High Performance Program – Two New Hires
We are pleased to announce two new hires to the Ontario Cycling Associations (OCA) High Performance Program. The search was extensive, however, after a little over a month of reviewing applications and holding interviews we are pleased to announce that both the High Performance Manager position, along with the Provincial Track Development Coach role have been filled.
Online Voting Now Available for 2014 OCA Cycling Celebration
Posted by Armando in OCA News Friday, 26 September 2014 14:32 No Comments
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We are happy to announce that the online voting for the awards to be presented at the 2014 OCA Cycling Celebration is now available. A summary of each finalist’s credentials has been provided. We ask that you consider voting on each award however if you are unsure of who to vote for, you may elect to skip the question. (Multiple votes may be cast from the same IP address, but only the first 5 per day will be counted, to a maximum of 50 votes per IP address total.)
The awards to be voted on include:
|DH Athlete of the Year||Road Male Athlete of the Year|
|XC Male Athlete of the Year||Road Female Athlete of the Year|
|XC Female Athlete of the Year||Track Athlete of the Year|
|Cyclo-cross Athlete of the Year||Tim DaSilva BMX Athlete of the Year|
Provincial DH Championships – Race Report
Posted by Greg in OCA News Tuesday, 30 September 2014 16:35 No Comments
It was mid-summer like conditions at this year 2014 Downhill Provincial Championships which took place in Halliburton Ontario, at Sir Sam’s Ski and Bike Resort. With A number of athletes coming out from all areas of the province, the event had one of the highest attendance records this season, all of which were competing for the coveted tittle of Provincial Champion.
Toronto Cyclocross – Event Update
Posted by Armando in OCA News Friday, 26 September 2014 16:35 No Comments
Act now to benefit from the early-bird rates for Toronto Cyclocross!!! After 11:59 on Sunday Sept 28th, prices go up by $10. To register, click here (https://ccnbikes.com/2014-toronto-cyclocross/)
Toronto Cyclocross is one of the longest running and storied cyclo-cross events in Ontario. Having been part of the North American Cyclo-cross Tour, a three time UCI event, and a part of the prestigious Ontario Cup Series, it has become a mainstay on the circuit. The only provincial level event held within the borders of Toronto, it’s venue offers a variety of terrain and elevation to challenge all types of riders, from beginners to the most hardened, mud covered pros out there.
Normally held in Centennial Park, the 2014 edition will be taking place on the grounds of Wild Water Kingdom, located in the heart of the Claireville Conservation Area, part of the Toronto Conservation Regional Authority. It is already shaping up to be a phenomenal course.
Brendan Arnold – Manager & OHPSI Head Coach Stepping Down
Posted by Greg in OCA News Friday, 26 September 2014 15:16 No Comments
After seven years with the Ontario Cycling Association, life long cycling enthusiast Brendan Arnold will be stepping down from the role of OHPSI Head Coach and High Performance Manager. Brendan won’t be leaving the association entirely, as his new role; BMX Rising Stars Head Coach, will have him engaged as a contract employee with the organization.
Brendan’s last official day in his current role will be the 30th of September. After which point, you will be able to contact him directly at his new e-mail address, firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Brendan has been an instrumental pillar in building the association into what it is today. Over the seven years at Ontario Cycling, he has grown the High Performance portfolio into what is one of Canada’s leading provincial programs.” Said CEO of Ontario Cycling, Jim Crosscombe.