Founded in 1989, the Atlantic Hockey Group’s (AHG) program has become one of the most successful in Atlantic Canada. Through programs such as the Charlie Bourgeois Hockey School, the Atlantic “AAA” Series, the Elite Hockey Program, Development Hockey Program and the Atlantic Selects, the AHG works with over 4500 hockey players each year.The AHG program offers a unique environment which is difficult to obtain elsewhere. It’s five full-time staff members, Regional Directors and the network of over 400 coaches associated with the Atlantic Hockey Group provide a very strong structure to assure that the top players in Atlantic Canada will form our teams.
The Program is stable, comprehensive and innovative, thereby ensuring that there will always be a yearly path of progression for players to play for more senior teams.
A native of Moncton, N.B., Charlie Bourgeois brings over 12 years of professional hockey experience to the Atlantic Hockey Group. His amateur career was crowned by a Canadian University championship with the Moncton Blue Eagles. Charlie was named “All Canadian” in that championship year.
The following season, he began his pro-career with the Calgary Flames of the NHL. In his seven-year NHL career, he also played for the St. Louis Blues. His coaching career began in Europe, followed by a two-year stint in the AHL with the Winnipeg Jets’ top farm team. As head coach of the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus, Charlie captured the 2005 Atlantic University Championship.