Sep
22
Sat
2018
2018-19 OCA High Performance Track Programs @ Milton Velodrome
Sep 22 2018 @ 5:09 pm – Apr 8 2019 @ 6:09 pm

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 training opportunities are intended to be an enhancement of club/personal coach training.

The OCA will continue to develop its Teams of Ontario programs, while providing more opportunities for individual development and skill acquisition to build well rounded athletes. In addition to the High Performance Program, the OCA will also run Skill Workshops aimed towards developing technical skills that can be applied in all types of race situations.

The OCA is thrilled to have a variety of coaches leading different groups within the program, providing a wealth of knowledge and experience, including Olympian and World medallist, Annie Foreman-Mackey, who will lead the HP Training Group. Returning coaches Rick Lee [NCCH], David Jack [NCIM], and Art Adams [Kallisto FCV] will continue to lead the Teams of Ontario programs, and Kelyn Akuna (Former US National Team Member) will lead the skills/sprint workshops.

Summary of Programs:
High Performance Training Group

Focusing on individual development and skill acquisition in a high performance setting, this group will meet bi-weekly for track sessions and weekly for strength and conditioning sessions led by a CSIO strength coach. Olympian and World’s Medallist, Annie Foreman-Mackey, will coach/mentor athletes involved in this program. As a holistic program, athletes will also have access to additional services throughout the season (regular individual meetings with mental performance consultant, dietician, physio/massage/chiro). These athletes will also be invited to take part in OCA’s warm weather camp in February.

Teams of Ontario – Tier 1

Building upon success of previous year’s camp based format for the Teams of Ontario program, athletes will focus on team pursuit/team sprint training. This group will meet for camps, as well as additional training sessions, to encourage consistency and regular training to fine tune skills and development. This group will also include athletes in the HP Training Group.

Teams of Ontario – Tier 2

This group will provide a camp based format to introduce and refine team skills and training for a larger group of athletes. Athletes will have the opportunity to progress into Tier 1 programming based on their training, testing, and racing results.

Skills/Sprint Workshops

In an effort to improve the technical skills of all Ontario track cyclists, Skills Workshops will be integrated into HP, Tier 1 and Tier 2 programming. On Skill Workshop days, all athletes will join together for board room sessions, and on-track skill development sessions. Emphasis will be put on achieving technical excellence in many facets of track racing.

Athletes interested in participating in OCA programming for the upcoming season should complete the Google Form: https://goo.gl/forms/9MqejAfgNzNhPPXi2 by no later than September 1, 2018.

Any questions about the OCA Track Program can be directed to Joseph Veloce at joe.veloce@ontariocycling.org.

Overview HP Track Program

Track Athlete Monitoring

 

Jan
10
Thu
2019
Introduction To Competition – Basic Cycling Skills @ Joyride 150, Markham, ON
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Want to learn what it takes to be a cycling coach? Basic Cycling Skills is the initial step into the world of coaching. Whether you work with beginner riders, or more experienced athletes, this course will give you ideas for skills, drills and other developmental strategies for your athletes who are looking to learn more about the sport of cycling.

To register, please visit https://ccnbikes.com/#!/events/oca-coaching-clinics-2019

Jan
12
Sat
2019
Youth Track Development Series #2 @ Mattamy National Cycling Centre
Jan 12 all-day

2018/2019 Ontario Youth Track Development Series

The Youth Track Development Series returns with the first race of 2019 taking place January 12th.

Youth Track Development Series: Event #2

Tech Guide: CLICK HERE

To Register: CLICK HERE

Need accommodation in the area over this weekend?

Members can access the Ontario Cycling Association rate from Westmont Hospitality by just clicking on the hotel location of your choice from the URL flyer posted on the OCA website. CLICK HERE

Please present your OCA member card upon check in to qualify for the rate.

For out of province/country cyclist attending OCA events and that are not members of the OCA, please send your reservation requirements to teambookings@whg.com and our National Sales Office will process your reservation at the OCA rate available at the time of booking.

Westmont Hospitality are pleased to offer you these links which make it easier for you to book our Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Burlington  or Homewood Suites Burlington which are approximately 20 minutes away from the Velodrome.

Jan
13
Sun
2019
Track Ontario Cup #2 p/b Mercedes-Benz Oakville @ Mattamy National Cycling Centre
Jan 13 all-day

2018/2019 Ontario Cup Track Series

Mercedes-Benz Oakville will once again drive the Ontario Cup Track Series this season supporting the OCA in providing its members with another exciting series of Ontario Cup and Provincial Championships held at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre.

Encourage your family and friends to come and watch this first event of the season. There is no charge to spectators.

Track Ontario Cup #2

Tech Guide & Registration Details

Technical Guide – Version 2.0

REGISTER NOW

Start lists will be available at racetiming.ca. Results to follow.

Licensing Information

2019 Track UCI licenses will only be accepted for Track O-Cup #2. Please ensure you purchase your license in time.

ONTARIO RIDERS: Please note as we finalize some items regarding 2019 membership, registrants will not be required to enter their 2019 Membership number when registering. If you currently have a 2018 UCI license, your UCI ID (11 digit number) will remain the same so you can continue to enter that number when registering.

Anyone registering for O-Cup 2 MUST have their license processed and issued prior to the event to be eligible to participate so be sure to keep an eye on our website for when 2019 Membership Registration is launched.

A reminder that your club and team must be affiliated for 2019 to be listed on your membership and for you to race in their kit. If your club/team is not yet affiliated, please ensure they do so ASAP.

 

Track In-Field Access Policy

Access to the in-field is only permitted to registered athletes, coaches, team managers, officials, volunteers, and OCA staff. Parents are asked to remain in the spectator area.

 

Need accommodation in the area over this weekend?

Members can access the Ontario Cycling Association rate from Westmont Hospitality by just clicking on the hotel location of your choice from the URL flyer posted on the OCA website. CLICK HERE

Please present your OCA member card upon check in to qualify for the rate.

For out of province/country cyclist attending OCA events and that are not members of the OCA, please send your reservation requirements to teambookings@whg.com and our National Sales Office will process your reservation at the OCA rate available at the time of booking.

Westmont Hospitality are pleased to offer you these links which make it easier for you to book our Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Burlington  or Homewood Suites Burlington which are approximately 20 minutes away from the Velodrome.

 

Jan
26
Sat
2019
Youth Track Development Series #3 @ Mattamy National Cycling Centre
Jan 26 all-day

2018/2019 Ontario Youth Track Development Series

he Track Development Youth Series provides opportunity for young riders to develop skills and progress as an athlete, and be challenged by other riders of a similar ability.

Riders will continue to select their category based on their own ability.  This is to further align the Track Development Youth Series with the Long Term Athlete Development Model (LTAD). This alignment will allow first time riders to select a category that they are both comfortable with and allow them to work their way up to competing in a more advanced category. Under the new system males and females will be racing together with riders of the same caliber.

Over the course of the series athletes can expect a number of track events. Each date will feature 3-4 different events.

Youth Track Development Series: Event #3

Tech Guide: CLICK HERE

Registration: COMING SOON!

 

Need accommodation in the area over this weekend?

Members can access the Ontario Cycling Association rate from Westmont Hospitality by just clicking on the hotel location of your choice from the URL flyer posted on the OCA website. CLICK HERE

Please present your OCA member card upon check in to qualify for the rate.

For out of province/country cyclist attending OCA events and that are not members of the OCA, please send your reservation requirements to teambookings@whg.com and our National Sales Office will process your reservation at the OCA rate available at the time of booking.

Westmont Hospitality are pleased to offer you these links which make it easier for you to book our Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Burlington  or Homewood Suites Burlington which are approximately 20 minutes away from the Velodrome.

Feb
9
Sat
2019
Track Ontario Cup #3 p/b Mercedes-Benz Oakville @ Mattamy National Cycling Centre
Feb 9 – Feb 10 all-day

2018/2019 Ontario Cup Track Series

Mercedes-Benz Oakville will once again drive the Ontario Cup Track Series this season supporting the OCA in providing its members with another exciting series of Ontario Cup and Provincial Championships held at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre.

Encourage your family and friends to come and watch this first event of the season. There is no charge to spectators.

Track Ontario Cup #3

Tech Guide & Registration Details

Coming Soon!

Start lists will be available at racetiming.ca. Results to follow.

Track In-Field Access Policy

Access to the in-field is only permitted to registered athletes, coaches, team managers, officials, volunteers, and OCA staff. Parents are asked to remain in the spectator area.

 

Need accommodation in the area over this weekend?

Members can access the Ontario Cycling Association rate from Westmont Hospitality by just clicking on the hotel location of your choice from the URL flyer posted on the OCA website. CLICK HERE

Please present your OCA member card upon check in to qualify for the rate.

For out of province/country cyclist attending OCA events and that are not members of the OCA, please send your reservation requirements to teambookings@whg.com and our National Sales Office will process your reservation at the OCA rate available at the time of booking.

Westmont Hospitality are pleased to offer you these links which make it easier for you to book our Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Burlington  or Homewood Suites Burlington which are approximately 20 minutes away from the Velodrome.

 

Feb
11
Mon
2019
February Endurance Camp @ Girona, Spain
Feb 11 – Feb 24 all-day

The Ontario Cycling Association will be hosting its annual February Endurance Camp to assist high performance athletes with building early-season base miles leading into the 2019 season. The location is tentatively planned for Girona, Spain from February 10 – 24. The primary focus will be on athletes who have demonstrated a potential for selection to international competition [e.g. U19/U23 World Championships] and commitment to pursue cycling to a national team level. At this time, we are asking athletes interested in this project to please complete the application found within the link below to assist us in planning the details of the camp.

CAMP DETAILS [tentative]

Location: Girona, Spain

Dates: February 10 -24, 2019 [tentative]

Camp Size: 8-10 athletes; 2-3 coaches/staff

Coaching Staff: Rob Holmgren (lead), other staff TBA

Cost: $650 + flight [estimate only]

Includes: Accommodation, internal transportation, coaching/support, off-bike training [gym/workshops]

Full Details and Selection Criteria

Application Deadline: October 31, 2018

Feb
23
Sat
2019
Youth Track Development Series #4 – Finale @ Mattamy National Cycling Centre
Feb 23 all-day

2018/2019 Ontario Youth Track Development Series

The Youth Track Development Series Finale closes out the 2019 season on February 23rd.

Youth Track Development Series: Event #4 – Finale

Tech Guide & Registration Details

Coming Soon!

 

Need accommodation in the area over this weekend?

Members can access the Ontario Cycling Association rate from Westmont Hospitality by just clicking on the hotel location of your choice from the URL flyer posted on the OCA website. CLICK HERE

Please present your OCA member card upon check in to qualify for the rate.

For out of province/country cyclist attending OCA events and that are not members of the OCA, please send your reservation requirements to teambookings@whg.com and our National Sales Office will process your reservation at the OCA rate available at the time of booking.

Westmont Hospitality are pleased to offer you these links which make it easier for you to book our Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Burlington  or Homewood Suites Burlington which are approximately 20 minutes away from the Velodrome.

Mar
1
Fri
2019
2018/2019 Track Ontario Provincial Championships p/b Mercedes-Benz Oakville @ Mattamy National Cycling Centre
Mar 1 – Mar 3 all-day

2019 Track Ontario Provincial Championships

Presented by Mercedes-Benz Oakville, the 2019 Track Ontario Provincial Championships is the premier track event for OCA Members. It represents the best of track cycling and draws the top riders from each discipline and age group to Milton for the three day event.

Spectators are free! Encourage your family and friends to come and watch this first event of the season.

Tech Guide & Registration Details

Coming Soon!

Start lists will be available at racetiming.ca. Results to follow.

Track In-Field Access Policy

Access to the in-field is only permitted to registered athletes, coaches, team managers, officials, volunteers, and OCA staff. Parents are asked to remain in the spectator area.

 

Need accommodation in the area over this weekend?

Members can access the Ontario Cycling Association rate from Westmont Hospitality by just clicking on the hotel location of your choice from the URL flyer posted on the OCA website. CLICK HERE

Please present your OCA member card upon check in to qualify for the rate.

For out of province/country cyclist attending OCA events and that are not members of the OCA, please send your reservation requirements to teambookings@whg.com and our National Sales Office will process your reservation at the OCA rate available at the time of booking.

Westmont Hospitality are pleased to offer you these links which make it easier for you to book our Hilton Garden Inn Toronto-Burlington  or Homewood Suites Burlington which are approximately 20 minutes away from the Velodrome.

 

Mar
21
Thu
2019
Bear Mountain Camp and Canada Cup @ Victoria, BC
Mar 21 – Mar 31 all-day

The Ontario Cycling Association will be hosting a mountain bike specific camp in Victoria, BC using a variety of trail systems including at the Bear Mountain and Heartland facilities. Athletes will be working on a number of technical skills using video feedback along with coach and peer analysis. The camp will conclude with participation in Canada Cup#1 where athletes will be required to develop their race plan and identify specific race goals.  All interested athletes are asked to submit their application by January 10, 2019.  Additional details, selection criteria, and application process can be found in the link below.

Location: Victoria, BC

Dates: March 21-31, 2019 [tentative]

Camp Size: 6-10 athletes; 2-3 coaches/staff

Coaching Staff: Rob Holmgren and Peter Glassford

Cost: $400 + flight [estimate only]

Includes: Accommodation, internal transportation, coaching/support, off-bike training [gym/workshops]

APPLICATION [deadline Jan. 10, 2019]