Team Alberta North (Arctic Winter Games)
Indoor volleyball is one of the sports in the Arctic Winter Games, which is the world’s largest northern multi-sport and cultural event. The Games include the participation of teams from Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Alberta North, Nunavut, Greenland, Yamal, Nunavik, and Sapmi.
2022 Team Alberta North
The Arctic Winter Games International Committee announces postponement of the Wood Buffalo 2022 Arctic Winter Games in proactive response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
To read the press release, click HERE
Athletes born in 20** or later and live north of the 55th parallel (map) are eligible to tryout. Players on a college (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association) or university (U Sports) varsity volleyball roster are not eligible. Members of the Canadian National Junior Volleyball Team or athletes ever holding a senior card (defined by Sport Canada) are also ineligible. For more information please contact Jim Plakas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2020 Team Alberta North
2020 Arctic Winter Games Cancelled Due to COVID-19 - to read the press release, click HERE
Team Alberta North participates in volleyball at the Arctic Winter Games, the 2020 Arctic Winter Games were scheduled to be held in Whitehorse, Yukon, March 15-21.
2018 Team Alberta North
The 2018 Arctic Winter Games were held in Hay River & Fort Smith, North West Territories (South Slave Region) March 18-24. Below are the rosters and results from this event.
|Team Alberta North Women||Team Alberta North Men|
|#1 Tori Macooh, Spirit River||#4 Ryan Breen, Sexsmith|
|#2 Amy Chailler, Grande Prairie||#5 Andrew Fogle, Grande Prairie|
|#3 Hannah Potratz, Grande Prairie||#6 Tyler Funk, Grande Prairie|
|#4 Taylor McDonald, Grande Prairie||#7 Jacob Braun, Fort McMurray|
|#6 Rachel Perry, Grande Prairie||#9 Thomas Chmilar, Grande Prairie|
|#8 Vanessa Loos, Grande Prairie||#10 Bradley Noskey, Grande Prairie|
|#10 Emily Batt, Grande Prairie||#12 Levi Power-Fardy, Grande Prairie|
|#11 Stephanie Miller, Grande Prairie||#13 Patrick Tuttle, Grande Prairie|
|#12 Ashley Rafferty, Peace River||#14 Josh Dumont, Grande Prairie|
|#15 Hayley McNaught, Woking||#15 Justice Bigstone-Cardinal, Wabasca|
|Coach: Erin Henning||Coach: Hugh Bartlett|
Alberta North (3) vs. Nunavut (0): 25-13, 25-12, 25-13
Alberta North (3) vs. Yukon (0): 25-8, 25-10, 25-10
Alberta North (3) vs. Alaska (0): 25-10, 25-5, 25-11
Alberta North (3) vs. North West Territories (0): 25-19, 25-10, 25-10
Alberta North (3) vs. Greenland (0): 25-10, 25-9, 25-9
Semi-Final: (Friday, March 23 @ 10:30am)
Alberta North (3) vs. Nunavut (0): 25-12, 25-12, 25-13
Final - Gold Medal (Saturday, March 24 @ 9:30am)
Alberta North (3) vs. North West Territories (0): 25-14, 25-14, 25-11
Alberta North (3) vs. North West Territories (0): 25-7, 25-4, 25-10
Alberta North (3) vs. Alaska (0): 25-12, 25-18, 25-21
Alberta North (3) vs. Greenland (0): 25-10, 25-13, 25-8
Alberta North(3) vs. Nunavut (0): 25-11, 25-9, 25-13
Alberta North (3) vs. Yukon (0): 26-24, 25-12, 25-17
Semi-Final (Friday, March 23 @ 1:30pm)
Alberta North (3) vs. Nunavut (0): 25-10, 25-10, 25-16
Final - Gold Medal (Saturday March 24 @ 12:00pm)
Alberta North (2) vs. Alaska (3): 10-25, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23, 6-15
2016 Arctic Winter Games
The 2016 Arctic Winter Games were held in Nuuk, Greenland from March 6-11, 2016.
Team Alberta North volleyball had a fantastic week in Nuuk, Greenland. Both teams went undefeated through the round robin, and advanced to the gold medal finals. The women's team had a great battle against Alaska, but came up a little short in the fifth set 25-18, 14-25, 23-25, 25-17, 9-15, bringing home silver. The men's team went up against a scrappy Yukon squad, but managed to come out on top in straight sets 25-23, 25-18, 25-13, winning the gold medal.
A big thank you to all the volunteers and organizers who put on an amazing sporting and cultural experience for all the participants.
Congratulations to Team Alberta North:
|Team Alberta North Women||Team Alberta North Men|
|#1 Stephanie Miller||#1 Brant Cartwright|
|#3 Shania Stone||#2 Owen Frederiksen|
|#4 Leah Holtz||#4 Xander Forgie|
|#5 Quinn Pelland||#6 Marshall Koch|
|#7 Gabriella Podolski||#7 Carter Nadkrynechkny|
|#8 Katrina Dawe||#8 Evan Bonnamour|
|#9 Lauren Lauze||#10 Dane Vandeligt|
|#10 Janai Martens||#11 Tristan Moon|
|#11 Teneille Jarvis||#12 Eric Turner|
|#12 Jada Lea||#15 Sidney Schellenberg|
|Coaches: Hugh Bartlett & Stacey Head||Coaches: Stacey Head & Hugh Bartlett|
2014 Arctic Winter Games
Team Alberta men and women won gold at the 2014 Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks, Alaska. Congratulations to both of these teams! Click on the following link to view the tournament results.
|Team Alberta North Women||Team Alberta North Men||
|Leah Friesen||Justin Benoit|
|Kennedy Hall||Jeremy Cardinal|
|Megan Koch||Sean Douglas|
|Davis Lojczyc||Talon Durrant|
|Taylor Pelland||Dylan L'Hirondelle|
|Gabriela Podolski||Devin Lambert|
|Kailie Rogan||Tristan Simmonds|
|Amie Slawson||Jason Smith|
|Makayla Teichroeb||Kale Smith|
|Jessica Winterford||Elliot Ulland|
|Coach: Jenice Warkentin||Coach: Jeff Smith|
2012 Arctic Winter Games
The 19U Men’s Team Alberta North returned from Whitehorse, Yukon with a silver medal from the 2012 Arctic Winter Games.
The Arctic Winter Games is the world’s largest northern multi-sport and cultural event. The Games include the participation of teams from Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Alberta North, Nunavut, Greenland, Yamal, Nunavik Quebec and Sapmi.
After finishing their round robin play with a 7-2 record, the team quickly disposed of Alaska in straight sets in the semi-final. That semi-final victory put Team Alberta North up against the Yukon in the championship match. After previously losing both round robin games to the Yukon, Alberta was looking for a different result but was defeated once again in straight sets.
Volleyball Alberta is proud of the accomplishments of team and how they represented their province at this competition. The 2012 Team Alberta North members were:
|Team Alberta North Men|
|Head Coach: Keegan Kuhr|
2012 Arctic Winter Games Team Alberta Results:
Alberta North 2 vs Greenland 0 (25-13, 25-12)
Alberta North 2 vs Nunavut 0 (25-10, 25-18)
Alberta North 0 vs Yukon 2 (16-25, 13-25)
Alberta North 2 vs NWT 0 (25-22, 25-13)
Alberta North 2 vs Alaska 1 (23-25,25-12,15-3)
Alberta North 2 vs Greenland 0 (25-17,25-19)
Alberta North 2 vs Nunavut 0 (25-14,25-18)
Alberta North 0 vs Yukon 2 (19-25,15-25)
Alberta North 2 vs NWT 1(24-26,25-18,15-10)
Alberta North 0 vs Alaska 2 (23-25,18-25)
Alberta North 3 vs Alaska 0 (25-12,25-10,25-16) - SEMI FINAL
Alberta North 0 vs Yukon 3 (22-25,19-25, 20-25) - GOLD MEDAL MATCH
For more information contact Jim Plakas at email@example.com.