Equestrian Canada Announces National Coaching Technical Committee
Equestrian Canada – Ottawa, ON, June 28, 2018 – Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the members of the new National Coaching Technical Committee (NCTC).
Following the close of applications in May 2018, the following individuals have been appointed to the Committee:
Committee Member / Hometown / Primary Discipline
Ruth Allum / Ashton, ON / Eventing
Laura Balisky / Langley, BC / Jumping
Stella French / Victoria, BC / Vaulting
Lorraine Hill / Lethbridge, AB / Driving
John McAssey / Milton Station, PEI / Western
Clive Milkins / London, GBR / Para-Dressage
Armand Valkenborg / Hudson, QC / Dressage
Kim Woolley / Finch, ON / Endurance
Danielle Yaghdjian / Pickering, ON / Hunter & Equitation
The committee members were appointed to the NCTC based on their strong background in coaching and athlete development, and discipline-specific competencies and expertise. The members bring National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) and/or NCCP Equestrian Master Coach Developer credentials and skills, as well as their knowledge of the EC NCCP Coaching Programs and EC Equestrian Development Programs. In addition, the new NCTC Committee contains broad representation in terms of both primary discipline and geographic location.
The committee members will work collaboratively with EC, the Provincial and Territorial Sport Organizations (PTSOs), and the EC National Coaching Operations Committee (NCOC). The NCTC will be involved in reviewing and further developing coaching certification and athlete development pathways for each equestrian discipline, from the grassroots through to the high performance level.
EC welcomes the new NCTC members and thanks them for their dedication to advancing equestrian coaching and education in Canada.
About the EC Coaching Committees
The National Coaching Technical Committee (NCTC) and National Coaching Operations Committee (NCOC) are the committees of Equestrian Canada (EC) responsible for leading the strategy on the development of programs, and the delivery of services for athlete development, and coach training and certification in Canada. For more information on EC coaching and education programs visit www.equestrian.ca/programs-services/coaches.
For questions or comments regarding the EC coaching committees, please contact:
Director, Technical Development
613-287-1515 x 119