By Press Release – Canadian Cycling Association
April , 2004 – The CCA is pleased to announce that Curt Harnett has been appointed as the new Chair for the High Performance Committee. Harnett will serve on an interim basis until the next Board of Directors meeting which will take place later in the year.
Curt is one of the most recognizable faces of cycling in Canada and he is a true advocate and voice for the sport. For a complete biography of the former World Champion and Olympic medalist, view attached pdf file. The HPC mandate is to guide the planning, evaluation and establishment of standards for national team programs. The HPC sets the strategy for the national team program in the context of the overall CCA strategic plan, sets selection standards for key national team projects and provides professional development opportunities for CCA coaches within the national team program.
Harnett previously sat on the HPC as athlete representative from 1996 through 2001 and expressed that he is once again excited to be a part of the Canadian Cycling Association. “I am excited to be back! This year, the High Performance Committee will make decisions that have significant impact. As its Chair, I am committed to provide the leadership that ensures the decision-making process is fair, clear and objective. It is a responsibility that I take very seriously.”
The Canadian Cycling Association, the governing body for cycling, is Canada’s oldest sport governing body. Its mission is to lead and support the development and growth of cycling in Canada through programs, leadership development and technical expertise.