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Redhawks Boys Hockey Teams play in the very competitve Independent Metro Athletic Conference (Blake, Breck, Mounds Park Academy, Providence Academy, and St. Paul Academy and Summit School) and in Section 4A. The Redhawks are a co-op team that has athletes from Minnehaha Academy, DeLaSalle High School, St. Croix Lutheran High School, St. Agnes High School, and Lake View Home School. The Varsity and JV teams play 25 regular season games, including the Schwan’s Holiday Tournament. The Schwan’s Holiday Tournament is the largest high school hockey tournament in the country and is held each year in Blain, MN between Christmas day and New Year’s day.
Head Coach Patrick Griswold began coaching the Redhawks in 2011. The 1994 grad helped guide the team to a 18-31-4 record in his first two seasons, including their first section victory since 2003. Other coaches include goalie coach and MA alum Jerome Bergquist, and Head JV Coach Patrick Hellier, who won a State Championship at Eden Prairie.
Minnehaha Academy offers middle school co-ed hockey teams when participation numbers allow it.
Captain's practices begin 30 days prior to the start of the season. Off season activities may include on and off ice clinics during June and July.
Tryouts occur the first week of the season.
Home games are played at our South Campus Arena.
Season: November (2nd Monday) – March (2nd week)
Josh Hoekstra, Varsity Head CoachPhone: 952-200-1934
Ed Aguirre, Assistant CoachE-mail
Patrick Hellier, JV Head CoachE-mail
Team Trophies & Awards
2012. Redhawk Holiday Hockey Classic, Runner-Up
2011. Waseca Holiday Tournament, Runner-Up
2010. Schwan’s Cup Holiday Tournament, Runner Up, Open Division
2004. Section 3A Academic Champions
2003. Owatonna Tournament Champions
2002. Section 4A Academic Champions
2001. Section 4A Academic Champions
1993. Tri-Metro Conference Champions
1993. Chisago Lakes Holiday Tournament Champions
Individual Trophies & Awards
2013. Ryan Leo, Section 2AA/A Great 8 Selection
2012. Michael Fabie, Pioneer Press All-State Honorable Mention Team
2007. Sam Blaisdell, KARE 11 Athlete of the Week, December
1993. CJ Buzzell, AP All-State, Maroon/Gold Selection, #1 Overall Draft Pick by USHL’s Wisconsin Capitals