Three Saskatchewan-based coaches attending Olympic Games

Three Saskatchewan-based coaches will represent Canada at the Olympic Summer Games July 23 to August in Tokyo. Lisa Borgerson (pistol), Lisa Thomaidis (women’s basketball) and Mary Carroll (diving) are included…

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Diving coach Mary Carroll heading to Tokyo

Saskatoon’s Mary Carroll has been selected as a coach with the Canadian diving team for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Carroll will be attending the Games with athlete Rylan…

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CAS welcomes new board members; conducts AGM

The Coaches Association of Saskatchewan welcomed two new board members at the organization’s Annual General Meeting on June 16. Saskatoon’s Leonard Lewko joins the Board of Directors as the Indigenous…

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LGBTQ2SI+ inclusion in coaching

In 1998, legendary Canadian swimmer Mark Tewksbury became the first openly gay Canadian Olympian. By coming out, the three-time Olympic medallist and holder of seven world records, helped start a…

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Celebrate Pride Month in June

June is known across the world as Pride Month. Parades, festivals and events celebrating the LGBTQ2SI+ community happen across the world in the month and Canada is no different. The…

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Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame 2021 inductees include Saskatchewan coaches

On Thursday, May 20, the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2021 inductees including builder Shannon Miller, who coached the Canadian women’s hockey team to a silver medal at…

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Lloydminster’s Gratton a part of national apprenticeship program

Written by: Matt Johnson for Coaches Association of Saskatchewan The Canada Games are calling Cory Gratton’s name. Gratton, who is a teacher at Avery Outreach School in Lloydminster, Sask., is…

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Mercredi a significant figure in Northern Saskatchewan sport

Written by: Matt Johnson for Indigenous Coaches and Official Program Lonnie Mercredi is no stranger to amateur athletics in Saskatchewan. Growing up in La Ronge, Mercredi played all sorts of…

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Making her name known: Pritchard an up-and-coming figure in Sask. Boxing

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask Sport Confidently, Abigail Pritchard strode into Hub City Boxing in Saskatoon with a proposal for owner Lynn Seguin. “She literally walked through the door…

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“It’s hard to dream something if you can’t see it”: new initiative benefiting local female coaches

Written by Matt Johnson for Coaches Association of Saskatchewan Through spending most of her life growing up in sports, Emily Humbert, an assistant coach with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies…

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