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Regional Centres

Hockey Alberta operates six Regional Centre offices, located around the province, staffed by full-time Managers who have extensive hockey experience. Regional Centre Managers work directly with the Coach Director of each Minor Hockey Association to enhance coach development and support through a number of coach and player development initiatives.

CONTACT YOUR REGIONAL CENTRE

Northwest (Grande Prairie)

Blake Cosgrove, Manager
780-532-9109

Edmonton

Mike McGinnis, Manager
587-982-7966

Calgary

Darcy Steen - Manager
403-660-1049

Northeast (Lloydminster)

Mike Applegate, Manager
780-875-0238

Central (Red Deer)

Stephen Pattison, Manager, Hockey Development
403-304-0704

South (Lethbridge/Medicine Hat)

Matt Weninger, Manager
403-380-0195


If your MHA is looking for leadership, expertise, support or assistance in any of the following areas, contact the consultant in your Regional Centre office:

  1. Coach Development Plan
    • Create a coaching plan that will help your association develop and support coaches at all levels.
  2. NCCP Coach Certification
    • Request an NCCP Coach clinic for your association.
    • Book and post NCCP Coach clinics on the Hockey Alberta website.
  3. Regional Coach Development Plan
    • Specialty/Instructional Stream Clinics: Book or request a clinic for your association, or find out who is already hosting a clinic that your coaches could attend.
    • Mentorship: Promote and provide support to associations to develop a Mentorship Program.
    • Coach Education Clinics: Request a specific Coach Symposium or Game Day Clinics for your association.
  4. Long Term Player Development (LTPD)
    • Promote the LTPD framework/guidelines to your association, coaches and parents, and support your association with implementation.

Elite Coach Development SeriesOct 25

Elite Coach Development Series - Penalty Kill

October 25, 2021 / Online (Zoom)

Hockey Alberta is hosting an Elite Coach Development Series. The virtual sessions will feature current WHL coaches covering a variety of topics, hosted via Zoom.

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Elite Coach Development Series - Tracking to D-Zone Coverage

November 01, 2021 / Online (Zoom)

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Elite Coach Development SeriesNov 8

Elite Coach Development Series - Powerplay

November 08, 2021 / Online (Zoom)

Hockey Alberta is hosting an Elite Coach Development Series. The virtual sessions will feature current WHL coaches covering a variety of topics, hosted via Zoom.

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Elite Coach Development SeriesNov 15

Elite Coach Development Series - Forecheck

November 15, 2021 / Online (Zoom)

Hockey Alberta is hosting an Elite Coach Development Series. The virtual sessions will feature current WHL coaches covering a variety of topics, hosted via Zoom.

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