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Meet Our Team

Our instructional staff is comprised of an experienced blend of past and present professional, university, college and junior players as well as coaches from all levels.

An Experienced Blend

Check out some of our all-star lineup!

Our instructional staff is comprised of an experienced blend of past and present professional, university, college and junior players as well as coaches from all levels.

Graham Parsons

Founder & President

SLHC Experience

40 years with SLHC

One of 6 original SLHC partners

Original SLHC Sessions Co-ordinator

Goaltending Instructor

SLHC President since 1984

Hockey Experience

As A Player

Ponoka Jr. A Stampeders (AJHL

Red Deer Junior A Rustlers (AJHL)

Nova Scotia Voyageurs (AHL)

Muskegon Mohawks (IHL)

New Haven Nighthawks (AHL)

Saginaw Gears (IHL)

Richmond Robins (AHL)

Philadelphia Firebirds (NAHL)

Tucson Rustlers (PHL)

** Player - AJHL 1st Team All Star 1971
** Player - Drafted by Montreal Canadiens 1972

As A Coach

Camrose Minor Hockey

Minor Mite

Minor Peewee

Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey

Midget AA/A/B

Bantam AA/A/B

Peewee B

Atom B

Cody Reynolds

On Ice Program Director

SLHC Experience

16 years with SLHC

Junior Group Leader

Group Leader

On and Off-Ice Instructor

Head On-Ice Instructor

Playing Experience

  • 1999 - 2000 Olds Grizzlys (AJHL)
  • 2000 - 2001 Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL)
  • 2001 - 2003 OCN Blizzard (MJHL)
  • 2003 - 2004 Lloyminster Blazer - Assistant Captain (AJHL)

Awards / Championships

  • 2002 Turnbull Cup Championship (MJHL)
  • 2002 Anavet Cup Championship (MJHL/SJHL)
  • 2002 Royal Bank Cup Finalist (National Championship)
  • 2002 Recipient of the Order of Sports Excellence  from the Government of Manitoba (Team)
  • 2011 Recipient of Future Leader Scholarship from Hockey Alberta
  • 2011 Recipient of the Distinguished Future Leader Scholarship from Hockey Alberta

Coaching Experience

  • Head Instructor and Program Developer of the Sylvan Lake Summer Hockey Camp since 2005
  • Head Instructor and Program Developer for the Fox Run Hockey Academy based out of Sylvan Lake since 2008
  • Assistant Coach with the Red Deer College Queens (2012 - 2013 season)
  • Assistant Coach with the Red Deer College Kings (2013 - 2015 seasons)
  • Assistant Coach Team Edmonton Blue at the Alberta Cup (2016)
  • Associate Coach with the Red Deer College Kings (2015 - 2017 seasons)
  • Head Coach Team Edmonton Blue at the Alberta Cup (2017)

Certifications

  • Hockey Canada Coach Level and Development Level 1
  • Hockey Canada High Performance 1 Certified
Team: Kate Klassen

Kate Klassen

Off Ice Program Director

Leadership Experience

  • Founder of Refresh Student Group (President)
    • Red Deer College - Sept. 2016 - Apr. 2017
  • Young Adults Leadership
    • CrossRoads Church - June 2016 - Present
  • Youth Mentor
    • Living Stones Church - Sept. 2016 - Present
  • Young Adults Leadership
    • Living Stones Church - May 2013 - Oct. 2015
  • Jr. Youth Leader
    • La Crete Christian Followship - Sept. 2011-2012

Volunteer Experience

  • Red Deer College Math Fair Coordinator
    • Red Deer College - Dec. 2016
  • Speaking Engagement
    • Beloved Conference - Oct. 2016
  • Station Leader
    • DYEversity Run: Lindsay Thurber High School - Sept. 2016
  • Hospitality Volunteer
    • Bower Ponds Canada Day festivities - July 2016
  • Overseas Missions
    • Juma’s World Organization - May 2016
  • Sunday School Teacher
    • Living Stones Church - Jan. 2013 - June 2015
  • Love Purple
    • Living Stones Church - June - Aug. 2013
  • Dream Center Missions Trip
    • Lose Angeles Dream Center - May 2013
  • Sunday School Teacher
    • Le Crete Christian Fellowship - Sept. 2009 - June 2012

Certifications

  • Mental Health First Aid - Jan. 2017
  • Human Trafficking Prevention - Mar. 2016
  • Little Warriors - Taking Action Against Child Sexual Abuse - Mar. 2016
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver's License with liability insurance and clean Driver's Abstract.

Check Out Our All-Star Lineup!

Our instructional staff is comprised of an experienced blend of past and present professional, university, college and junior players as well as coaches from all levels. The majority are former students all of whom have a true understanding of the program and the philosophies and goals of the SLHC.

Aidan Wilson

Current Team: Fernie Ghostriders (KIJHL)
Hockey instils important values such as teamwork & respect, I've loved the game since I could walk and I'm grateful for all of the relationships I have established through hockey.

Hockey Experience

  • Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey

Coaching Experience

  • 4 Years With SLHC
  • Fernie Tyke Hockey Camp

Cam Maclise

Current Team: Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Hockey teaches teamwork/leadership skills that will help you succeed in anything you pursue.

Hockey Experience

  • Lacombe Minor Hockey
  • Red Deer Minor Hockey
  • Junior with Brooks Bandits (AJHL)
  • Los Angeles Kings Camp (NHL)
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Camp (NHL)

Coaching Experience

  • This is Cam's first year with SLHC
  • Black Elk Hockey Camp
  • Mount Royal Hockey Camp

Justin Moir

Current Team:
Hockey has always been a big part of my family, I was born into it. I have been around the rink for as long as I can remember. I wouldn't want it any other way. Hockey will always be a big part of my life.

Hockey Experience

  • Red Deer Minor Hockey
  • Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL)
  • Canmore Eagles (AJHL)
  • Notre Dame Hounds (SJHL)
  • University of Concordia Thunder (ACAC)

Coaching Experience

  • 2 Years With SLHC
  • Prior experience with Red Deer and Calgary hockey camps.
  • Helps with Fox Run Hockey Academy and Mother Theresa in Sylvan Lake

Tyler Steenbergen

Current Team: Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
(2016-2017 WHL Leading Goal Scorer - 51 Goals)
- Arizona Coyotes 2017 Draft Pick (NHL)
I've played hockey ever since I was 2 years old and I don't know what I would do without it.

Hockey Experience

  • Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey
  • Red Deer Minor Hockey
  • Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
  • Arizona Coyotes Development Camp (NHL)
  • Team Canada World Junior Hockey Championship

Coaching Experience

  • 6 Years With SLHC

Scott Feser

Current Team: University of York Lions (CIS)
Hockey is a big part of my life because my Dad and brother also played at a high level so it is something that brings our family together.

It has taken me a lot of different places and caused me to make friends I will have for a lifetime.

Hockey Experience

  • Red Deer Minor Hockey
  • 3 years for Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
  • Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
  • York University (CIS)

Coaching Experience

  • 1st Year at SLHC
  • 5 Years at The Next Shift Hockey School

Andrew Coles

Current Team: Stony Plain Eagles
Hockey has been a passion of mine since I attended the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp as a kid.  The game has allowed me to travel and live in places all over the world.  Being able to pass on the love of the game is a dream come true.

Hockey Experience

  • Minor Hockey: Trails West Hockey Association and the Calgary Royals
  • Junior Hockey: Creston Valley Thunder Cats
  • College/Professional Hockey: Red Deer College Kings, Denver Cutthroats (CHL) and the Arizona Sundogs (CHL)

Coaching Experience

  • 11+ years of coaching experience
  • Head Skill Coach:
    • Hockey Canada
    • Czech Republic/Canada Hockey Camp
    • Hockey Alberta
    • Okanagan Hockey Academy
    • Father James Whelihan School
    • Co-Coach Fox Run Hockey Academy
  • Teams Coached:
    • Midget AAA NW Flames Skills Coach
    • Calgary Royals Junior B Co-Coach
    • Creston Valley PeeWee Assistant Coach

Garrett Turner

Current Team: Fort Saskatchewan Midget 15 AAA - Head Coach
I grew up in a small town, right across the road from the rink and I was fortunate enough to be able to go play shinny any time I wanted to. Hockey is a big part of my family and as kids my brother and I spent a lot of our free time at the rink.

I also grew up surrounded by a hockey atmosphere and I now take pride in having a position that allows me to be able to give back to the game I love.

Hockey Experience

  • Minor Hockey in Eston
  • Kindersley Bantam AA
  • West Central Wheat Kings Midget AA
  • Eston Ramblers (Senior)

Coaching Experience

  • Fort Sask Minor Hockey Development Director
  • 11 years of coaching Experience
  • Eston Atom Panthers
  • Eston Peewee Ramblers
  • Saskatoon Titans Peewee AA
  • Red Deer Rebels Black Bantam AAA
  • Red Deer College Kings
  • Multiple Camps including:
    • Eston Ramblers Hockey School
    • Canlan Ice
    • Sports Hockey Camps
    • RDMH Morning Skills & Drills
    • Fox Run Hockey Academy
    • TBS Hockey
  • Hockey Canada HP1 Certified

Kraymer Barnstable

Current Team: Lacombe Generals
The life lessons & friendships you make through hockey are invaluable.  Playing the game makes you grow as a person and at the same time you get to have fun playing the best game in the world.

Hockey Experience

  • 3 Years WHL: Vancouver Giants, Red Deer Rebels
  • 2 Years Jr A: Notre Dame Hounds (SJHL), Lloydminster Bobcats (AJHL)
  • 2 Years CIS: UBC
  • 3 Years ACAC: RDC
  • 1 Year CHL: Lacombe Generals

Coaching Experience

  • Owner/Head Instructor: Stable in the Net (2009 - Present)
  • Coalie Coach RDC Queens, Red Deer Bantam AAA

Dustin Johner

Current Team: VSV Villach
It’s been all I’ve wanted to do my whole life! I have been lucky enough to be able to do it for a living and see the world! It is the most exciting game to be a part of and you make friends with bonds you will have for life!

Hockey Experience

  • Estevan, Sylvan Lake and Red Deer Minor Hockey
  • Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
  • Drafted by Florida Panthers (NHL)
  • Lowell Loch Monsters, Rochester Americans (AHL)
  • ZSC Zurich (Swiss League)
  • Djurgarden (Sweden)
  • VSV Villach (Austria)

Coaching Experience

  • 15 years of instructing various camps world wide.

Jack Goranson

Current Team: York University Lions (CIS)
Hockey equips players with skills that are not only useful on the ice, but it provides a group of friends and peers that will last a lifetime!

Hockey Experience

  • Red Deer Minor Hockey
  • 3 years with the Olds Grizzlys (AJHL)
  • York University (CIS)

Coaching Experience

  • 5 years of instructing hockey schools in central Alberta

Tanner Lomsnes

Current Team: Niagara Purple Eagles
(NCAA Div 1)
Hockey allows you to create memories and friendships that last a lifetime.

Hockey Experience

  • Red Deer Minor Hockey
  • Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
  • Corpus Christi Ice Rays (NAHL)
  • Niagara Purple Eagles (NCAA Div 1)

Coaching Experience

  • Junior Purple Eagles
  • Junior Ice Rays
  • 2 years with SLHC

Connor Patchett

Current Team: Red Deer College Kings (2013-2017)
Hockey is important to me because of the memories and friendships it creates - along with life lessons it teaches you from dealing with adversity, working as a member of a team and fabricating a winning mentality.

Hockey Experience

  • Red Deer Minor Hockey
  • Leduc Junior Athletic Club
  • Lloydminster Bobcats (AJHL)
  • Princeton Posse (KIJHL)
  • Winkler Flyers (MJHL)
  • Red Deer College Kings (ACAC)

Coaching Experience

  • 2 years with The Next Shift (TNS) Hockey Development Camp
  • 1 year with SLHC

Derek Ryckman

Current Team:
The love for the sport, but also, hockey has provided me with many opportunities throughout my life through the skills and traits learned by being a hockey player, such as, dedication, teamwork, communication skills and many more.

Hockey has also taught me to form professional relationships with teammates and coaches along the way.

Hockey Experience

  • 5 yrs WHL
  • Lethbridge Hurricanes, Tri City Americans, Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
  • 4 yrs. UPEI (CIS)

Coaching Experience

  • 1st year with Jasper Hockey Camp