Provincial Athlete Representatives


The Alberta Sprint Racing Canoe Association (ASRCA) is now accepting applications for Provincial Athlete Representatives. The main purpose of this role is to represent the views of competitive athletes within our community and provide athlete feedback to the ASCRA Board members. Be a voice for your fellow athletes and support the development of Sprint Canoe/Kayak in Alberta.

Responsibilities of an Athlete Representative include:

  • Provide feedback on ASRCA organized and/or sponsored events such as Alberta Time Trials, Spring Camp, etc. It is expected that the Athlete Representative would have attended these events and gathered feedback from the athletes who were in attendance. The feedback will be used by the ASRCA Board in the planning of future events.
  • Provide input during the planning stage of events that are organized and/or sponsored by ASRCA such as regattas and camps. 
  • Make suggestions for new provincial initiatives and propose improvements to the format of existing initiatives such as regattas and camps. The proposals should be in line with the Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Plan, enhance the athlete experience at these events, and further the team spirit of the provincial athlete community. 
  • Gain an understanding of the SafeSport program and potentially attend training sessions to better understand how athletes are protected by the program and to support fellow athletes in any SafeSport related queries.
  • Act as a point person for athletes who have questions related to SafeSport and inform athletes on the appropriate manner of filing a complaint.
  • Attend part of ASRCA Board meetings when required.
  • Bring any questions and/or concerns from the athlete community to the Board.


The term for the ASRCA Athlete Representative begins on August 1, 2024 and concludes on April 30, 2025.

How do you know if you're eligible?

Prospective candidates must:

  • Be at least 15 years old as of January 1, 2024.
  • Currently registered with an ASRCA member club, with continued registration until April 30, 2025.
  • Have been a member of an ASRCA member club for a minimum of one year before candidacy.
  • Attend ASRCA events as an athlete during their term.

Application Process:

  • Interested candidates can fill out the form at the bottom of this page to apply.
  • The application submission will close at 11:59pm MST on July 12, 2024. 

Selection Process:

  • The ASRCA Board will review all applications and select the Provincial Athlete Representatives.

We encourage eligible athletes to consider taking on this vital role and representing your fellow athletes to enhance our community. For any questions please contact