Women in Sport Leadership2018-04-17T11:10:10+00:00

Women in Sport Leadership – Coach Developer Initiative


The Alberta Soccer Association in partnership with the Coaching Association of Canada established the Women in Sport Leadership – Coach Developer Initiative in 2017. The program seeks to attract female coaches who want to pursue leadership roles within their club, district or the province as a learning facilitator, coach evaluator and/or mentor.

Minimum Qualifications to apply for the program:

  • C Licence Trained (ie. completed C Licence course and MED online evaluation)


For greater clarification of the roles played by learning facilitators and coach evaluators, please CLICK HERE 

All of the associated costs of the program are covered through the above noted partnership and participants are expected to be available for all aspects of the program including but not limited to:

  • Women in Soccer Conference
  • C Licence Course
  • Introductory Sessions
  • Learning Facilitator Co-Delivery
  • Coach Evaluator Co-Evaluation

2018 Participants

  • Cassandra Westerman (Medicine Hat)

  • Alexandra Valerio (Calgary)

  • Sue Herring (Edmonton)

  • Mary Liao (Calgary)

  • Toks Bakinson (Calgary)

  • Catherine Hollingworth (Grande Prairie)

  • Christine Reid (Grande Prairie)

  • Kristyn Shapka (St. Albert)

  • Gabrielle Tiemstra (Calgary)

  • Alexandria Mah (Calgary)

How can I apply for this Program?

We are currently in the first year of a two year program. The 2018 program is currently full.

Please look for the application process in late 2018. For more information on this program, please contact Carmen Charron.