2018 ACA COACHES' CONFERENCE & ATHLETE CLINICS
Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, 2018
The Alberta Cheerleading Association and Spring Tumbling are excited to once again partner for the 2018 Coaches’ Conference Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, 2018 at St. Albert Catholic High School.
The conference classes and workshop sessions will provide a unique opportunity to learn new skills, grow and develop your program, and to network with other like-minded people from within our Cheer Community!
We will release the sessions as soon as they are confirmed. Coaches’ Conference will run 9AM - 5PM each day
Registration for the Coaches Conference is:
ACA Members Full Weekend - $155.00/coach | Non-Members $200.00/coach
ACA Members 1 day only (Saturday or Sunday) - $85.00/coach
Awards Banquet $30.00 per person
AGM - No Charge
ACA Members that are 50 KM or more from the Edmonton area, check your emails for a discount savings to attend the conference.
Work with Spring CDT staff in tumbling & Stunting Clinics during the Coaches' Conference. We offer beginner/intermediate & advanced levels for tumbling & stunting.
Tumbling Level 1: Saturday 8:00AM - 10:00AM | Tumbling Level 2 10:00PM - 12:00 PM
Stunting - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced 10:00AM - 12:00PM
When registering for the stunt clinic, please register with a complete stunt group.
Stunt - Beginner/Intermediate (comparable to USASF/ICU Level 1/2). $35.00 per athlete
No experience necessary
• Stunt - Intermediate/Advanced (comparable to USASF/ICU Level 3/4/5 $35.00 per athlete
Requirement: Must have a 1/2 up kewpie with cradle
• Tumbling Level 1: $35.00 per athlete
No experience necessary
• Tumbling Level 2: $35.00 per athlete
Requirement: must have a back walkover
Annual general meeting &
The Alberta Cheerleading Association's AGM will be held in conjunction with the 2018 ACA Coaches' Conference on September 22, 2018 at St. Albert Catholic High School. Attendance at the AGM is recommended and there is no fee to register for the AGM, we ask that you register to know how many people will be in attendance.
The AGM will start at 12:30PM and run until 2:00PM. Lunch will be provided at 12:00PM. Registration from 12:00PM to 12:30PM.
DELEGATE FORM - Each voting club or school sending a delegate to the 2018 AGM MUST complete and bring in one delegate form to enable voting of their club or school.
PROXY VOTING FORM - Each voting club or school unable to send a Delegate may permit another person to vote on their behalf by proxy.
DIRECTOR NOMINATION FORM - The ACA will have three (3) positions for Directors available for 2018/2019. Nomination deadline is September 18, 2018 at 12:00pm.
ACA Awards banquet
The Alberta Cheerleading Association's ACA Awards Banquet will be held on September 22, 2018 -
The Kinsmen Club of St. Albert 47 Riel Drive, St. Albert, AB T8N 3Z2
Tickets are $30.00 per person and includes dinner
6:00 PM - Social
7:00 PM - Dinner
8:00 PM - Ceremony (may begin earlier)
Below are the awards and scholarships that may be handed out each year. All nominations were submitted online. This is a great opportunity for the ACA and its members to recognize some of the outstanding work being done within the sport of cheerleading in our province, as well as a time for us to all get together and mingle.
Athlete of the Year - 2017/2018 Nominees
Audrina French, Adrenaline Athletics
Brooke Smith, Senator Riley & Calgary Storm
Holly Sicotte, Deep Blue Athletics
Kalysta Marcy, Adrenaline Athletics
Maria Machon, Calgary Stars Revolution
Shaylynn Prince, Adrenaline Athletics
Sydney Burchnal, Premier Academy
Supporting School & Community Spirit Award - 2017/2018 Nominees
Adrenaline Athletics - Bronze
Jasper Place High School - Bronze
Frank Maddock High School - Silver
Paul Kane High School - Silver
Perfect Storm Athletics – Calgary - Bronze
Perfect Storm Athletics – Edmonton - Silver
Perfect Storm Athletics - Lethbridge - Platinum
Team Sportsmanship Award - 2017/2018 Nominees
Ardrossan Jr. & Sr. High School
Coach of the Year - 2017/2018 Nominees
Emilyy Couillier, Perfect Storm Athletics - Calgary
Dawn Wilson, Stingerz AllStarz
Jenna Jelinski, Ultimate Cheer Fusion
Jennifer Guiney, Paul Kane High School
Jennifer Lekisch, Adrenaline Athletics
Michael Markwart, Dynasty Cheer All-Stars
Sarah Anderson, Perfect Storm Athletics - Edmonton
Shawna Wasylyshen, Dynasty Cheer All-Stars
Stanley Lopez, Perfect Storm Athletics - Calgary
Stephanie Rudanec, Harry Ainlay High School
Novice Coach of the Year - 2017/2018 Nominees
Alison Benson, Adrenaline Athletics
Brooke Herwig, FFCA South Middle School
Devin-Lin Blackwell, Ardrossan
Madi Plsek, Morinville Community High School
Meaghan Green, Dan Knott Jr. High School
Melissa Kirkendall, Premier Academy - Bonnyville
Natassja Pietsch, Ardrossan Jr. Sr. High School
Sydney Allison, Adrenaline Athletics
Viola McNeil, Cheer Force Jets
Rookie Judge of the Year - 2017/2018 Nominees
Billie Sue Roe
Judge of the Year - 2017/2018 Nominees
Officials Award - 2017/2018 Nominees
Outstanding Contributions Award
Started in 2004, this is a special award given to someone who has made a significant and outstanding contribution to the development of cheerleading in Alberta and has been involved with the sport in various capacities throughout their cheerleading career.
Lifetime Achievement Awards
*PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE AWARDS ARE PRESENTED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE AWARDS COMMITTEE AND MAY NOT BE AWARDED ANNUALLY