NAIT's Athletic Program is committed to recruiting the best possible athletes and providing a supportive atmosphere where they can achieve both academic and athletic success.
NAIT Athletics Student-Athlete Recruitment
Tell us all about yourself - if you're interested in trying out for a team, please contact each coach directly.
- Badminton - Jordan Richey - 780.471.7579
- Basketball (Men's) - Mike Connolly - 780.471.7027
- Basketball (Women's) - Todd Warnick - 780.471.7442
- Curling/Golf - Jules Owchar - 780.491.3132
- Hockey (Men's) - Serge Lajoie - 780.471.7424
- Hockey (Women's) - Deanna Iwanicka - 780.471.8557
- Soccer (Men's) - Charles O'Toole - 780.471.7601
- Soccer (Women's) - Carole Holt - 780.904.2780
- Volleyball (Men's) - Doug Anton - 780.471.7497
- Volleyball (Women's) - Benj Heinrichs - 780.471.8810
- X-Country Running - Teagan Gahler - 780.471.8877
Why choose NAIT Athletics?
- NAIT was a charter member of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Association and is nationally ranked as one of the top ten college athletic programs in Canada.
- A highly qualified coaching staff and a program that emphasizes the overall academic and athletic development of their student-athletes.
- Student based funding for the Athletic program provides a diversified athletic program offering the greatest number of intercollegiate teams in the ACAC.
- The NAIT Ooks Hockey program was recognized by the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association as "The best hockey program in Canada over the past 25 years".
How to tryout for a Team
If you're interested in trying out for a team, you're encouraged to make contact with our coaching staff as early as possible. Coaches will be able to provide information regarding; ID Camps, available scholarships and tryouts. Students are encouraged to apply for their program as early as January for acceptance for the fall semester.
Scholarships & Bursaries available for student-athletes
The NAIT Athletic Program provides over $422,000.00 in annual scholarships for student-athletes. This is made possible through funding from the provincial government, the Ooks Athletic Association, the Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club, the Edmonton Oil Kings Foundation and a number of private donors.