Ashley Yu – Ringette

Ashley grew up playing ringette in LaGlace and has a lot of skill and knowledge to share with the players of Peace County Ringette. Ashley joined Peace Country Ringette as a player and has since volunteered to coach, she started coaching the Active Start program. In this group Ashley has players that are at the […]

Read More February 18, 2022

Mike Haakstad – Ringette

From ‘I’m just here to pick up the rings’ to assistant coach.  A man of few words and a great sense of humour, Mike joined Peace Country Ringette in 2019 eager to help with his daughter’s ringette team. In the following years, Mike has completed his Community in Sports – Ringette and now utilizes this […]

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Kyle Gallmore – Hockey

As a certified coach, Kyle is a role model both on and off the ice. Whether practice or a game, he leads by example and shows the players what it means to be a winner, regardless of the scoreboard. Kyle has a fun side to him which encourages the team to be positive and dance […]

Read More February 18, 2022

Shane Morin – Football

Shane has coached the sport of football in the community of Grande Prairie for the last 10+ years at every level of the sport. Spending over 6 hours a day during the season enriching the lives of his players and being a positive influence in their lives. During 2021 Shane used every possible opportunity to […]

Read More February 18, 2022

Travis Duncan – Basketball

Travis coaches the Gr. 9 and Sr. Girls basketball teams at the Grande Prairie Composite High School. Travis has been an instrumental part of the development the Swan City Basketball Club. He also coaches in both the development and competitive programs for the club.  In 2017 Swan City Basketball had roughly 60 interested participants and […]

Read More February 8, 2021

Paula Zenner – Ringette

Paula is a great role model to players of all ages and skills. As a coach Paula led the Ridgevalley Ringette to Black Gold Championships. Now, Paula brings her skills and knowledge to Peace Country Ringette where she coaches players of all age group and skill levels. Recently, she took her team to the Hinton […]

Read More February 8, 2021

Eva Von Hertzberg – Trampoline and Tumbling

Eva is the program coordinator and NCCP level 3 certified coach for the Trampoline and Tumbling Program.  Throughout the pandemic, Eva has ensured that every available moment in the gym was planned for and when that was not possible, she offered classes by zoom, created personal training plans, and consistently made herself available to the […]

Read More February 8, 2021

Matt Burton – Swimming

Matt is currently the Assistant Head Coach for Grande Prairie Piranhas Swim Team. He coaches a variety of ages, with a primary focus on the Development and Potential level squads within the program. Matt can adapt his coaching technique to fit an individual’s needs (whether it’s physical & skill levels, medical reasons, anxiety, personality, etc). […]

Read More February 9, 2020

Karin Rourke – Volleyball

Karin was born and raised in Beaverlodge, AB. Her family has always been involved in sport. She competed at a competitive level in figure skating, swimming and played school sports of all kinds while growing up. Karin, along with a few other parents, recognized the absence of a club volleyball program in Beaverlodge. After that […]

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Alain Johnson – Taekwondo

Having competed as student and won countless medals, he decided to widen his knowledge by qualifying as an official in 2008. He has now achieved the level of First Class Canadian National Certified Competition Referee for both poomsae and kyorugi. He is currently training to receive his 5th degree black belt. Master Johnson continues to […]

Read More February 9, 2020