ASDC - Alberta Sport Development Centre

Where Potential meets Performance

Mission, Vision, & Goals

The Alberta Sport Development Centre North West (ASDC NW) provides services to developing and emerging northwest Alberta athletes to help take them to the next level in their sport.

Through a strategic partnership with the Alberta Sport Connection, the ASDC NW is located on the campus of the Grande Prairie Regional College. The Centre operates with an Advisory Board to guide the work of ASDC NW to meet the needs of this region.


To support emerging Alberta athletes and coaches to achieve their competitive goals through the education and delivery of sport sciences.


To enhance sport in Alberta.


The ASDC NW will work towards attaining the following goals:

  1. Athlete Development – support local developmental and emerging athletes with professional sport science services to prepare them for the next level of their sport.
  2. Coach Development – support local coaches working with developmental and emerging athletes with education and professional sport science services aligned with the Long Term Athlete Development Framework.
  3. Organization – a well-run, stable and sustainable organization that continues to provide sport science service and education to the region.

We will achieve these goals by offering a fully integrated sport science environment providing programs and services to all emerging elite athletes, coaches, administrators, and organizations. These programs and services will focus on a holistic approach while partnering with local sport organizations to identify gaps within specific training cycles.