INS Québec in a nutshell
Created in 1997, the Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) is a private, not-for-profit organization that supports all athletes involved in Olympic or Paralympic sports and high performance coaches in Québec.
By focusing on science, innovation and technology, INS Québec represents “the ingenuity behind the performance” by offering cutting-edge solutions powered by experts and partners with the common goal of enabling athletes training in Québec to constantly improve in order to excel on the international stage. INS Québec and its network support more than 550 high-level athletes—mainly members of Canadian teams—and nearly 2,000 next-generation athletes and some 900 coaches supervising them. INS Québec provides scientific, medical and professional services. As a member of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network and the Réseau Francophone Olympique de Recherche en Médecine du Sport, INS Québec is active across Québec thanks to its network of 8 regional multi-sports training centres, 22 single-sport training centres and its Olympic Park Complex, which is home to 10 high-performance training groups.
INS Québec receives support from the Ministère de l’Éducation, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Olympic Foundation, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaching Association of Canada, in addition to private partners, such as Sports Experts, CISCO, Bell, B2dix and Mondo.
By its commitment and itshigh-quality services, INS Québec affirms its mission as a “Catalyst of dreams… One athlete at a time”.
Dreams : Fuel the athletes’ dreams by supporting their commitment and athletic work.
Catalyst : We work to facilitate athletic performance.
one athlete at a time : Listen, know and understand the needs of an athlete, a training group or a sport and offer the best solutions.
INS Québec’s reason for action is both clear and precise : be an essential performance partner for Quebec and Canadian high-performance sports. In this sense, we want to be an organization with which athletes, coaches and sports organizations will associate to obtain the best solutions for improving athletic performance.
To accomplish its mission and make its vision a reality, INS Québec relies on a triangle of values to define its management culture and drive its actions :
Excellence – Ethics – Collaboration..
Excellence : The pursuit of a culture of excellence for all INS Québec partners.
Ethics : Interventions driven by an ethical and fair environment.
Collaboration : Work and think together in respect for the partners to contribute to the fulfillment of the athletes’ dreams.
Development at INS Québec is based on 3 strategies:
- Providing science and sport medicine services comparable to the best practices in the world.
- Improved support for the next generation of high-performance athletes.
- Priority access to world class training facilities and treatment spaces.