This program provides financial support for training and development of coaches through Apprentice/Mentor Partnerships. The goal is to develop more coaches to work with elite and high performance athletes in Ontario.
While we are accepting applications as of April 1, approvals for funds are pending. We are awaiting confirmation from the Ontario Government on the number of spots and funding available for this program for the 2017-2018 year.
The Apprenticeship Program is an opportunity for a number of Apprentice Coaches to interact directly with a variety of mentor coaches in a concentrated group at a high performance competition event. The aim of this program is for PSOs to educate coaches using the competition setting with an intense and structured mentorship program that takes place in Ontario.
- Funds: Up to $5,000 per program
- Apprenticeship Structure Ratio: Minimum 2 Apprentices: 1 Mentor; Maximum 10 Apprentices: 1 Mentor
- Time Period: 1 Year: April 1 to March 31 (12 months)
- Who is Eligible: All Apprentice coaches must be from Ontario. Mentor/Master coaches have no restrictions