Hockey Alberta approves U13 AAA Pilot – For the 2024-25 season, SSAC will be participating in the Northern Alberta U13 AAA pilot project. SSAC will ice one U13 AAA team and one U13 AA team at this age category. The club will be be able to provide families with greater detail, including coaches and fees in the next few weeks. Please watch the website and social media for details. The registration process remains the same, so please register for tryouts as usual.
SSAC Summer Camp skates – Registration open for August weekly sessions for conditioning, skills & tryouts preparation.
SSAC announces Head Coaches for 2024-25 Season
Coach profiles: Team Head Coaches

SSAC accepting Coach Applications for 2024-25 Season
Coach submission criteria at: Coach Application

U17 AAA | U16 AA Spring Sessions – Sunday May 19, 26, June 2, 16, 23, July 7, 14, 21.

U15 AAA Spring Development Sessions – June 15-17.

U13 AAA/AA Spring Development Sessions – June 22-23.
Congratulations to David Lu for being selected in WHL U15 Bantam Draft!
Kudos to Matt Coyle, Evan Dowling and David Lu for representing SSAC at Alberta Cup! Accolades extended to Riley Boulet, Nate Harrington, Jackson Huff, Joshua Li, Kai Mak, Erik Miller, Ben Miller, Kasper Smith and Jack Spence for Prospects Cup!
The club pays tribute and offers condolences to the passing of Darin Wood, SSAC player and coach alumnus

60th Anniversary Reunion Call to Alumni (past players, coaches, staff, directors)
Alumni Contact Form
(please fill out)

Player Scholarships

Player Scholarships

Edmonton Invitational U15 AA Scholarships

The Edmonton Invitational Tournament of Champions this year is providing each athletic club with one $1,000.00 scholarship to be awarded to a U15 AA player.

U18 AAA AEHL Scholarships

The purpose of the AEHL Scholarship Program is to provide players who currently are participating or have recently participated in the Alberta Elite Hockey League (AEHL) who are of good character, have demonstrated hockey ability, and who qualify academically, with financial assistance to further their education at a recognized Post Secondary education institution. Scholarship contact for submission: Bobby Olynyk

SSAC U18 AA Graduating Player Scholarships

Two graduating players from the club’s U18 AA team will be awarded post secondary scholarships.

SSAC Alumni Post Secondary Scholarships

The South Side Athletic Club Alumni assists student athletes as they pursue their education while participating in sport. There are 30 SSAC Alumni Scholarships awarded annually for $1,000.00 each to student athletes who are graduating from an Edmonton High School this academic year.

For more information, contact


Darin Wood – In Memoriam

The hockey community mourns the passing of Darin “Woody” Wood. Darin was a player and coach for SSAC. A large benefit game raised over $50,000 on January 6, 2007 when Darin was recovering from a tragic car crash that rendered him a quadriplegic. Darin joined the coaching staffs of U15 AAA SSAC Southgate Lions and […]

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SSAC Alumnus Stuart Skinner Working His Way Up Ladder

The Edmonton Oilers drafted Lethbridge Hurricanes goalie Stuart Skinner, who played for SSAC in 2011-14, in the third round, #78th overall in the NHL draft on June 23, 2017.  The road to the NHL for a goalie is hardly hearts and flowers. OK, for Carter Hart it has been. The 21-year-old Sherwood Park goaltender was […]

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Junior Tryout Form

Letters of Permission from Junior teams require the approval signature of the Hockey Edmonton Registrar, Glenn Sommerville. Scan the completed, signed Junior form, then email to: Glenn Sommerville. Or fax form to Hockey Edmonton office: 780-440-6475. The signed copy will be forwarded to the return email address provided on the form within a day or […]

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