The Indigenous Coaches and Officials Program facilitates training and developmental opportunities across the province for Indigenous peoples to become involved in sport as a coach or an official.
Saskatchewan has a thriving community of Indigenous athletes who compete across the country and around the globe. These athletes are an inspiration to all young people to get involved in sport. At every level of participation, opportunities would not be possible without volunteer coaches and officials.
The Indigenous Coaches and Officials Program consists of:
(Note: other coaching or officials training initiatives not listed above may be considered).
Participation is free.
A Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) is responsible for the overall development of its sport, from grassroots to high performance. There are 65 PSOs in Saskatchewan. PSOs train athletes, coaches and officials, provide professional guidance, ensure safety, provide insurance, set rules, raise money, and acquire sponsorships in support of their organization and members. The purpose of PSOs is to foster, develop, promote and regulate the playing and officiating of their sport.
The Indigenous Coaches and Officials Program funds the following programs:
To find out which district you are located in and contact information consult the Sport, Culture and Recreation District map.