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CSIO Announces Partnership with Medalist Software Inc. as Official Supporter



CSIO Announces Partnership with Medalist Software Inc. as Official Supporter


For Immediate Release

TORONTO (August 13th, 2020) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO), is proud to announce its partnership with Medalist Software Inc., a leader in personalized athlete-specific brand-management, and website design.

Medalist Software Inc., is an athlete-founded service that provides an easy to use website builder for athletes looking to create a brand, consolidate social platforms, promote their career, and have a branded ‘link in bio’. Their platform has a free version that allows athletes to tailor how fans, sponsors and stakeholders view their personal brand; and with an upgrade to their Gold Plan athletes can have a custom domain name and additional website options. To learn more about Medalist Software Inc., visit their website here.

CSIO is excited to partner with Medalist Software Inc. to offer our athletes the opportunity to create their own official website with ease”, said Haginaa Sivapunniyan, Coordinator, Athlete & Medical Services at CSIO. “As we share the same values of putting our athletes first, Medalist Software Inc. helps our athletes build a strong personal brand. With this partnership, we can ensure we continue to support our athletes in and out of the gym.”

This partnership will provide CSIO-registered athletes and coaches with exclusive pricing on new website builders, including advanced features. “We are excited about the partnership! CSIO understands that supporting athletes both in-and-out of the gym can have substantial benefits for our Canadian athletes. It’s the athlete-first focus that made this partnership a natural fit.” Geoff Wolfer, General Manager, Medalist Software Inc.

To inquire about a new website, or for more information on this Community Partnership, please contact Athlete & Medical Services Coordinator Haginaa Sivapunniyan at [email protected]


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, coaches, and National and Provincial Sport Organizations to enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances. Our team of expert practitioners deliver sport science, sport medicine, life services, and coaching and technical leadership support to help Canada win medals and strengthen the sport system in Ontario and Canada. CSIO is part of 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 funding partners such as the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, and the Coaching Association of Canada.

About Medalist Software Inc.

Since 2013, Medalist has provided a website builder for athletes to create their own Official Website to build their personal brand. The company was created in Montreal by a national team paddler and has always put the athlete first, ensuring that the websites were super easy to make, stayed up to date automatically and always look good – giving athletes the peace of mind that their brand is well represented online with little time commitment. Medalist websites have been trusted by all types of athletes, such as British sprinter Dina Asher Smith and Canadian freestyle skier Mikaël Kingsbury.