Emily Stuart – Adaptive Sports

Emily’s coaching portfolio includes, Figure skating, Power skating, Softball(fastball), Baseball, volleyball, Soccer, Hockey, and adapted sports. Emily’s main focus is currently with the Wolverines Adapted Sports Association, working with athletes from 5 – 65 years old in sports such as; Wheelchair basketball, Sledge hockey, Power Soccer, Boccia, and Para-cycling. In 2019, the Wolverine’s attended: Western […]

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Tara Melezko – Hockey

Tara a gap in the amount of funding that was being provided to mental health locally in Grande Prairie and she chose to make a difference. She had an idea to run a hockey tournament with all proceeds going back to mental health in our community. She puts in countless hours for this tournament to […]

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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 […]

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Jackie Hampton – Figure Skating

Jackie Hampton has been an instrumental part of developing figure skating in the Peace Region. She has served for 6 years on the Board of Directors of the Grande Prairie Skating Club. Jackie is a positive influence on all the skaters and has a great working relationship with the coaches. Jackie is the co-chairperson of […]

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Laurie Olson – Snowboarding

Laurie Olson has dedicated the past 5 seasons to helping improve the governance, policies and overall function of the Nitehawk Snowboard Club. Through various roles on the board, the club has been able to grow and ensure compliance with ever changing requirements. Her dedication to safety for club members as well as coaching staff and […]

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Krista Mitchell – Trail Running

Over the past 4 years Krista has shown a passion and drive for developing a strong trail running Community. Not only has she developed the Thursday night trail running group but, she has also founded many local races throughout the years. These events have given back over $16,000.00 to local not for profit organizations. She […]

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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 […]

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Jody Peakman – Football

Jody Peakman is a dedicated member to helping the Peace Wapiti Academy Titan football team. From ringing her cowbell, to shouting words of encouragement, fundraising or just bringing the team a healthy snack to every game, you could feel the love that Jody radiates. Jody was voted in to be the president for the upcoming […]

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Grey Patino – Boxing

Grey is a MMA fighter, boxer, and most recently a kickboxer on team Canada representing Grande Prairie in Bosnia! He is part owner of Stanley boxing, and often coaches classes in boxing, kickboxing, and fitness! He is proud of his gym and opens the door to anyone and all abilities.  He teaches a free classes […]

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Stephanie Carter – Hockey

Since joining the Grande Prairie Storm team in 2016, Stephanie Carter has been the absolute backbone of all Storm business operations. Extremely punctual and professional, she maintains an incredibly high level of service in all her dealings with sponsors and other Storm stakeholders. Stephanie’s positive attitude and desire to learn has benefited her amidst a […]

Read More February 9, 2020