (Short Track). The deadline to apply is July 31, 2020.

Finalists Revealed for 2019-2020 Speed Skating Canada Awards

Five speed skating clubs in contention for $10,000 grand prize from Intact Insurance to help grow the sport locally

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The finalists were revealed today for the 2019-2020 Speed Skating Canada Awards, which recognize significant contributions and achievements by some of the sport’s most dedicated stakeholders – from athletes and coaches, to officials, volunteers and partners. The winners will be unveiled on our website and social media channels throughout the summer.

Speed Skating Canada's 2019-2020 Annual Report

We are pleased to be sharing Speed Skating Canada’s 2019-2020 Annual Report with you our Canadian speed skating community today.

Call for Nominations: SSC Board of Directors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - The Speed Skating Canada (SSC) 2020 Nominations Committee invites members to submit nominations for positions on the SSC Board of Directors. Elected members will have the opportunity to positively impact the Canadian speed skating community and the future of our sport across the country.

Coaching Leadership Change at Speed Skating Canada

As of the 2020-21 season, Geert Kuiper will no longer be serving in the role of Technical Coach Advisor with Speed Skating Canada (SSC). He has been in this position since August 2018 and completed his contract as the recent competition year concluded.

#AwayFromTheOval Off-Season Social Media Contest

Skaters from coast-to-coast encouraged to get involved to help spread positivity, laughter and win awesome prizes 

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - On April 27, we’re launching the #AwayFromTheOval off-season social media contest! We want to engage the entire speed skating community – from grassroots to high performance – and showcase our sport and our athletes.

We Are All #TeamCanada

We're joining the Canadian Olympic Committes campaign to rally all Canadians to come together to display our unity and support for each other, proving that We Are All Team Canada.