AthletesCAN, the association of Canada’s national team athletes, is the only fully independent and most inclusive athlete organization in the country and the first organization of its kind in the world.  As the collective voice of Canadian national team athletes, AthletesCAN ensures an athlete centered sport system by developing athlete leaders who influence sport policy and, as role models, inspire a strong sport culture.

MISSION: Why we exist
As the collective voice for Canadian athletes, AthletesCAN influences a sport system that empowers our athletes to achieve their full potential on the field of play and beyond.

VISION: What we aspire to be
The collective athlete voice is a central part of decision making in an athlete centered sport system.

VALUES: What we believe in
AthletesCAN promotes and lives the following athlete focused values in our work and through our actions: