Category Archives: High Performance

OCA Rising Stars MTB Skills Camp

OVERVIEW The OCA is hosting a MTB Skills Camp to assist young athletes enhance their technical race skills. The purpose is to help athletes become more efficient on their bike and ultimately improve their race skills and performance. The camp will be hosted by Andrew Watson and cover the following key topics: a) Body positions […]

OCA Announces Women’s Coaching Initiative

As part of National Coaches Week, the Ontario Cycling Association is proud to announce the launch of several initiatives focused on increasing female cycling coaches in Ontario.  These initiatives are supported through Quest for Gold funding administered by the Coaching Association of Ontario. Subsidies for completion of NCCP courses: Female coaches will be eligible to […]

The OCA is Excited to Announce its High Performance Track Program for the 2018-2019 Season!

The Ontario Cycling Association [OCA] is excited to announce its High Performance Track Program for the 2018-2019 Season. In consultation with Cycling Canada, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario [CSIO], and provincial club coaches, the OCA will be expanding track programming with a tiered system to provide additional training opportunities for athletes tracking towards international success. These […]

NCCP Introduction to Competition Coach Certification Course Package

Attention Aspiring Cycling Coaches!!! Looking to complete your NCCP Coaching Certification but don’t know where to start? The OCA is piloting a complete NCCP Introduction to Competition Coach Certification course package in Fall 2018 for a rate of $500! This coaching course package includes: Community Initiation, Basic Cycling Skills, Training Basics, Training to Race and […]

OCA Announces Athletes Selected to Represent Team Ontario at 2018 Canadian MTB National Championships

The OCA is proud to announce the athletes selected to represent Ontario at the 2018 Canadian Mountain Bike National Championships in Canmore, Alberta July 21-22. Best of luck to all of our athletes and coaches. Staff Rob Holmgren – Head Coach Lisa Holmgren – Support Coach Murray Solem – Mechanic   Athletes Nicole Bradbury                      NCCH […]