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 women of the Alberta World Cup Academy started the week strongly at the Western Canadian Championships last Thursday by sweeping the sprint podium. They did it again yesterday in the classic race. The show of dominance was taken a step further on Sunday... » more »|
|Shayla Swanson was at it again in Liberec, Czech Republic today, finishing 48th in the 15km pursuit at the World Championships. Shayla's time of 45 minutes and 39.2 seconds was just under five minutes off the race winning time... » more »|
|It was a unique race format at the OPA in Schilpario, Italy today, with athletes taking on handicapped start classic races. The race start order was based on the finishing results of yesterday's sprint event, which meant Alysson Marshall started the day in 3rd place... » more »|
|Alysson Marshall continued the Alberta World Cup Academy's run of impressive OPA results today as she stepped onto the podium in the classic sprint in Schilpario, Italy. » more »|