Why CSIO for Sports?

  • A staff of expert sport science and sport medicine practitioners focused on optimizing athlete performance
  • High performance sport management leadership and expertise
  • Delivery of high performance coach education and professional development programs
  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment, facilities and systems

Why CSIO for Practitioners?

  • A unique opportunity to work in an Institute setting
  • Practitioners become a central part of an integrated support team, learning from each other across all disciplines
  • Commitment to research and innovation, to both further staff expertise and provide a greater impact on the high performance system, optimizing sport performance
  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment, facilities and systems


National and Provincial Sport Organizations choose CSIO because of our sport science, sport medicine and high performance planning expertise and the unique, holistic approach that we bring to providing these services to high performance athletes and coaches. Our approach includes integrated support teams of multi-disciplinary expertise consisting of nutrition, strength and conditioning, mental performance, physiology, biomechanics and performance analysis, and sport medicine; world-class facilities with state-of-the-art equipment; and sport leadership to provide optimal performance, quality assurance and ongoing development of the high performance sport system in Ontario and Canada.

Thanks to our funding partners – the Government of Canada through Sport Canada; the Ontario Government through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport; Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC); Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC); and Coaching Association of Canada; CSIO and the Ontario high performance sport system is a success story. National and Provincial Sport Organizations recognize the need to build on that momentum which is why they choose CSIO as their provider of choice for sport science and sport medicine services.

CSIO is also fortunate to be a part of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network (COPSI Network). The COPSI Network is a partnership between the COC and the CPC to provide funding to the 7 Canadian Sport Institutes and Centres across Canada in order to assist us in our mandate of delivering world-class, multi-sport daily training environments through enhancements introduced in sport science, sport medicine, and research and innovation. The COPSI Network will drive Team Canada and its athletes and coaches to be at the forefront of training, preparation and innovation. COPSI Network Press Release.