Elevating Athletes. Powering Performances.

The trusted team behind Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
Every. Single. Day.

About COPSIN

COPSIN is the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network

COPSIN Role

We partner with National Sport Organizations (NSOs) to deliver world class performance services and applied sport science research projects.

We are a key performance partner in the implementation of the priorities of the National High Performance Strategy including Game Plan, Mental Health and Safe Sport.

COPSIN at a Glance

• 95 partnerships with NSOs across COPSIN in 2022-23.
• Over 150 full-time performance services staff.
• Optimal for both centralized and decentralized sports.
• In addition, each COPSIN location services individual national carded athletes without a training group or home-base, also key for para athletes and Paralympic sports.

What We Do

People

People

We equip athletes and coaches to be the best version of themselves.

Environment

Environment

We are a network of seven Institutes and Centres across Canada that offer access to world-class facilities and work together to enable athletes and coaches to excel.

Health

Health

We ensure the physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of athletes and coaches.

Services

Services

From frontline practitioners to Team Leads, we collaboratively deliver services based on the needs of the sport and the individual athlete.

Governance

Governance

We set a high level of professional and ethical standards in the delivery of performance, health and wellness solutions.

How We Do It

Performance, Health & Wellness

Performance, Health & Wellness

Nutrition, Performance Analysis, Physiology, Sport Medicine, Sport Therapy (Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Chiropractic, Osteopathy), Strength and Conditioning, Mental Performance, Mental Health, Game Plan.

Leadership

Leadership

Our Team Leads support the development of the sport plan and oversee the coordination of practitioners to ensure excellent delivery of sport science and medicine services.

Education

Education

We deliver workshops and programs to develop new skills and enhance athlete and coach knowledge.

Research

Research

Driven by scientific data, we find innovative solutions to enhance performance and remove barriers to what athletes can achieve.

Why Choose COPSIN

COPSIN

Performance, Health & WellnessFinancial Value
Service alignment will provide resource and funding efficiencies.

Performance, Health & WellnessOptimal Communication
Through our integrated and multi-disciplinary environment.

Performance, Health & WellnessStability
Feel confident we will have people in place to deliver on the services you need.

Performance, Health & WellnessInsightful Knowledge
Rely on a rich history of performance, health and wellness expertise. This is what we do.

Performance, Health & WellnessAccess All Seven Locations Across Canada
An ideal environment for decentralized sports.

COPSIN Opportunities

Coordinated Performance Services

  • Testing (Nationwide)
  • Delivery of National Programming Locally
  • Multidisciplinary Team Approach
  • Alignment with Development Athletes
  • Exposure to High Performance Athletes from Other Sports

Crucial Role with Provincial Partners

  • Provincial Governments
  • Legacies and Facility Development
  • Provincial Sport Organizations (PSOs)
  • Provincial Funding Programs

Athlete Wellness

  • Game Plan Delivery
  • Mental Health Support
  • Safe Sport Education
  • Athlete Monitoring Program
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COPSIN LOCATIONS ACROSS CANADA

The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network has seven locations across Canada.

COPSIN LOCATIONS ACROSS CANADA
CSI Pacific CSI Alberta CSC Saskatchewan CSC Manitoba INS Quebec CSI Atlantic CSI Ontario

CSI Pacific

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific has more than 21,000 square feet of space across three facilities in British Columbia: in Victoria (at PISE), Vancouver (at UBC) and Whistler (at Whistler Sport Legacies). These diverse campuses allow CSI Pacific to work with a wide array of summer and winter sports, for able-bodied and para athletes from across the province. Sport partners being supported at these locations include Alpine Ski, Freestyle Ski, Luge, Ski Cross, Snowboard, Rowing, Athletics, Cycling (Mountain Bike & BMX) Diving, Soccer and Triathlon, amongst others.​

www.csipacific.ca

CSI Alberta

The Canadian Sport Institute Alberta is based out of Canada Olympic Park (Winsport), the University of Calgary, and the Canmore Nordic Centre. It is a primary home for long track speed skating, freestyle halfpipe, ski cross, luge, cross-country skiing, biathlon and para-nordic.

www.csialberta.ca

CSC Saskatchewan

A virtual training centre with training and sport medicine partners across the province, the Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan can be utilized by high-performance athletes and coaches in our province for programs and services.

www.csc-sask.ca

CSC Manitoba

The Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba is located at the University of Manitoba with a satellite office at Sport Manitoba.  With a heavy focus on both able-bodied and wheelchair curling, CSCM also works closely with Triathlon, Swimming, Diving and other individual athletes on the Olympic and Paralympic pathway.

www.cscm.ca

INS Quebec

Serving athletes from more than 90 disciplines and headquarters for 10 resident sports (boccia, boxing, fencing, gymnastics, judo, synchronized swimming, swimming, short-track speed skating, diving and water polo), the INS Québec at the Olympic Park (Montréal) offers more than 150,000 sq. ft. of space, 92% of which is dedicated to the practice of sports or to direct services for high-performance athletes and coaches.​

www.insquebec.org

CSI Atlantic

CSI Atlantic has 20,500 square feet of accessible space with an additional 60,000 square feet of recreational facilities across Atlantic Canada. CSI Atlantic facilities can be found in St. John's, Newfoundland, Fredericton, New Brunswick and the flagship location in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Sport partners include over 1000 provincial athletes annually as well as national sport organizations such as Canoe Kayak Canada, Sail Canada, Gymnastics Canada, Rugby Canada, Badminton Canada, Rowing Canada, and Hockey Canada. 

www.csiatlantic.ca

CSI Ontario

Canadian Sport Institute Ontario is based out of the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, with regional training centres at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre (Milton, ON), and the David S. Howes Sport Performance Centre at Canada Games Park (Niagara, ON). CSIO is the primary training facility home for swimming, track cycling, wheelchair basketball, and wheelchair rugby, and has staff embedded at beach volleyball and athletics training centres. 

www.csiontario.ca

Connect with your regional COPSIN Institute or Centre to learn more!