Category Archives: High Performance

Ontario Female Cycling Initiative Ride #1 & #2

The Ontario Cycling Association is pleased to announce the launch of a three (3) year cycling initiative to promote women’s road racing by creating an on-going female specific training environment.  Although the initiative has an objective to recruit and prepare athletes for the 2021 Canada Summer Games, training rides are open to female athletes in […]

Quest for Gold Carding Program Announced

The Government of Ontario has announced the Quest for Gold Ontario Athlete Assistance Program [OAAP] for 2018-19.  There is no application process required as all eligible athletes will be considered using the identified criteria found at http://www.ontariocycling.org/athlete-development/athlete-carding-programs/ Athletes who are: Living full-time out of province Received a Canada Card last year and will not be […]

Women’s Coaching Conference – December 9th, 2018!

The OCA is hosting a Women’s Coaching Conference on December 9th! With four fantastic presenters, we will be covering topics such as: Development Project Performance Maximization, Periodization, Body Image Issues, Nutrition, Training and the Uncomfortable Topics. Discussing these topics are a start-studded lineup of experienced and decorated athletes. Dr. Nicole Forrester – Periodization with Regards […]

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 […]