Scholarships Awarded

SONY DSCThe Midget AAA Waterloo Wolves Scholarship program was created in 2005 to recognize and assist those Midget AAA Waterloo Wolves alumni, who have achieved academic success, and who have shown leadership both on and off the ice, to obtain a post-secondary education.

These scholarships will recognize players’ efforts and their commitment to the next step in their academic future.

This year’s recipients are:

Redman Family Scholarship ($1500.00): Sam Cherry
McEachnie Scholarship ($1000.00): Steven Nelson

We would like to thank Russ McEachnie and the Redman Family for their support of the Waterloo Wolves’ Scholarship program.

 

Join Our Coaching Staff

100The Waterloo Wolves Major Midget AAA hockey team is looking for a trainer.

Duties of this volunteer position include:

– Pre-game prep of players including wrapping, organizing and overseeing dryland warm-ups
– Caring for players’ minor injuries
– Monitoring players’ return to play in co-operation with doctors, physiotherapists etc.
– Offering nutritional and fitness advice
– Minor repairs to equipment
– Maintaining medical records as well as a stocked team medical kit
– Pre-game and pre-practice set-up of room and work with designated players on the post-practice/post game clean up of room

Required Qualifications

– Standard First Aid & CPR
– HTCP (Hockey Trainer Certification Program) Level II
– AED 

The team is based at RIM Park in Waterloo. For more information or to apply for this position, contact Eric Calder, Head Coach, 519-570-3617 or skillsplushockey@rogers.com

Tryouts

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Prospective players, please read this very important information on tryout preparation from our Head Coach, Eric Calder, on your build-up to this year’s tryouts.

 

Tryouts Schedule

Tuesday, September 6 – 9:00pm to 10:30pm – RIM Park (Optimist)

Wednesday, September 7 – 9:00pm to 10:30pm – Oakville at Waterloo – RIM Park (Piller’s)

Thursday, September 8 – 7:15pm – Waterloo at London (Western Fair)

Friday, September 9 – 8:00pm to 9:30pm – RIM Park (Optimist)

Saturday, September 10 – 4:00pm to 5:30pm – Guelph at Waterloo – RIM Park (Optimist)

Tuesday, September 13 – 8:00pm to 9:30pm – Huron Perth at Waterloo – RIM Park (Piller’s)

Thursday, September 15 – 8:30pm to 10:00pm – London at Waterloo – RIM Park (Piller’s)

Meet the Wolves’ New Head Coach

Meet Eric Calder, the 2016-2017 Head Coach for the Waterloo Wolves Major Midget AAA Hockey Team.
eric calder

  • B.A., NCCP HP II, Dip. B. Admin, Can-Fit-Pro PT
  • Certified NCCP High Performance 2 Coach with NCCP Level 3 Theory from Hockey Canada
    • First Aid Trainer 2 Certification
  • Can-Fit-Pro Certified Personal Trainer
  • His coaching experience includes Canadian University, Junior B, Elite Professional and Junior hockey in Europe, and 17 years with Skills Plus Hockey, along with many years of Minor Hockey
  • Involved in elite hockey selection as an OHL scout and with the U17 and U16 evaluation camps
  • 11 years of pro hockey including NHL / AHL and elite pro hockey in Europe
  • Awards and championships include two-time Club European
    Cup Finalist, CIAU All-Canadian, 1981 Memorial Cup Champion, and Canadian MVP of World Junior Championships, 5 Canadian Cross Country Ski Marathons (Gold Level)

To learn about the entire 2016-2017 coaching staff, click here.

Our Success Stories

downloadThe Waterloo Wolves extend their congratulations to all alumni as they progress from our major midget program to higher levels of hockey.

Over the years it has been very exciting to see our players move on the compete in all levels of Junior hockey, college/university play, European league and NHL.

In just 13 seasons, we have seen:

  • 3 of our players make it to the NHL
  • 15 players graduate to Junior A
  • Over 60 players graduate to Junior B
  • Over 25 players graduate to Junior C

We have many alumni playing hockey at universities and colleges in Canada and the US, as well as players in Europe.  We even have an alum officiating in the NHL and another in the AHL!

We are very proud of all of these young men’s accomplishments. Once a Wolf, always a Wolf.

 

Congratulations, Paul!

gaudetEach year, the Waterloo Wolves present the Alpha Wolf Award to the person(s) that made the greatest contribution to the Waterloo Wolves Hockey Program.  This year’s recipient is Paul Gaudet.

Paul, a former associate coach with the Wolves, moved away from behind the bench to take on the role of Director of Player Development.

Thank you Paul for all you have done for the Waterloo Wolves Major Midget team and congratulations on this well-deserved award.

Previous Recipients
2003 – Willy & Marnie Huber
2004 – Randy & Karen Harbach
2005 – Hardy & Renate Willms
2006 – Clive Smith & Nicola Parker-Smith
2007 – Dave Schlitt
2008 – Greg Henning & Sandi Hall Henning
2009 – Gary & Karen Spark
2010 – Rob & Michele Way
2011 – Bob Lekun
2012 – Kim Rennie
2013 – Vicki and Darryl Eckert
2014 – Jeff Brick
2015 – Diana Hunter