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

Program Director

Paula Smith

Academic Director

Tyrel Spitzer

Hockey Ops

Nick Derko

Female Prep Coach

Janelle Ogonoski

Female Prep Coach

Hailey Runnalls

Female Prep Coach

Matt Tassone

Midget Prep Head Coach

Derek Claffey

Midget Prep Coach

Brayden Toma

Elite 15 Head Coach

Jordan Martin

Elite 15s Coach/Marketing & Communications

Steve March

Bantam Prep Head Coach/Recruiting

Kane Lafranchise

Technical Development Coach/Bantam Prep Coach

Allen York

Flex/Goalie Coach

Nicole Wlasichuk

Head Athletic Trainer/Equipment Manager

Brian Shackel

Skating Coach

Rob Brown

Technical Development Coach

Jason Strudwick

Technical Development Coach

Paul Manning

Technical Development Coach

Dave Rathjen

Goalie Coach

Barry Butt

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Darren Caldwell

John Maland High School Principal

Brian Scott

Riverview Junior High Principal

Alana Tassone

Nutrition/Rest Coach