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A Resounding Success: Recap of the 2024 Ontario Soccer Summit

By Staff, 02/29/24, 12:30PM EST


Presented by O'Neills Sportswear and Respect in Sport and co-hosted by York Region Soccer Association, the 2024 Ontario Soccer Summit was the association's most successful conference to date.

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Niagara Soccer Association Announced as 2025 Ontario Soccer Summit co-host

As promised, the 2024 Ontario Soccer Summit was the biggest and best Summit to date. Co-hosted by York Region Soccer Association at the beautiful York University, the seventh edition of the Ontario Soccer Summit brought members of the provincial and national soccer community together for a weekend of learning and professional development.

With record-breaking numbers of 800+ delegates and 40+ session speakers and subject matter experts, this year's event catered to every sector of the soccer world - Coaches, Match Officials, Administrators, Business Professionals, and even players with the addition of MilkUP's Youth Summit.

The 2024 Ontario Soccer Summit brought in more event partners than ever before! The new Official Soccer Apparel, Uniform and Equipment Partner to Ontario Soccer, O'Neills Sportswear, was revealed in the days leading up to the event.

Headlining this year's event as keynote speakers was Dr. Ann Pegoraro (University of Guelph's Lang Chair in Sport Management and Director - International Institute for Sport Business & Leadership), Nick Levett (Long Term Player Development pioneer and Director of Rivers of Thinking, Ltd.), and Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt (Full Professor at University of Ottawa and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in School-Based Mental Health & Violence Prevention).

Peter Augruso, Ontario Soccer’s Chair of the Board of Directors, announced Sunday morning that the 2025 Ontario Soccer Summit will be co-hosted by the Niagara Soccer Association.

Didn’t get a chance to attend the 2023 Ontario Soccer Summit? Don’t worry – Ontario Soccer recorded select Summit sessions which will be released in the coming weeks.

Follow Ontario Soccer’s FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn to see coverage from the weekend and use #OntarioSoccerSummit or #OSS24 to keep the conversations and memories going.