Coach Salary Support

*The 2018-2019 program is now closed. Please stay tuned for information about fiscal April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020.* 

This program takes a long term view to build capacity and leadership within the Ontario sport system. Through employment and development of new paid coaching positions, the CAO hopes to increase the performance of Ontario athletes, grow programs with the inspired leadership of dedicated full-time coaches.

What is the Benefit of a Full-time Coach?

Coaches in a full-time, multi-year employment contract are able to provide continuity and consistency, as well as year round guidance and focus to support athletes over a longer development cycle.

Coach Salary Support Programs

  1. 2 Year – $40,000 – Female Assistant Coach in a Post Secondary Institution Program
  2. 3 Year – $60,000 – Full Time Coach


2 Year Program Details ($40K)

How Much Can I Apply For?

The 2 Year Post Secondary Institution (PSI) Full Time Female Assistant Coach Salary Support program provides up to $40,000 of funds over 2 years for a new coach. The amount of the CAO portion of the support in Year 1 is $20,000, and in Year 2 is $20,000.

Eligibility

  • Coach must be in Ontario
  • Must be coaching Ontario athletes
  • Universities or Colleges
  • Must be assigned a Mentor

When To Apply

 

Dates for the 2019-2020 PSI Full Time Female Assistant Coach partnerships are TBC. Please check back for updates.

3 Year Program Details($60K)

How Much Can I Apply For?

The 3 Year Full Time Coach Salary Support program provides up to $60,000 of funds over 3 years for a new full-time coach. The amount of the CAO portion of the support in Year 1 is $25,000, in Year 2 is $20,000 and in year 3 is $15,000. The annual coach salary can be greater, but not less than $40,000 per year.

Eligibility

  • Coach must be in Ontario
  • Must be coaching Ontario athletes
  • PSOs, clubs, universities, colleges, or regional centres of excellence may apply as the employer (PSO must support and endorsement applications)
  • Must be a new position

When To Apply

Dates for the 2019-2020 Full Time Coach partnerships are TBC. Please check back for updates.