Meet the Airdrie Area Manager

Tyler Fiddler
Tyler FiddlerArea Manager, Airdrie
Tyler Fiddler grew up in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. He played U18 AAA for the Prince Albert Mintos, winning the TELUS Cup in 2007. He was listed by the Calgary Hitmen and went on to play 3 seasons with them. He won the WHL championship in 2010 and was named team captain the following year. He used his WHL scholarship and went on to play 5 years in USports for the MRU Cougars while graduating with a Business Degree.Fiddler collected a CIS First Team All Canadian (2015-2016) and won the Mount Royal University Male Athlete of the Year Award in 2015-2016. To this date, Fiddler is arguably one of MRU Hockey’s top recruits in the existence of the program. After that he had a brief stint in the ECHL with the Colorado Eagles, before heading overseas to play 3 seasons in Denmark and 1 in Germany.

Helping student-athletes build successful futures inSPORTACADEMICSLIFE

Program Details:

Grade 10-12 Hockey Program
  • Applicable to George McDougall, Bert Church and Croxford High School students 
  • Location: BGC Club, Ron Ebbesen Arena, Genesis Place and George McDougall High School
  • Cadence: Full-time program
    • Every morning at BGC Club/Ron Ebbesen Arena (in addition to Global, student-athletes fulfill their English and Social core courses  led by an in-person Rocky View Schools teacher through an online platform)
    • Student-athletes return to designated school for afternoon classes
    • Ice Sessions go through the end of March

Pricing: $7,500 + GST


Details: Start your day off right by joining the Global Morning Academy. Take your game to the next level through extra individual skill development opportunities.

Age Groups (Male & Female)
      • 2010 - 2011's
      • 2012 - 2013's
Location: Ron Ebbesen Arena
Time: 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
      • October 7, 9, 16, 23, 30
      • November 4, 6, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
      • December 4, 9, 11, 16, 18
      • January 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
      • February 3, 5, 10, 12
      • Bisons Game Day Experience: Meet the players, tour the locker room and get a nehind the scenes look at the preparation that is put into the game days.
      • MRU Game Day Experience: Tour the MRU Locker Room and receive free admission to a high-end U SPORTS Hockey game.
Price: $1,500 + GST

Program Breakdown

Sport-Specific Training Hours
Athletics/Training Hours
Leadership Education Sessions
Communication, Advocacy & Reporting
  • 2 Skating Analyses with Reports
  • 3 Report Cards
  • 2 Parent/Coach Meetings (one per semester in person or video call)
  • 10 (monthly) 1-on-1 Athlete meetings with parent report/summary
  • 5 Bi-weekly Athlete interim reports to parents
  • ~20 Bi-weekly general update communications
Apparel (mandatory fee of $300 +GST)
Training apparel (2 shirts, 1 pair of shorts) + Bonus Item (examples: jacket, hoodies, backpack)


As our student-athletes enter the school year, we focus on integrating the group with each other, introducing multi-sport athletics, and begin our leadership training and personal development in courses that could include; Leadership Fundamentals, Coaching and Officiating, Building your Personal Brand, Healthy Relationships and more.

Late September - April

From late September - end of May, Global Sport Academy delivers sport-specific, on-ice hours integrated with continued multi-sport and training sessions. Benchmark and mid-way report cards are provided to establish individual areas of focus for the season and off-season.

April - June

Ice times continue through the off-season until the end of May to support the additional training hours needed by athletes at this level. Additionally, these ice times help keep athletes ready for various junior and showcase camps in the Spring. Athletes also begin their off-ice training in April through mid-June, correcting body inefficiencies created throughout the season and supplementing their additional off-season training commitments.


  • Mandatory Training Apparel Package is not included in the base price
  • On ice jerseys are provided
  • Athletes are required to provide all sport related gear including a water bottle and proper footwear for multi-sport training

Flexible Payment Options

  1. Pay over time: 25% non-refundable deposit at the time of registration + 3 equal payments on August 1, September 1 and October 1 
  2. Pay in 2 and save $250 off tuition: 25% non-refundable deposit at the time of registration + remaining payment on August 1 
  3. Pay in Full and save $500 off tuition: Full payment at the time of registration


  • All fees are payable to Village Sports Inc. 
  • Payment plan schedules are provided within the online application package
  • Additional school fees (and possible insurance fees) may apply and are payable to the school
  • Full refunds are issued if you are not accepted into the program (less the application fee)
  • There are no refunds due to injury or withdrawal during our program
  • If athletes are expelled or removed from the program, there will be no refund
  • Once accepted, program fees are non-refundable

Key Outcomes



Our aim is to assist students and graduates in preparing for the next stage of their lives, in and out of sport.


Young athletes who possess a genuine passion, a diverse range of experiences, and the skills to navigate and promote themselves within the post-secondary system are likely to encounter exceptional opportunities.


We do everything we can to support and connect athletes seeking opportunities in Men's and Women's University and Collegiate Athletic programs across Canada and the USA, including Varsity Division 1, Division 3, and Club Teams. Additionally, we provide access to NCSA


The journey with Global Sport Academy and Village Sports leads to the creation of a comprehensive toolbox for life.


We will not compromise. We seek motivated young individuals who have a passion for learning, improving, reaching for and achieving their personal best. 

The application process for Global Sport Academy programming includes:



ATHLETIC Assessment

Meet the Airdrie Team