U9 Cougars Prep Team (2022/23 Winter Season)

Goose & James

The 2015 Calgary Cougars will be evolving their program for the 2022/23 Winter season playing as A U9 PREP TEAM (pre-HSL) against other like-minded programs from across the province. Specifically, the U9 PREP TEAM will play a series of full-ice exhibition games (showcase series) as well as tournaments along with development practices.

If your player is an elite level (2015/2014 birth year) player and is interested in discussing this unique competitive stream opportunity, please contact Coach Ryan Goosen at: 403-463-3146 / cougarshockey2015@gmail.com.


  • Cougars U9 Prep Team will consist of 16 - 18 players
  • Season runs early September to mid March
  • Over 100 ice times (practices and games) with 3-4 skates per week
  • Full ice practices and 5v5 gameplay
  • Arenas include Olympic Oval and Hockey Hub
  • Exhibition games vs local Calgary and area U9 Jr. Academy Prep teams
  • 5 tournaments (2 tournaments requiring travel to Edmonton)
  • Monthly technical skating sessions at the Olympic Oval
    • Led by skating coach Marcel Lacroix (Speed Skating Canada's Coach of the Year)
  • Indoor team building and multi-sport activities
  • Educational presentations
  • Team apparel (winter jacket, toque and dryland package)
  • Custom Cougars jersey, pant shell, and socks with name and number
  • Ice time and team events managed through TeamSnap
  • Insurance included
  • All-inclusive cost of $2,500 per player
  • Player commitments required on or before July 27, 2022 ($1,000 deposit)