Quest for Gold Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP)

Specific objectives of the Quest for Gold Program are:

  • To help athletes continue their pursuit of athletic excellence at the highest levels of national and international competition;
  • To encourage athletes to stay in Ontario to live and train;
  • To compensate athletes for earnings lost while training during their summer school break;
  • To enable athletes to successfully pursue excellence in sport while fulfilling their educational goals;
  • To increase athletes’ access to high performance coaching; and
  • To enhance training and competitive opportunities available to athletes

Selection Criteria

2018-19 QFG Selection Criteria (updated Jan. 8, 2019)

2018-2019 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program

Draft List of Ontario Card Nominations Announced!

The Ontario Cycling Association is pleased to announce a draft list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2018-2019 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected using the sport specific selection criteria developed by the OCA and applied by the Selection Committee.

Kaitlyn Rauwerda Colton Woods
Tyler Clark James Hedgcock
Josh Samells Carson Miles
Soren Meeuwisse Jenn Jackson
Ethan Sittlington Dana Gilligan
Noah Simms Trevor O’Donnell
Madison Dempster Dylan Bibic
Andrew Scott Owen Clark
Nicole Bradbury Britney Hovencamp
Matthew Leliveld Kaitlyn Shikaze
Rich Elliott Kathleen Turbitt
Michael Leonard  

Please note that this list is unofficial and is subject to change pending the outcome of any appeals and/or any re-selection decisions made by the Selection Committee or the Quest for Gold Appeals Committee. This list should not be seen as final until posted as such.

Athletes who have not been nominated and who wish to appeal this decision can do so by following the process set out in the Selection Criteria document.