Wheelchair Sports Alberta’s vision is to achieve excellence through parasport and our coaches are a key part of our success. If it wasn’t for our amazing coaches we wouldn’t be able to achieve all that we have. One of our most recent achievements was winning Gold at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in wheelchair basketball. … Continue reading Meet Team AB Wheelchair Basketball Coach Darrell Nordell
We are continuing to highlight our athletes, and this week we are getting to know para ice hockey athlete Micah Kovacevich! How long have you been playing para ice hockey?I have been playing para hockey since I was 10, so 12 years now. How did you start playing your current sport?I’d always enjoyed watching hockey … Continue reading Meet Para Ice Hockey Athlete Micah Kovacevich
This week we’re highlighting Sledge Hockey Athlete Branden Sison! Branden plays defense for Alberta Sledge, and to get to know him better we asked him the following questions: How long have you been playing your sport?I’ve been playing Para-ice hockey for 8 seasons. How did you start playing your current sport? A friend who was also … Continue reading Meet Alberta Sledge Athlete Branden Sison
Alberta Sledge is proud to announce the 17 player roster for the Alberta Sledge Program during the 2019-20 season. The roster was finalized following a two-day tryout camp at Pason Centennial Arenas in Okotoks, Alberta. The camp included skills evaluations and two intersquad games. A total of 20 players were in contention for the coveted … Continue reading Team Alberta Sledge Hockey Roster Announced
Darrell Nordell, one of our coaches for Wheelchair Basketball from Alberta had a great time giving an introduction to Syrian Refugees. Here are a few pictures to show how much fun they had in Nova Scotia this past weekend. Glad to see them enjoying the sport!
Huge congratulations to the following athletes nominated to the Canadian Paralympic Team! TEAM CANADA MEN Ben Moronchuk (Edmonton, Alta.) Chad Jassman (Calgary, Alta.) Peter Won (Blackfalds, Alta.) Assistant Coach – Darrell Nordell (Edmonton, Alta.) TEAM CANADA WOMEN Arinn Young (Legal, Alta.) The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games take place September 7 to 18. The wheelchair basketball … Continue reading Canadian Paralympic Team – Basketball