Team Staffs announced for 2024 Prospects Cup

RED DEER – Twenty-four volunteers have been selected to lead the eight teams competing at the 2024 Prospects Cup.

The staffing complement for each team includes a director of operations, coach mentor, head coach, two assistant coaches, and trainer. The Prospects Cup is a core Hockey Alberta Development program that provides athletes, staff and on-ice officials an opportunity to enter and grow into the next steps of their hockey journey.

The Prospects Cup is being held in Red Deer at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, May 8-12. The province is divided into four regions, with two teams selected from each region. Male athletes born in 2011, playing in a Hockey Canada sanctioned program, are eligible to try out.

Regional Camp registration opens January 22. Regional camps will take place April 12-14 in Calgary,

Listing of team staff below, director of operations, coach mentors and trainers will be announced closer to the Prospects Cup.

Calgary Red

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach Jeff Robson Calgary
Assistant Coach Neil Coughlan Calgary
Assistant Coach Carson McManaman Calgary

Calgary White

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach Scott Trotter Lethbridge
Assistant Coach JD Gaetan Medicine Hat
Assistant Coach Wayne Potter Cochrane

South Black

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach Kevin Hasselberg Drumheller
Assistant Coach Ty Cooper Calgary
Assistant Coach Joe Tsai Calgary

South Gold

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach Brett Hartos Calgary
Assistant Coach Griffin Pacholzuk-Fisher Lethbridge
Assistant Coach Blaine Ross Chestermere

Capital Green

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach Alec Miller Cochrane
Assistant Coach Kory Owen St. Albert
Assistant Coach Ryan Blomme Spruce Grove

Capital Royal

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach Connor Middleton Edmonton
Assistant Coach Jakob Lozinski Leduc County
Assistant Coach Kevin Nastiuk Edmonton

North Blue

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach Brett Kramers Edmonton
Assistant Coach Greg Esteves Red Deer
Assistant Coach Adam Lemieux Edmonton

North Grey

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach Zenith Komarniski Vegreville
Assistant Coach Ryan Bresden Beaumont
Assistant Coach Mike Lees Edmonton


Hockey Alberta Staff

Position Name Hometown
Manager, Team Alberta Mike Kraichy Red Deer
Coach Mentor Barry Medori Spruce Grove
Mentor Trainer, Hockey Alberta Dave Campbell Grande Prairie
Mentor Therapist, Prospects Cup Paige Shannon Calgary
Tournament Director Hudson Kelly Red Deer