Mario Delisle

Mario Delisle


For Mario, Head Coach of the Canadian National Boccia Team, boccia is characterized by complexity and technicality. Consistency within the game, he suggests, requires extensive time commitment, practice and trial and error. Mario’s involvement in the sport spans over twenty years, ranging from a position as a physical educator involved in the initiation of boccia clubs across the province of Quebec to local, provincial and national-level coaching roles.

Career Highlights

As head coach, Mario takes great pride in the accomplishments of Canadian boccia athletes. Spanning wins on home turf to, the success of athletes who are new to the sport or boccia veterans on the international stage, are moments which make his position particularly meaningful.


Outside of coaching, Mario is a life-long sport enthusiast, participating in skiing, ice hockey and tennis.