Coaching Association of Canada

Coaching Association of Canada Announces New Athlete Member on Board of Directors

September 23, 2008

Ottawa, ON – The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) announced today the appointment of Nathan J. Cross, of Edmonton, AB, as its newest member of the Board of Directors. He will serve as the athlete member, filling the position previously held by Erin Carter. Nathan Cross, bobsleigh 2008 World Championship Silver Medallist and former track athlete, has been involved in elite sports for over ten years. He has a wide-ranging network established throughout Canada's high performance athlete community and has first-hand experience of the benefits from working with accomplished and trained NCCP coaches. Holder of a MSc in International Relations, Cross currently works as a Policy Analyst for Alberta Health and Wellness. “Sport is my passion and the prospect of serving as the athlete member on the Coaching Association of Canada's Board of Directors is most exciting,” said Nathan. Nathan Cross joins 13 other members of the Board, duly elected last June, as well as John Bales, CAC's Chief Executive Officer. One position as federal government representative is still vacant; an announcement will be made once it is filled. About CAC
The Coaching Association of Canada is a not-for-profit amateur sport organization with the mission of enhancing the experiences of all Canadian athletes through quality coaching. CAC and its partners deliver a leading-edge coaching system whose goal is to have an impact on 1,000,000 athletes through the training of 100,000 coaches each year in the National Coaching Certification Program. Visit for more information about coach education and training. – 30 – For more information, please contact:

Michèle Dion
Communications Coordinator
Coaching Association of Canada
613-235-5000 ext. 9-2384

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