Vimy Hockey is Edmonton’s premier hockey academy. Located in central Edmonton, Vimy Hockey provides student-athletes with a combination of high-end academics and sports training from grades 7-12. Vimy Hockey focuses on a variation of themes and units to maximize on-ice development and athletic movement. Away from the rink, Vimy Hockey student-athletes receive off-ice training, exposure to multiple sports and activities as well as classroom sessions that focus on character building, leadership and goal-setting.
Vimy Hockey is filled with students and staff that have a combined vision of creating an environment which fosters self-respect and builds confidence.
Vimy Hockey student-athletes receive the highest level of instruction both on and off the ice from a staff with years of experience at the elite levels of hockey including the AJHL, NCAA, WHL, AHL and NHL.
Our Staff Includes:
Nathan Dempsey – Former NHL’er
Ryan Marsh – Assistant Coach of the Edmonton Oil Kings
Jason McKee – Head Coach / GM of the Spruce Grove Saints
Tim Fragle – Head Coach / GM of the Nait Ooks
Kurtis Mucha – Goaltending Development Coach for the Edmonton Oil Kings
Dan Auchenberg – Head Coach of the back-to-back Esso Cup National Champion St.Albert Slash
Lindsay McAlpine – Head Coach of the Grant MacEwan Griffins Women’s Hockey team
Vimy Hockey has a track record of excellence as evidenced by our alumni:
Mark McNeill – Team Canada World Jrs, 1st round draft of the Chicago Blackhawks
Colin Smith – WHL Scholastic Player of the Year, drafted by the Colorado Avalanche
Dillon Simpson – Captain of North Dakota (NCAA), drafted by the Edmonton Oilers
Holly Carrie-Mattimoe – Former Captain of Syracuse Women’s Hockey Team (NCAA)
Kevin Connauton – Vancouver Canucks draft pick, currently with the Texas Stars (AHL)
Mitch Holmberg – Currently leading the WHL in scoring