Zak Madell Flag Bearer 2015 Canada Winter Games
Published Monday, January 26, 2015

WSA is very pleased to announce that Zak Madell has been chosen to be Team Alberta's Flag Bearer for the upcoming Canada Winter Games. The games are set to take place in Prince Goerge BC from Februaru 13 - March 1, 2015

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Fundriasing Drive 2014
Published Tuesday, January 13, 2015

WSA will be Fundraising throughout Alberta. Watch for our canvessors coming to your community in the near future. WSA is launching a new door-to-door campaign throughout Alberta. Canvessors will be selling cookies, chocolate & brownie packs in an effort to raise additional funds for the association and it's programs. The Cookies, Chocolate or Brownie packs will cost $20. Please help support the Wheelchair Community in Alberta by purchasing one of our Cookie, Chocolate or Brownie Packs.

Any questions regarding this fundraising drive can be forwarded to Mike Sandomirsky, WSA Executive Director

780-427-8699 or wsa1@telus.net


WSA Seeking New President
Published Monday, January 12, 2015

WSA is currently seeking a dynamic, experienced individual to fullfill the Board of Director Volunteer Position of President. Duties of the position include:

- Shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Association and shall call all meetings
- Shall be ex-officio of all committees, and shall, when present, preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Executive
- The President shall sign all instruments which require the signature of the Chief Executive Officer
- Shall perform all duties incidental to the office
- Shall be responsible to see that all officers and committee members perform their respective duties
- Shall be the official Governor at all the national body meetings and will speak on behalf of the provincial association as such
- Shall have any other duties as may be assigned

The position requires a committment of 6 General Meetings per year along with 1 WSA AGM and 2 National AGM's. The WSA Board of Directors is a Policy Governance Board relying heavily on the Executive Director for the day-to-day operations. The President along with the Board of Directors acts in an advisory role.

Suitable candidates must have a minimum of 3 years direct Board Experience along with related knowledge of the Alberta Provincial Sport Sector. The President position would commence in May 2015 and be overseen for 1 years time by the past president.

For further information please contact Mike Sandomirsky - Executive Director wsa1@telus.net / 780-427-8699


 

BTG Tennis Program - Edmonton
Published Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Wheelchair Sports Alberta is pleased to announce that the Alberta - Bridging The Gap Tennis Program will be continuing throughout 2015 at the Saville Centre in Edmonton starting January 18th. Please view the poster for the program details and registration information. View POSTER Here

Please contact BJ Engerdahl if you would like to register or have any questions: wsa2@telus.net / 780-918-1046


2015 Sled Hockey Schedule
Published Tuesday, January 6, 2015

2015 Sled Hockey Schedule of events. Please View the Schedule Here. For additional information regarding Sled Hockey Please Contact: Dean Krawec dkrawec@shaw.ca


Wheelchair Rugby Provincial Team 2015
Published Wednesday, December 31, 2014

WSA would like to copngratulate the foolowing individuals on thier selection to the 2015 Alberta Wheelchair Rugby Provincial Team.

A-Team:
Zak Madell - 3.5
Evan Shaw – 3.5
Dale Nording – 3.0*
Dave Guiry – 1.5
BJ Engerdahl – 0.5
Mike Audette – 0.5

B-Team:
Skyler Janssen – 3.0
Denolm Stephens – 3.0
Ken Hicks – 2.0*
Kendall Winter – 2.0*
Ian Rigby – 2.0
Terry Tenove – 1.0
Jay McCue – 0.5
Rob MacMillan – 0.5


 

AB Canada Games Team 2015
Published Tuesday, November 18, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the following athletes have been choosen to represent Alberta as part of our Junior Provincial Basketball Team at the 2015 Canada Winter Games.

Class 1 Makrina Morozowski Calgary, AB

Class 1 Johnathan Bilan  Edmonton, AB

Class 1 Kyle Allan Ardrossan, AB

Class 2 Alarissa Haak Ardrossan, AB

Class 2 Zac Madell Okotoks, AB

Class 2.5 Heliana Cyr Sherwood Park, AB

Class 4.5 Julia Cyr Sherwood Park, AB

Class 4.5 Branden Troutman Lloydminster, AB

Class 4.5 Arinn Young Legal, AB

Class 4.5 Ben Tumack Edmonton, AB

Class 4.5 Ben Moronchuck Edmonton, AB

Class 4.5 Braden Doll Camrose, AB

 

Coaces - Darrell Nordell / Karla Tritten

Manager - Ross Norton

 


 

Zak Madell 2014 CWSA Male Athlete of The Year
Published Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A BIG Congratulations goes out to Zak Madell on recently having been choosen as the 2014 CWSA Male Athlete of the Year: Since starting wheelchair rugby in 2011, 20-year-old Zak Madell has risen quickly in the wheelchair rugby community. This year, he solidified himself as one of the best wheelchair rugby players in the world. At the 2014 Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament, Zak won both a Canada Cup All Star Award and was also named MVP. At the 2014 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, he scored over 60% of the team’s points in important games and led in minutes played. He was once again selected tournament MVP and named to the All Star team. For these many honours, he was a finalist for the International Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Month.