Hockey (Boys)

Varsity, Junior Varsity / Boys

Program Overview

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.

Middle School

Minnehaha Academy offers middle school co-ed hockey teams when participation numbers allow it.

Captains Practices

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.

Game Locations

Home games are played at our South Campus Arena.


Season: November (2nd Monday) – March (2nd week)
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Coaching Staff

Josh Hoekstra, Varsity Head Coach
Phone: 952-200-1934

Ed Aguirre, Assistant Coach

Patrick Hellier, JV Head Coach

Trophy Case

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

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