Alberta Winter Games

It is a goal of the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks & Wildlife Foundation to promote and facilitate a multi-sport event for Alberta's youth for the enhancement of sport development.

The purposes of the Alberta Summer Games is to provide a competitive opportunity for developing athletes, generally twelve to seventeen years of age.

The Alberta Winter Games also serve the following general purposes:

  • to motivate Albertans to achieve a higher level of physical fitness through more active participation in sport;
  • to assist athletes with the interest and ability to work toward their maximum potential;
  • to provide competition that will serve the developmental needs for each sport throughout Alberta;
  • to showcase the talents of Albertans in a wide range of sport and activities;
  • to develop the cultural and social components as an enhancement to Games in Alberta;
  • to provide each hosting community with a legacy of experienced volunteers and upgraded facilities; and
  • to assist in the preparation of potential athletes for the Canada Games, where possible.

The Alberta Games are a provincial competition held every second year (even). In order to ensure that the Games include participants from every part of Alberta, the province has been divided into eight zones.

Playoffs or zone team selections will take place in each of the eight zones and participants will compete for their zone at the Alberta Games.

To be considered for involvement in the Alberta Games, each Provincial Sport Association must ensure there will be active participation in at least five of the eight zones.

Provincial Sport Advisor:


Coaching Opportunities

Badminton Alberta requires eight (8) Head Coaches for our Alberta Winter Games zone teams that will compete at the 2012 Alberta Winter Games in Stoney Plain.

The duties of a Head Coach include:

  • organization, planning, and execution of athletes tryout camps in November-December of 2011
  • organization, planning and execution of practice sessions to be held December through February 2012.

Criteria for Selection:

  • NCCP Certification of Level 1 or higher
  • previous coaching and related experience.
  • previous commitment and contribution to the development of the sport of badminton.

Interested coaches should apply to Badminton Alberta by fax (403-297-2722) or email Jeff Bell.

Your application should include a coaching resume highlighting your coaching and other related experiences, as well as your current level of NCCP certification. For more information about this opportunity, please contact Jeff Bell at 1.888.397-2722.

Download: Job Description

Application Deadline: June 16, 2011