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Future Leaders Recipients

After 18 years, the Hockey Alberta Foundation has contributed over $350,000 to the Future Leaders Development and Scholarship Program which has seen more than 300 students participate and more than $180,000 in scholarships awarded.

In September 2019, eight post-secondary students were named as the 2019 Future Leaders. The following individuals have demonstrated commitment to the game through leadership and skill development in coaching:

  • Teagan Borbandy (University of Saskatchewan)
  • Laura Jardin (McGill University)
  • Danica L Dahlin (University of Lethbridge)
  • Paige Grenier (University of New Brunswick)
  • Braden Bystrom (Red Deer College) *Distinguished Future Leader*
  • Jantzen T Leslie (Red Deer College) *Distinguished Future Leader*
  • Ryan Graham (University of Calgary)
  • Annaliese Meier (University of Calgary)

In September 2018, seven post-secondary students were named as the 2018 Future Leaders. The following individuals have demonstrated commitment to the game through leadership and skill development in coaching:

  • Tyler Charlet (MacEwan University)
  • Hayley Douglas (University of Windsor)
  • Scott Ferguson (Red Deer College)
  • Kaely McMurtry (Red Deer College)
  • Brett Ponich (University of Alberta Augustana) *Distinguished Future Leader*
  • Ben Sowa (Concordia University)
  • Jake Wozney (Red Deer College) *Distinguished Future Leader*

In September 2017, eight post-secondary students were named as the 2017 Future Leaders. The following individuals have demonstrated commitment to the game through leadership and skill development in coaching:

  • Channia Alexander (Mount Royal University)
  • Lukas Biensch (University of Alberta Augustana)
  • Joel Hamilton (SAIT)
  • Tyler Leicht (University of Alberta)
  • Anna Purschke (University of Alberta Augustana)
  • Lindsey Roth (NAIT)
  • Shanya Shwetz (MacEwan University)
  • Daniel Todosychuk (MacEwan University)

In September 2016, eight post-secondary students were named as the 2016 Future Leaders. The following individuals have demonstrated commitment to the game through leadership and skill development in coaching:

  • Brady Bakke (Concordia) - *Distinguished Future Leader*
  • Tricia Van Vaerenberg (University of Lethbridge) - *Distinguished Future Leader*
  • Carlin Boey (NAIT)
  • Colin Minardi (Concordia)
  • Julia Murrell (Red Deer College)
  • Jordan Stimpson (Portage College)
  • Garrett Turner (Red Deer College)
  • Sarah Weninger (Mount Royal University)

In September 2015, nine post-secondary students were named as the 2015 Future Leaders. The following individuals have demonstrated commitment to the game through leadership and skill development in coaching:

  • Austin Sevalrud (University of Alaska) - *Distinguished Future Leader*
  • Stephen Zipp (MacEwan University) - *Distinguished Future Leader*
  • JT Bartlett (University of Alberta)
  • Ryker Leer (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
  • Jordan McTaggart (Red Deer College)
  • Cheyann Newman (University of Calgary)
  • Roberta Stinn (University of Alberta)
  • Kaitlyn Whaley (NAIT)
  • Amber Yuha (University of Lethbridge)