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.


Northwest (Grande Prairie)

Blake Cosgrove, Manager


Mike McGinnis, Manager


Darcy Steen - Manager

Northeast (Lloydminster)

Mike Applegate, Manager

Central (Red Deer)

Stephen Pattison, Manager, Hockey Development

South (Lethbridge/Medicine Hat)

Matt Weninger, Manager

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.

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2021 Future Coaches

April 24-25, 2021 / Online (Zoom)

A program to develop and train U18 level male and female hockey players in the areas of coaching, skill instruction, and leadership.

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