MINISTERS MCMAHON AND MACCHARLES VISIT CSIO
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario – CSIO would like to thank Minister McMahon and Minister MacCharles for visiting us today and their continued support of high performance sport in Ontario. The Ministers got a tour of CSIO’s world-class facility at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre where they got to chat with athletes from various sports participating in a nutrition workshop, as well as athletes recovering in the hydrotherapy pools. Minister McMahon was also able to be on the TPASC pool deck with athletes and coaches from Swim Ontario and Synchro Swim Ontario during their training sessions. The visit capped off with an excellent discussion on the growth of high performance sport in Ontario and included Olympic Silver Medallist, and CSIO intern, Jason Burnett sharing his journey in sport. We look forward to welcoming the Ministers to CSIO again soon.
About Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is a non-profit organization committed to the pursuit of excellence by providing world-class programs, services, and leadership to high performance athletes and coaches to enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances. CSIO offers athletes a range of sport science and sport medicine services including nutrition, physiology, biomechanics, strength & conditioning, mental performance, sport therapy and life services. CSIO also delivers programming and services to National and Provincial Sport Organizations and coaches to work towards building a stronger sport system in Ontario and Canada.
CSIO services approximately 700 high performance athletes and 250 coaches, at its main facility at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, its satellite facility at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, and in daily training environments across Ontario. CSIO is part of a larger network of 4 institutes and 3 multi-sport centres across the country known as the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, working in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee. CSIO is further supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, and the Coaching Association of Canada, along with the National and Provincial Sport Organizations within the sector. www.csiontario.ca
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Laura Albright, Manager, Communications & Events
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Tel: 416.596.1240 Ext. 238