Coaching applications open for 2024 Team Alberta programs

RED DEER – Hockey Alberta is now accepting coach applications for the 2024 Team Alberta programs. 

Team Alberta U18 Female is looking for one head coach, two assistant coaches, one video coach and one goaltender coach to guide the team at the 2024 National Women’s Under-18 Championship. The event takes place in November at a location that will be determined later.  


Team Alberta U16 Male is seeking two assistant coaches, one video coach and one goaltender coach for the 2024 WHL Cup. The WHL Cup is slated for October, in Red Deer. 


Applicants must: 

– Be qualified at the NCCP High Performance 1; 

– Be in good standing with Hockey Alberta and/or member Branch; 

– Have a strong knowledge base and understanding of systems and strategies. 

Inquiries can be directed to Mike Kraichy, Manager, High Performance at 

Derrick Martin to lead Team Alberta’s U16 Male at the WHL Cup

Derrick Martin will lead the 2023 Team Alberta U16 Male team as the head coach at the WHL Cup. 

Martin is in his first season as the bench boss of the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Camrose Kodiaks. He spent the 2023 cycle with Team Alberta as an assistant coach at the WHL Cup. He also served as the Video Coach for Team Alberta at the 2023 Canada Winter Games.  

Martin’s past Team Alberta program experience includes coaching and mentoring in the Alberta Cup program.