Faculty & Staff

Teaching Awards

Our Faculty values the invigorating experience that educators bring to the classroom. Helping students to achieve their highest possible potential by offering a fertile, energetic, engaging classroom experience is one of the most important activities we do.

  • 100 Edmontonians of the Century
     Sponsor     Recipient     Year
     City of Edmonton     Robert Steadward     2004
  • 2004 Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity     Dru Marshall     2004
  • 3M National Teaching Fellowship
     Sponsor     Recipient     Year
    3M National Teaching Fellowship     Bill Strean     2011
  • Academy of Leisure Sciences Fellow
     Sponsor     Recipient     Year  
    Academy of Leisure Sciences      Karen Fox     2011  
    Academy of Leisure Sciences
         Gordon Walker     2009  
    Academy of Leisure Sciences
         Tim Burton     1989  
  • AHFMR Medical or Health Scholar
    Recipient     Year  
    Charles Putman     2000  
  • AHFMR Medical or Health Senior Scholar
    Recipient     Year  
    Charles Putman     2007  
  • AHFMR Population Health Investigator
    Sponsor     Recipient     Year  
    AHFMR     Tanya Berry     2006,2009  
  • Alberta Centennial Medal
    Sponsor     Recipient     Year  
    Province of Alberta      Clare Drake     2005  
    Province of Alberta      Art H. Quinney     2005  
  • Alberta Centennial Salute for Sport and Recreation
     Sponsor      Recipient      Year
     Province of Alberta      Alan Affleck      2005
     Province of Alberta
         Clare Drake      2005
     Province of Alberta
         Gerry Glassford      2005
     Province of Alberta
         Barry Mitchelson      2005
     Province of Alberta
         Elsie Mcfarlane      2005
     Province of Alberta
         Gary McPherson      2005
     Province of Alberta
         Robert Steadward      2005
     Province of Alberta
         Art H. Quinney      2005
     Province of Alberta
         Maurice Van Vliet      2005
     Province of Alberta
         Tim Burton      2005
  • Alberta Order of Excellence
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    Province of Alberta      Robert Steadward     2010
    Province of Alberta
         Clare Drake
        2008
  • Alberta's 50 Most Influential People
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Alberta Venture Magazine     Robert Steadward     2010
  • Alumni Honour Award
    Sponsor     Recipient     Year
    U of Alberta Alumni Association     Dru Marshall
      2003
  • American College of Sports Medicine, New Investigator Award
    Recipient      Year 
    Darren DeLorey      2009
  • Beatty Memorial Lecturer
     Sponsor     Recipient     Year
     McGill University     Kerry Courneya     2012
  • CAHPER Scholar
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation      Jane E. Watkinson     1991
  • Canada Research Chair, Tier 1
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Government of Canada      Kerry Courneya     2004
  • Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellow
    Sponsor    Recipient   Year
    Council of Canadian Academies, Government of Canada     Kerry Courneya   2012
  • Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Award of Research Excellence
    Recipient      Year
    Kerry Courneya      2012
  • CAPO Award for Research Excellence
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology      Kerry Courneya      2012
  • CIHR Investigator Award
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Government of Canada      Kerry Courneya     2000
  • Delta Chi Teaching Excellence Award
    Sponsor    Recipient   Year
    University of Alberta Chapter    Brian Maraj   2003
  • Distinguished Alumni Award
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    University of Alberta Alumni Association       Clare Drake     1999
    University of Alberta Alumni Association       Robert Steadward     1999
  • Early Career Distinguished Scholar Award
    Sponsor       Recipient      Year
    North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity      Kerry Courneya      1998
  • Early Career Investigator Award
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    Society of Behavioral Medicine       Kerry Courneya     1999
  • Eva Steinert Centennial Distinguished Lecturer
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois     Kerry Courneya     2001
  • Fellow of the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology
    Sponsor     Recipient  
    Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning & Sport Psychology (SCAPPS)     Len Wankel  
  • Fellow of the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity
    Sponsor     Recipient     Year
    IFAPA      Donna Goodwin     2010
  • Fellow of the Research Consortium
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance
        Brian Maraj     1999
  • Franklin Henry Young Scientist Award
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning & Sport Psychology (SCAPPS)      John C. Spence     1993
    Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning & Sport Psychology (SCAPPS)       Kerry Courneya
        1992
    Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning & Sport Psychology (SCAPPS)      Wendy Rodgers     1991
  • Geoff Gowan Award
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    Geoff Gowan Award
         Dru Marshall     2010
    Geoff Gowan Award      Clare Drake     2006
  • Killam Annual Professorship
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    University of Alberta       Wendy Rodgers
        2009
    University of Alberta 
         Gordon Bell
        2006
    University of Alberta        Kerry Courneya
        2001
    University of Alberta 
         Debra Shogan
      1999
  • Kinesiology Crystal Apple Award
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    University of Michigan     Jane E. Watkinson     2005
  • Marion Lay Herstorical Award Breakthrough Award
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity     Dru Marshall     2004
  • McCalla Professorship
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    University of Alberta       John C. Spence      2011
    University of Alberta
         Vicki Harber     2010
    University of Alberta
         Gordon Walker     2008
    University of Alberta
         Brian Maraj     2007
    University of Alberta
         John Dunn     2006
    University of Alberta
         Gordon Bell     2003
    University of Alberta
         Wendy Rodgers     2001
    University of Alberta
         Kerry Courneya     2000
    University of Alberta
         Debra Shogan     1995
    University of Alberta
         Trevor Slack     1993
    University of Alberta
         Garry Smith     1991
    University of Alberta
         Gerald Redford     1989
    University of Alberta
         Jane E. Watkinson     1987
    University of Alberta
         Ann M. Hall     1984
    University of Alberta
         Bob Wilberg     1983
    University of Alberta
         Art H. Quinney     1981
  • Most Influential Women
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport (CAAWS)
        Vicki Harber     2012
  • Order of Canada
    Sponsor       Recipient     Year
    Government of Canada      Clare Drake     2012
    Government of Canada      Robert Steadward     1999
  • Population Health Investigator Award, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
    Recipient      Year
    Nicholas L. Holt      2006-2010
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
    Government of Canada      John C. Spence     2013
  • R. Tait McKenzie Award
    Sponsor      Recipient     Year
     PHE Canada
         Linda Thompson     2002
     PHE Canada
         Gerald Redmond     1999
     PHE Canada      Herb McLaughlin     1985
     PHE Canada      Gerald Glassford     1984
     PHE Canada      Murray F.E. Smith     1981
     PHE Canada      Dorothy Harris     1979
     PHE Canada      Patricia L. Austin     1971
     PHE Canada      Alan Affleck     1969
     PHE Canada      Donald Smith     1965
  • Raine Visiting Professorship
    Sponsor     Recipient     Year
    Raine Medical Research Foundation, University of Western Australia     Kerry Courneya     2004
  • Research Prize, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
    Recipient      Year
    Nicholas L. Holt      2006-2009
  • Robert Fertile Memorial Award
    Recipient      Year
    Nancy Spencer-Cavaliere      2010
  • Rutherford Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
     Sponsor     Recipient     Year  
    University of Alberta      Brian Maraj     2015  
    University of Alberta     Gordon Bell     2012  
    University of Alberta     Billy Strean     2008  
    University of Alberta     Robert Steadward     1997  
    University of Alberta     Dorothy Harris     1987  
  • SCAPPS Founder
    Recipient      Year
    Bob Wilberg     1977
  • SCAPPS Young Scholar Award
    Recipient      Year  
    John C. Spence     1993  
    Donna Goodwin     1991  
  • University of Alumni Recognition Award
    Recipient      Year
    Donna Goodwin      2008