Coaching Association of Canada

New partnership: Coaching Association of Canada and MONDO

April 17, 2024

Topics:   Press Release

New Partnership: Coaching Association of Canada and MONDO 


Ottawa, ON, April 17, 2024 – The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), a leading organization in coach education and development nationwide, proudly announces a new partnership with MONDO for the National Sport Organizations (NSO) Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Grants Program.  

The CAC is dedicated to providing opportunities for coaches through grants to NSOs that develop and implement programs to support coaches in one or more of the CAC’s Priority Groups, which include women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Indigenous Peoples, and people who identify with the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. The primary objective of the NSO EDI Grant Program is to increase the diversity of the coaching population in Canada and ensure that sports environments are inclusive and accessible. 

MONDO is an internationally renowned company with over 75 years in sports flooring. The company brings a wealth of expertise and a dedication to pushing the boundaries of athletic performance. MONDO’s goal is to redefine every sports standard with a commitment to engineering specialized, high-performance flooring solutions for athletes. 

We are thrilled to join forces with MONDO to increase opportunities for diversity and equity in coaching and for coaches. Both organizations understand the intrinsic value of creating a workforce that is reflective of all Canadians and produces role models for young girls and boys throughout Canada,” says Lorraine Lafrenière, Chief Executive Officer of the Coaching Association of Canada. 


“Our partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada for the NSO EDI Grant Program will significantly impact coaching diversity and inclusion in Canada. We look forward to working with the CAC to break barriers and create inclusive sports environments nationwide, and to making a difference in the lives of the CAC’s Priority Groups,” said Latasha Pittman, Director, Brand & Marketing, MONDO. 


This three-year partnership will increase the support available to NSO EDI initiatives and create opportunities for coaches across Canada. 


About the Coaching Association of Canada 

The Coaching Association of Canada unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. Through its programs, the CAC empowers coaches with knowledge and skills, promotes ethics, fosters positive attitudes, builds competence, and increases the credibility and recognition of coaches. For more information, please visit, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 


About MONDO 

MONDO is the global leader in the track and field and indoor sports flooring market, with more than 1,100 of the company's track surfaces installed worldwide. Hundreds of prestigious track and field competitions have been held on MONDO track surfaces globally, and athletes have set more than 350 world records on the company’s track surfaces. 

A family-owned business since its founding in 1948, MONDO sells its environmentally sustainable flooring in more than 196 countries through MONDO-owned manufacturing companies in Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, and China. For news updates, visit and the MONDO press room, and follow the company on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and X (formerly Twitter). 


For Media inquiries:  

Selma Baaziz 

Manager, Marketing & Communications 

Coaching Association of Canada 


For Sponsorship Inquiries: 

Evelyn Anderson 

Associate Director, Marketing and Corporate Partnerships 

Coaching Association of Canada 


For more information about the NSO EDI Grant program: 

Frances Priest  

Manager, Sport Safety  

Coaching Association of Canada 

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