Events for NSOs, P/TSOs and MSOs

Preceding the opening of Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif Conference 2015
(November 11, 2015; Winnipeg, Manitoba)

  • Athlete Development Matrix Workshop (Morning session)  
    In June of this year Canadian Sport for Life unveiled its Athlete Development Matrix (ADM); a detailed guide to the development of technical/tactical, physical, mental, and life skills at each stage of Long-Term Athlete Development.  Based on the feedback received from NSOs, the ADM has been revised and updated. The session will provide an overview of the updated ADM, along with suggestions for its use by NSOs.
    • Led by Colin Higgs
    • For NSO Technical Directors, NSO LTAD Leads, NSO High Performance Directors
    • Location: RBC Convention Centre
  • LTAD 101: LTAD in the Canadian Sport System (Afternoon session) 
    Since 2005, Sport Organizations and sport leaders have been advancing and implementing long-term athlete development (LTAD) in Canada. While many sport leaders are familiar, it is not unusual for an organization to have new staff or volunteers. This session is designed to highlight key elements of the Sport for Life movement, LTAD including 10 Key Factors and the stage-by-stage athlete development pathway.  An area of focus will be how S4L and LTAD plays an important role in the Canadian Sport System.
    • Led by Richard Way & Carolyn Trono
    • For all Sport Leaders who are new to the Canadian Sport System or need a refresher on LTAD. (MSO, NSO, PTSO - High Performance Directors, Technical Directors, Coaches, Program Officers, CEOs, MSO Leaders)
    • Location: RBC Convention Centre
  • CAC-NSO Meeting on "Best Practices/Successful Practices" (Afternoon session: 13:00-16:30)
    • NSO/PTSO communication
    • Coach Developer pay scale (national standard)
    • Workshop delivery: revenue generator, cost recovery, or investment
    • VIP reports and data analysis 



2016 Canadian Sport for Life National Summit Week
(January 25-29, 2016; Gatineau, Quebec)

  • MSO Representatives & NSO LTAD Leads Day (Full-day session)
    • Monday, January 25
    • Location: Hilton Lac-Leamy
  • Series of mini-summits and workshops (Full-day session)
    • Tuesday, January 26
    • Location: Hilton Lac-Leamy
  • 2016 CS4L National Summit
    • Tuesday, January 26-Thursday, January 28
    • Series of presentations and panels
    • Click here for more information
    • Location: Hilton Lac-Leamy
  • World Long-Term Athlete Development Symposium 2016 (Full-day session)
    • Friday, January 29
    • Series of presentations
    • Click here for more information
    • Location: Hilton Lac-Leamy