The Green & Gold Sport System is an integrated approach to athlete and coach development that is built around the Long-Term Athlete Development framework, and is designed to serve participants at every age and stage of their progression. It also features a comprehensive Coach Pathway that incorporates our Faculty's undergraduate and graduate coach education programs, along with a variety of community outreach initiatives.

The Green & Gold Athlete Academy is dedicated to helping the most promising high school student-athletes excel both athletically and academically. Operated by Golden Bears and Pandas Athletics and the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, the Athlete Academy provides these student-athletes with a quality daily training environment throughout the school year.


The University of Alberta, Saville Sports Centre is host to the High Performance Training and Research Centre, part of the Green & Gold Sport System. Also incorporated within the Green & Gold Sport System is the Alberta Sport Development Centre - Capital Region.

Canadian Sport Institute Calgary



Canadian Sport Institute - Calgary is part of a national network of high performance sport centres.



Coach Alberta was founded to support, connect, develop, inform, and advocate for coaches in Alberta. They believe that good coaching and good programs are two of the critical pillars necessary for successful sport performance.