Awards

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.

 

Award Categories

 

NOMINAtions are now closed

 


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