Lorne Wood Award


This award is designed to recognize school administrators who actively model, support and promote sportsmanship by their involvement in their school’s athletic program.


In 2005, the ASAA added the Lorne Wood Award to those given out at the Annual Planning Meeting dinner each year. The first award was presented in December 2006 in Red Deer.



  • two (2) letters of support from coaches
  • two (2) letters of support from students and/or parents
  • one to two page essay of why the person being nominated is deserving of the award
  • Picure of nominee
  • (Optional) Video of nominee in action


Nominations are due June 30, Annually.


The ASAA Executive and the Sportsmanship Commissioner will select the winner each year.

Past Winners

  • 2020
    Randy Spenrath
    of St. Mary's School (Taber)
    Taber, AB
    Zone: South
  • 2019
    Dustin Walker
    of Cold Lake High School
  • 2018
    Darcy Younghans
    of E.W. Pratt
    High Praire, AB
    Zone: North West
  • 2017
    Boris Grisonich
  • 2017
    Darren Mazutinec
    of Stirling High
  • 2017
    Darren Mazutinec
    of Stirling High
    Zone: South
  • 2015
    Randy Smith
  • 2014
    Lloyd Boody
    of Three Hills School
    Three Hills, AB
  • 2013
    Dennis Holowaychuk
    of Rundle College
    Calgary, AB
  • 2012
    Dave Hauk
    of Rundle College
    Calgary, AB
  • 2011
    Wanda Vandervelden
    of Olds High School
    Olds, AB
  • 2010
    Garry Parasynchuk
    of Harry Ainlay High School
    Edmonton, AB
  • 2009
    Chris Lees
    of Cochrane High School
  • 2008
    Nelson Stonehocker
    of Frank Maddock High School
    Drayton Valley, AB
  • 2007
    David MacLean
    of Hunting Hills
    Red Deer, AB