Alberta Artistic Swimming Awards Program
Alberta Artistic Swimming annually recognizes individuals and clubs within our sport. The Awards Program was updated in June of 2022. Awards, in the following categories are presented at our Aquatic Awards Banquet.
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Most Promising Coach
An Alberta Coach that has coached for no more than two (2) years in the competitive program and receives the highest point total based on their swimmers’ performance at meets as per the Alberta Artistic Swimming point system.
An Alberta Coach who coaches in the Recreational Stream. The coach must be minimally certified for the level at which they coach.
Competitive Coach of the Year
An Alberta Coach who coaches in any or both of the Provincial and/or National Stream. The coach must be minimally certified for the level at which they coach. The following criteria will be used to determine the top six (6) candidates on a performance basis.
Presented to the club that demonstrates the following which aligns with the Strategic Plan of Alberta Artistic Swimming and Canada Artistic Swimming.
Athlete Spirit Awards
In alignment with our campaign against bullying and the promotion and recognition of the importance of demonstrating fair play, being inclusive and displaying a positive attitude, AAS will be recognizing athletes with AAS Spirit who exemplify, promote and inspire positive values and behaviors within Artistic Swimming.
Recognizes outstanding contribution or accomplishment as determined by the Alberta Artistic Swimming President.
An Alberta athlete or coach who achieved a high level of success in the current season that has not already been accounted for in other awards as determined by the Alberta Artistic Swimming
Board of Directors Award
An active volunteer who has provided ten (10) years or more of outstanding service and/or meritorious contributions to the sport at the Provincial and National levels.
Official of the Year
Awarded to an official who has judged or refereed at a variety of meets during the current season. It acknowledges an official who is continually learning and expanding their knowledge and sharing it with others.
• Nominee is recommended by the Official’s Chair.
Club Volunteer of the Year
An active club volunteer whose efforts have produced specific positive results in the club. An individual whose contributions reflect passion for the sport and its participants as an exemplary role model for others.