By TRT Staff with notes from ISWO.ca
ONTARIO — The Indigenous Sport and Wellness Ontario (ISWO) organization is accepting applications for the following volunteer positions: Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches.
The positions are available for a number of sport categories for the 2023 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG), set to take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from July 15-23, 2023.
The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) are a multi-sport, multi-disciplinary event for Indigenous youth, between the ages of 13 and 19, from across North America (Turtle Island). The Games will bring together 756 Indigenous Nations, and approximately 5,000 athletes, to celebrate, share and reconnect through sport and culture in Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Dartmouth and Millbrook First Nation.
The Games will offer contemporary sports competitions, three of which are traditional Indigenous sports, including box lacrosse, 3D archery and canoe/kayaking.
Team Ontario is accepting applications for the following #NAIG2023 Sport Categories for Head Coach and Assistant Coach positions: 3-D archery, athletics, badminton, baseball, basketball, canoe/kayak, box lacrosse, golf, rifle shooting, soccer, softball, swimming, volleyball, and wrestling.
All interested candidates are asked to submit an application by September 9, 2022, at 5:00 pm EST.
ISWO will be hosting tryouts across the province of Ontario for all NAIG sports throughout the year and into 2023.
Tryouts for the North Central region have been scheduled for September 30 to October 2, 2022 in Thunder Bay. A full schedule of Team Ontario tryouts, along with information about the registration process will be released in the coming weeks.
Please note: if you expressed interest during the first Coaches Callout in the Spring, you will need to fill out this application as new details have been added.