Edge Hockey Coaching Staff


 

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James Poole, U18 Prep

(jpoole@edgeschool.com)

Coaching Experience:
2017-Present, Head Coach, Edge Midget Prep
2019, Head Coach, Alberta Cup (HA)
2016-2017, Head Coach and GM, Calgary Canucks, AJHL
2010-2016, Head Coach and GM, Okotoks Oilers, AJHL
2007-2010, Head Coach, CBHA Midget AAA Buffaloes

Education:
Lake Forest College, BA Business
High Performance Level 1

Achievements:
51 Post Secondary Commitments
2018 St. Andrews College MacPherson Invitational Champions
2011, 2015, 2016, 2017 - AJHL Coach of the Year Finalist
2009 AMHL Coach of Year
2008 & 2009 - AMHL & Pacific Regional Champions
Silver Medal - 2009 TELUS Cup National Championship
2008 Mac’s Midget Tournament Outstanding Coach
2008 Mac’s Midget Tournament Champions

Claude Vilgrain, U18 Female Prep

(cvilgrain@edgeschool.com)

Coaching Experience:
­2021-Present, Head Coach, U18 Female Prep

Education:

Achievements:

Rob Miller, U17 Prep

(rmiller@edgeschool.com)

Coaching Experience:
­2021-Present, Head Coach, U17 Prep
­2014-2021, Assistant Coach, Bowriver Minor Hockey (Multiple Levels)
­2009-2010, Assistant Coach, Calgary Canucks Jr. A
­2006-2008, Head Coach, Calgary Royals Major Midget AAA
­2004-2006, Head Coach, Calgary Royals Minor Midget AAA Gold
­2003-2004, Head Coach, Calgary Royals Bantam AAA Blue
­2001-2003, Assistant Coach, Calgary Royals Bantam AA White
­2000-2001, Assistant Coach, Calgary Royals Bantam AA Blue
­1999-2000, Assistant Coach, NWCAA Bantam AA Bronks
1996-1997, Assistant Coach, Calgary Royals Bantam AAA Blue

Education:
SAIT, Journeyman Cabinetmaker

Achievements:
­2006 – Silver Medal at Sutter Cup, Calgary Royals AAA Gold
­2000 – City Championship, NWCAA Bantam AA Bronks

Kelly Mruk, U16 Prep

(kmruk@edgeschool.com)

Coaching Experience:
2014 - Present, Head Coach, Edge Elite 15
2004 - 2014, Head Coach, National Sport Academy, Calgary
2003 - 2004, Head Coach, NWCAA Bantam AAA Stamps
2000 - 2003, Asst Coach, Calgary Midget AAA Northstars
1997 - 1999, Asst Coach, CBHA Bantam AAA Buffaloes

Education:
High Performance Level 1
NCCP Course Conductor
­Applied Multimedia Training Centre – Diploma in Graphic and Multimedia Design

Achievements:
Gold Medal - 2016 & 2017, Minor Midget Prospect Cup Championship
Silver Medal - 2016, Elite 15 League Championship, CSSHL
Gold Medal - 2003, Air Canada Cup Midget AAA National Championship
Gold Medal - 1991, Air Canada Cup Midget AAA National Championship (player)

Jeff Shantz, U15 Prep

(jshantz@edgeschool.com)

Coaching Experience:
2018 - Present, Head Coach, Edge Bantam Prep
2019, Assistant Coach, Team Alberta - Canada Winter Games
2017 - 2018, Head Coach - Edge Bantam Varsity
2017 - Present, Edge Boss Hockey - Owner/Instructor
2016, Asst Coach, Alberta Cup
2016, Skills Coach, Swift Current Broncos, WHL
2014, Head Coach, Peewee Prospects Cup

Education:
High Performance Level 1

Achievements:
Bronze Medal - 2019 - Canada Winter Games
Gold Medal - 2016 - Alberta Cup
Silver Medal - 2014 - Peewee Prospects
10 NHL Seasons with Chicago, Calgary, Colorado (player)
League Championship - 2009, EBEL, Austria (player)
League Championship & Playoff MVP - 2007, DEL, Germany (player)
Gold Medal - 2004 - IIHF World Championship (player)
Gold Medal - 2003 - Spengler Cup (player)
Gold Medal - 1993 - World Junior Championship (player)
1990-1993, Regina Pats, WHL (player)

Micki DuPont, U15

(mdupont@edgeschool.com)

Coaching Experience:

2019-Present, Head Coach, Edge U15
2019-2020, Coach – Royals Academy at Central Memorial High School
2019-2020, Assistant Coach/Development Coach – Calgary Royals Midget AAA
2019-2020, Defence Skills Development Coach – Calgary Canucks AJHL

Certifications:

Certified Skating Coach – Levels 1,2,3
Certified Developing Defencemen – Levels 1,2,3
Certified Skills Coach – Levels 1,2,3
Hockey Alberta High Performance 1

Achievements:

Over 1,200 professional games played (NHL, AHL, WHL, NLA, DEL)
Represented Team Canada on 13 occasions
­2012 Gold Medal – Spengler Cup (player)
CHL Defenseman of the Year, WHL Western Conference Player of the Year (2000)
Calder Cup Championship with Saint John Flames and selected to AHL All-Rookie Team (2001)
Saint John Flames Humanitarian of the Year (2001-02)
Six-time All-Star (WHL, AHL and DEL)
Two-time DEL Champion with Eisbaren Berlin (2005 and 2006)