Lethbridge Sport Council E-News - March 17, 2016
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Achievement Award Winners Announced
The Lethbridge Sport Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 6th annual Lethbridge Sport Council Achievement Awards for their achievements and contributions to sport in Lethbridge in 2015.
The Winners are:
  • Junior Male Athlete - Coby Iwaasa (Racquetball)  
  • Junior Female Athlete - Jessica Zarowny (Basketball)
  • Senior Male Athlete (sponsored by Horns Hockey Alumni) - Nico Pasquotti (Soccer)
  • Senior Female Athlete (sponsored by Pronghorn Athletics)  Rachel Nicol (Swimming)
  • Special Olympics Athlete -  Mary Jean Lawson (Swimming)
  • Coaching Excellence - Bertil Johannson (Cross-country running)
  • Servus Credit Union Outstanding Sport Citizen - Dylan Tait (Hockey)
  • Amateur Team -  Lethbridge Bulls (Baseball)
  • Officiating Excellence -  Micheal Barwegen (Soccer)
  • Knud Petersen Spirit in Sport (sponsored by Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame) - Carol Thibert  (Multi-sport)

Winners will be formally recognized on  Tuesday April 5th, at the ENMAX Centre, Canadian Western Bank Lounge.  Doors open at 6:00 PM, program at 7:00 PM.

For more details about the winners, the awards ceremony or to purchase tickets, please visit our website lethbridgesportcouncil.ca 

NCCP Training - Save the Dates!
We are excited to offer NCCP modules in Lethbridge. 
April 23, 2016 - Developing Athletic Abilities
May 18/19, 2016 - Psychology of Performance
June 17/18, 2016 - Coaching and Leading Effectively
Registration will be available on 'The Locker' soon. 
Coaches are asked to please take a minute to fill out a survey to help us assess which modules to offer in the future, and enable us to notify you of upcoming coach professional development opportunities
Southern Alberta Summer Games
Lethbridge is proud to be hosting the Southern Alberta Summer Games, July 6-9th!  If you are interested in volunteering to be on the Local Organizing Committee, please contact Eric, SASG Coordinator
For more info about the games, visit us on Facebook
High School Football Prep Program
The ASDC SW, is now accepting registration for the 2016 High School Football Prep program.  This program has been designed for athletes in grades 9 to 12, focusing the athlete on strength, conditioning, speed and agility training at the High Performance Centre. Included in the football prep program is sport vision training and mental conditioning sessions.
For more on the Football prep program
The Family Centre in Lethbridge is celebrating dads and the role they play.  The Lethbridge Sport Council took the opportunity to share stories about some great sport dads in our community!  You can read all the stories on our blog
If you would like to share a story about a great #YQLdad, send it to us at programs@lethbridgesportcouncil.ca
Summer Camps and Spring Registration
If your organization is hosting a summer camp or registration for spring or summer programming, please email the details to the Lethbridge Sport Council.  We will add your camp to our website, and promote the dates on our Facebook page and in our newsletter.
Email us at programs@lethbridgesportcouncil.ca
Inclusive Physical Literacy
Every person should have the opportunity to develop physical literacy. Program coordinators, leaders and facility operators have a responsibility to create universally accessible physical literacy opportunities. ~ S4L
Sport for Life has compiled resources and programs for parents, teachers, caregivers and sport leaders to identify best practice. 
What are you doing this summer?
You are invited to participate in the first ever "WHAT ARE YOU DOING THIS SUMMER?" fair to be held:
Tuesday May 3rd
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Winston Churchill High School gymnasium
Join WCHS to recruit students for summer work or volunteer commitments.
If you would like to book a table for your organization, please email Lettie Croskery lettie.croskery@lethsd.ab.ca
Team UP Program - Sports Package
The Hampton Inn & Suites and the Fairfield Inn & Suites
have Teamed UP to provide support for local sporting events.
Their Team UP Program offers a " Sports Package" to visiting teams, and a " Kick Back" per room night to the Local  Organizations.
Read more on the LSC Newsfeed
BrainGym for Movement, Dance and Sport Workshop
April 7-10, 2016 (9am-6pm daily)
Lethbridge, Alberta, Nicholas Sheran Arena - Lethbridge Sport Council Community Room
This workshop will build a foundation for dynamic performance of movement through Educational Kinesiology. You will experience and learn how to apply techniques to enhance performance - used by Olympians, professionals, university, scholastic, youth and weekend athletes.
Ignite UR Spark
Ignite UR Spark is a chance for youth ages 9-18 to try new activities, sports, and hobbies here in Lethbridge.  Ignite UR Spark will be held on April 19, 2016 in the Main Pavilion at Exhibition Park.
If you are passionate about your sport or hobby, and would like to share your passion and help a youth find their spark email programs@lethbridgesportcouncil.ca
Susan Eymann, M.Ed.,ChPC
Executive Director
Phone: 403-320-5412
Tanya Whipple
Program and Communication Coordinator
Phone: 403-320-9371
Nicholas Sheran Ice Centre
Second Floor
401 Laval Blvd West
Lethbridge, AB