Alberta Sport Connection (ASC) has announced their 2016 Athlete and Team of the Year Awards and 2017 Alberta Sport Recognition Awards for coach developers, coaches, officials and volunteers.“These individuals and teams are Alberta’s best. We’re proud of what they’ve achieved and honoured to recognize them for their outstanding contribution to sport in our province,” said Andrew Ference, Chair of Alberta Sport Connection. “They have reached higher, dug deeper, led by example, and made our sport system better".
The Lethbridge Sport Council would like to congratulate Peter Schori and Doug Jones on their awards and recognition.
Peter Schori - Coaching
Peter has been a coach in Alberta for 20 years. Two of Schori’s swimmers were nominated to represent Canada at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games (Rachel Nichol, and Zack McAllister). Peter was recognized by Swim Alberta for his coaching achievements, receiving the International Coach of the Year for a Female Swimmer, International Coach of the Year for a Male Para Swimmer, Outlying Coach of the Year, and was nominated by his coaching peers to receive the Alberta Coaches Council Desperado Award.
Doug Jones - Volunteer
Doug has been a leader in the baseball community for over 30 years. Doug has volunteered his time with the Canada Summer Games baseball teams, the Alberta Amateur Baseball council, and the Baseball Canada Planning Committee. He helped establish the Prairie Baseball Academy, Vauxhall Academy of Baseball, and the Badlands Baseball Academy. He also founded the Western Major Baseball League, which is now a thriving 12-team premier league.
The Awards will be presented at the Alberta Sport Recognition Awards Banquet on April 28, 2017, at the 2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference in Banff.
For more information on the event and the awards, please visit the Alberta Sport Connection Website.
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Posted April 8, 2017