About Summit Hockey Academy

Meet Our Experienced Team of Hockey Experts

Our Vision: Player Excellence On and Off the Ice!

Our Mission: To provide world-class hockey development along with unsurpassed educational opportunities.

We believe:

• Players will have fun when they’re challenged, surpassing bench marks, setting and attaining new performance levels.
• Players will learn to balance high performance training with academic goals.
• Student academics will improve as they apply learned behavior in sport to the classroom.
• Higher activity levels promote players academically, socially, emotionally and physically.

Wayne Dougherty

Wayne Dougherty Program DirectorWayne Dougherty 

Program Director Wayne is in his eleventh year as program director and head instructor for Summit Hockey Academy and has over twenty-five years of elite hockey experience which includes hockey’s highest levels:

University, WHL, AJHL, AMHL, Hockey Alberta’s under seventeen and under sixteen programs and various development camps for all ages and abilities including NHL players.

On the ice, Wayne combines his hockey expertise with his past teaching experience with the Calgary Board of Education to deliver well-planned, meaningful skill development sessions throughout the year.

Garnet Kazuik

Kootenay Ice / WHL Alumni

Tracey Katelnikoff

WHL Alumni

Carter Sears

Medicine Hat Tigers / WCJHL Alumni

World Pro Goaltending

Specialized Goalie Instruction

Chris Bright

Team Canada / WHL Alumni 

Guest Coaches & Speakers

Current Las Vegas Knights NHL coach Ryan McGill is just one example of the quality guest coaches/speakers at Summit Hockey Academy.

We are fortunate to have a number of experienced hockey people share their success recipes on and off the ice.

To date we have had past/current NHL coaches, NHL players, AHL/WHL coaches and players, NCAA players and AHL players on the ice sharing techniques, ideas and experiences.