Bryce MacLennan – Speed Skating

Bryce has been part of Peace Wapiti Speed Skating Club for more than 20 years and tirelessly giving back to the speed skating community as a volunteer for more than 10 years. He has been a coach and mentor to athletes throughout Northwest AB, as well as equipment manager. In recent years, Bryce has been […]

Read More February 18, 2022

Melody Sample – Wellness

As the Wellness Coordinator for the Town of Sexsmith, Melody is a driving force behind many of the great activity initiatives that have been put in place over the past few years.  She consistently goes above and beyond her job title, and work hours, to ensure that instructors, and program participants have whatever they need […]

Read More February 18, 2022

Amanda Yu – Ringette

With her efforts to build ringette back up in the region, there isn’t a person in the Peace Country Ringette association that Amanda Yu hasn’t touched with her kindness. She volunteers for the love of the game. From meeting parents and athletes at sport stores around the city to ensure they are getting the proper […]

Read More February 18, 2022

Mike Irla – Hockey

From his lifetime commitment to hockey, whether as a coach, mentor, official, parent or instructor to his involvement with the Arctic Games Mike is a sport builder in the Valleyview Area.  He is a certified official and official clinic instructor, but the training doesn’t end in the classroom as he is also a mentor to […]

Read More February 18, 2022

Calvin Willet – Baseball

Calvin Willet goes above and beyond and does it all for of the Grande Prairie Minor Baseball Association. His child has outgrown what GPMBA can offer, and Calvin still volunteers at least 20 hours a week all year long!  Absolutely anything that needs to be done, he makes sure it gets done or does it […]

Read More February 18, 2022

Jodianne Noel – Football

Jodianne has been involved in the amateur football community of the Mighty Peace Football zone for 15+ years as a sport builder at the peewee level, organizational manager, and general manager at the bantam and high school levels. Jodianne and the peewee league have been a flagship throughout the province showing how to run a […]

Read More February 18, 2022

Christopher Draves – Basketball

Christopher Draves has been a volunteer team manager for GPRC Basketball programs for the past ten years.  Better known as “Draves”, he has sacrificed his time, finances, and various jobs to ensure that he has a near perfect attendance record to all practices and games. He has done everything from drive the bus to set […]

Read More February 22, 2021

Denis Labreque – Football

Denis is always there for any player that wants to improve their game or simply needs somewhere to belong. You can count on Denis to be there with the work out plan and the time and the encouragement to help you. Denis has been an assistant coach with the Broncos for the last 2.5 years […]

Read More February 22, 2021

Kimberly Vetter – Ringette

Kim is a co-founder of the Peace Country Ringette club. She was looking for a sport for her daughter to join and enjoy, together with a group of ladies, ringette returned to the Grande Prairie and Area. Kim did not hesitate to take on the role of treasurer. She goes above and beyond and selflessly […]

Read More February 22, 2021

Douglas Vandemark – Figure Skating

Doug has been a dedicated volunteer of the Grovedale Figure Skating Club for 15 years, organizing test days for all skate clubs, Regional chair for peace region for the Alberta NWT Nunavut skate Canada section. Doug’s philosophy is to just get those kids on the ice having fun”,” we’re doing it for the kids”. Doug […]

Read More February 9, 2020