Squash Alberta is very excited and proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 Squash Alberta Award.
Ron Coggan - 2023 President's Award: Presented to a volunteer who has made an outstanding, sustained contribution to the promotion and development of the game of Squash in Alberta, and is a member in good standing of Squash Alberta.
Ron has been a long-standing member of Squash Alberta in Calgary as a player, team builder, organizer, promoter, cheer leader and an extremely engaged volunteer over the past 20+ years. He founded the Bow Valley Squash Foundation in Banff to bring squash to the local Indigenous youth and has recently expanded the program to include new Canadians in the region. Ron has also served on the Board for the Calgary Interclub Squash League as President, Club Rep, Rules Committee member, and the Community Outreach Liaison. Not only working as a Rep for his club (Edgemont), Ron facilitated the addition of SAIT and Southland Leisure to CISL as well as working with SAIT students to field teams/players in the Alberta University/College Championships.
Tanya Simpson - 2023 Distinguished Volunteer Award: To recognize an outstanding, sustained contribution by a non-professional player, coach, or official to the game of Squash in Alberta, and is a member in good standing of Squash Alberta.
Tanya has been working as the lead on the Women's Committee to build a community for women's squash in Calgary, organizing and running several Women's events as well as working with CISL to help build womens' participation in the league. In addition Tanya has recently become a certified squash coach so she can better mentor and support new players to the sport she so passionately wants to grow.
Alberta Squash Racquets Association was established in 1967 as a registered non-profit society in the Province of Alberta and is the governing body for the sport of squash in Alberta. In the late 80's the operating name was changed to Squash Alberta. The role of Squash Alberta is to promote and facilitate the development of squash for all Albertans.
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