More About Caroline Assalian

Caroline has had a stellar career at the highest levels of sport nationally and internationally. Here are a few highlights:



Canada’s Most Influential Women in Sport (2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2008)

Named by Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) as one of Canada’s most influential women in sport and physical activity. The objective of the list is to focus on women who are leaders and role models making a difference on the Canadian or international scene.


Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)

Received the Diamond Jubilee Medal in commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of Her Majesty’s Accession to the Throne by the Governor General of Canada in recognition for contribution to Canada.


Concordia Sports Hall of Fame (2012)

Named to Concordia University Sports Hall of Fame representing women’s basketball after a stellar-career that included the Concordia Council on Student Life Merit Award (1989), All-Canadian and All-Star honours from 1986-1989 and a Canada Games Gold Medal.



International Olympic Committee (IOC) (2014-2015)

Evaluation Commission Member for the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (2020) as the representative for over 200 National Olympic Committees.

Evaluation Commission Member for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games (2022) as the representative for over 200 National Olympic Committees.


Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) (2005-2016)

Technical Working Group Member as the representative of 41 North, Central and South American Olympic Committees responsible for providing recommendations to the IOC on all aspects of the IOC’s and Olympic Games Organizing Committee plans for the Olympic Games.


Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) (2010-2016)

Technical Committee Member selected as Pan American Games expert responsible for advising PASO and the Pan American Games Organizing Committee on all sport matters related to the Pan American Games.