|Sting AA Director
|Sting AA Director
STURGEON STING AA HOMEPAGE **updated , FEB 1, 2024**
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STING SPRING ID SKATE 2024
APPLICATION NOW OPEN!
Sturgeon Sting AA Hockey will be hosting ID skates for U11AA/U13AA/U15AA/U18AA on APRIL 6 & 7, 2024 @ Riviere Qui Barre Arena. Additional information is available in the link below.
Link to application form: Sting ID Skate Application form 2024
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2024 from our Sturgeon Sting family!
The Sting committee is already in the planning stages for the 2024/2025 Sting season.
Looking for Sting games to watch online? Follow each teams personal Facebook page for live streams!
STING HEAD COACH ANNOUNCEMENTS 2024/2025: (Jan 22/2024)
U18AA: Sturgeon Sting is thrilled to welcome back Braden Conquergood as Head Coach for the 2024/2025 season.
Coach Braden has been a part of the Sturgeon Sting U18AA program for 6 years, this will be his second year as Head Coach.
He as built a strong connection with each of his players and has successfully created a strong team mentality both on and off ice. Coach Braden has been focusing on player development this season, as well as, competitive game strategies. Welcome back!
U15AA: Sturgeon Sting is also thrilled to announce that Travis Gook will be returning as Head Coach for the 2024/2025.
Coach Travis has been a part of our Sturgeon Sting program for three seasons, this will be Travis's second year as Head Coach of our Sting U15AA team.
Travis demonstrates strong leadership with his group. He has had a successful season building his team; focusing on our Sting culture, player mindset, development, and team systems. Welcome back!
STING AA FEES BREAKDOWN 2023/2024: STING AA FEES
TRYOUTS INFO 2023/2024: Sturgeon Sting AA tryouts
All teams are now complete. Thank you for considering the Sting program!
Does your player want to eventually tryout for AAA? Check out our FAQ section under tryouts for more info!
Do you have a player who qualifies to play U16AA in fall 2024?
Sturgeon Sting does not offer a U16AA option at this time but our neighboring associations do. Please contact us for further clarifications at: firstname.lastname@example.org
FYI-Info below ONLY APPLIES to U16AA boundaries. Other AA levels are different.
If your home association is:
Barrhead or CR Knights: you draw to Parkland Athletic Club (PAC) in Spruce Grove: PAC Information page
Westlock, Athabasca, Sturgeon, CNN Spurs, Wabasca: you draw to Rangers Athletic Club (RAC) in Fort Saskatchewan: RAC information page
WHAT'S NEW AT STING? updated May 28, 2023
We are thrilled to announce the following new partnerships that will start this Fall 2023!
MINDBUFFS: Sports Psychology for Athletes. They will work with our athletes by helping them overcome emotional and mental barriers that may interfere with their peak performance. #mentalhealth more info: MindBuffs
TEAMGENIUS: A powerful platform for efficient tryouts, evaluations and player development. Sting will be using this new platform for the 2023/2024 season.
PERSONAL TRAINER - HUNTER MARSDEN: She has been in the fitness industry for 5 years and has coached high intensity interval training, circuit training, Olympic lifting and sports teams. She played hockey for 15+ years and had the honor to play for the Olds College Broncos Women's hockey team on a hockey scholarship. Hunter can't wait to get started with our athletes at the MLC this fall!
POWER SKATING COACH - MANDY LAYDEN: She brings a wealth of applicable experience to our program. She has worked with 50+ teams over the last 10 years, delivering age appropriate instruction for athletes ranging from U7 to AJHL (Drayton Valley Thunder). Certifications from Canpower, Bracko Hockey, Hockey Canada and Hockey Alberta. Her strength is connecting with athletes and building trust... making them feel comfortable while doing uncomfortable things is necessary when delivering challenging skating sessions. Excited to have her as a development partner for the 2023/2024 season!
STING SPRING ID CAMP 2023
Thank you to all who participated in our Spring ID camp April 8/9th. Exciting to see all the talent & all new faces! Look forward to seeing you all at our fall STING tryouts. Thank you to all our volunteers, cannot do this without you! Registration link will be posted early June!
STING U11AA/U13AA GOALIE ID SKATE APRIL 24th 2023
Thank you to all who attended the goalie camp. We had a wonderful turnout, we were thrilled to see you all. Huge thanks to our volunteer shooters as well as our Development Staff who make events like these possible!
If goalies are looking for more camps during spring or summer, our goalie development coach Jason Knight will be at almost all skates posted on Ian Gordon Goaltending, please visit: Ian Gordon Goaltending Camps
We will not be having any more STING ID skates until Spring 2024!