FEEL THE EXCITEMENT
Welcome to Avalanche Athletics
College of the Rockies is proud to provide collegiate athletic opportunities to our students. Athletics provides an opportunity for our students to develop important life skills, compete in their sport at an elite level, and obtain a quality post-secondary education.
Calgary Prospect Signs with Avs
Taylor Forester (Calgary, Alberta) has committed to play for the Avalanche for the 2014/15 season. Forester is a 6’1” middle and will be graduating from the Edge School for Athletes in June. Forester plays in the Southern Alberta Volleyball Club where she helped lead her team to a silver medal at the U17 Provincial Championships.
Forester also helped lead her team to a gold medal in tier 3 at the U17 Nationals in Edmonton. Forester’s was also a part of the U16 Team Alberta team that won the gold medal at the Western Elite Championships.
Forester had this to say about joining the College of the Rockies Women’s program “I was drawn to the College due to the small class sizes and the one on one time with the teachers, as well as being able to play high level volleyball with a great team”. “The direction that I plan to take is offered at the College, this along with the volleyball is exactly what I am looking for”. “I am excited to start my post- secondary schooling at the College”. Forester will be entering into the Business program.
Curtis Stockton Named PACWEST Athlete of the Week
# 12 Curtis Stockton had an action packed weekend that saw the Avs face off against the Camosun Chargers and the VIU Mariners. After long weekend that had Curtis playing in all 19 sets of 4 matches Curtis had an impressive stat total of 62 kills, 7 blocks and 14 aces. Read more
News: Look at who we're signing!
- Fauve Welsh of Calgary, AB signs with the Avs
- Alysha Hutt of Nanaimo, BC signs with Avs
- Corissa Mildenberger of Elkford, BC Signs with Avs
- Local Star Ben Smith signs on with the Avs Read more about Ben.
- West Kootenay Talent , Jayden Roch, signs with Avs
Avs Sign Two New Recruits, Atayia Durrant and Madison Hudy, from Alberta
For more Avalanche News see News Archive 2013
Congratulations and Thank you
College of the Rockies hosted a very successful PACWEST Volleyball Provincial Championships. Congratulations to the UFV Cascades women's team and the Capilano Blues men's team on their gold medals.
Thank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers and students who made this Championship a great success. For game recaps and photos visit the Championship webpage.