The Alberta Sport Development Center-South West (ASDC SW) provides improved sport experiences for regional athletes, coaches, parents, officials and support administration. The fundamental idea is that by designing sport science initiatives and coach development programs, the common good of all regional sport will be better served and result in improved emerging athlete development in Southwest Alberta.

Our mission is to provide integrated programming aimed at identifying, supporting, and developing emerging athletes at all levels throughout Alberta's southwest region.

Our vision is to create a fully integrated sport environment that advances the success of our regional athletes at both the provincial and national level.

Athlete Development Programs

Recognized Network programs include the Athlete Enhancement Program and Winning Edge Seminars.

News and events

RBC Training Ground

Mar 15, 2017

Lethbridge, Ab. - Athletes between the ages of 14 and 25 are invited to attend an RBC Training Ground event Saturday, March 25th. Testing takes place at the University of Lethbridge 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness, between 8am and 3pm. 

RBC Training Ground will measure speed, power, strength and endurance. Each athlete will try to hit performance benchmarks set by national sport organizations (NSO) scouting for young talented athletes with Olympic medal potential.

Click the link to learn more about the events or to register!

RBC Training Ground Information and Registration

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2016/17 AEP Intake

Mar 15, 2017

The Athlete Enhancement Program (AEP) is the athlete support program of the ASDC Network aimed to provide high-quality sports science support to emerging high performance athletes in their regions. The program develops the foundational building blocks for future performances. AEP provides emerging athletes an opportunity to receive sport science support in;

  • Nutrition

  • Strength & Conditioning

  • Sport Psychology

  • Injury Prevention 

Individuals who have the following experiences qualify for AEP;

  • Alberta Winter Games or Alberta Summer Games

  • Western Canada Summer Games

  • Canada Winter Games or Canada Summer Games

  • Member of Team Alberta, Team Canada, or Jr. Team Canada

  • Member of a Developmental Team Alberta

  • Athletes in the “Training to Train” or “Training to Compete” levels of the Long Term Athlete Development Model with the above experience

  • “Train to Win” level athletes may also be considered, preference given to younger athletes 

Athletes who meet the above criteria will be required to attend an intake selection testing April 10th and 11th, 2017. Deadline for applications is April 7th, 2017.

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