Sébastien Cros

Person Type: 
Coach
Track Type: 
Short
Role: 
Coach, Women’s Development Team
Date of Birth: 
January 25, 1976
Hometown: 
Aubenas, France
Current Residence: 
Montréal, QC
Training Centre: 
Maurice Richard Arena, Montreal
Biography: 
  • Recipient of the 2010 Male Coach of the Year award, with other Olympic team coaches.
  • NCCP level V coach
  • Coached the Canadian short track women’s team at the 2010 Winter Olympics, helping his athletes to two silver medals in the relay and 500m
  • Named Speed Skating Canada’s Male Coach of the Year in 2009 after coaching his athletes to three World Junior Championship medals and one World Cup medal
  • Coached the French national team from 2002 to 2007
  • Coached the French relay team (women) to a fifth place finish at the 2006 Winter Olympics
  • Was a member of the French national team from 1992 to 1998
  • Vice-champion of France in 1994
Facts: 
  • Started speed skating at the age of seven
  • Enjoys snowboarding during his leisure time
  • Ever since he started competing, he wanted to be a coach when time would come