2019-20 ACAC Headlines

  • Former Ooks' women's soccer player captures Pan Am gold in cycling
    August 07, 2019
    LIMA, PERU – Former NAIT Ooks women's soccer player Kelsey Mitchell earned a gold and silver medal in cycling at the 2019 Pan Am Games this past weekend in Lima, Peru. A product of the RBC Training Ground program, Mitchell put down her soccer cleats and got on the bike when Cycling Canada came calling following her convincing tryout at the national combine. Fast forward 15 months after getting on the bike for the first time, Kelsey has captured several provincial and national medals and earned a spot on the Canadian National Team.
  • Premier League Gives New Opportunity to ACAC Athletes
    August 01, 2019
    For most people, summer is for relaxing and taking time off; for some of our student athletes though, it is used to continue their growth in their chosen sport.
  • THE ROLE OF A COACH IN POST-SECONDARY ATHLETICS
    July 15, 2019
    Being a head coach at the post-secondary level can be described as more of a lifestyle than a job. The hours are long, you are never off the clock, the highs are euphoric, and lows are stressful. At the end of the day, the passion for the game, the rewarding feeling of watching student-athletes develop as both players and people can't be replicated anywhere else.
  • FROM THE ACAC TO AUSTRIA
    June 27, 2019
    You know in those athlete bios where athletes are asked such things as to, “What is their favourite food or favourite movie?”
  • Welcome Back Prairie College
    June 14, 2019
    Welcome back. Prairie College Pilots were approved as an Associate Member of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) at the ACAC Spring General Meeting, May 7-9, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta (AB).