How to Tryout for an RDC Athletics Team

Individuals interested in trying out for an RDC Team must contact the Head Coach for the team by completing the appropriate form below. Our Athletic Therapist will review the information included in your form to assess readiness to physically participate in a future team tryout. Your information will also be reviewed by our Head Coach to ensure you have sufficient playing experience or ability level to participate in a team tryout.  The Head Coach has the final decision on allowing someone to participate in a team tryout.  This is a safety measure to prevent injuries to you and returning players.

What level of experience are we looking for?

RDC is consistently one of the premiere college athletic programs in Alberta and in Canada.  The foundation of our success has been  built on  a strong work ethic, advanced athletic skills, elite fitness, and strong team leadership skills.  We are looking for individuals with a high skill set, as well as a strong team mindset, to assist our program in pursuing its “Legacy of Excellence”. Past experience in a high caliber program is preferred such as:

  • Being a starter on your high school team
  • Playing on another college or university team
  • Playing on a high performance club team
  • Playing on a provincial/national team
  • Playing on a team in the upper division of a city or regional program.

The personal information that you provide on this form is being collected under the authority of the Post-Secondary Learning Act and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of Alberta.  The personal information on this form will be used to process your application to participate with RDC Athletic teams.  This information may be shared with emergency medical response personnel.  The information will be retained by the department in accordance with approved Information Management guidelines and/or may be stored on a third party system and will be protected in compliance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of Alberta.  If you have any questions about the collection and use of this personal information, please contact the Athletic Director, Red Deer College, 100 College Blvd, Box 5005, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5H5.  Telephone: 403.357.3669.

NOTE: if you are currently attending a post-secondary institution, in Canada or abroad, RDC will be required to contact your current institution if you complete this form.



Complete our medical clearance form by clicking on this link.  You need to have medical clearance prior to our coaching staff considering your eligibility to play for the Kings or the Queens.



Select the team you wish to tryout for:


Men's Basketball       Women's Basketball
Men's Cross Country   Women's Cross Country
Men's Curling   Women's Curling
Men's Ice Hockey   Women's Ice Hockey
Men's Indoor Track *   Women's Indoor Track *
Men's Soccer   Women's Soccer
Men's Volleyball                              Women's Volleyball


* Indoor track is limited to the following events: 3000m, 1500m, 1000m, 600m, 300m, 4x400m relay