|Acadie-Bathurst Titan||Baie-Comeau Drakkar|
|Blainville-Boisbriand Armada||Cape Breton Screaming Eagles|
|Charlottetown Islanders||Chicoutimi Sagueneens|
|Drummondville Voltigeurs||Gatineau Olympiques|
|Halifax Mooseheads||Moncton Wildcats|
|Quebec Remparts||Rimouski Oceanic|
|Rouyn-Noranda Huskies||Saint John Sea Dogs|
|Shawinigan Cataractes||Sherbrooke Phoenix|
|Val-d'Or Foreurs||Victoriaville Tigres|
|Brandon Wheat Kings|
|Edmonton Oil Kings|
|Medicine Hat Tigers|
|Moose Jaw Warriors|
|Prince Albert Raiders|
|Red Deer Rebels|
|Swift Current Broncos|
|Prince George Cougars|
Education and Hockey Together:
The Sarnia Sting and Ontario Hockey League provide young hockey players with the best of both worlds - obtain a high standard of education and play in the world’s premiere development league!
All OHL clubs are governed by League Education Standards that ensure players complete their high school in a timely and successful fashion . All players’ grades are monitored closely by OHL Clubs, their education advisors and school counsellors. If necessary, players receive tutoring or other assistance to ensure they perform academically to their full potential. All costs associated with a player’s education, whether high school or post secondary courses, are covered by the OHL Club. Sarnia Sting player’s attendance is faxed and emailed to the Hockey Club offices everyday to notify the coaches of the player’s attendance that day. Players and Coaches meet daily to discuss any absences or late classes. All Sarnia Sting Academic standing is communicated directly to the parents on a regular basis to ensure that the player’s grades and assignments are completed in a timely fashion.
Each season, the OHL recognizes both hockey and academic achievement. The OHL annually presents awards to the OHL scholastic player and team of the year that have performed the best both academically and on the ice. The Sarnia Sting also present their annual Scholastic Player of the Year Award.
The OHL schedule extends from September to March, followed by playoffs. Although the player’s hockey goals are to win the OHL Championship and play for the Memorial Cup title, education goals are equally important. For players who want to succeed both academically and in hockey -the OHL offers you the opportunity to reach the top of the class both on and off the ice! All Sarnia Sting players attend Northern Secondary School in Sarnia, Ontario if still of High School age. The Sarnia Sting Education is directed by Caroline White from the Lambton Kent District School Board.
Sarnia Sting Education Consultant - Caroline White (519-336-1500 ext. 31571)
College and University:
Sarnia Sting Players have the opportunity to further their education while playing in the OHL as they can attend Lambton College while playing for the Sarnia Sting. All costs related to a player’s education are covered by the club while they are playing for the team. The team works closely with Lambton College to ensure that the players achieve success in the class room and are able to take the courses they wish. Caroline White is available anytime for a one on one discussion related to the College and what it has to offer your son.
Education Packages for Post Secondary Schooling:
The OHL understands the importance of setting goals both on and off the ice. That is why the OHL is a leading provider of academic scholarships to its graduate players The Sarnia Sting Education Package is fully guaranteed - for every season a player participates in the OHL, he is entitled to a full year of payment to put towards tuition fees to a Canadian or American post-secondary institution of his choice. That’s right - once a player graduates from the OHL and provided he does not sign a professional contract with an NHL, AHL, ECHL, UHL, CHL or European Club - he is eligible to obtain a scholarship for each year played in the OHL with the Sarnia Sting. Individual Education Packages and Terms vary depending on the player’s agreement with the Club.