Alberta’s 2015 athletes and teams of the year
Alberta Sport Connection – Edmonton – Alberta Sport Connection has announced their 2015 Athlete and Team of the Year Awards.
|Allison Beveridge||Open Female||Cycling||Calgary|
|Nathan Smith||Open Male||Biathlon||Canmore|
|Geneva Roach||Junior Female||Waterskiing||Calgary|
|Stefan Daniel||Junior Male||Triathlon||Calgary|
|Ben Saxton and Chaim Schalk||Open Team||Beach Volleyball||Calgary/Red Deer|
|Team Kelsey Rocque
Kelsey Rocque (skip), Danielle Schmiemann (third), Holly Jamieson (second), Jessica Iles (lead), Amanda-Dawn St. Laurent (coach)
|Junior Team||Curling||Edmonton area|
The Athlete and Team of the Year Awards celebrate significant achievements, performances and contributions of Alberta’s amateur athletes. Award winners are outstanding role models who inspire other Albertans to higher achievements at the recreational or competitive level.
“Congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 Athlete and Team of the Year Awards. I am so proud of the breadth and scope of talent that is developed in Alberta every day,” said Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture and Tourism. “These world-class athletes are an inspiration to all Albertans and we look forward to their continued success. Well done!”
“Alberta Sport Connection is committed to sport development and supporting our athletes who strive for excellence,” said John Short, Chair of the Alberta Sport Connection. “These individuals and teams were Alberta’s best in 2015. They deserve honour and recognition, not only for the hard-work and commitment needed to achieve this level of success, but for their total contribution to our province’s sport sector.”
For detailed biographies on this year’s Alberta Sport Award winners see: 2015 Athletes and Teams of the Year.
The Awards will be presented in conjunction with this year’s Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, on June 3, 2016, in Red Deer.
Alberta Sport Connection is dedicated to making Alberta the premier sport delivery system in Canada and to enhancing, advocating and inspiring participation and partnerships as Albertans strive for excellence in sport.
For additional information on the awards please click on: Alberta Sport Awards or visit the Alberta Sport Connection, website at: www.albertasport.ca Follow ASC on Twitter @AlbertaSport_
Media inquiries may be directed to:
David Hennig Steven Patrick
Business Development & Communications Sport Consultant
Alberta Sport Connection Alberta Sport Connection
780-415-0272 780-721-0686 (mobile) 780-644-4897
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com