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Hockey Alberta’s Coach Development Speaker Nights return to Calgary and Edmonton

CALGARY/EDMONTON - Hockey Alberta is pleased to bring back the very popular Coach Development Speaker Nights to Calgary and Edmonton in January.

Calgary’s Speaker Night in on January 16 at Mount Royal University, with Edmonton’s Speaker Night on January 17 at the Radisson Hotel and Convention Centre.

Hockey Alberta’s Coach Development Speaker Nights offer minor hockey coaches a unique opportunity to learn from some of the most successful coaches in the province.

Each seminar costs $20 (plus GST), and includes a delegate gift, snacks and beverages. Registration is on a first come, first served basis.


Date: Monday, January 16
Time: 5:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Mount Royal University - Ross Glen Hall (4825 Mt Royal Gate SW)


Dave Cameron - Q & A Session
Assistant Coach, Calgary Flames
Eight years coaching in the NHL, silver medal as the HC of Team Canada at the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

Ken Babey - Game and Bench Management
Head Coach, Canada’s National Sledge Team
Nine ACAC Conference Championship appearances with the SAIT Trojans

Bert Gilling - Practicing With a Purpose
Head Coach, Mount Royal University Men’s Hockey
Two-time Canada West Coach of the Year.

Fran Gow - Breaking Down Skill through Small Area Games
Coach Mentor, Hockey Alberta / Vice President, Hockey Operations, Alberta Junior Hockey League
Three AJHL Titles, one Doyle Cup, one RBC Cup National Championship in 18 years with the AJHL

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Date: Tuesday, January 17
Time: 5:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Radisson Hotel and Convention Centre (4520 76 Ave NW)


Ian Herbers - Offensive Team Play
Assistant Coach, Edmonton Oilers
Three-time Canada West champion, two-time CIS National Champion with U of A Golden Bears

Steve Hamilton - Coaching the Right Way
Head Coach, Edmonton Oil Kings
Three-time AJHL Coach of the Year

Tim Fragle - Getting the Most Out of Practice
Head Coach, NAIT Ooks Men’s Hockey
2015 World Junior A Challenge Gold Medal with Canada West (Head Coach)

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*Please note - refunds will not be available for this event.*

For more information, please contact Holly Kobzey, Coordinator, Hockey Development


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Midget Elite South, Bantam Elite North win inaugural AFHL All-Star Games

RED DEER/STRATHMORE - The inaugural Alberta Female Hockey League All-Star celebrations were a huge success, with the Midget Elite South and Bantam Elite North teams coming out on top in their respective games.

In the Midget Elite All-Star game, which was hosted in Red Deer, the South team used a three-goal second period to defeat the North team 5-1, with five different players (Shaelynne Bilodeau, Paige Koochin, Rebecca Toney, Brooklyn Palmer and Hannah Chase) lighting the lamp for the South. Payden Bialowas scored the lone marker for the North.

Gabriella Durante, Jenna Patrician and Jayda Thompson each spent a period in goal for the South, while Natasha Borrett, Rebecca Bridge and Sara McNamara shared duties for the North.

AFHL Midget Elite All-Star Rosters >

In Strathmore for the Bantam Elite All-Star Game, the North edged the South in an exciting 1-0 contest. Justine Brady scored the lone goal of the game for the North, with Holly Borett, Elle Boyko and Molly Mitchell all combining for the shutout win. Jessica Flegel and Jocelynn Pearce split time in goal for the South.

AFHL Bantam Elite All-Star Rosters >

Click below for photos from the AFHL All-Star Games:

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The Alberta Female Hockey League would like to thank all the parents, players and coaches for making the AFHL All-Star games such a success. The AFHL would also like to thank all of the event sponsors: ATB Financial Strathmore, Canadian Tire, Longball Inc, Stantec, and Looker Office Furniture.