The Coach of the Year Award is a prestigious recognition presented by the Alberta Soccer
Association to honor trained coaches who are dedicated to Long-Term Player Development
(LTPD) Stages 1, 2, and 3 (Active Start, FUNdamentals, or Learn to Train). This award
celebrates coaches who direct their programs with sportsmanship and adhere to the
principles of the LTPD plan, while also demonstrating aspirations for further development at
the provincial and/or national level.
Candidates are recommended by Alberta Soccer Technical Committee, and/or ASA Staff,
and selected and ratified by the Alberta Soccer Board of Directors.
Current members of the Technical Committee or past members of one year or less are not eligible for nomination.