Our programs wouldn’t be possible if it wasn’t for our amazing coaches! We’re continuing to highlight our Team AB coaches, and this week we talked to Bruce Crosby Jr. head coach of our wheelchair rugby team. Meet Bruce Crosby Jr. I have almost completed my COMPDEV level coaching. I have been involved with wheelchair rugby … Continue reading Meet Team AB Wheelchair Rugby Coach, Bruce Crosby Jr.
Congratulations to Patrick Côté who has been hired as the new head coach of the Canadian wheelchair rugby national team, while David Willsie will be joining him as an assistant coach. Also, joining these two coaches will be Alberta athletes Denolm & Brandon, who will be traveling to Richmond, BC for the National Team Selection … Continue reading Wheelchair Rugby Canada Announces Tokyo 2020 Coaching Team
A disappointing week for Canada ended with a 56-53 loss against the United States on Sunday at the 2016 Canada Cup international wheelchair rugby tournament. The loss left Canada in fourth place with a 3-3 record. It’s the first time the top-ranked Canadians have failed to win a medal in the 12-year history of the Canada … Continue reading Canada Cup wheelchair rugby: Canucks finish fourth after losing to U.S.
Wishing our athletes best of luck as they compete in Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Rugby in the upcoming Paralympic Games. WHEELCHAIR RUGBY Zak Madell (Okotoks, Alberta) WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL Arinn Young (Legal, Alta.) Ben Moronchuk (Edmonton, Alta.) Chad Jassman (Calgary, Alta.) Peter Won (Blackfalds, Alta.) Assistant Coach – Darrell Nordell (Edmonton, Alta.)
Congratulations to the Alberta Roughnecks and the Alberta Bighorns for claiming Division 1 and Division 2 Bronze Medals at the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships this past weekend in Montreal, Quebec. Division 2: Rob MacIsaac- best 0.5 and rookie of the year Ken Hicks – best 2.0 Denam Stephens- best 3.0 Div 1 Zak Madell- best … Continue reading 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships