A pair of former Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association soccer stars have kickstarted their coaching careers thanks to the Female Apprentice Coach Program.
Kaity Letwiniuk of the Medicine Hat Rattlers and Kelsey Acaster of the Douglas Royals were mentored by their former head coaches this past soccer season.
For seven years in a row, prior to entering the 2017 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s National Soccer Championship which concluded Saturday in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Elans de Garneau and NAIT Ooks have stood on the podium be it gold, silver or bronze.
For the second year-in-a-row, the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s soccer final featured the same two schools; the host team and three-time defending ACAC champion NAIT Ooks along with the Grande Prairie Regional College Wolves.
OLDS- The Concordia University of Edmonton Thunder dominated the SAIT Trojans on Sunday afternoon at Normie Kwong Field, defeated the top seed from the south division 4-2 to claim the bronze medal at the 2017 North Star Sports ACAC Women's Soccer Championship.
OLDS- A first half goal from Kassy Jajczay was all the NAIT Ooks needed to earn their spot in the 2017 ACAC Women's Soccer Championship game, defeating Concordia University of Edmonton 1-0 on Saturday afternoon on Normie Kwong Field.
Concordia University of Edmonton Thunder, Medicine Hat College Rattlers, NAIT Ooks and SAIT Trojans have qualified both their respective men’s and women’s soccer teams for post-season Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) championship finals.
With four games remaining in the 2017 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) men’s soccer regular season, The Kings Eagles total seven points with a record of two wins, three losses.
They have scored 11 goals while allowing 11 goals.
When Gabrielle Brodie left New Zealand in 2011 to attend Newberry College in South Carolina to play for the schools women’s soccer team, she said goodbye to her twin sister Rachel.
Both had been soccer stars and this would be the first time that they would not be playing on the same team.