Special Olympics Alberta celebrates and recognizes the outstanding athletes, volunteers, coaches, schools and communities who drive the movement in our province.
- Do you know an athlete who has had an outstanding year?
- Is there a team in your community that has displayed strong team work, excellent sportsmanship and achieved success at either the local, regional or provincial level?
- Do you know someone who is looked up to by the athletes they coach?
- Do you know a long-time volunteer who deserves to be recognized for their outstanding contributions and grass roots development?
Tell us about them! Click on the award below to submit an award nomination.
- Male and Female Athlete of the Year
- Team of the Year
- Male and Female Coach of the Year
- Volunteer Leadership Award
- Rising Star Award
- Athlete Spirit Award
- LETR Outstanding Contribution Award
The deadline for nominations is June 11, 2018.
2017 Award Recipients
- FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Sarah McCarthy (Calgary)
- MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Connor Bissett (Whitecourt)
- FEMALE COACH OF THE YEAR: Marsha Bredeson (Red Deer)
- MALE COACH OF THE YEAR: Ryan Barberio (Calgary)
- TEAM OF THE YEAR: West Central Lightning Floor Hockey
- VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP AWARD: Warrn Pattison (Edmonton)
- ATHLETE SPIRIT AWARD: Rachel Clark (Lethbridge)
- RISING STAR VOLUNTEER AWARD: Marlene Bell (Whitecourt)
- LETR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS AWARD: Const. Amanda Trenchard (Edmonton)
- UNIFIED SCHOOL: Bert Church High School (Airdrie)
- LETR COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD: West Central
- MURRAY KOCH YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: West Central