19 Apr

AA coaching announcement

On behalf of the West Ottawa Ringette Association, thank you to the coaches who applied to work with our AA programs for the 2018/2019 season. After careful consideration, we are pleased to announce the following appointments:

  • U16 AA Colleen Hagan
  • U14 AA Team One – Bonnie Fioravanti
  • U14 AA Team Two – Barry Gorham
Additional coaching appointments will be made as we progress through the tryout process.
16 Apr

U14 Tryouts going ahead tonight

The U14 Tryout #3 scheduled for tonight will be going ahead as planned:

  • A-K – 6:15 at GRC B
  • L-M – 7:15 at GRC B

We plan to re-assess at 4:00. If a different decision is made at that time then the change will be communicated on the website. Otherwise, we will see everyone at 6:15 or 7:15.

20 Mar

Regional Coaching Director Position – ERRA

Eastern Region Ringette Association (ERRA) is seeking a new Coaching Director for the Region. This is a volunteer position that involves the following responsibilities:

  • Representing the ERRA at two meetings of the Ontario Ringette Association (ORA) held in April and August;
  • Working with local Learning Facilitators to organize and deliver training for coaches in the Region;
  • Participating in one or more coaching meetings in early October designed to provide coaches with a better understanding of their training requirement;
  • Sharing information about coaching requirements via the ERRA web site; and
  • Participating in monthly meetings of the ERRA and assuming some other minor duties from time to time.

Although beneficial, a background in coaching is not required, as long as the Director has an understanding of the duties and responsibilities of a coach. Most of the tasks associated with the position can be done at any time, away from meetings, and training sessions can be organized well in advance.

In 2018-19, the outgoing Regional Coaching Director will set up the core courses, book rooms and instructors and will manage recording of attendance. The new Director will attend meetings of the ERRA, the ORA and the October Coaches meetings and will learn about how courses are booked over the year. The new Director will take over fully in May of 2019.

Anyone interested in the position should contact Don Grant, ERRA Coaching Coordinator, dongrant@sympatico.ca.

19 Mar

Congrats to our Players on the Wild Ravens (U16A team)

Many WORA players enjoyed the opportunity to see and cheer on former team mates who played this season on the “Wild Ravens” Junior A team. WORA and Nepean combined forces to ice a team in the Junior A division this past season playing under the Nepean banner.

Congratulations to our WORA alumni on this team: Madison Broadhurst, Leah Cowieson, Julia Hogan, Abby Kopil, Devon Leskiw, Alexis Profit-Jeffrey, and Jaclyn Thomas for a successful season and earning a spot in the top pool at provincials! We love your team slogan “Together we are what we can’t be alone”.