Along with the association’s Board of Director and Provincial/Territorial Cycling Association meetings were Workshops on Growing Women’s Participation, Podium Pathway Profile, Domestic Development Initiatives including presentations and discussions on Canada Games, Anti-Doping, Athlete Agreements and BMX Freestyle Park Integration.
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) which usually follows these meetings was held via conference call on September 29 due to the requirements of the new Not for Profit Act. The AGM included the approval of the 2014-15 Audited Financial Statements and the appointment of the auditor for 2015-16, along with elections for positions on the Board of Directors and the Program Committees – read the report here.
The following awards were also presented at the President’s Reception held on Friday evening welcoming delegates to the annual gathering.
Event/Organizer of the Year
Road – Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal & Quebec – GPCQM
Mountain Bike – Mont-Ste-Anne UCI MTB World Cup / UCI Champoninnats Du Monde – Mont-Ste-Anne / Gestev
BMX – Canadian Championships & Canada Cup #5 / Championnats canadiens & Coupe Canada #5 – Drummondville, QC
Paracycling– Global Relay Canadian Road Championships/Championnats canadiens sur route Global Relay – St-Georges, QC
Cyclocross – Winnipeg Cyclocross Canadian Championships & Manitoba grand Prix of Cyclocross – Manitoba Cycling Association
Track – Milton International challenge / Cycling Canada
National Commissaire of the Year 2014 – Johanne Binet
International Commissaire of the Year 2014 – Wayne Pomario
Russ Copeland Award – Gillian Ellsay (Road)
– 8th place in the junior women’s individual time trial at the 2015 Road World championships
President’s Trophy – Monique Sullivan (Track)
– 4th place at 2015 UCI Track World Championships
– Triple 2015 Pan Am Games gold Medallist (Sprint, Team Sprint and Keirin)
– Double gold medallist at the 2015 Pan American Championships (Sprint and Keirin)
Builder of the Year – Eric van den Eynde
– Contribution to the Canadian Cycling Association as a builder;
– Contribution to the Canadian Cycling Association as a coach, instructor, official or event organizer
Coaching Recognition Award
CC Coaching development Committee wants to recognize the contributions of the outstanding coaches who dedicate their time and effort to ensuring that athletes are well supported in their preparation and in competition.
Mountain Bike – Ian Hughes
Para – Philippe Abbott
Road/Route – Pierre Hutsebaut
Track/Piste – Yannick Morin
Jason Howard / BC
Twila Cruickshank / MB
Andrea Wooles / BC
Gleness Lapensee / Cycling Canada