CSSA Announces New President and additional Board Members for the 2015-2016 Season
The CSSA Board of Directors is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Lee Deibert to fill the vacant President position until the next annual general meeting of the Club in May 2016. Lee also joins the Board of Directors for the same time period.
Lee was the Member-at-Large of CSSA in 2014/2015 and his son has been skating with the Club since 2010. Skaters and the Club culture are Lee’s biggest motivators for joining as President. Lee is a professional geologist and active in the Calgary business community as a founding partner of an environmental consulting company since 1999.
In addition, the following individuals have also been added to open Board positions for the 2015-2016 Season.
- Xiuli Wang has been appointed to the Board as the Club’s Member-at-Large. Xiuli has been a Speed Skating Canada National Team Long Track Coach since 2002 and in addition to her Board duties, will assist with the further development of the Clubs skaters and coaches.
- David Jones has been appointed to the Board as the VC of Competitions in order to assist Belinda Walta with the Club’s competitions. The Club is excited to add David’s many skills and enthusiasm to the Board.
In addition, Jeremy Kozuback has voluntarily resigned his position as Past-President. The CSSA Board of Directors wishes to sincerely thank Jeremy for his contributions to the CSSA during the last year as President and Past-President.
Please note that due to the Olympic Oval’s upcoming long track World Cup competition we will have the following closures for CSSA:
North Rink: November 10-15 (First ice session at 6:00pm on Monday, November 16th)
Oval Ice: November 6-16 (First ice session at 5:50pm on Tuesday, November 17th)
VH Speed Skating is selling skates at a discounted price.
|Rouge Boot & Blade package (regular price $359.00)
|Performance ST Boot Model clearance Sale (regular price $449.00)
|Performance LT Package Model Clearance Sale (regular price $700.00)
To qualify for the volume discounts the club will need to order 5 items.
If you are interested in purchasing skates, please try on the skates in our existing fleet to determine the correct size and then send an email to:
Type of Skate
Size and amount of skates you are purchasing
Please deliver a cheque for the cost of the skates you are purchasing(based on the table above) on Saturday, July 18th between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. or Monday, July 20th between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Try on Schedule:
Saturday, July 18th 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The order will be placed on Tuesday, July 21st
The next Club order of skates will be in September
Last weekend AASSA presented their End of the Season 14-15 Awards in Canmore.
In the Nominated Awards category CSSA accepted 2 awards.
These Awards recognized outstanding accomplishments by Albertans at the Provincial, National or International levels.
Werner Meyer recipient of the:
Mike Heitman Memorial Award.
This award is presented to an AASSA volunteer who has been outstanding in his or her contributions towards the sport of speed skating in the province of Alberta, has demonstrated long term commitment and is/was involved in AASSA activities.
Sam Pollock recipient of the:
Bruce Jones Memorial Award.
This award is presented to a short track skater who best exemplifies;
scholastic achievement perseverance sportsmanship
athletic achievement positive attitude positive self-image
dedication enthusiasm positive role model
Bruce Jones was an accomplished skater and excellent student when he passed away during a training ride. The award was established to help skaters who are involved in post-secondary education.
In the Result Based Awards, CSSA accepted 2 other awards.
These awards are determined based on the results as tabulated by the using the AASSA/SSC National Rankings lists, ISU results and other relevant meet protocols.
Gilmore Junio recipient of the:
2015 Alberta Skater of the Year Award – Male Senior Long Track
Alex Ruel-Garvey recipient of the:
2015 Alberta Skater of the Year Award – Male Junior Long Track
We are very proud of your accomplishments!
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!!! GO CSSA GO!!!