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Our Team

Learn more about the people behind the success of Lazer’s Edge Skate & Pro Shop in Winnipeg, Manitoba. We offer a broad selection of equipment and accessories and blade sharpening services guaranteed to satisfy your ice sporting needs.

Jon Rempel

Managing Partner

Jon was a three-time Academic All-Canadian at the University of Manitoba from 1993 – 1996. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1995 and left the university to pursue a professional hockey career highlighted by a two-game tryout with the Portland Pirates of the A.H.L. in 1997 – 1998.


He played in the East Coast Hockey League with the Baton Rouge KingFish for 2 and half years before retiring. Jon was also with the British National League with the Slough Jets for half a year.


When he decided to come back to the University of Manitoba in 1999, he completed his degree in Recreational Studies and began working with Bison Sports as a communications officer in the athletic department. Included in this job were all web duties, events management, marketing, and communications duties.


Jon continued with his coaching career with the Winnipeg South Blues of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for 1 year and as an assistant of the University of Manitoba’s Women’s Hockey Team. In the year 2005 – 2006, he earned his NCCP High Performance 1 (Advanced 1) certification and in 2013, he completed his High Performance (Advanced 2) coaching level through NCCP and Hockey Canada.


Rempel has coached the MB Bisons Women's Hockey team for 14 seasons.    Over this tenure, Jon has been named one of Canada’s best coaches and has received Canada West Coach of the Year four times. In his 13 years of leadership as the head coach at Manitoba, he has led the Lady Bisons to nine Canada West Finals and five trips to the National Championships.  In 2018, he led the Bisons to the National Championship!


During his coaching years, Jon found a liking in the equipment side of hockey operations and became very familiar with the processes of skate sharpening. He has been exposed to the different techniques, management, and equipment operations of the hockey business.


Moreover, he had a direct say in all the apparel related to the Bison women’s hockey and is responsible for working directly with the official apparel supplier of Bison Sports.

Rempel helped the Manitoba’s Women’s Hockey Program for their 14th season. In 2017, his team won the CIS National Championship. Over this tenure, Jon has been named one of Canada’s best coaches and has received Canada West Coach of the Year four times. In his 13 years of leadership as the head coach at Manitoba, he has led the Lady Bisons to nine Canada West Finals and five trips to the National Championships.


During his coaching years, Jon found a liking in the equipment side of hockey operations and became very familiar with the processes of skate sharpening. He has been exposed to the different techniques, 


management, and equipment operations of the hockey business.

Moreover, he had a direct say in all the apparel related to the Bison women’s hockey and is responsible for working directly with the official apparel supplier of Bison Sports.

Trevor Clearwater

Partner

Trevor brings over 25 years of experience in the retail and hospitality industries.  He has assisted with the design and opening of several new retail and restaurant outlets throughout Winnipeg.


Trevor is currently the Chair of the Red River College Hospitality & Tourism Industry Advisory Committee and a board member of the Winnipeg SKAL Tourism Club Chapter. Moreover, he is active in the local hockey community with his two sons both playing in the St. Vital Minor Hockey Association. He has managed teams in the past and currently volunteers as well.

Rempel helped the Manitoba’s Women’s Hockey Program for their 14th season. In 2017, his team won the CIS National Championship. Over this tenure, Jon has been named one of Canada’s best coaches and has received Canada West Coach of the Year four times. In his 13 years of leadership as the head coach at Manitoba, he has led the Lady Bisons to nine Canada West Finals and five trips to the National Championships.


During his coaching years, Jon found a liking in the equipment side of hockey operations and became very familiar with the processes of skate sharpening. He has been exposed to the different techniques, 


management, and equipment operations of the hockey business.

Moreover, he had a direct say in all the apparel related to the Bison women’s hockey and is responsible for working directly with the official apparel supplier of Bison Sports.

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