Cochrane, AB. [May 3, 2024] - The Junior Prospects Hockey League (JPHL) is proud to announce the newest Hub and team entering the league with a 14U team for the upcoming 2024-25 season. This marks an exciting new chapter for the league as it expands its footprint into a quality hockey-focused Town in the Southern Alberta region.

Under the guidance of Ryan Hilderman and P3 Development, Bow Valley HC aims to showcase top-tier talent and foster the growth and development of young athletes within the hockey community. With a commitment to excellence both on and off the ice, the team is poised to make a significant impact in the JPHL.

Ryan Hilderman, the newly appointed General Manager of Bow Valley HC’s Hub and program, brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in player development. His vision aligns seamlessly with Bow Valley HC’s mission to provide a supportive and competitive environment for aspiring hockey players.

"We are thrilled to join the Junior Prospects Hockey League and look forward to competing at the highest level," said Ryan Hilderman. "Our goal is to cultivate a culture of success and development while nurturing the talents of our young athletes. With the support of P3 Development and our dedicated staff, I am confident that Bow Valley HC will make its mark in the JPHL We have a longstanding connection within the Town of Cochrane and the surrounding communities. We also have connections and relationships across all models within the sport and we believe the inclusivity that the JPHL model offers is something that will allow us to continue to provide elite level development and training to our athletes."

JPHL Commissioner, Richard Nault states “We are extremely excited to welcome Ryan and the Bow Valley HC into the league this season and welcome them to the JPHL-family. Our league is built around people. We are athlete-centric and we believe Ryan and his team will help us deliver the vision and deliverables our league is built upon.” Nault goes on to say, “The Town of Cochrane is also a geographical area we have long envisioned as a community that deserves a localized opportunity for student-athletes to access our model.”

For more information about Bow Valley HC and its programs, please visit

Hub Contact:

Ryan Hilderman

Hub GM

Bow Valley HC

(403) 835-5829

[email protected]

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