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The Alberta Sport Connection recognizes the accomplishments of Alberta's athletes and teams
These awards recognize and celebrate the significant achievements, performances and contributions of Alberta’s amateur teams and athletes. The award winners are outstanding role models who inspire other Albertans to higher achievements at the recreational or competitive level.
Categories include Junior Male, Junior Female, and Junior Team for nominees under 21 years of age; and Open Male, Open Female, and Open Team for all nominees 21 years of age and over.
These awards are open to Alberta athletes and teams that meet the following criteria:
The following athletes and teams are recognized as the 2017 Award Recipients
Recipients will be presented with their awards June 1, 2018, in conjunction with the 2018 Alberta Sport Hall of Fame and Museum Induction Ceremony in Red Deer. More information can be found at http://ashfm.ca/events/induction-banquet
Consultant, High Performance Sport
Alberta Sport Connection
10055 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1G3
Since the program began in 2002, 60 athletes and 18 teams have been recognized.
Biographies of our 2016 Athlete and Team of the Year winners and our 2017 Sport Recognition Awards
Nominations are now closed. Watch this space for information on the 2017 Athlete and Team of the Year Recipients
2016 Athletes and Teams of the Year:
Ms. Erica Wiebe – Open Female – Wrestling – Calgary
Mr. Alister McQueen – Open Male – Para Athletics Javelin – Calgary
Ms. Rebecca Smith – Junior Female – Swimming – Red Deer
Mr. Stefan Ritter – Junior Male – Track Cycling – Edmonton
Canadian Men’s Relay Team – Open Team – Biathlon – Canmore
Mr. Christian Gow; Mr. Scott Gow; Mr. Brendan Green; Mr. Nathan Smith;
Calgary Foothills 02 Girls – Junior Team – Soccer – Calgary
Ms. Aliya Abdallah; Ms. Ruth Adekugbe; Ms. Jayden Berg; Ms. Ally Campbell; Ms. Katie French; Ms. Kassidy Gordon; Ms. Jade Kao; Ms. Olivia Kranjcec; Ms. Jenna Lileikis; Ms. Penny Molloy; Ms. Grace Moore; Ms. Robyn Sellars; Ms. Holly Stiel; Ms. Grace Stordy; Ms. Layla Tarraf; Ms. Fran Tartamella; Mr. Jonathan Wheeldon (coach); Mr. Lee Tucker (coach); Mr. Elijah Adekugbe (coach)