Team Alberta & Football Canada Cup

Team Alberta U18 & U17 Teams

Application for the 2018 U18 and U17 Team Alberta initial selection camp, known as SUPERWEEKEND which will take place on January 12-14 at Edmonton’s Foote Field Dome, are available from the head coaches at all Alberta high schools.  Out of SUPERWEEKEND around 100-110 players will be selected to continue the process through Mini-Camps in February and March leading up to a Final Selection Camp at McMahon Stadium in Calgary April 20-22.  From there the final 40 players for both the U17 and U18 teams who will represent Alberta this summer are announced below.  The U17 players will go to the Pacific Challenge on the island of Maui from August 5-13 while the U18 players will head for Calgary to for the Football Canada Cup July 15-22.  The initial deadline for registration for players born in 2001 and 2002 is December 15, 2017.  Again, if you are interested please see your head coach at your school.  Only they can bestow an application form to you.

Below are last years selected teams:

Team Alberta U17 for 2017

(players listed alphabetically by position)

QUARTERBACK
David Kolkman (Austin O’Brien, Edmonton)
K.J. Stembridge (Henry Wise Wood, Calgary)

RUNNINGBACK
Zachary Krottner (Henry Wise Wood, Calgary)
Seth Labidiuk (Jasper Place, Edmonton)
David Lezama (Harry Ainlay, Edmonton)

RECEIVER
Isaiah Doucette (Bishop Carroll, Calgary)
Ramone English (St. Francis Xavier, Edmonton)
Luke Foster (Holy Trinity, Fort McMurray)
Adlay Malaya (Bishop O’Byrne, Calgary)
Lucas Robertson (Jasper Place, Edmonton)
Jake Strackowicz (Paul Kane, St. Albert)
Dustin Voth (St. Joseph’s, Grande Prairie)
Silas Yelenik (St. Joseph’s, Grande Prairie)

OFFENSIVE LINE
Noah Danyk-Purcell (Beaumont)
Nicholas Dechamplain (Bellerose, St. Albert)
Logan Dobko (St. Joseph’s, Grande Prairie)
Micheal Kuziak (Bishop O’Byrne, Calgary)
Kelvin Phung (Strathcona, Edmonton)
James Suranyi (Bellerose, St. Albert)
Ty Thompson (Ross Sheppard, Edmonton)
Darian Zager (Notre Dame, Red Deer)

DEFENSIVE LINE
Kwadwo Boahen (MCLA, Calgary)
Matt Bruce (Chestermere)
Blake Gibb (LCI, Lethbridge)
Isaiah Neil (Harry Ainlay, Edmonton)
Jack Proskow (Crescent Heights, Calgary)
Nathan Teitz (Springbank)

LINEBACKER
Garrett Hatchard (Lloydminster)
Dolan Hills (Hunting Hills, Red Deer)
Joseph Weisgerber (Salisbury, Sherwood Park)
Brett Yost (Bellerose, St. Albert)

DEFENSIVE BACKS
Declan Collins (St. Francis, Calgary)
Isaiah Erskine (Bishop O’Byrne, Calgary)
Michael Hare (Henry Wise Wood, Calgary)
Callum Hyland (L.C.I., Lethbridge)
Chayton Nidd (Willow Creek, Claresholm)
Matthew Sadler (Henry Wise Wood, Calgary)
Caden Shannon (Bishop Carroll, Calgary)
Eron Sulimani (Henry Wise Wood, Calgary)

Team Alberta U18 for 2017

Quarterbacks
Jonathan Ericson (Lacombe)
Ben Hannaford (Bev Facey, Sherwood Park)

Runningbacks
Matthew Peterson (Brooks)
Jonathan Rosery (Harry Ainlay, Edmonton)
Tyson Rowe (St. Francis, Calgary)

Receivers
Segun Adeseye (Crescent Heights, Calgary)
Payton Burbank (Foothills, Okotoks)
Dakota McKay (Bert Church, Airdrie)
Trevor Morris (Harry Ainlay, Edmonton)
Payton Price (Foothills, Okotoks)
Jack Tocher (Cochrane)
Jake Withrow (Bev Facey, Sherwood Park)

Offensive Line
Tyler Duguid (Harry Ainlay, Edmonton)
Carter Johnson (Henry Wise Wood, Calgary)
Carson Lethbridge (H.J. Cody, Sylvan Lake)
Daniel Shin (Strathcona, Edmonton)
Daniel Stefanyk (Henry Wise Wood, Calgary)
Kyle Theiss (Vermilion)
Jacob Weller (Notre Dame, Red Deer)

Defensive Line
Jonathan Dorocicz (Ernest Manning, Calgary)
Derek Friesen (Notre Dame, Red Deer)
Lamar Goods (Father Mercredi, Fort McMurray)
Martin Levkovski (Henry Wise Wood, Calgary)
Isaiah Melting Tallow (Crescent Heights, Calgary)
Lwal Uguak (Harry Ainlay, Edmonton)
Brayden Walz (Bishop O’Byrne, Calgary)

Linebackers
Daniel Flanagan (St. Francis, Calgary)
Chopper Hippe (Holy Rosary, Lloydminster)
Subomi Oyesoro (Crescent Heights, Calgary)
Noah Perkins (Bev Facey, Sherwood Park)
Parker Smith (St. Francis, Calgary)
Esteban Velazco Lugo (Bev Facey, Sherwood Park)
Kallen Vickery (Hunting Hills, Red Deer)

Defensive Backs
Jacob Biggs (St. Francis, Calgary)
Kemarr Bishop (Rundle College, Calgary)
Christian Janes (Bishop Grandin, Calgary)
Romeo Nash (Notre Dame, Calgary)
Seth Nelson (Foothills, Okotoks)
Ty Smith (Bev Facey, Sherwood Park)
Zayden Velasco (Brooks)

*Listed alphabetically by position

History

Past Championship Games of the Football Canada Cup:

1995: Alberta 10 Quebec 6

1996: Ontario 16 Alberta 16 (Ontario wins on points against for tournament)

1997: Alberta 56 Ontario 20

1998: Alberta 49 Nova Scotia 28

1999: British Columbia 45 Ontario 25

2000: Alberta 43 British Columbia 0

2001: Alberta 49 Manitoba 21

2002: Ontario 48 Manitoba 27

2003: Ontario 24 Alberta 21

2004: Ontario 21 Alberta 18 (OT) – U19, Eastern Ontario 47 Nova Scotia 0 – U17

2005: Manitoba 24 Alberta 14 – U19, Manitoba 30 Central Ontario 15 – U17

2006: Quebec 26 Saskatchewan 2 – U19, Manitoba wins round robin – U17

2007: Alberta 24 Ontario 7 – U19, Quebec 34 Manitoba 14 – U17

2008: Quebec 37 Alberta 11 – U19, Quebec 24 Southern Alberta 0 – U17

2009: Saskatchewan  17 Alberta 4 – U19, Eastern Ontario 42 Southern Alberta 7 – U17

2010: Saskatchewan 18 Quebec 10 – U18

2011: Quebec 28 Alberta 2

2012: Quebec 21 Alberta 11

2013: Quebec 43 Alberta 12

2014: Ontario 27 Saskatchewan 19