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September 7, 2015 by  
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ASAA News and Information

ASAA Impact Leadership Training

In preparation for the fall sports season, high school sports leaders and advisors are invited to a workshop that will address the topics of leadership, teamwork, sportsmanship, nutrition, mental health, positive values and communication. The fall workshop will be hosted at Harry Ainlay on September 21st, 2015.

ASAA Impact Workshop 2015

Itinerary for Student Leaders

Itinerary for Advisors

Registration Form

Important Changes to the ASAA Transfer Policy for 2015/16

Please read up on the changes to the 2015/16 ASAA transfer policy

SUBWAY Card Information

If you ordered SUBWAY Fundraiser cards for your school over the summer, we expect they will be arriving shortly.  Due to unforeseen delays with the printer that were outside of our control, the cards have been delayed in arriving.  They have been printed and are on their way to the fulfillment agency for distribution to schools and should be arriving soon.  We apologize for the inconvenience of this – any school wishing to cancel their order should contact Michael@asaa.caimmediately.

For those schools wishing to still place orders, we have a limited number of cards left, and they can be ordered by clicking here or going to  Once all existing orders are processed, new orders will be sent out on a first come-first served basis.

National Coaches Week

We want to say THANKS COACH to coaches across Alberta!

This September 19-27, 2015 will be the first annual National Coaches Week presented by the Coaching Association of Canada.  National Coaches Week is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by simply saying #ThanksCoach.

With events held across the country to celebrate coaching, National Coaches Week provides coaches with the recognition they deserve for the time they devote to ensuring Canadians live an active, healthy lifestyle.  Coach Alberta will be hosting four FREE coaches sessions in Edmonton during this exciting week.

The one page advertisement (access by clicking advertisement) provides dates and information for the four FREE sessions being offered.  All coaches are welcome to attend, but pre-registration is required.

Stay up to date with everything happening leading up to National Coaches Week by and by following along on Facebook and Twitter using #CoachesWeek and #ThanksCoach.


2015-16 ASAA Policy Handbook

The new ASAA Policy Handbooks are starting to make their way to all member schools.  To view it now, click here

2015-16 ASAA Brochures

Brochures are currently on their way to schools.

ASAA Policy Highlights Brochure

ASAA Parent/Guardian Information Brochure

Please feel free to view both brochures, and feel free to print additional copies if need be.

Volleyball Coach Needed

Salisbury Composite High School in Sherwood Park, is currently looking for a Junior Varsity Girls or Boys Volleyball Coach (Grades 10-11) for the upcoming season.  If you are interested please contactGrant Melnyk.

SUBWAY/Alberta Milk Fundraiser Cards

SUBWAY Fundraiser cards are back for another year and this year another ASAA partner, Alberta Milk has come onboard to be a part of this great promo. Cards will become available in September, but you can pre-order your cards by filling out the order form HERE (click to access).

ASAA 2015 Notices of Motion

Housekeeping Notices of Motion – All Approved by the Board

Notices of Motion WITH RESULTS – updated with new Cross Country NOM


Healthy School Sporting Events Video

The ASAA has partnered with EverActive Schools and Alberta Health Services to create a new video highlighting the importance of good nutritional offerings at school sporting events. Take a look at the embedded video, which is part of a campaign that encourages individuals to pause and think differently about consuming unhealthy food at school events where healthy habits are the focus. Watch the video and help spread the word about how you can be involved in creating healthy food environments in school, recreation and community settings!


School Sport PSAs Available for School Use

The ASAA, with the support of School Sport Canada is making available some great posters that your school can print off and use in your school. Schools are welcome to print the following PSAs, or alternatively they can connect with ASAA’s graphic designer, James Shrimpton, and he can get your logo placed onto the document for $25 (see example here).

Basketball PSA

Education & Sport PSA

Football PSA

Rugby PSA

Volleyball PSA

Tennis PSA

ASAA Spectator Code of Conduct Banner

ASAA Commissioners and staff have created a new ASAA Spectator Code of Conduct banner that will be hung at all provincial championships and schools will also have the ability to purchase a banner and add their school name or logo. Please click on the link below for pricing and ordering information.

Spectator Code of Conduct Banner Information

Banner Template

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