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

Male and Female Athlete of the Year

Team of the Year

Male and Female Coach of the Year

Volunteer Leadership Award

Rising Star Award NEW!

Athlete Spirit Award NEW!

LETR Outstanding Contribution Award NEW!

Unified School NEW! 

 

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