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CCES Information

All players are required to take the CCES Online Course – regardless if you are a rookie or a veteran. The course is open now and must be completed prior to main camp. When you have completed the course, please forward your certificate number on to Meghann (communications@edmontonwildcats.com) Athlete and Support Personnel Instructions If you have taken the CCES online course previously: Please use the login information you created last year. Use the “Lost your password?” function to retrieve your password if you have forgotten it. Do not use the enrollment key again to create a new account. http://education.cces.ca If …Full Story

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Main Camp Schedule

Main Camp will be held August 1-3, 2014. The schedule is as follows: August 1 @ West Edmonton Christian Assembly (6315 199 Street NW) 6:00pm – Registration and Photos 7:00pm – Opening Meeting 8:30pm – End August 2 @ Rundle Park 11:00am – Practice 1 12:00pm – Lunch 1:30pm – Practice 2 4:00pm – End August 3 @ Rundle Park 11:00am – Practice 1 12:00pm – Lunch 1:30pm – Scrimmage 4:00pm – End August 4 – Day Off Nightly practices begin on August 5 at Rundle Park at 6:30pm.

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Wildcats In The Community

The Edmonton Wildcats participated in the Walk for ALS Saturday morning, in memory of our General Manager Big Al Park. About 35 players, staff, and friends showed up and walked the course. The team raised over $1,000 for the ALS Society as well. Also Saturday morning was the Trinity Jamboree where 8 players including veterans Jordan Olson, Kieran Thomas, Jeff Ouellett, Aaron Cockburn, and Rasheed Robinson, and rookie players Colby Arcaya and Jesse Miller spent their day as referees. Also at the Trinity Jamboree was Athletic Therapist Kim Schneider.

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Wildcats In The Community

Quarterback Jordan Olson was back out this past weekend volunteering within the football community! Jordan helped coach and evaluate the quarterbacks and wide receivers for the Zone 6 Alberta Summer Games Team. Jordan is a Zone 6 Alumnus, having played in 2008 on the only Zone 6 team to make it to the Gold Medal game. The 2014 games are from July 24-27 in Airdrie.

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Wildcats 2014 Athletic Screening and Injury Prevention Program

We are proud to introduce the Athletic Screening and Injury Prevention Program to our players for the 2014 season, starting at our June 1 Signing Day Camp. The screening will be conducted by Wildcat Alumnus James Squire, working together with our Athletic Therapists. The best way to treat sport injury is to prevent it from happening. Sport science is beginning to give us answers to the how, why and when players break down. Screening athletes is becoming widespread in elite sport from college to the NFL combine. Pre-season athlete screening allows us to identify potential areas of vulnerability in football …Full Story