The 2019 Canada Winter Games are coming to Alberta!

The 2019 Canada Winter Games will be the largest event ever hosted in Red Deer and the largest multi-sport and cultural event to be hosted in Alberta in over 30 years – since the 1988 Olympics in Calgary!

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Over 3,600 participants from across Canada will compete for gold in 19 sports during the 2019 Games. The 2019 Games is forecasted to generate an economic impact of over $132 million, with 20,000 visitors expected to visit Red Deer and central Alberta for the event.

 

Canada Games Apprentice Coaching Programs

WOMEN IN COACHING  APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

The purpose of the Canada Games Women in Coaching Program is to provide women coaches with a practical and integrated major national multi-sport games experience. Selected coaches have direct involvement in preparation and competition and receive support from an identified mentor coach throughout the duration of the program.

Program Guidelines – deadline Oct 31, 2017

To express interest in participating in the Women in Coaching Apprenticeship Program, click here.

 ABORIGINAL APPRENTICE COACH PROGRAM

The purpose of the Canada Games Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program is to provide coaches of aboriginal ancestry with professional development and learning opportunities to prepare them for high level coaching and ensure an increase in their level of NCCP to a minimum of Competition – Development, Trained.

Program Guidelines – deadline Oct 31, 2017

To express interest in participating in the Aboriginal Apprenticeship Coach Program, click here.

About the games

The Canada Games are an interprovincial and territorial sports festival staged every two years, alternating between Summer and Winter Games.

Since the Canada Games were introduced in 1967, more than 100,000 participants in over 40 sports have been involved as athletes, coaches or officials, and over 75,000 volunteers have dedicated their time to staging the event.

Team Alberta was impressive at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, earning 75 medals, finishing fourth overall. Team Alberta captured 14 gold, 25 silver and 36 bronze medals at the Games and many of our athletes achieved personal bests.

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Contact Information

Pat Lechelt

Team Alberta, Chef de Mission
Alberta Sport Connection
Suite 500
10055 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1G3
P: 780-422-8309
Email: pat.lechelt@albertasport.ca

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