Joseph Veloce to Coach OCA Sprint Program

The OCA is excited to announce that Joseph Veloce will be leading the OCA Track Sprint Program for 2016-17. 

Joseph is a former Team Canada member, which includes representing Canada at 2012 Olympics and capturing gold at the 2016 Pan Am Games.  He is a multiple Canadian champion and someone that will bring a wealth of experience to the OCA’s inaugural track sprint program. 

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Joe Veloce (right) pictured with fellow 2015 Pan Am Games team mates Hugo Barrette (left) and Evan Carey (centre). Photo courtesy of Ivan Rupes Photography

Joseph will work with a small group of identified track sprint athletes, delivering on-track training, educating on race skills and strategies, and monitoring athlete progression. 

“We are very excited to have Joe involved in our program.  He has represented Canada and Ontario proudly over his career and knows what it takes to be both a successful athlete and role model”  [Michael Suraci, High Performance Manager].

Joe will work with Ontario Track Coach Rob Good as he transitions into the position.