The Edge Hockey Team program balances athletics, academics, and character development to ensure that each student-athlete can achieve personal excellence.
The Team Program is both comprehensive and competitive, with a goal of continually improving players skills and abilities. Teams typically practice on-ice three to four times a week, in addition to two to three strength and conditioning sessions.
During the course of a school year and hockey season, our student athletes are provided with the following:
- Games: 50-65 (Depending on Bantam or Midget Program
- Team Practices: 90-100 during the season
- Skill Practices: 40-50 during the year
- Goalie Sessions: 50-60 during the year
- Strength Conditioning Sessions: 60-75 in season, 40-50 post season
- Sport Psychology Group Sessions: 10-12 during year
- Video Review Group Sessions: 10-12 during year
In addition, these facilities and services are also available onsite at the school:
- Sport Psychology: one-on-one services
- Sport Therapy Clinic
- Skate Shop
- Off-Ice Skill Area
- Nutrition Counselling
Finally, our hockey players are also encouraged to participate in other school sports. Edge competes in the ISAA in the following categories:
- Cross Country
- Track & Field
We currently have 6 Edge Mountaineer Hockey Teams (3 Midget teams, 2 Bantam teams, and a Female Midget team), which compete in multiple regional, provincial, national and international tournaments. We are a proud member of the Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL).
The Mountaineers play an average of 50 games in leagues, tournaments and exhibition games in Alberta, Canada & US. A major component of the Hockey Skill Academy and Team Program is player promotion and future placement. Teams experience continual exposure to CHL, NCAA, USport and ACAC coaches and scouts. Through travel opportunities, student-athletes are introduced to North American colleges and universities with respected hockey programs. Edge also selects and organizes tournaments and exhibition games strategically to enhance scouting potential.
For more information regarding Edge Hockey Teams, please contact: