Girls Hockey

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL PROGRAM

The inaugural FEIA Falcons Girls Hockey Program will compete as a U18AA team with an extensive schedule already set in place for the season. The schedule currently features 45 games, mostly versus U.S.-based programs. The Falcons will be competing in several showcase tournaments, including the Fall Foliage Classic in Burlington, Vermont in October, the Syracuse Valley Eagles Showcase in November and the Gilmour Academy Showcase in Cleveland, Ohio in December.

The program includes a special trip to Pittsburgh in February to play the Penguins Elite Program. While in Pittsburgh, the team is scheduled to visit NCAA DI Robert Morris University and NCAA DIII Chatham University. The Falcons will be visiting several other USport and NCAA programs over the season when time permits. The goal is for student-athletes to gain exposure to the differences between post-secondary leagues and programs and understand the level of hockey and commitment required to play university hockey in Canada and the U.S.

The Falcons are scheduled to practice four times a week, attend hockey lab (video/strategy/motivation/philosophy) once a week and take part in strength and conditioning each weekday.

Team building is an integral part of Falcons Hockey. The girls will be participating in various activities over the season to build friendships and teamwork and, most importantly, to have fun. When their academic and hockey schedules permit, the Falcons will jump over the border to attend Buffalo Beauts’ games, and the Beauts have committed to sending players and coaches to attend practices and team activities from time to time—a great way to expose student-athletes to the Premier Hockey Federation, women’s professional hockey at the highest level.

SCHEDULE 2022-2023

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SYRACUSE VALLEY EAGLES

SEP 18 | 12:00 PM

FORT ERIE LEISUREPLEX

6-2 L

BUFFALO REGALS

SEP 24 | 11:45 AM

NICHOLS ACADEMY ARENA

6-2 W

New Jersey Colonials 19U

OCT 1 | 8:30PM

MENNEN SPORTS ARENA, MORRISTOWN, NJ

SCORE

New Jersey Colonials 19U

OCT 2| 12:45PM

MENNEN SPORTS ARENA, MORRISTOWN, NJ

SCORE

GILMOUR ACADEMY

OCT 6 | 3:00 PM

FLOYD E. STEFANSKI ICE CENTER/GATES MILLS, OH

SCORE

R.I.T. vs ST. MICHAEL'S

OCT 8 | 1:00 PM

WFCU CENTRE

SCORE

A21

OCT 15 | 1:00 PM

CRYSTAL RIDGE

SCORE

A21

OCT 16 | TBA

WFCU CENTRE

SCORE

FALL FOLIAGE SHOWCASE

OCT 21 - 23 | TBA

CAIRNS ARENA/BURLINGTON, VT

SHOWCASE/SCHEDULE TBA

NAZARETH vs CHATHAM

NOV 5 | 3:00 PM

BILL GRAY'S ICEPLEX/ROCHESTER, NY

TEAM EVENT

BK SELECTS

NOV 12 | TBA

ROCHESTER, NY

SCORE

BK SELECTS

NOV 12 | TBA

ROCHESTER, NY

SCORE

CRESTWOOD

NOV 23 | 3:00 PM

FENSIDE ARENA

SCORE

GILMOUR ACADEMY SHOWCASE

DEC 9 - 11 | TBA

FLOYD E. STEFANSKI ICE CENTER/GATES MILLS, OH

SHOWCASE/SCHEDULE TBA

ROME GRIZZLIES

DEC 17 | TBA

JFK ARENA/ROME, NY

SCORE

ROME GRIZZLIES

DEC 17 | TBA

JFK ARENA/ROME, NY

SCORE

A21

JAN 21 | TBA

TBA

SCORE

A21

JAN 22 | TBA

WFCU CENTRE

SCORE

ROME GRIZZLIES

JAN 28 | 11:00 AM

JFK ARENA/ROME, NY

SCORE

RICE ACADEMY

JAN 28 | 6:45 PM

JFK ARENA/ROME, NY

SCORE

ROME GRIZZLIES

JAN 29 | 11:15 AM

JFK ARENA/ROME, NY

SCORE

RICE ACADEMY

JAN 29 | TBA

NEXUS CENTER/UTICA, NY

SCORE

PENS ELITE

FEB 18 | 1:05 PM

UPMC LEMIEUX SPORTS COMPLEX

SCORE

PENS ELITE

FEB 19 | 9:15 AM

UPMC LEMIEUX SPORTS COMPLEX

SCORE

Elite Level Training

At FEIA, time is carefully planned under Head Coach Carley Blomberg to provide student-athletes with the optimal balance of mental and physical training. Coach Blomberg brings a championship pedigree to the Falcons Girls Hockey Program, capping her five-year USports Women’s Hockey career as a leader on Brock University’s 2022 McCaw Cup team. Associate Coach Pete Montana and Director of Hockey Operations and Hockey Canada Skills Coach Mike Macdonald assist with the day-to-day development processes. Features of the Falcons Girls Hockey Program include:

• Highly competitive schedule against the best programs in North America 
• Training facilities with the latest in training technology 
• Practice and skills development 4–5 times per week 
• Daily strength and conditioning
• Fitness and nutrition counselling 
• Meals, transportation and accommodations included 
• Exposure to USports and NCAA coaches throughout the season

The FEIA Falcons Girls Hockey Program is designed to advance athletic and technical skills and integrate them with academics to prepare student-athletes for the next level in their athletic careers.

Training Facilities

Falcons student-athletes have use of the innovative athletic facility located on campus and our rinks at the Fort Erie Leisureplex and Crystal Ridge Arena.

• NHL & Olympic sized rinks 
• Cutting-edge fitness centre and equipment 
• Showers and locker rooms 
• Concessions area with dining 
• Coaches offices, theatre and games and conference rooms

Strength & Conditioning

Our trainers create a comprehensive plan to best suit each individual student-athlete to improve speed, agility, flexibility, overall strength, technique and form. Along with extensive training in the weight room, each student-athlete works with FEIA coaches on all aspects of high-performance. Our highly trained strength and conditioning staff work closely with medical professionals, including athletic and physical therapists.

COACHES

Carley Blomberg

U18AA Girls Coach

Pete Montana

U18AA Associate Girls Coach

Mike Macdonald

Head of Hockey Operations
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