The Ontario Fencing Association
The Ontario Fencing Association is the Provincial governing body for fencing and is mandated by the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Health Promotion, to represent all aspects of the Sport of Fencing in Ontario. Click here to find out more about our organization.
Membership format will be different for the 2014-2015 year. Fencers registering for the Competitive, U15 Competitive, and Coaches and Officials will be registering through the CFF using THIS LINK. Recreation, Associate, and Clubs please follow instructions on our Membership Guidelines page. To determine which level of membership suits your needs, please also visit the Guidelines pages.
For a more detailed Executive Director Job Description, please refer to this document.
The Ontario Fencing Association (OFA) is the Provincial governing body for fencing and is regulated by the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Health Promotion, to represent all aspects of the Sport of Fencing in Ontario. The OFA was incorporated as a Not-for Profit organization in April 1979, and fencing in Ontario has been recorded as early as 1926.
The Executive Director role provides an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to make a contribution to the sport of fencing in Ontario by leading a program designed to develop a group of incredible young fencers across the province.
As Executive Director you are accountable to the Board for providing leadership and vision to all aspects of the organization. Working in close collaboration with the Committee Chairs, the Executive Director will be responsible for expanding the vision of a provincial, thriving and integrated association. In fulfilling this mandate, s/he will provide leadership to the committees, and develop strong and effective relationships with existing and potential partners, donors, government supporters, volunteers, technical mentors, the business community, and other organisations that are aligned with the OFA mission.
The successful candidate will have an administrative background in sports (preferably in fencing), complemented by experience with advocacy and/or association management. In addition to your many skills is an enthusiasm for growing athletic development among youth in Ontario and a belief in long-term athlete development model (LTAD).
To explore this exciting opportunity further, please submit your resume online and related information in confidence to email@example.com by September 26, 2014.
Ottawa, Ontario – Today, the Canadian Fencing Federation is proud to announce Dylan French and Jenny Zhao, along with their coaches Victor Gantsevich and Paul ApSimon as recipients of Petro-Canada Fuelling Athletes and Coaching Excellence (FACE) funding. Suncor, proud owner of Petro-Canada, annually awards 50 athlete and coach pairings with funding to help fuel their sport dreams.
To read the full story, please follow this link.
Have you heard about the TORONTO 2015 Building Legacies Youth Summit? It’s an opportunity for young people between 16 and 24 years of age to be part of the legacy of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games! With less than 300 days until the TORONTO 2015 Games, it’s a great way to get involved with the Games now and celebrate this great event and be part of the elements that are going to impact our region for so many years to come!
The two-day Summit’s theme of “building community through sport” will inspire youth to live healthy, active lives while providing them with the tools to build communities rich in sport, arts and culture. Youth will also hear inspiring keynote addresses, attend skill-building workshops, take part in community-based activations, and network with peers and leaders. The Summit takes place on March 21-22, 2015 but applications are due by October 10, 2014.
Check out this great video that speaks more about the program, and be sure to share it with your network!
Vango Toronto Fencing Center is looking for fencing coaches to come join its staff. We are seeking coaches in all weapons, particularly foil and sabre, to fill full-time positions. We offer full-time hours of coaching along with a base salary and the opportunity work in a professional fencing environment. Coaches also have access to our large base of students to give private lessons. Applicants must speak English well, with other languages being an asset.
Positions are open immediately. Applicants must send their contact information and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30, 2014.
Please send any questions or inquiries to the above address.