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Who to contact at Hockey Alberta

Rob Litwinski - Chief Executive Officer, Hockey Alberta Tim Leer - Executive Director, Hockey Alberta Foundation
Mike Klass - Director, Business Operations Kevin Macrae - Director, Hockey Operations
Justin Fesyk - Senior Manager, Hockey Development Brad Lyon - Senior Manager, Communications and Marketing

Drew Dixon - Manager, Coach Development

  • Coach Development Conferences & Seminars
  • NCCP Education Program (Coach Certification)
  • Future Leaders Program
  • Leadership to local Development Directors

Michael Kraichy - Manager, Team Alberta

  • Oversees all Team Alberta Male Programs
  • Operation of U16 Male Teams for the WHL Cup and Canada Winter Games
  • Liaison to Hockey Canada’s Male Program of Excellence
  • Leadership to Male ADM

Michelle Skilnick - Manager, Member Services

  • Interpretation of Bylaws, Regulations and Policies
  • Liaison for member MHAs, Club Teams, and Leagues
  • Senior Male Hockey, Junior A Hockey (including Transfers)
  • Provincial Championships

Kendall Newell - Manager, Female Hockey

  • Oversees all Female Hockey
  • Interpretation of Female Hockey Regulations and Policies
  • Liaison for member MHA’s, Club Teams and Leagues
  • Leadership to Female ADM
  • Operation of U18 Female Teams for the U18 Nationals and Canada Winter Games
  • Liaison to Hockey Canada’s Female Program of Excellence

Stephen Pattison - Manager, Hockey Development

  • Oversees all Regional Centre Programming
  • Development Support and Service for Central Alberta area MHA’s
  • Central Alberta area Coach Clinics
  • Central Alberta area Player Development Programs
  • AJHL Development Camp

Brett Kelly - Manager, Officiating

  • Oversee all Officiating Programming
  • Officials Registration and Training
  • Officials Development Initiatives (supervision, mentorship)
  • Officials High Performance Programs

Jeremy Haluschak - Manager, Business Operations

  • Participant Safety and Overall Enterprise Risk Management
  • Finance Manager

Danielle Kraichy - Manager, Marketing and Communications

  • Branding and graphic design standards
  • Hockey Alberta Foundation Golf Classic
  • Promotional events and programs
  • Sponsor servicing

Taryn Baumgardt - Coordinator, Female Hockey

  • Alberta Challenge
  • Alberta Winter Games
  • U16 Female Development Camp
  • Minor Female
  • Junior/Senior Female (including Transfers)

Bryden Burrell - Coordinator, Hockey Programs

  • Member Services for Minor Hockey – Regulations, Leagues, Discipline
  • AA Hockey Model
  • Male ADM
  • Accredited Schools, Skills Academies, Recreational Hockey (Pond)
  • Adult Rec, Aboriginal Hockey, Alternate Season

Holly Kobzey - Coordinator, Hockey Development

  • Event / Program Registration Process (Online Registration and Refunds)
  • NCCP Clinic Administration (Calgary)
  • Goaltender Development Camps
  • Future Leaders Player Program

Allison Marriott - Coordinator, Member Services

  • Injury Reporting & Insurance
  • Member Services for Minor Hockey – Administration, Team and Player Registration
  • Junior B/C Male (including Transfers)
  • Sledge Hockey
  • Appeals
  • Match on Official Investigations

Stacey Pattison - Coordinator, Hockey Development

  • Hockey Canada Safety Program
  • Development 1 and High Performance 1 Certification Process
  • NCCP Clinic Administration (Edmonton)
  • Coach Appreciation Plan (Coach of the Month)

Dustin Moore - Coordinator, Team Alberta

  • Peewee Prospects Cup
  • Alberta Winter Games
  • Alberta Cup
  • U16 Male Development Camp

Ted Emmett - Coordinator, Marketing and Communications

  • Social Media channels and content
  • Communications, marketing and event planning with High Performance Male programs, Officials and Member Services

Erin Zatylny - Coordinator, Marketing and Communications

  • Website platforms and content
  • Communications, marketing and event planning with Hockey Alberta Foundation, Hockey Alberta partner initiatives, and Hockey Canada partner initiatives

Kevin Strybosch - Coordinator, Marketing and Communications

  • Direct Member communications, Bulletins, Memos and newsletters
  • Communications, marketing and event planning with High Performance and Grassroots Female programs, AFHL, Coach Development and Player Development

Steve Mack - Coordinator, Video

  • Coordination and production of promotional and marketing videos for Hockey Alberta and Hockey Alberta Foundation
  • Liaison with external partners to acquire video and photos, music and graphics

Katrina Papke - Coordinator, Office & Finance

  • Liaison for Board of Directors
  • Finance Administrator

Fran Gow - Coach Mentor, Hockey Development

  • Master Evaluator for D1 and HP1
  • Master Mentor for HP1
  • NCCP Clinic Implementation
  • MHA Support for Coach Development
  • Master Mentor for Regional Programming
  • Master Mentor for Future Leader Program
  • Master Mentor for Arctic Winter Games

Barry Medori - Coach Mentor, High Performance

  • Master Mentor for High Performance Male Programs
  • Master Mentor for High Performance Female Programs
  • Master Evaluator for HP1
  • Mentor Recruitment and Selection for High Performance Programs
  • Team Alberta Staff Selection Processes

REGIONAL CENTRES

Northwest (Grande Prairie)

Blake Cosgrove - Regional Manager
780-532-9109

- Regional support to MHAs in Educating and Developing Coaches
- Implementation of NCCP Coach Clinics
- Regional Player Development Programs
- Regional Development Plans
- Support for the Implementation of Intro to Hockey Model
- Arctic Winter Games

Edmonton

Mike McGinnis - Regional Manager
587-982-7966

- Regional support to MHAs in Educating and Developing Coaches
- Implementation of NCCP Coach Clinics
- Regional Player Development Programs
- Regional Development Plans
- Support for the Implementation of Intro to Hockey Model

Calgary

Darcy Steen - Regional Manager
403-660-1049

- Regional support to MHAs in Educating and Developing Coaches
- Implementation of NCCP Coach Clinics
- Regional Player Development Programs
- Regional Development Plans
- Support for the Implementation of Intro to Hockey Model

Northeast (Lloydminster)

Mike Applegate - Regional Manager
780-875-0238

- Regional support to MHAs in Educating and Developing Coaches
- Implementation of NCCP Coach Clinics
- Regional Player Development Programs
- Regional Development Plans
- Support for the Implementation of Intro to Hockey Model

Central (Red Deer)

Stephen Pattison - Manager, Hockey Development
403-342-6777

- Regional support to MHAs in Educating and Developing Coaches
- Implementation of NCCP Coach Clinics
- Regional Player Development Programs
- Regional Development Plans
- Support for the Implementation of Intro to Hockey Model

South (Lethbridge)

Matt Weninger - Regional Manager
403-380-0195

- Regional support to MHAs in Educating and Developing Coaches
- Implementation of NCCP Coach Clinics
- Regional Player Development Programs
- Regional Development Plans
- Support for the Implementation of Intro to Hockey Model