Our Mission

Northern Alberta X-treme’s mission is to provide a supportive learning environment that strives for excellence in academics and athletics.


  • To provide a Safe, Fun and Competitive learning environment for all student-athletes.
  • To provide opportunities that support further development and positive self-growth.
  • To enhance character development through the emotional, physical and mental benefits of sport.

Core Values


To maintain our standing and be a positive member of Hockey Canada/Hockey Alberta/Canadian Sports School Hockey League along with the Black Gold School District and Town of Devon.


We will maintain the well-being of our student-athletes and staff by focusing on them at the core of every decision. We will also keep at the forefront an understanding and appreciation of respect for each individual member’s contribution to the environment of the organization.


To build and maintain a sense of pride within the community, school district and organization by maintaining a proud history of success in academics and athletics.


To positively impact and maintain a strong foundation of the mental, physical, emotional and moral qualities of each student-athlete within our organization.

Our Staff

Jason Stewart


Paula Smith

Academic Director

Matt Tassone

Manager of Hockey Operations/U18 Prep Head Coach

Nicole Wlasichuk

Head Medical Coordinator & Administration

Steve March

Recruitment & Admissions/Female U18 Coach

Chris Dingman

Female U18 Prep Head Coach

Kyle Chipchura

U17 Prep Head Coach

David Schlemko

U17 Prep Travel Head Coach

Brayden Toma

U15 Prep Head Coach

Adam Stuart

U15 Head Coach

Kane Lafranchise

Head of Player Development

Allen York

Flex/Goalie Coach

Derek Claffey

U18 Prep Coach

Rob Evers

U17 Prep Coach

Tyler Palmer

U17 Prep Travel Coach

Jesse Dudas

U15 Prep Coach

Kevin Undershute

U15 Coach

Rob Brown

Technical Development Coach

Paul Manning

Technical Development Coach

Jason Strudwick

Technical Development Coach

Barry Butt

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Brian Shackel

Skating Coach

Dave Rathjen

Goalie Coach

Charla Ceulemans

Assistant Academic Director

Darren Caldwell

John Maland High School Principal

Justin Klaassen

Riverview Junior High Principal