High Performance Academies – General overview
Rugby Ontario administrates the Rugby Canada National Academy – Ontario and the Rugby Ontario Academy with the focus of developing our athletes in accordance with the Long Term Rugby Development model. All programming is targeted at developing each athlete’s technical, tactical, physical, mental and lifestyle capacities. This player development is achieved through the following programs:
The Rugby Canada National Academy – Ontario is targeted to U20 Ontario based male athletes that have represented Canada or have the potential to do so in the future. This academy is based around partnerships with the University of Toronto and Kanama High Performance and utilizes Ontario based Rugby Canada Coaches. Athletes in this academy are in the train to compete or train to perform stages of the LTRD.
The Rugby Ontario Academy is targeted to U18 Ontario based male and female athletes that have represented Ontario in order to develop their skills for future rep seasons. This academy is based around partnerships with the University of Toronto and utilizes Rugby Ontario representative coaches. These athletes are in the train to train or train to compete stages of the LTRD.