CANADIAN SPORT INSTITUTE ONTARIO WELCOMES NEW LEAD, HIGH PERFORMANCE ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is pleased to welcome Andrew Moss as the new Lead, High Performance Athlete Development. In this role, Andrew will develop and maintain key strategic partnerships within high performance sport development, and will assist in the management of CSIO’s High Performance sport programs including the Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) and the Ontario National Centre Strategy. Andrew will be responsible for a portfolio of targeted sports within the program area and will oversee CSIO’s Talent Development Advisors.

“On behalf of CSIO, I would like to extend a warm welcome to Andrew as our new Lead, High Performance Athlete Development,” said Tommy Wharton, CSIO’s Director, High Performance Sport. “Andrew brings with him a wealth of knowledge from his 25 years of experience in the provincial and national sport community, and will be a great addition to our team. This is a new position at CSIO, and we believe Andrew’s role will be a key contributor in high performance athlete development and supporting the pathway for athletes and coaches striving for future international success. Andrew will play a pivotal role in working with our performance partners and helping us to continue to build a stronger high performance system in Ontario.”

“It is a great honour to join the team at CSIO in support of our provincial and national sport partners, and their high performance athletes and coaches. The alignment of goals and high performance funding across jurisdictions of Canadian sport is exciting to see, and I look forward to adding value wherever possible,” said Andrew Moss on his new position.

Andrew’s first day with CSIO was on June 2, 2014. Andrew can be reached at amoss@csiontario.ca.

Andrew Moss - Biography
Andrew brings 25 years of experience as a coach, provincial and national sport administrator, consultant and most recently, co-owner of The Sport Academy, a blended learning design agency, and Moss Melien, a sport consulting firm. Having started out as a swimmer and sailor in Kingston, Ontario, Andrew’s fifteen year coaching career in the sport of swimming culminated with Head Coach positions in Richmond, BC and at the University of Lethbridge, and an Assistant Coach role at the National Swimming Centre in Calgary. Following retirement from coaching, Andrew pursued sport administration opportunities as Program Manager at Swim BC, and Director of Domestic Operations with Swimming Canada. In both roles, Andrew oversaw the development and implementation of coaching and club development programs, along with implementation of online membership database systems.

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