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about me

Passionate About Inspiring Others


A University of Ottawa Gee-Gees Hall of Famer, Blizzard served as Ottawa University Head & Assistant coach, assistant coach for the Cadette Women’s National team, BlackJacks (CEBL) Assistant Coach, spent several years coaching Ontario’s provincial teams and Head Coach for OSBA 2022 Champions, Capital Courts Academy. She co-founded Capital Courts Academy, a one-stop training environment giving athletes the opportunity to participate in a comprehensive high-level program that support both academic and basketball goals. She is responsible for the management and direction of the academy.

In 2018, she joined the staff of the Cadette Women’s National U15-16 team as an assistant, winning silver at the FIBA Americas tournament. As a head coach for Ontario U15 and U17 provincial teams, she brought her teams to three national titles, in 2015, 2017 and 2018.
With a desire of making an impact in the growth and development of young athletes, Blizzard has been an active member of the basketball community, from coaching at the club level to promoting technical and soft skills at various speaking events, including the Women Symposiums, the Women’s Forum Network and the SEED Hoop Forum Senegal. In May 2019, she flew to Senegal, where she served as guest coach for the Girls’ NBA Academy Africa kick-off.


  • Project Management Masters Certificate, Sprott School of Business  - University of Carleton, 2004

  • Bachelor of Computer Science, Information Management Systems - University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, 1995

  • Bachelor of Social Science, Polical Science - University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, 1992

  • College Diploma, Business, Champlain College, Lennoxville, Qc 1989


  • NCCP Level 1, 2 and 3

  • Coach Developer - Learning Facilitator and Evaluator certification (2018)

  • CanFit Pro Fitness Instructor certification – 2001

  • YMCA Personal Training certification – 2005

  • Annual First Aid Certification

  • Zumba Certification

  • YMCA/ 100% Martial Cardio Kickboxing Certification

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