November 29, 2017

The Alberta Sport Development Centre – Central (ASDC-C) is pleased to announce that the ASDC-Central Female Athlete of the Month for November 2017 is Emma HolmesEmma Holmes is a 17 year old Red Deer, AB resident, and Grade 12 student at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School in Red Deer and a competitive volleyball athlete. 

Emma and her LTCHS teammates just completed their school volleyball season with a trip to Medicine Hat for ASAA 4A Girls Provincials.  This represents Emma’s 2nd consecutive and Thurber’s 5th consecutive appearance at ASAA 4A Provincials, and this year the team captured LTCHS’ 6th Provincial Championship and the team’s first Championship since 2006, with Emma scoring the Championship point in the final game!

This past summer Emma was a member of Volleyball Alberta’s Provincial Beach Volleyball U18 Team and represented Alberta at U18 Nationals in Ottawa, ON, bringing home a 5th place finish in Tier 2.  Emma was also a member of the CAQVC Queens17 team in 2017 and the team captured 3rd at the Volleyball Alberta 17U Provincial Championships.

Emma plans on pursuing her education and volleyball in college in 2018 and with her strong work ethic, her undeniable athletic abilities and her training experiences with ASDC-Central she will surely continue to grow, develop and succeed in her volleyball career! 

ASDC-Central thanks Tom Bast Sports for celebrating the ASDC-Central Athlete of the Month recipients by the provision of commemorative apparel for each recipient.

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