Smith is the Official National Business Education Partner of the Canadian Olympic Committee

Smith School of Business is the exclusive business education partner of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and a founding partner of Game Plan, Canada’s total athlete wellness program, helping athletes plan for success beyond sport.


Game Plan

Game Plan empowers high performance athletes to pursue excellence by helping them plan for their career and life after competitive sport. Not only does a transition plan reduce stress and minimize distractions, but it also helps athletes focus on their current goals allowing them to perform at their maximum potential.

The Canadian Olympic Committee

Scholarships will be offered in a number of Smith programs including:

The Partnership

The Canadian Olympic Committee selected Smith to be the exclusive official provider of business education due to the School’s outstanding reputation and strong national presence. Over eight years, Smith is providing up to 1,200 scholarships for Canada’s athletes.

Through the partnership:

  • Smith helps athletes plan for their post athletic careers through career discovery sessions and workshops
  • Smith enhances the Canadian Olympic Team through academic scholarships and non-degree training and development programs
  • Smith works with Canada’s Olympic Coaches to add the best practices of Olympic coaching to the Smith approach to team-based learning and coaching