Our Academy

Riggers Hockey Academy is an elite hockey development program based in Leduc, Edmonton and surrounding areas.  We have been operating successfully for four seasons working with young athletes.  We base our program on skill, development and character building.  RHA’s development program consists of; intensive skill development sessions with the industries top developmental programs,  power skating instruction with the industries best skating instructors, off-ice strength and conditioning sessions with certified strength and agility coaches, as well as certified and experienced coaching staff of all former elite hockey players. You can expect more skill development for your young hockey player by December than most minor hockey programs will give you all season. Riggers Hockey Academy is a not for profit organization.  

Hockey Super League

Riggers Hockey Academy is excited to be part of the HSL.  Last season the HSL had over 90 teams in the league.  Like the HSL, we believe that consistent high-level instruction is required over a long period of time in order to reach optimal athletic development and that success should not be measured by short term wins and losses, but rather on individual skill development and athletic growth within a team setting.

Similar to the European hockey and soccer development models, we believe that it is essential to have a higher ratio of practice sessions to games in order to improve an athlete’s skills and performance in competition.

Access to professional skills coaches are mandatory requirements of acceptance into the league as a way of ensuring the athletes receive the best training and development possible. This consistency and fundamental belief in coaching and development removes the interruptions of the present conventional hockey programs and results in limited player turnover and the development of high-level hockey players and leaders.

Connect with Us

 

Ron Hinse

President

TEL:

780-699-1076

EMAIL:

rhinse@hotmail.com

Jon Van Huis

Director of Scouting

TEL:

587-594-3967

EMAIL:

jnvnhs@hotmail.com

Greg Love

Manager

TEL:

780-619-2381

EMAIL:

greglovehockey@outlook.com

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News & Publications

Alberta Minor Hockey has decided to cancel their 2020/2021 season.  As a result, Riggers Hockey Academy has added a winter/spring season that runs from March-June 2021.  We know that your athletes are eager to get back on the ice and we want to offer them a development program to help enhance their skills.  The program will be based out of Leduc Alberta.  

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Pre-Registration for the upcoming 2021/2022 HSL season is now open.  Please fill in the form under your athletes birth year.  

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Riggers Hockey Academy will be hosting an outdoor Winter Classic series of games coming New Years Eve 2021 at Falun Alberta.  

Our Partners

Stay tuned to see lineups for the 2008 HSL team, 2009 PHL team and 2012/2013 PHL team!!!

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ID Skates for 2008-2013 players are starting July 4th, 11th and 12th.  Please register your child by clicking on your athletes age group in the main menu of this site and fill in the registration document.  You an also call 780-619-2381 and we can add your athlete to Team Snap for their respective age group.  

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Rinks to Reopen starting Friday June 12th as part of the Alberta Stage 2 relaunch.  More information can be found here:

 https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/covid-19-relaunch-sports-physical-activity-and-recreation.pdf

We have recently updated our Website to include WAY MORE development this season for your child.  This will be arguably the best program in Alberta.  Click Here for more details.

ID Skates for our 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012 HSL & PHL Teams will be starting in the next month.  If you have a son or daughter that would like to experience  Riggers Hockey Academy please click on the HSL or PHL link below and complete the registration form. 

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What a blast we had in Arizona with our 2008 HSL team!!  Its the experiences that seperate the good teams from the great ones.  Thanks everyone for coming along!!!

Tryout Registration Form HSL

 

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