2018 GVC Minor and Major Midget Evaluation Schedule: 2018 GVC Evaluation Process .pdf 


Greater Vancouver Canadians


With our new Minor Midget program, we need the following positions for both Minor/Major Midget Programs:

Assistant Coaches: Must have a strong hockey IQ; passion for the game; and desire to help young athletes develop their skills. 

Media/Marketing Manager: over looking our website; social media; and broadcasting.

Equipment Manager: Ability to sharpen skates; minor repairs; and maintenance of both teams gear.

Please send resume to: garret@hockeydata.com 




Spring Strength and Conditioning Training -LIMITED SPACE 

Richmond Olympic Oval -High Performance

Start Date: Wednesday May 2   

End Date:  Friday June 29 

Date: Monday, Wednesday, Friday   

Time: 3:30PM – 4:30PM   

Cost: $546 + tax 

Registration Link: https://goo.gl/pZzPxz  

For any registration questions please contact Justine at jcheng@richmondoval.ca or 778-296-1421. 


Matt has spent the last 14 years contributing to the high performance and national sport community as a  conditioning coach, educator and Integrated Support Team (IST) lead.  At the Richmond Olympic Oval, Matt is the head strength & conditioning coach for the Volleyball Canada Women’s National Team and co-lead for the Field Hockey Canada Women’s National Team. He has also been a strength and conditioning coach and IST lead for several Canadian national teams including Golf Canada’s Amateur and Development programs and Canada Snowboard’s Slopestyle and Half Pipe teams.  Matt’s experience as the Strength and Conditioning coach for Canada Snowboard’s freestyle team at the 2014 & 2018 Winter Olympic Games has provided him with invaluable insight into what it takes to achieve success at the highest level of sport, culminating in 4 medals earned at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics. While the majority of Matt’s time has been spent with professional and national team athletes, his true passion lies in the development of youth at the grassroots level.  Matt focuses on scientific principles to guide his programming, his belief in motivating and inspiring athletes through strength and conditioning is what drives his day to day implementation. 


STRENGTH & CONDITIONING: Our Training Approach
Our team is driven to improving long term athletic performance. Key to the process is the development of fundamental movement skills and abilities that will best prepare each athlete for progressively structured training sessions. You can anticipate a challenging training session where you will likely encounter many novel exercises and drills designed to develop the foundations of sport specific motion and skill. During your training session, our progressive and educational approach will be demonstrated in the delivery and tailoring of the prescribed workout. Actively circulating the floor, our strength and conditioning coaches provide necessary cueing, corrections and appropriate modifications to ensure that each participant is adequately executing the basic movement skills and patterning techniques. Concurrently, our HP coaches will evaluate and assess each individual’s abilities and performance.







Want to become a Greater Vancouver Canadian?

Here is this years process/dates:


Phase One MAIN CAMP April 26-29th:

Our open Spring Identification tryout will be held April 26th - 29th at the Richmond OVAL. Registration for this camp is located at: BC HOCKEY MML ID REGISTRATION (BC Hockey Major Midget Site). All players wanting to play for the Canadians must register, attend and live in the GVC zone (Vancouver, Richmond or South Delta). The weekend will include a min of 3 ice times, and evaluation of all players (strong points and areas for improvement). We will be selecting and committing to the majority of our teams that weekend and will continue onto Phase two.


Phase Two Exhibition Games May 5-6th:

We will be taking a group of prospects to Abbotsford to play a series of exhibition games on the May 5th/6th weekend. This will be a joint effort with the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds. There will be a min of 2 games, and a potential 3rd game that weekend. The majority of the team will be committed to and players that have not been committed to GVC will be sent to Phase three.


Phase Three BC MML Prospect showcase May 25-27th:

Players from all the zones that have not been committed will be put in a jamboree style weekend tournament. All the BCMML GM and Coaches will be in attendance to help evaluate and commit to their respective teams. After this weekend, we would expect to have our complete roster committed.


Phase Four Team skates (July-Aug):

GVC committed and Affiliate players will skate once a week in July, and for a 2 week (TBA) in August for conditioning and competing. 

For any other information about this process, please don't hesitate to contact GM Garret Hohl at garret@hockeydata.com or HC Phil Alalouf at palalouf@gmail.com.














Here are some highlights of the season thus far! Check our news page for more details.

GVC and Levi at Children's Wish Heroes Challenge

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GVC Team Build on Grouse Mountain

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Thank You to our Proud Sponsors 2016/17 Season







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