U13 AA Female - Coach Announcement
We are excited to welcome Derek MacMillan to the St. Albert Raiders Female program. Derek will join the program as the Head Coach of the Raiders U13 AA Female team. Derek has tremendous passion for this new elite level of female hockey and is enthusiastic about the future growth of female hockey in St. Albert.
Derek started his coaching career in 2002 with the St. Albert U18 AAA Raiders and has continued to coach with the Assocation, accumulating 14 years of experience. Most recently, Derek was the Head Coach of the U13 Female A team. Derek has completed Coach 1, Coach 2, Safety, and Checking Skill. Derek will complete Development 1 before the November 15th deadline; this is a requirement for all coaches at the AA level.
Derek will work closely with the U15 and U18 coaches in the Raiders female program to ensure continuity in the development path for these young players as they enter elite female hockey within the AFHL. We are confident that Derek's coaching philosophies align with the program's objectives and that he will contribute to fostering a positive hockey culture for female players.
Welcome to the Raiders, Derek!