The SHSAA AGM was held in Moosomin on June 20-22. One person from each district is selected as the Service Award recipient. This award is presented to an individual who has provided outstanding leadership and service and the promotion of high school athletics in the District. This year’s deserving winner is Adam Jackson of Swift Current Comp. Adam has taught, coached and officiated for 15 years. Adam has coached cross country and track but his passion has always centered round basketball. Adam has also served as one of the athletic directors for the Comp as well as officiates basketball and football. Adam received his award from SHSAA president Valerie Gordon. Congratulations to Adam!
SHSAA along with SWAC (Southwest Athletic Conference) also honours the dedicated individuals who help make high school sport possible. Each of the 14 districts in the province honours one female coach, one male coach and one official. The Southwest winners for 2017/18 are:
Female coach – Kendra Lehmann of Fox Valley. Kendra has been a long time coach in both junior and senior volleyball. Thank you Kendra!
Male coach – Gerry Dempsey of Swift Current. Gerry has coached junior and senior badminton for many years. Thank you Gerry!
Official – Megan Jackson of Swift Current. Megan refs both volleyball and basketball. Thanks Megan!