Calgary Booster Club
For the spirit of sport since 1952
The Calgary Booster Club recognizes and supports achievement and leadership in sport.
Sportsperson of the Year
Every year the Calgary Booster Club celebrates an individual whose achievements have made a significant impact on local sport.
This is the Sportsperson of the Year, the club’s flagship honour, which has been handed out since 1954.
Overcoming significant setbacks — burnout and a broken back — UCalgary runner is forging a brilliant career, recently dominating at the Canada West Conference and U Sports levels. Plus, his continued devotion to volunteer work is earning community recognition.
With a recent bout in Montreal, Steve Claggett ran his professional fight total to 40. Reaching a milestone like that is never straightforward. “Such a roller coaster,” is what he says. In conversation, the Calgarian runs through the highs and lows of his ongoing boxing career.
Hannah Kaminski had been a promising wrestler till her career was derailed by a shoulder injury. “Then weightlifting found me.” And now the Calgarian has qualified for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in England.
Sport Legacy Fund
For decades the Calgary Booster Club has supported and recognized programs that showcase the best of Calgary’s athletes and sports leaders.
A brand new fund is now upon us, the Calgary Booster Club Sport Legacy Fund, created to provide stable future grants, scholarships and recognition programs to support our very best prospects.
This new fund was created in conjunction with Parks Foundation Calgary and will provide tax receipts for donors and ensures that Calgary’s sport legacies will thrive for decades to come.