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June is Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. The Coaches Association of Saskatchewan and its partners participate in several programs designed to encourage Indigenous coach development. *** Indigenous Coaches and…

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Lacrosse coach Don Larson receives Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee medal

Better known by his players as ‘Calm Don’ for his easy-going demeanour behind the bench, Don Larson has accomplished plenty in 23 years of coaching lacrosse in Regina and surrounding…

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Breaking down barriers: Dore set to lead Team Saskatchewan into historic week in Regina

After spending much of the last decade as either a player or coach with the Regina Riot of the Western Women’s Canadian Football League (WWCFL), Claire Dore is no stranger…

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15 years of the Indigenous Coaches and Officials Program

The Indigenous Coaches and Officials Program (ICOP) has spent the last decade and a half facilitating training and development opportunities across Saskatchewan for Indigenous peoples to become more involved in…

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“It opened so many doors.” Scott Musqua reflects on participating in the Canada Games Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program

Scott Musqua had nearly 25 years of coaching minor hockey in Yorkton under his belt when he applied to the Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program (AACP) for the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George.  “I thought…

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ICOP to support 20 coaches to attend Sport Leadership sportif Conference

The theme for the 2021 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference (November 3-5) is Let’s Reignite Sport. For sport to return better and stronger than before, we must maintain a people-first approach to wellness,…

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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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