The Department of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Sports
The department is led by a group of accomplished volunteers that include Mr. Kondeh Mansaray, a Black Canadian soccer coach and educator, his associate Mr. Michael Durodola, and Mrs. Jennifer Carol, an accredited teacher and former NCAA gold medalist in women’s soccer.

The department is led by a group of accomplished volunteers that include Mr. Kondeh Mansaray, a Black Canadian soccer coach and educator, his associate Mr. Michael Durodola, and Mrs. Jennifer Carol, an accredited teacher and former NCAA gold medalist in women’s soccer.

The Department of EDI in Sports intends to provide opportunities for those that assist marginalized and unrepresented community members through life skills education and enhancement of knowledge, guidance and support, and technical training that will enable them to succeed in these endeavours while striving for more inclusion and diversity in sports.

Additional programs we will offer in Fall of 2021 have been made available through collaboration with the not-for-profit educational arm of FC Barcelona, Barca Universitas, whereby the Royal Alberta College is its exclusive partner for Canada.

The Department of EDI in Sports has created the following online certificate programs for self-paced learning, these courses include, and are limited to

  • Certificate in Sports management : The Essentials
  • Certificate in Professional Sports Business Management
  • Certificate in Sports Sponsorship
  • Certificate in Media Relations in Sports
  • Certificate in How to start your career in the sports industry
  • Certificate in Sports Events and Facility Management
  • Certificate in business of eSports
  • Certificate in Sports Psychology
  • Certificate in Sports Nutrition
  • Certificate in Sport Agency

The Royal Alberta College’s Department of EDI in Sports will be offering the following programs during the fall of 2021

  • Certificate in Physiotherapy and Readaptation for Muscle Injuries in Football
  • Certificate in Neurobiology and Sports Performance
  • Certificate in Sports Ticketing
  • Certificate in Basketball Training Process Optimization
  • Certificate in Technology and Science Applied to Sport
  • Certificate in Digital Marketing in Sports
  • Certificate in Lower Limb Tendinopathy
  • Certificate in Football Tactical Analyst
  • Certificate in Psychology for Sports Coaches in High Performance
  • Certificate in Sports Nutrition for Football
  • Certificate in Strength Training: From Rehabilitation to Performance
  • Certificate in Sports Nutrition
  • Certificate in Communication in Sports Organizations
  • Certificate in Psychology for High Performance Sports
  • Certificate in Training for Team Sports
  • Barça Coach Academy: Introductory level
  • Basic Elements of Sports Law
  • Certificate in Fan Engagement
  • Certificate in Leadership, Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Current Issues in Sports Governance
  • Certificate in Advanced Sports Nutrition
  • Certificate in Workload and Injury in Team Sports
  • Certificate in Sports Facilities Management
  • Certificate in Workload Management in Football
  • Certificate in Team Sports Physician – Essential Concepts
  • Certificate in Sports Marketing and Sponsorship
  • Certificate in Sport Psychology for Athletes Development