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
|Alysson Marshall, Drew Goldsack, Graham Nishikawa and Kevin Sandau, currently over in Scandinavia as part of Cross Country Canada's "Convergence Group" started off their race season in Bruksvallarna, Sweden this past weekend... » more »|
|The Alberta World Cup Academy is pleased to announce the support staff for the 2011-12 competitive season. As always the AWCA strives to provide the best possible race support for its 21 athletes with well-trained individuals. » more »|
|The Alberta World Cup Academy officially launched thier team for the upcoming season this past Thursday after thier first on-snow race of the season. Consisting of 21 skiers, the team is mixed with junior, under-23 and world cup level talent... » more »|
|Looking for ways to stay sharp on and off of the ski trails this winter? Buff is now selling both of the Alberta World Cup Academy styled mulitfunction headwear pieces as part of their continued support to the team. All proceeds from the sales of these Buffs will go directly to the Academy... » more »|
|Come challenge 2011 World Champion and Canadian National Ski Team member Devon Kershaw in a running race up the Spray Lakes road! All proceeds go to helping support the Alberta World Cup Academy... » more »|
|The Alberta World Cup Academy is marking their third summer to Whistler for a ten day camp at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games venue. Arriving Wednesday afternoon, the team has settled into the camp regiment focusing on a combination of volume and intensity... » more »|