The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee

The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee

October 14, 2005 15:01 ET

Sport Chek's Super Coach Program Awards Quinn Skelton of the Medicine Hat Mohawks

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 14, 2005) - Sport Chek of The Forzani Group Ltd. (TSX:FGL), Canada's largest retailer of sporting goods, in partnership with the Calgary Stampeders is pleased to recognize Quinn Skelton of the Medicine Hat High School Mohawks. Mr. Skelton will be honored at the Stampeders Home Game on October 14th, 2005 vs. Hamilton.

Sport Chek and the Calgary Stampeders want to recognize all the amateur Football coaches in Southern Alberta. The Sport Chek Super Coach Program offers the opportunity for one coach to be recognized during each Calgary Stampeders home game. A Committee of football experts chooses each game's winning Coach based on the team showing outstanding football prowess by winning a divisional title in the previous year, or a team showing superior football in the current year by posting an exceptional score in a game and/or several games, and a team showing superior football in the current year by showing an exceptional improvement from the previous year. The chosen Coach's football program will receive a Hitachi digital camcorder, courtesy of Bestway Television & Appliances, and a $1,000 bursary courtesy of Siemens to purchase necessary items for the football program.

Mr. Skelton has 15 years of experience coaching football with an incredible record of 140 wins, with 62 wins in the past 5 seasons. Mr. Skelton's growing list of coaching accomplishments includes the Rangeland Championships from 2000 - 2003, Provincial Championships in 2001 and Finalists in 2000 and 2002, Football Alberta tier 2 Coach of the year and High School Coach of the year in 2000 and Senior Bowl Coach in 1998 and 1999.

Sport Chek would love to hear why your Coach should be the next Sport Chek Super Coach! Visit today to review the criteria to qualify for the Sport Chek Super Coach and to complete the form to nominate your coach.

About the Forzani Group Ltd.

The Forzani Group Ltd. is Canada's largest national retailer of sporting goods, offering a comprehensive assortment of brand-name and private-brand products, operating stores from coast to coast, under four corporate banners: Sport Chek, Coast Mountain Sports, Sport Mart and National Sports. The Company also retails on-line at and provides a content rich sporting goods information site at The Forzani Group is also a franchisor under the banners: Sports Experts, Intersport, RnR, Econosports, Atmosphere and Tech Shop.

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