2017 ACAC Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

2017 ACAC Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

EDMONTON (April 7, 2017) – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Association (ACAC) is pleased to officially announce nine inductees to enter the ACAC Hall of Fame for 2017.

The ceremony, set for Saturday May 13th at Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, will see three athletes, two coaches, two builders, and two teams being honoured at the ACAC's second Hall of Fame event since the inaugural ceremony 2014.


Athlete Category

Coach Category 

Gavin Schmitt, Red Deer College, Men's Volleyball

Keith Kadonaga, SAIT, Badminton

Karyn Kadonaga, SAIT Badminton

Joe Voytechek, University of Alberta-Augustana, Men's Hockey

Alvin Tietz, Lethbridge College, Men's & Women's Soccer

Builder Category

Team Category

Murray McAuley, SAIT

Yvonne Becker, University of Alberta-Augustana

SAIT Trojans Men's Hockey, 2006/07-2009/10

Red Deer Kings Men's Volleyball, 1999/00-2006/07


In the coming weeks leading up to the Hall of Fame ceremony, the ACAC will be profiling each inductee with a feature that can be found on the ACAC website at www.acac.ab.ca. The schedule for the features will be as follows:

• April 4: Gavin Schmitt

• April 6: Keith and Karyn Kadonaga

• April 11: Murray McAuley

• April 13: Yvonne Becker

• April 18: Joe Voytechek

• April 20: Alvin Tietz

• April 25: SAIT Men's Hockey 

• April 27: Red Deer College Men's Volleyball 

More information regarding the Hall of Fame event, including ticket availability, will be available on www.acac.ab.ca leading up to the ceremony.

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About the ACAC: The ACAC is the governing body for intercollegiate athletics in Alberta. Its mission is to provide competitive collegiate sport experiences, promote academic achievement and be a leader of sport development in Canada.

For more information on the ACAC, please visit our website: www.acac.ab.ca

Mark Kosak, ACAC 
Chief Executive Officer 

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