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Spartan Hockey Academy

Archbishop O'Leary Hockey Academy
Spartan Hockey Academy

A superior hockey academy experience!

About the Spartan Hockey Academy

Established in 2007, the Archbishop O'Leary Hockey Academy offers the unbeatable combination of exceptional hockey player development within a rigorous academic environment. Athletes are provided the luxury of on-ice and off-ice training with coaches that are passionate about their growth as hockey players, as well as young men and women. For a truly fantastic hockey academy experience, with an equally strong emphasis on academics, consider the Spartan Hockey Academy!

Our Values


To ensure the development of well-rounded student athletes.


A superior academic hockey academy experience, with a dedicated and passionate team of the highest quality instructors, thereby ensuring the academic and kinesthetic development of the student athlete.

Program Highlights

What we offer

Ice Time

Over 4 hours/week


Professional instructors focused on skill development and position specific instruction

Off-Ice Training

Sessions at Athletes Nation and access to O'Leary High School Fitness Center

Health and Nutrition

Focus on what to eat and when, for optimum performance

Sport Psychology

Get the winning edge

Apparel Package

Functional and comfortable


Our Experienced Professionals

Mr. Mark Denesiuk
  • Academy Director
  • Established Academy in 2007
  • Bachelor of Education – University of Alberta
  • 28 Years Teaching Phys. Ed.
  • 30 Years Coaching Experience
  • Former U of A Graduate Athlete
  • Advanced NCCP Coaching
Mark Denesiuk
Mr. Ray Podloski
  • 27 Years Coaching Experience
  • 15 seasons – Professional Hockey in Europe
  • 4 seasons Professional Hockey in North America
  • 1989-1990: Canadian National Team
  • 3 seasons – Western Hockey League [Portland Winter Hawks]
  • WHL stats: 201 Games Played; 168 Goals; 201 assists; 369 Points
  • Drafted by the Boston Bruins [NHL] 2nd Round, 40th Overall, 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Ray Podloski
Mr. Jamie McCaig
  • 12 Years Goalie Coaching Experience
  • Former CIS Athlete
  • Co-Owner/Instructor – ABOVE THE CREASE Goaltending School
  • Playing Experience: BCHL, WHL, CIS, WCHL, ECHL
  • Goaltending Instructor: Goaltender Development Institute (GDI)
  • OHS Hockey schools and University of Lethbridge Hockey School
  • Goalie Coach – Chinese Women’s National Ice Hockey Team (2009)
  • Goalie Coach/Consultant – Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL), Merritt Centennials (BCHL)
  • 2009 AJHL League Championship
Jamie McCaig

Spartan Hockey Academy Alumni

Academy Program Cost Breakdown

One Semester of Academy


$250 Apparel

$600 Instruction

$150 Facilities

$150 Transportation

$45 Supplies/Equipment

$40 Awards/Events/etc

$65 Advertising


Contact us for more information.

Edmonton, AB