Provincial Tier IV Champions:
2001, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2015
1994, 2002, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
Miles Division Champions:
1993, 2002, 2003, 2011, 2012
Ardrossan Bisons Football -
We are an academically strong, a tight-
We are known as the “Little School that Could” due to our student population. Our mascot is a Bison called “Ardy”. Our goal is to maintain our positive school reputation and build a sports program that includes all types of athletic teams, in particular, a football program, an outdoor football facility and a sense of pride and community to rival all others.
Ardrossan Jr/Sr High School has a student population of less than 450 and is the only TIER IV school in the Edmonton Metro Football League, which has a membership of 14 teams.
Our Team has a Herd mentality…we work
We have achieved much since turning 50! We are prouder than ever of our academic and athletic student body.
School P Number (780) 922-
School F Number (780) 922-
MJ Nam, Principal
Rod Leatherdale, Assistant Principal
Darby Hanson, Assistant Principal
We are 10 minutes East of Sherwood Park
53129 Range Road 222,
We have over 50 years experience in the education of young minds and the training of young athletes.
Our students don’t just graduate they gravitate back to our school and community and continue to “give back”, giving credence to our motto “Once a Bison, Always a Bison”!
Thanks for everything Coach Vic and special thanks to Lou Chemlyk for being the Bisons’s most loyal and verabl fan!
To celebrate 20 years of Bison Football, our field facilities were renamed in honor of founding faculty member, Mr. Vic Chemylk. The Ardrossan Bisons staff, players and parents wish to pay tribute to our former Principal for his steadfast dedication to this team and the sport of football.
“Build It and They Shall Come!”
By far the largest undertaking of our parent volunteers to date, has been the installation of our scoreboard and field lights. Thanks to Mrs. Tracy Ingram for her part in securing the U of A scoreboard!
Much credit goes to Mr. Scott Hutton for his shrewd bargain hunting expeditions, donation of materials and huge input of time for the labour intensive erection of the light standards, horizontal drilling under the field and installation of the power shed. Mr. Huttun convinced several subcontractors to help with the above.
A big thank you also goes to Mr. James Chick for his electrical expertise, re-
AHS is one of only three football fields in the entire County to boast night lightsand what a difference it has made!
The parents association were also responsible for the procurement of a new locker room facility. Parents, players and the cheer team works tirelessly to rennovate and improve the locker room and trainer area into a functional and modern facility.
Other parents , the Hankinsons, built and installed a complete set of permanent bleachers at the 50 yard line. Behind the bleachers is a press box and viewing tower. For tournaments and special events, their seating company provides mobile bleacher units to seat spectators.
A concession facility is planned for the near future.
Parents lending their resources and expertise makes the Bisons, the strong family community that it is.
The Bison Football Team has been part of the school and community for more than 20 years. We are proud to represent the Ardrossan Jr/Sr High School, Community of Ardrossan and Strathcona County both on and off the field. Our players lead by example and proudly represent our school wherever they travel.
Bison football extends beyond the September to November playing season and is an ongoing process of individual and team improvement. All players dedicate themselves in the off-
Our current 2017 roster carries about 45 team members and consists of students who live in the Ardrossan area, the town of Ardrossan, Sherwood Park and Fort Saskatchewan.
The Ardrossan Bisons participate in the Ardrossan Annual Picnic and Parade as well as Ardrossan Recreational and Agricultural Societies (ARAS) activities.
In the past and typically on an annual basis, the Ardrossan Bisons Spring Camp culminated in the Gridiron Tournament. The Bisons played host to 12 or more teams from all over the province. All teams, coaches, trainers, players and fans, benefit from the pre-
In the last few years, the Bisons have chosen to travel and participate in tournaments hosted by other teams. With Coach Paul Schwartz back in charge, our Gridiron Tournament will return!
Our outdoor facilites were named in honour of former Principal and long-