Sask Athletics

Sask Athletics is the Prov Sport Governing Body for track & field, cross country, road racing and a branch of Athletics Canada.

WELCOME to the Coach's Corner!

This portion of our site is dedicated to the information, education and support of 
our coaches in Saskatchewan.

For coaching questions or concerns please feel free to contact the office   

NCCP Run Jump Throw Wheel Instructor Course
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Saskatoon Field House
Registration Deadline - March 19, 2018
Registration and Information

NCCP Club Coach Course
Regina, SK
April 20-22, 2018
Registration Deadline April 16, 2018

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RBC Training Ground
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The IAAF would like to remind all athletes, and their support personnel, that the 2017 Prohibited List will come into effect on 1 January 2017.  We strongly encourage you to be aware of the changes which have been made by WADA in advance of its introduction in the New Year.  Specifically, we recommend to you the four key links or pieces of information below:

1.       Access the 2017 Prohibited List">here:

2.       Read the WADA summary of modifications">here:

3.       Download the Prohibited List iPhone/iPad app">here (note: currently reflects the 2016 version until January.

4.       The IAAF also encourages all athletes to use resources available from their national anti-doping organisation for further information on the List, and to access useful tools like"> to check whether medications are permitted or prohibited.

Should you require any further assistance in clarifying the list, or have outstanding questions please do not hesitate to contact us on">

In addition to the information above, the IAAF has provided a short summary of key additions and clarification to the List in 2017 which athletes should be aware of.  This information should not replace the need to access or refer to the full prohibited list.

 Added in 2017:

·         GATA inhibitors (e.g., K-11706) and Transforming Growth Factor- β (TGF-β) inhibitors (e.g., sotatercept, luspatercept)

·         Lisdexamfetamine is currently prohibited. In 2017 it will be classed as a non-specified stimulant.

·         Nicomorphine was added. It is an opioid analgesic drug, which is converted to morphine following administration.

Other important clarifications:

·         Salbutamol: Dosing parameters of salbutamol were refined to make it clear that the full 24-hour dose should not be administered at one time; For inhaled salbutamol: maximum 1600 micrograms over 24 hours, not to exceed 800 micrograms every 12 hours.

·         Clarification that supplemental oxygen administered intravenously is prohibited, but administration by inhalation is permitted

·         Higenamnie is documented to be a constituent of the plant Tinospora crispa, which can be found in some dietary supplements and is a prohibited non-selective beta-2-agonist.

·         The following were added to the 2017 Monitoring Programme to establish patterns of use:

o   Codeine

o   Concurrent use of multiple beta-2-agonists

·         Clarification on Phenylethylamine: Regular food consumption will not yield sufficient levels of phenylethylamine to result in an Adverse Analytical Finding.



Mandatory Requirement for all Saskatchewan Coaches

Respect in Sport Program 

Easy Step-by-Step Instructions

Saskatchewan Athletics 
Respect in Sport Policy



All coaches in all sports need to take Making Ethical Decisions (MED) Course and/or on-line evaluation:

Find courses here

Complete on-line MED evaluation here

Coaches of Canada

The Locker - NCCP Website 

Athletics Canada Coaching Pathway

Sask Athletics Coaching Overview

NCCP Athletics Website

Free e-learning On Line Module (Making Headway - Concussion e-learning series)

Performance Coach (Competition Development - Multi-Sport Module) - Schedule


Sask Athletics is seeking Track & Field Instructors 
to work with Youth
Contact the Office for more information



Concussion Management


Coach Selection Policy

Head Coach - Selection & Responsibilities

Assistant Coach - Selection & Responsibilities

Team Manager - Selection & Responsibilities

Coach/Manager Application Form

Chaperone/Volunteer Application Form



Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) 

Women in Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation (WISPAR) 

Fast and Female

 The Canadian Journal For Women and Coaching ONLINE is available at


ALTIS 360 - Track & Field Resource for on-line content (replaces CACC)

UK Athletics Coaching Resources 

Physical Education Update (Dick Moss)

Coaching Resources - Sask Parks & Recreation Association 

Human Kinetics Webinars

Human Kinetics

Association of International Marathons & Distance Races 

Athletics Canada Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) 

Aboriginal Sport for Life (ALTPD)

Long Term Athlete Development for Parents

Maximal Strength Training Improves Aerobic Endurance Performance

Maximal Strength Training Effects and Increases in Aerobic Performance in humans 

Concurrent Endurance and Strength Training 

Dr. Trent Stellingwerff, Nutrition & Hydration

Canadian Anti-Doping Program 

Concussion Management 


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