The Alberta World Cup Academy/AWCA will further the development of cross-country skiing as a sport, through the development of programs and services for athletes, coaches and officials enabling them to
- deliver and
at international standards of excellence.
Athletes, Coaches and Officials from the Alberta World Cup Academy will be recognized leaders of and contributors to Canada's national cross-country ski program, competing with the best in the world.
To initiate and augment development opportunities in Alberta that target nationally competitive Athletes, Coaches and Officials, preparing them for subsequent levels of success.
The Academy will:
- Deliver an athlete development system that supplements existing local, regional and national programs
- Develop new long term coaching apprenticeship opportunities
- Expand development opportunities for officials
|The Alberta World Cup Academy along with Cross Country Canada have announced nominations for the 2013-2014 ski season. Once athletes have finalized their nominations an official team announcement will be made mid-May... » more »|
|On Monday, I met with my coach for coffee and to have a final debrief on the season before we took off for our April break. Monday also marked the conclusion of the team selection meetings at the Cross Country Canada offices where decisions are made and futures shaped... » more »|
|The warm weather and podium results continued for the final two days of racing at the 2013 Ski Nationals at Callaghan Valley. After the individual start classic races, the classic sprint race followed on the 28th using the Olympic 1.4km course for the women and the Olympic 1.8km for the men... » more »|
|It was another warm and sunny day at the Callaghan Ski Centre, as Ski Nationals entered its 3rd day of racing yesterday with the 10km and 15km individual start classic races. After winning top spot on the podium.. » more »|
|The Alberta World Cup Academy (AWCA) is a part of the Cross Country Canada National Training Centre System. As a National Development Centre (NDC) our goals are to further the development of cross-country skiing as a sport... » more »|
|The Alberta World Cup Academy is currently seeking to fill two the fulltime positions, one as Senior Coach and the other as Apprentice Coach. These positions are designed to be part of a dynamic high performance team that is totally committed to developing and sustaining excellence in cross-country skiing... » more »|