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.
Deadline: June 1, 2017
2016 Award Recipients
- FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: April Lam (Edmonton)
- MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Doug Hutt (Grande Prairie)
- FEMALE COACH OF THE YEAR: Jodie Schreiner (Calgary)
- MALE COACH OF THE YEAR: Tanner Mack (Edmonton)
- TEAM OF THE YEAR: Calgary Roughnecks (Calgary)
- VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP AWARD: Carol Wideman (Camrose)
- ATHLETE SPIRIT AWARD: Gloria Rice (Calgary)
- RISING STAR VOLUNTEER AWARD: Joey Mah (Calgary)
- LETR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS AWARD: Paul Manuel (Calgary)
- UNIFIED SCHOOL: Lester B. Pearson High School (Calgary)
- LETR COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD: St. Albert
- MURRAY KOCH YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Edmonton