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This sport academy is designed to promote the development of academic, athletic and life skills.

Students in this academy will experience a unique opportunity where they will not only receive excellent academic instruction but will also receive skill training.  Program administrators and instructors realize that students have a commitment to their own hockey team.  This program is designed to enrich the hockey instruction and skill development of players during the regular
school day. The unique setup of the program will not interfere with the commitment a student has to his or her own team.  Students will have the opportunity to be trained by coaches and have access to specialized equipment for fitness training and video skill analysis.  A tuition fee of $500/semester or$1000 for the year per player will be required to assist with program and
transportation costs. At the junior high level, hockey academy takes 2 option blocks per semster.  At the high school level, credit allocation is as follows:
Level One
Phy. Ed 10 (3)
HCS 2020 – First Aid/CPR with AED
HSS 1010 – Health Services Foundations
Religion 15 (3)
CTR 1010 – Job Preparation
HCS 3000 – Workplace Safety Systems
HCS 1050 – Musculoskeletal System
HCS 3010 – Workplace Safety Practices
REC 1020 – Injury Management 1
REC 1040 – Foundations for Training 1
REC 1050 – Sport Psychology 1
REC 2010 – Nutrition for Recreation Activities & Sport
Level Two
Phy. Ed 20 (5)
Religion 25 (3)
CALM 20 (3)
REC 2020 – Injury Management 2
REC 2040 – Foundations for Training 2
REC 2050 – Sport Psychology 2
REC 2120 – Coaching 1
Level Three
Phy. Ed 30 (5)
Religion 35 (5)
CALM 20 (3) REC 3010 – Human Movement
REC 3020 – Injury Management 3
REC 3050 – Sport Psychology 3
REC 3120 – Coaching 2
REC 3130 – Officiating
REC 3140 – Sport and Society

Get in Touch

Father Mercredi High School
455 Silin Forest Rd
Fort McMurray, AB,
T9H 4V6
Phone: (780) 799-5725
Fax:  (780) 799-5740

To report attendance
General Inquiries

Ms. Lisa Miller

Vice Principals
Mrs. Kirsten McConnell

Mr. Jeff Power

Mrs. Daron Van Lingen

Learning Coaches

Bob Van Thiel

Eithne Pierre



Mrs. Jamie Beaton (extension 5416)

Mrs. Trudy Finnson (extension 5512)

Classroom Support Teachers

Christa DeMerchant (extension 5413)

Jennifer O’Brien (extension 5415)

Science & Technology Centre

Mr. Tim Kilburn-Project Consultant

FNMI Aboriginal Liaisons

TrudieAnn Plamondon (extension 5477) Grade 10-12

Kayla Aikins (extension 5516) Grade 7-9