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MEI Hockey Alumni

Players that have attended MEI schools before going on to higher levels of hockey.

Mike Funk – Vancouver Canucks / Buffalo Sabres
Nathan Lieuwen – Buffalo Sabres
Brad Thiessen – Pittsburgh Penguins / Calgary Flames
Grayson Downing – Minnesota Wild / UNH NCAA Div 1

Chris Ickert – U Mass Lowell
Darren Olson – R.I.T / Langley and Coquitlam BCHL
Cassie Hooge – Colgate University
Devon Toews – Quinnepeac / New York Rangers
Alexandra Chutskoff – Finlandia University / Eastern Kentucky University

James Reimer – Prince George Cougars
Jordan Funk – Everett Silvertips
Travis Walton – Kamloops Blazers
Tyler Esau – Lloydminster / Prince Albert Raiders
Brandon Potomak – Moose Jaw Warriors / Chilliwack Chiefs BCHL1

Trevor Esau – Prince George Spruce Kings
Nathan Wiebe – Briercrest College / Jr. A

Jayden Gilding – Abbotsford Pilots Jr. B
Joel Balzer – Abbotsford Pilots Jr. B
Noah Wiebe – Aldergrove Kodiaks Jr. B
Chris Trendall – Briercrest College / Coach of Trinity Western University
Travis Dyck – Abbotsford Pilots / Sanniach Braves Jr. B
Jeff Hooge – Hope Ice Breakers Jr. B
Craig Thiessen – Delta Ice Hawks Jr. B

Sarah Potomak – Canadian Women’s National Team
Amy Potomak – BC Hockey Female Team


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Most Improved Award

This is awarded to the students from each grade who improved the most from the September test to the June test in their scores and times. This player made great strides in their ability as they were dedicated to learn, work hard, and listen. This player had obvious growth in their skating and puck skills.

NHL Prospect Award

This is awarded to the student from each grade that have been the top of their grade among the many test scores and records. This player demonstrates the desire to take their hockey to an elite level. This is someone who everyday does what it takes to get better and has the skills and work ethic to advance into a top prospect.

College Scholarship Award

This is awarded to the students from each school that demonstrates the determination to balance both high level hockey with their academics. The high standards of honors and excelling efforts are displayed in both the ice rink and classroom.

Work Ethic Award

This is awarded to the student from each school that puts forth the most energy on a daily basis. This player work hard even when nobody is watching them. Their work ethic is engrained in their genetic make up.

Leadership Award

This is awarded to the student from each school that other students look up to as a role model. This student has demonstrated responsibility both on and off the ice and in the classroom. They show leadership in all activities they take part in and conduct themselves as positive citizens in the Hockey Academy.

Citizenship Award

This is awarded to the student from each school that portray sportsmanship, dedication, and is a model to the community of Abbotsford. This player is witnessed as going above and beyond the expectations of an individual at this age while displaying character valued in the Hockey Academy.

The Golden Glove Award

This is awarded to the goalie from each school with the most improvements from the september test to the June test. This goalie will also demonstrate a high level of ability in all goaltending skills while displaying the attitude to want to grow in their goaltending development. The goalie will have great agility, speed, flexibility and effort to stop the puck. There is daily evidence of their dedication to their position

Academic Improvement Award

This is awarded to the student from each school who has had the most improvement in their academic classes from their first report card to the end of the year. This student might have had a tough start but with dedication and a strong work ethic has managed to be successful at improving their grade(s).

Academic Performance Award

This is awarded to the student from each school who has the highest percent average in their academic classes. This student prides themselves on going above and beyond expectations. This student is very academically strong and works very hard in the school to maintain school excellence.

Gladiator Fitness Award

This is awarded to the student from each school who has improved the most in their dryland programs. This student takes great pride in their physical health and fitness levels. This student showed great improvement from their first test to their last test which displays a high level in speed, agility, and quickness. For the younger players they show great effort and attitude in their P.E. class and for the older players they show daily improvements and dedication to their hockey specific training.


2013-2014 Award Winners

2014-2015 Award Winners

2015-2016 Award Winners

2016-2017 Award Winners


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Elementary (Grade 1-5) – Male
 Grade 1Grade 2Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5
Test Name:MEI Record - MaleMEI Record - MaleMEI Record - MaleMEI Record - MaleMEI Record - Male
30 Meter Forward SkateLuke Grabinsky
5.70 Sec
Josh Martin
5.16 Sec
Josh Martin
5.05 Sec
Ben Wiens
5.03 Sec
Ben Wiens
4.6 Sec
30 Meter Forward W/PuckLuke Grabinsky
5.82 Sec
Luke Grabinsky
5.5 Sec
Josh Martin
5.27 Sec
Lucas Wood
5.10 Sec
Austin Harter
4.97 Sec
30 Meter BackwardJosh Bos
8.76 Sec
Luke Grabinsky
6.94 Sec
Ryan McAuley
6.59 Sec
Zach Bos
6.40 Sec
Braden Chenier
5.70 Sec
30 Meter Backward W/PuckN/AN/ARyan McAuley
6.82 Sec
Oliver Kilian
6.79 Sec
Braden Chenier
6.38 Sec
Reaction TestN/AN/AGrayson Neufeldt
10.69 Sec
Henry Holden
10.23 Sec
Karn Sidhu
9.09 Sec
Reaction W/PuckN/AN/AZach Bos
11.31 Sec
Lucas Wood
11.50 Sec
Michael Schmidt
10.71 Sec
Transition AgilityLuke Grabinsky
21.86 Sec
Joshua Bos
19.68
Josh Martin
18.21 Sec
Lucas Wood
17 Sec
Braden Chenier
16.86 Sec
Transition Agility W/PuckN/AN/ARyan McAuley
19.66 Sec
Gabe Vig
20.04 Sec
Austin Harter
13.31 Sec
Weave Agility Luke Grabinsky
14.48 Sec
Joshua Bos
14.20
Josh Martin
13.39 Sec
Henry Holden
13.56 Sec
Mattis Paquet
12.58 sec
Weave Agility W/PuckN/AN/AGrayson Neufeldt
12.98 Sec
Ryan McAuley
14.44 Sec
Austin Harter
13.31 Sec
Wrist Shot Power MPHJosh Martin
27 MPH
Ryan McAuley
Lucas Unruh
30 MPH
Josh Martin
37 MPH
Michael Schmidt
40 MPH
Maguire Ratzlaff
Lincoln Edwards
43 MPH
Slap Shot Power MPHN/AN/AJosh Martin
38 MPH
Gabe Vig
52 MPH
Braden Chenier
53 MPH
10 Shot Accuracy ShootingGrayson Neufeldt
Luke Grabinsky
4/10
Jarius Wiebe
Jackson Rauh
5/10
Caleb Fedrau
6/10
Jakob Loewen
Zach Bos
7/10
Braden Chenier
8/10
Goalie Pro AgilityN/A
N/AN/AJack Driedger
13.69 Sec
Thomas Holden
5.55 Sec
T-PushN/AN/AN/AJack Driedger
22.06 Sec
N/A
T-Push BackwardN/AN/AN/AJack Driedger
36.46 Sec
Nate Bergen
18.23 Sec
Butterfly SlideN/AN/AN/AJack Driedger
40.69 Sec
Thomas Holden
18.89 Sec
Goalie Recovery ForwardN/AN/AN/AJack Driedger
41.78 Sec
Thomas Holden
29.19 Sec
Goalie Recovery BackwardN/AN/AN/AJack Driedger
53.68 Sec
Thomas Holden
35.14 Sec
Elementary (Grade 1-5) – Female
 Grade 1Grade 2Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5
Test Name:MEI Record - FemaleMEI Record - FemaleMEI Record - FemaleMEI Record - FemaleMEI Record - Female
30 Meter Forward SkateRuby Thornton
5.86 Sec
Aedia Veldhoen
5.25 Sec
Ruby Thornton
4.88 Sec
Sophia George
5.08 Sec
Sophia George
4.79 Sec
30 Meter Forward W/PuckRuby Thornton
5.88 Sec
Ruby Thornton
5.46 Sec
Ruby Thornton
5.27 Sec
Sophia George
5.56 Sec
Sophia George
5.17 Sec
30 Meter BackwardRuby Thornton
9.59 Sec
Aedia Veldhoen
7.86 Sec
Ruby Thorton
7.44 Sec
Sophia George
7.68 Sec
Hope Thornton
6.74 Sec
30 Meter Backward W/PuckN/AN/AN/ASophia George
9.17 Sec
Hope Thornton
7.56 Sec
Reaction TestN/AN/ARuby Thornton
10.68
Sophia George
11.8 Sec
Sophia George
10.87 Sec
Reaction W/PuckN/AN/ARuby Thornton
12.53
Summer Wind
14.12 Sec
Sophia George
12.37 Sec
Transition AgilityRuby Thornton
23.96 Sec
Ruby Thornton
20.47 Sec
Ruby Thornton
19.34 Sec
Sophia George
20.70 Sec
Jessica Reimer
17.97 Sec
Transition Agility W/PuckN/AN/ARuby Thornton
22.91 Sec
Summer Wind
24.04 Sec
Jessica Reimer
14.87 Sec
Weave Agility Ruby Thornton
15.53 Sec
Aedia Veldhoen
15.23 Sec
Ruby Thornton
15.11 Sec
Sophia George
14.49 Sec
Sophia George
13.70 Sec
Weave Agility W/PuckN/AN/ARuby Thornton
15.05 Sec
Summer Wind
16.35 Sec
Jessica Reimer
14.87 Sec
Wrist Shot Power MPHRuby Thornton
26 MPH
Ruby Thornton
29 MPH
Ruby Thornton
32 MPH
Sophia George
27 MPH
Hope Thorton
32 MPH
Slap Shot Power MPHN/AN/ASophia George
34 MPH
Sophia George
29 MPH
Hope Thorton
32 MPH
10 Shot Accuracy ShootingRuby Thornton
4/10
Ruby Thornton
4/10
Olivia Tran
4/10
Summer Wind
4/10
Jessica Reimer
6/10
Goalie Pro AgilityN/AN/AN/AN/ALydia Thornton
7.6 Sec
T-PushN/AN/AN/AN/ALydia Thornton
16.91 Sec
T-Push BackwardsN/AN/AN/AN/ALydia Thornton
21.12 Sec
Butterfly SlideN/AN/AN/AN/ALydia Thornton
22.68 Sec
Goalie Recovery ForwardN/AN/AN/AN/ALydia Thornton
29.47 Sec
Goalie Recovery BackwardN/AN/AN/AN/ALydia Thornton
34.85 Sec
Middle School (Grade 6-8) – Male
 Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Test Name:MEI Record - MaleMEI Record - MaleMEI Record - Male
30 Meter Forward SkateMaguire Ratzlaff
4.65 Sec
Jon Letkemann
4.58 Sec
Adrian Vendl
4.45 Sec
30 Meter Forward W/PuckJon Letkemann
4.84 Sec
Jon Letkemann
4.68 Sec
Camden Koch
4.33 Sec
30 Meter BackwardBraden Chenier
5.35 Sec
Abram Wiebe
5.38 Sec
Abram Wiebe
5.41 Sec
30 Meter Backward W/PuckBraden Chenier
5.69 Sec
Aeden Wiebe
4.36 Sec
Abram Wiebe
5.41 Sec
Reaction TestOliver Holmes
9.35 Sec
Tyson Dyck
8.87 Sec
Reagan Wiebe
9.14 Sec
Reaction W/PuckJakob Loewen
10.12 sec
Tyson Dyck
9.52 Sec
Dawson Good
9.87 Sec
Transition AgilityJon Letkemann
14.45 Sec
Jon Letkemann
14.03 Sec
Abram Wiebe
14.80 Sec
Transition Agility W/PuckTyson Dyck
15.85 Sec
Jon Letkemann
15.16 Sec
Dawson Good
15.95 Sec
Weave Agility Tyson Dyck
11.65 Sec
Jon Letkemann
11.69 Sec
Dawson Good
11.40 Sec
Weave Agility W/PuckAedan Wiebe
12.18 Sec
Tyson Dyck
11.73 Sec
Dawson Good
11.52 Sec
Wrist Shot Power MPHBraden Chenier
45 MPH
Tyson Dyck
50 MPH
Dawson Good
53 MPH
Slap Shot Power MPHJosh Penny
58 MPH
Tyson Dyck
63 MPH
Camden Koch
74 MPH
10 Shot Accuracy ShootingAbram Wiebe
9/10
Owen Wheatley
9/10
Eric Greenhalgh
9/10
Goalie Pro AgilityThomas Holden
5.68 sec
Josh Davis
4.63 Sec
Josh Davis - 4.42 Sec
T-PushNate Bergen
17.91
Josh Davis
14.47 Sec
Josh Davis
12.47 Sec
T-Push BackNate Bergen
20.72 Sec
Josh Davis
17.62 Sec
Josh Davis
14.47 Sec
Butterfly SlideNate Bergen
24.85 Sec
Josh Davis
16.32 Sec
Josh Davis
15.16 Sec
Goalie Recovery ForNate Bergen
30.93 Sec
Josh Davis
22.41 Sec
Josh Davis
20.59 Sec
Goalie Recovery BackNate Bergen
34.68 Sec
Josh Davis
28.03 Sec
Josh Davis
23. 329 Sec
Middle School (Grade 6-8) – Female
 Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Test Name:MEI Record - FemaleMEI Record - FemaleMEI Record - Female
30 Meter Forward SkateJessica Reimer
4.93 Sec
Jessica Reimer
4.63 Sec
Desiree Wiens
4.55 Sec
30 Meter Forward W/PuckJessica Reimer
5.24 Sec
Ashley Gilding
4.59 Sec
Emily Wiebe
4.37 Sec
30 Meter BackwardHope Thorton
6.68 Sec
Mackenzie Paynter
5.68 Sec
Ashley Gilding
5.60 Sec
30 Meter Backward W/PuckJessica Reimer
7.43 Sec
Mackenzie Paynter
6.03 Sec
Ashley Gilding
5.96 Sec
Reaction TestJessica Reimer
10.63 Sec
Mackenzie Paynter
10.10 Sec
Ashley Gilding
10.33 Sec
Reaction W/PuckJessica Reimer
11.71 Sec
Delaney Unger
10.46 Sec
Delaney Unger
9.93 Sec
Transition AgilityJessica Reimer
17.38 Sec
Mackenzie Paynter
16.01 Sec
Mackenzie Paynter
15.63 Sec
Transition Agility W/PuckJessica Reimer
20.19 Sec
Mackenzie Paynter
17.57 Sec
Mackenzie Paynter
16.81 Sec
Weave Agility Jessica Reimer
13.54 Sec
Delaney Unger
12.61 Sec
Mackenzie Paynter
12.79 Sec
Weave Agility W/PuckJessica Reimer
14.19 Sec
Delaney Unger
12.78 Sec
Delaney Unger
13.44 Sec
Wrist Shot Power MPHDesiree Wiens
40 MPH
Desiree Wiens
46 MPH
Desiree Wiens
47 MPH
Slap Shot Power MPHDesiree Wiens
44 MPH
Mackenzie Paynter
54 MPH
Mackenzie Paynter
55 MPH
10 Shot Accuracy ShootingDesiree Wiens
7/10
Desiree Wiens
Ashley Gilding
7/10
Ashley Gilding
7/10
Goalie Pro AgilityAbby Thornton
15.9 Sec
T-PushAbby Thornton
15.84 Sec
T-Push BackwardAbby Thornton
21.06 Sec
Butterfly SlideAbby Thornton
27.75 Sec
Goalie Recovery ForwardAbby Thornton
38.0Sec
Goalie Recovery BackwardAbby Thornton
41.37 Sec
Secondary School (Grade 9-12) – Male
 Grade 9Grade 10Grade 11Grade 12
Test Name:MEI Record - MaleMEI Record - MaleMEI Record - MaleMEI Record - Male
30 Meter Forward SkateDawson Good
3.94 Sec
Jaxson Koch
3.89 Sec
Noah Wiebe
4.06 Sec
Noah Wiebe
3.98 Sec
30 Meter Forward W/PuckDawson Good
4.2 Sec
Justin Hargrave
4.00 Sec
Noah Wiebe
4.22 Sec
Noah Wiebe
3.98 Sec
30 Meter BackwardDawson Good
5.01 Sec
Justin Hargrave
5.04 Sec
Noah Wiebe
4.74 Sec
Noah Wiebe
4.87 Sec
30 Meter Backward W/PuckJustin Hargrave
4.90 Sec
Justin Hargrave
5.05 Sec
Noah Wiebe
4.97 Sec
Noah Wiebe
5.09 Sec
Reaction TestDawson Good
8.6 Sec
Justin Hargrave
8.72 Sec
Noah Wiebe
9.07 Sec
Noah Wiebe
8.58 Sec
Reaction W/PuckDawson Good
9.66 Sec
Justin Hargrave
9.26 Sec
Lucas Thompson
9.3 Sec
Dylan Friesen
9.65 Sec
Transition AgilityDawson Good
13.84 Sec
Justin Hargrave
13.70 Sec
Lucas Thompson
13.46 Sec
Levi Spenst
13.94 Sec
Transition Agility W/PuckDawson Good
13.99 Sec
Justin Hargrave
14.14 Sec
Garrett Offereins
15.04 Sec
Noah Wiebe
15.09 Sec
Weave Agility Eric Greenhalgh
11.15 Sec
Justin Hargrave
11.01 Sec
Lucas Thompson
11.1 Sec
Noah Wiebe
10.86 Sec
Weave Agility W/PuckDawson Good
11.94 Sec
Justin Hargrave
11.35 Sec
Lucas Thompson
11.7 Sec
Noah Wiebe
11.84 Sec
Wrist Shot Power MPHCaleb Gosselin
74 MPH
Noah Wiebe
65 MPH
Noah Wiebe
73 MPH
Noah Wiebe
74 MPH
Slap Shot Power MPHTravis Walton
80 MPH
Noah Wiebe
80 MPH
Noah Wiebe
90 MPH
Noah Wiebe
87 MPH
10 Shot Accuracy ShootingJacob Pawlovich
Noah Wiebe
8/10
Noah Wiebe
8/10
Levi Spenst
Garret Offereins
8/10
Noah Wiebe
Zach Loewen
8/10
Goalie Pro AgilityJosh Davis
4.42 sec
KJ Kasdorf
Sec
Robert Nawrot
Sec
T-PushJosh Davis
12.47 sec
KJ Kasdorf
Sec
Robert Nawrot
Sec
T-Push BackwardJosh Davis
14.47 sec
KJ Kasdorf
Sec
Robert Nawrot
Sec
Butterfly SlideJosh Davis
15.16 sec
KJ Kasdorf
Sec
Robert Nawrot
Sec
Goalie Recovery ForwardJosh Davis
20.59 sec
KJ Kasdorf
Sec
Robert Nawrot
Sec
Goalie Recovery BackwardJosh Davis
23.32 sec
KJ Kasdorf
Sec
Robert Nawrot
Sec
Secondary School (Grade 9-12) – Female
 Grade 9Grade 10Grade 11Grade 12
Test Name:MEI Record - FemaleMEI Record - FemaleMEI Record - FemaleMEI Record - Female
30 Meter Forward SkateDesiree Wiens
4.32 Sec
Chentel Weitschies
4.53 Sec
Kathleen Wilding
4.75 Sec
Jeanie Wilding
4.45 Sec
30 Meter Forward W/PuckDesiree Wiens
4.60 Sec
Chentel Weitschies
4.66 Sec
Kathleen Wilding
4.78 Sec
Jeanie Wilding
5.12 Sec
30 Meter BackwardAshley Gilding
5.53 Sec
Chentel Weitschies
5.76 Sec
Kathleen Wilding
6.63 Sec
Jeanie Wilding
6.21 Sec
30 Meter Backward W/PuckAshley Gilding
5.83 Sec
Chentel Weitschies
6.48 Sec
Kathleen Wilding
6.96 Sec
Jeanie Wilding
7.10 sec
Reaction TestChentel Weitschies
9.85 Sec
Chentel Weitschies
9.10 Sec
Kathleen Wilding
10.58 Sec
Jeanie Wilding
10.40 Sec
Reaction W/PuckDesiree Wiens
11.1 Sec
Chentel Weitschies
11.04 Sec
Colleen Wilding
11.97 Sec
Jeanie Wilding
12.59 Sec
Transition AgilityDesiree Wiens
14.86 Sec
Chentel Weitschies
15.36 Sec
Kathleen Wilding
16.5 Sec
Jeanie Wilding
16.76 Sec
Transition Agility W/PuckDesiree Wiens
15.89 Sec
Chentel Weitschies
15.90 Sec
Kathleen Wilding
17.68 Sec
Jeanie Wilding
22.34 Sec
Weave Agility Chentel Weitschies
12.09 Sec
Chentel Weitschies
11.81 Sec
Colleen Wilding
12.8 Sec
Jeanie Wilding
13.33 Sec
Weave Agility W/PuckDesiree Wiens
12.76 Sec
Chentel Weitschies
13.14 Sec
Kathleen Wilding
13.55 Sec
Jeanie Wilding
15.96 Sec
Wrist Shot Power MPHDesiree Wiens
48 MPH
Chentel Weitschies
46 MPH
Kathleen Wilding
42 MPH
Jeanie Wilding
42 MPH
Slap Shot Power MPHDesiree Wiens
61 MPH
Chentel Weitschies
43 MPH
Jeanie Wilding
46 MPH
Jeanie Wilding
48 MPH
10 Shot Accuracy ShootingChentel Weitschies
6/10
Chentel Weitschies
6/10
Jeanie Wilding
6/10
Jeanie Wilding
5/10
Goalie Pro AgilityMckenna Unger
4.85 Sec
T- PushMckenna Unger
12.45 Sec
T- Push BackwardMckenna Unger
16.12 Sec
Butterfly SlideMckenna Unger
13.50 Sec
Goalie Recovery ForwardMckenna Unger
18.22 Sec
Goalie Recovery BackwardMckenna Unger
21.97 Sec