Petro-Canada is a partner with the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) and supporter of Canada’s coaches. The Coaching Association of Canada unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. Through their programs, CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches. Recognized as a world leader in the development of coach education and training, the CAC is committed to serving the needs of Canada's coaches and to strengthening Canada's sport system.
We have several programs and events that we partner with the Coaching Association of Canada to support our coaches in their journey to fuel the dreams of our athletes.
- Petro-Canada supports Olympic and Paralympic coaches through the Fuelling Athlete and Coaching Excellence™ program, we believe in dreaming big and dreaming big deserves big support.
- We recognize Canadian coaches at a special Coaches' Recognition Evening during the Olympic Games in the host city.
- The annual Petro-Canada Sports Leadership sportif Conference is the largest gathering of sport educators and coaches in North America.
- In partnership with the CAC, we recognize coaches of medal winning athletes with the Coaching Excellence Awards. Recipients of these awards are honoured at the annual Sport Leadership/Sportif Awards Dinner.
The Petro-Canada Sports Leadership sportif 2016 will be held in Richmond, B.C., November 3 to 5th, 2016 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel and the Richmond Oval. Find out who won the 2015 Coaching Excellence Award.
Find out who won the 2014 Coaching Excellence Award
Learn more about the Coaching Association of Canada
Petro-Canada received the 2015 CSTA Sport Event Sponsor of the Year Award for their work with the Coaches Association of Canada on the Petro-Canada Sports Leadership Sportif conference that was held in Ottawa in November 2014.
The CSTA’S PRESTIGE Awards celebrates the people, places and events that make the Canadian sport tourism industry so dynamic. These awards are presented annually in six categories to individuals, companies and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the success of the sport tourism industry. The PRESTIGE Awards are presented at a gala luncheon event that takes place in conjunction with CSTA’s annual conference, Sport Events Congress.