Edge Hockey Coaching Staff


Meet our Coaches

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James Poole, Midget Prep (AAA)

(jpoole@edgeschool.com)

Coaching Experience:
2017-Present, Head Coach, Edge Midget Prep
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:
49 Post Secondary Commitments
2011, 2015, 2016, 2017 - AJHL Coach of the Year Finalist
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

Carla MacLeod, Female Midget Prep (AAA)

(cmacleod@edgeschool.com)

Coaching Experience:
2014 - Present, Head Coach, Edge Female Prep
2019, Head Coach, Canada Winter Games - Team Alberta
2014, Asst Coach, Japan Women’s Olympic Hockey Team (IIHF)
2012, Asst Coach, U18 Canadian National Women’s Team

Education:
University of Wisconsin, BSc - Legal Studies
High Performance Level 1

Achievements:
28 Post Secondary Commitments
Gold Medal - 2019 Canada Winter Games
Gold Medal - 2012 IIHF U18 World Championship
Gold Medal - 2007 IIHF World Championship (player)
Gold Medal - 2006 & 2010 Olympics, Canada Women’s Olympic Team (player)

Josh Gosling, Midget Varsity (AA)

(jgosling@edgeschool.com)

Coaching Experience:
2016-Present, Head Coach, Edge Midget Varsity
2016, Head Coach, Alberta Cup (Hockey Alberta)
2016, Mentor, Pee Wee Prospects (Hockey Alberta)
2015-2016, Asst Coach, Calgary Northstars Midget AAA
2015, Head Coach, Alberta Cup (Hockey Alberta)
2015, Top 80 U16 selection camp coach (Hockey Alberta)
2014-2015, Head Coach, Calgary Royals Minor Midget AAA Gold
2014, Asst Coach, Alberta Cup (Hockey Alberta)
2013-2014, Head Coach, Calgary Royals Bantam AA White
2011-2013, Head Coach, Calgary Northstars Minor Midget AAA Blazers
2009-2011, Head Coach, Calgary Northstars Midget AA Blazers

Education:
SAIT, Business Diploma
High Performance Level 1

Achievements:
2017, Varsity Elite Tournament Champions
2015, JSerra Varsity Tournament Champions
2013, Minor Hockey Week Champions
2011, Rocky Mountain Invitational, Midget AAA Champions
6 years of experience as a skills coach for the WHL, Hockey Alberta, Power Up and Dynamic Hockey Development
Started and developed various skill development programs

Kelly Mruk, Elite 15s

(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

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, Bantam Prep (AAA)

(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)

Adam Knight, Bantam Varsity (AA)

(aknight@edgeschool.com)

Coaching Experience:
2018 - Present, Head Coach, Edge Bantam Varsity
2017 - 2018, Asst Coach - SAIT Trojans - ACAC
2018, Asst Coach - Alberta Cup
2013 - 2014, Asst Coach - SAIT Trojans - ACAC
2014, Asst Coach - Alberta Cup

Education:
Thompson Rivers University, BA Technology Leadership (present)
SAIT, Architectural Technology Diploma
Certified Project Management Professional
High Performance Level 1

Achievements:
Gold Medal - 2014 - Alberta Cup
2014 - ACAC - League Champion
2009 - 2010 - EIHL All-Star, England (player)
2005, 2007 & 2008 - ACAC - League Champion (player)