Athlete Resources

Support for all aspects of an athlete's journey.

Sport Manitoba
Clinic

Explore our 5,226 square foot space in the heart of downtown Winnipeg.

Our clinic is fully outfitted with modern equipment and professionals from multiple disciplines. The Sport Manitoba Clinic supports a wide spectrum of patients of all ages, from all stages of life.


Sport Manitoba Performance

Learn about our full menu of services and mechanisms to help athletes of various training levels.

Sport Manitoba has quickly become the province’s premiere training centre for Manitoba’s top athletes. Hundreds of athletes, ranging from amateur to professional, from over 35 sports utilize our services.

For athletes, we offer strength & conditioning, testing & physiology, training plan development, performance nutrition, sport psychology and sport medicine. While Sport Manitoba Performance devotes a significant amount of time to developing our provincial team athletes, our professional services are available to the general public as well. We have also expanded our services with staff located in the South, West and East regions of our province.


Team Manitoba

We're proud to send athletes from across the province to regional and national sporting events.

Sport Manitoba works with the provincial sport organizations across the province.  Over the years, our organization has proudly sent representatives from Manitoba (Team Toba) to both the Canada Games and the Western Canada Games.


Sport Partners

Sport Manitoba provides support to and is in partnership with over 100 sport-related organizations.

Our sport partners are the organizations that fuel athletic involvement in our province. Without them, we would not have athletes to train, coaches to develop, or sporting events to attend. 

These partners include but are not limited to: Canadian Sport Centre - Manitoba, Community Sport Alliances, Sport Service Organizations, Manitoba Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Council, Directorat de L'Activité Sportive, Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association, Manitoba Physical Education Teachers Association, universities and over 70 Provincial Sport Organizations. 

Funding

Learn about the financial support opportunities that may be available to you or your child.

Scholarships 

Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarship - MFFS

(Applications closed for 2019)

A program administered by Sport Manitoba, established to support young athletes of Sport Manitoba's partners who continue to participate in amateur sport while pursuing a post-secondary education on a full-time basis. The scholarships are awarded to graduating high school students entering a post-secondary institution and to students in their second or subsequent year in a post-secondary institution.

The Bud Tinsley Sport Leadership Scholarship

A scholarship created in memory of Robert (Bud) Tinsley by his family and friends to recognize a Manitoba student-athlete who demonstrates similar leadership traits that were attributable to Bud. Bud was introduced to organized football in high school and his athletic career and contributions persisted from there. Bud had a reputation as a fearsome tackler and playing for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1950-1960, serving as the perennial team captain and playing in Grey Cup championships in 1958 and 1959. 

Recipients of this $500 scholarship will be selected from among the successful MFFS Scholarship recipients.

Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship Endowment Fund

(Applications are now closed for 2019)

A scholarship endowment fund that provides financial support for Manitoba's high-performance athletes in their pursuit of excellence at the national and international levels of competition while serving as a tribute to commemorate the Manitoba visit of Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal in 1999.

The Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship awards two scholarships per year valued up to $3,000 each to one male and one female high-performance athlete enrolled in a post-secondary institution in Manitoba.

Fleming Family Hockey Coach Scholarship supported by Jennifer Fleming

(This year’s recipient: Winnipeg Hawks AAA Bantam 1 Head Coach, Aaron Kaatz.)

A scholarship program administered by Sport Manitoba is pleased to administer the Fleming Family Hockey Coach Scholarship supported by Jennifer Fleming. Jennifer created the scholarship, in memory of her father Jake Fleming and her brother Wayne Fleming, to recognize an upcoming Manitoba hockey coach who shows similar coaching and leadership traits that were characteristic of both Jake and Wayne.

The scholarship is presented annually to a student(s) who demonstrates a commitment to coaching hockey in Manitoba.  The scholarship(s) value may reach up to $1,200 and will be applied to the tuition of the recipient(s).  The number and amount of scholarships awarded annually will vary at the discretion of the selection committee based on the depth of applicants. 

Bursaries

Coaching Manitoba Bursary

(Applications are now closed for 2019)

A bursary presented to four students who have demonstrated a commitment to coaching in Manitoba. Our goal is to encourage students to continue coaching while attending a post-secondary institution. Students who are, or will be, enrolled in the upcoming school term in post-secondary education and currently coaching for a school, club or community centre are invited to submit an application.

One male and one female student coach from the Winnipeg region and one male and one female student from rural Manitoba will be selected to each receive a bursary of $500 to be used toward their tuition.

Funding

Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund

(Applications are now closed for 2019)

A scholarship intended to stimulate thoughtful examination of values-based and ethical sport. It was established in 2014 by Lyle Makosky to help support the work of the True Sport Foundation (TSF) and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. The fund’s capital is held and invested by the Community Foundation of Ottawa and annual earnings are used by the TSF to support financial awards in the area of values and ethics in sport.

Grants

Regional Sport Development Grants

Sport Manitoba offers a wide range of developmental grants that facilitate the development of athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers at the community level emphasizing training and skill development.

Assistance provided by Sport Manitoba focuses on participants who are being introduced to sport and those who are looking to take their development to the next step.  Our grants strive to aid our sport partners in creating sport development opportunities in four key areas: organizational effectiveness, sport initiation, technical leadership and performance pathway.

Athlete Assistance Grant

Helps athletes who are on the performance pathway with financial assistance for support services such as strength & conditioning training, nutrition planning, etc.

Coach Assistance Grant

Helps coaches with financial assistance to attend certification courses and professional development opportunities.

Official Assistance Grant

Helps officials with financial assistance to attend certification courses and professional development opportunities.

Volunteer Assistance Grant

Helps board members of sport organizations with financial assistance for professional development opportunities and/or attending their Provincial Sport Organization's AGM.

Women in Sport Supplemental Grant

The grant is available in addition to the coach, official or volunteer assistance grant, to provide assistance to women who have child care expenses related to attending their professional development opportunities.

Board Governance Grant

Helps our community sport partners with financial assistance for opportunities that strengthen their boards such as board development training, strategic planning, creating bylaws, etc.

Hosting an Athlete Clinic or Camp Grant

Helps our community sport partners with financial assistance to host athlete clinics or camps.

Introduction to a New Sport Grant

Helps our community sport partners with financial assistance to start up a new sport club in their community.

Sport Special Initiative

Helps our community sport partners with financial assistance for unique sport development opportunities.

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