Sport Scientists Canada provides four types of memberships that entitle the sport scientist to a number of resources and professional development opportunities. Each membership is attributed a range of benefits in terms of resources and access to Sport Scientist Canada initiatives and events.
High Performance (HP) Certified Membership
This membership is automatically assigned to practitioners who have been awarded the High Performance Certification (HPC). These sport scientists have met the qualification standard for their respective scientific discipline and have successfully passed an evaluation of high performance competencies.JOIN NOW BENEFITS FAQs
Practitioners possessing a Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree in a field related to sport and exercises science who have current association or college registration (where applicable) and are practising in the Canadian sport system providing service, guidance, or mentorship to a National Sport Organization (NSO), Canadian Sport Institute or Centre (COPSIN) or multi-sport organization (MSO).JOIN NOW BENEFITS FAQ
Students enrolled in either a university degree (Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral) or college diploma program in Canada, focused on the study of sport and exercise science. Enrolled in either a formal or informal internship within a National Sport Organization (NSO), Canadian Sport Institute or Centre (COPSIN) or multi-sport organization (MSO).JOIN NOW BENEFITS FAQ
Designed for Canadian sport administrators, coaches and applied researchers with an interest in the field of performance sciences, research and innovation. This membership is reserved for those working with Olympic, Paralympic and Next Gen athletes in Canada.JOIN NOW BENEFITS FAQ
|Receive Sport Scientist Canada updates and Newsletter|
|Access to SSC Position and Consensus Statements|
|Access to Journal Articles and SPORTDiscus|
|SPIN Summit Annual Discounts|
|Access to SSC Workshops and Webinars|
|Access SPIN Summit SSC Discipline Meeting|
|Access to e-learning modules on Sport Scientist Canada website|
|Access to SPIN Summit Multimedia Library|
|Access to Innovation 4 Gold (I4G) & Mitacs Library|
|Access to National Protocols & Best Practice Library|
|Access to Women in Sport Science Professional Development Program|
|Access to LEAD Professional Development Program for Sport Scientists|
|Eligible for SSC National Committee roles|
Is there a cost to becoming a member?
No. The membership packages do not cost a fee. There are specific criteria that must be satisfied for each membership. An application must be submitted to be provided a membership.
How do I renew a membership?
- The HP Certified membership will require a collection of Professional Development points.
- The Professional membership requires an annual renewal.
- The Student membership requires evidence of continuing study to process student membership renewal.