March 14 , 2019
Sask Sport has announced the coaches, officials and volunteers who will be honoured at the upcoming Saskatchewan Sport Awards. 
   
  • Female Coach Dedication Award: Andrea Wolf, Wapella, Softball
  • Male Coach Dedication Award: Udo Baecker, Regina, Soccer & Kaspar Wirz, Saskatoon, Para Nordic Skiing
  • Coach of the Year: Tom Sargeant, Saskatoon, Football
  • Female Official Award: Loretta Lyons, Outlook, Athletics
  • Male Official Award: Al Theede, Saskatoon, Cross Country Skiing 
  • Volunteer Award: Derek Rope, Saskatoon, Athletics
  • Volunteer Award: Richard Smith, Fort Qu’Appelle, Golf

Congratulations to the recipients, who will be celebrated on March 28 in Saskatoon! At the ceremony, awards will also be delivered to six Athlete of the Year recipients. 
   
You can learn more about the finalists for those awards at sasksport.sk.ca/SportAwards.
#SaskProud at the Canada Winter Games  
Photo Credit: Jody Bailey
Team Sask finished in sixth place in both medals (17) and flag point standings (164.5) at the recent Canada Winter Games. 

Following silver- and gold-medal-winning performances, archer Hunter Chipley of Estevan was named flag bearer for the closing ceremonies. 

Congratulations to all of the athletes who represented our province and a big thank you to the coaches, officials and volunteers who contributed to this successful event! 
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Like all Saskatchewan Lotteries products, proceeds from THE BIG SPIN, which is now available at retail locations across the province, will support more than 12,000 sport, culture and recreation organizations in Saskatchewan. 
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Award Recognizes Indigenous Sport Leader    
Photo Credit: indspire.ca
The 2019 Indspire Awards, which celebrate the contributions of Indigenous people across the country, recently recognized Brigette Lacquette for her achievements both on and off the ice.
 
In 2018, Lacquette became the first Indigenous athlete to play on Canada’s Women’s Olympic Hockey Team. Lacquette, from Mallard, Man., and Cote First Nation in Saskatchewan, has also embraced her position as a role model and public speaker.
Complaints and Dispute Resolution Policy Workshop     
There’s still time to register for an upcoming seminar in Regina on Sask Sport’s new Dispute Resolution Policy suite.
   
Friday, March 15, 2019
11:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre
Regina
  
This half-day workshop will provide detailed information and hands-on learning opportunities to help members understand and administer the policy:
   
  • Review of policy updates
  • Best practices for proactively dealing with problems before they arise
  • Tips for effective communication

Samples of the policy suite are available on the Sask Sport website . To register, RSVP to Lisa Stewart at lstewart@sasksport.sk.ca or (306) 975-0829. Please advise us of any food allergies or other dietary restrictions within your RSVP.
RBC Training Ground
Do you know athletes aged 14 to 25 with speed, power, strength and endurance? #RBCTrainingGround might be for them.
   
At RBC Training Ground, athletes participate in field-based tests that highlight their ability in speed, strength and power. Each athlete leaves with a custom report card and access to sport-specific training tips. Individual or groups of athletes welcome at no cost.
       
RBC Training Ground
April 27, 2018
Regina Field House
Saskatchewan athletes recently tested their athletic ability at the RBC Training Ground in Saskatoon. The event returns to the province on April 27 in Regina.
Photo Credit: Josh Schaefer  
Respect in Sport Administrator Training Workshop
Have you recently changed your RiS Administrator within your organization? Sask Sport has planned RIS Administrator Training Workshops for all new administrators.
   
No prior registration is required. Use the links below at the appropriate times to participate.
    

These online sessions will be 30 minutes in length. If you have already taken the course and would like a refresher, you may sign up too!
   
If you have recently changed your RIS Administrator, please also fill out the RiS Administrator Change Form and return the completed form to Lisa Stewart. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact Lisa Stewart at (306) 975-0829.
 
Upcoming CAAWS webinar
Mark your calendars! The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport has a webinar planned at the end of the month that will discuss building an inclusive board culture.
   
March 27, 2019
Women on Boards
For more information on this and other CAAWS webinars, see caaws.ca/workshops/calendar.
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