The program is primarily designed for students in grades 10 through 12 who want to study in either French or English. Students in grades 7 to 9 will be able to participate in the training structure without being a member of the official team. All these student athletes will benefit from physical, tactical, technical, and psychological instruction from an experienced team at Bourget College.
For more than a decade, Mélodie Daoust's name has been heard throughout the world of international women's hockey. Since 2014, she has won two (2) gold medals and one (1) silver medal at the Olympics. She also contributed to Canada's World Cup victory in the summer of 2021 and was named the tournament's most outstanding player. Mélodie has a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from McGill University and has won the Rookie of the Year award in 2011-2012 and the Brodick Trophy as the best player in the country the following year, as well as being named Student-Athlete of the Year twice. She finished her university career with 272 points in 143 games and four (4) nominations to the Quebec and Canadian All-Star teams in five (5) seasons. Finally, Melodie founded her own summer hockey school named after her in 2018.
Hanna Bunton, who is originally from Belleville, Ontario, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in the United States. From 2013 to 2017, she was the Ivy League's rookie of the year, player of the year, first team all-league, and two (2) time scoring champion. Hanna spent two (2) seasons in China's CWHL professional league after graduating from college, before returning to Canada to play in the PWHPA league in Calgary in 2019. She also had the opportunity to represent her country on several occasions, including at the World Championships in 2012, where the U18 team won gold. She has been working as Hockey Canada's Coordinator of Operations since June of last year.