Alex Farmer (May 8, 2002) is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States of America. Alex has sought out the best hockey development programs to pursue his love of hockey, including playing for Selects Hockey in Europe and North America during the spring. Alex trains with Adrian Lamonaco at Journey to Excel, Jari and Matthew Byrski at sk8on, Alex Ivanov at RHA, Kenny Sousa at Capital Hockey and ETS among others.
Alex attended the 2019 USA Hockey National Camp where he was tied for second in points for his team and tied for first in goals for his team.
STATS & SCHEDULE
NEW JERSEY ROCKETS
40 points (through 27 USPHL games: 1.48 per game)
"I want to thank my teammates for voting me to be captain. We have a great team, with many leaders and it is my honor to wear the "C". Our team plays a very exciting, aggressive and high tempo style. Great teammates, exciting style of play, elite-level coaching and a strong schedule ... this is going to be a great season."
USPHL ALL-STAR SELECTION (TEAM NATIONAL)
"I am very proud and honored to have received a USPHL All-Star Selection and join Team National. I am also proud to see several of my New Jersey Rockets teammates also receive USPHL All-Star Selection. Both Team National and Team America have great rosters and I congratulate all of the players selected. I look forward to representing the New Jersey Rockets and playing in what I am sure will be a great game."
USPHL ALL-STAR GAME MVP
"I am honored to have been named MVP of the USPHL 16U All-Star Game. Absolutely awesome experience playing with such highly skilled players (including my two line mates, Nate Hanley and Michael Stevens). All of my NJ Rockets teammates looked great ... so glad our team won. Thanks, USPHL for putting on such a tremendous event and thanks to our coaches Noel Rubin and Frank Golden."
USA HOCKEY NATIONAL CAMP
"I am honored to have been selected to attend the USA Hockey National Camp to represent the Atlantic District. This is an incredible opportunity to play with the best players in the US and to learn from the world-class hockey coaches and trainers at USA Hockey.
From pre-season through to the end of Feb. (59 games)
33 goals (approximately 19% of team's goals)
38 assists (approximately 21% of team's goals)
71 points (involved on 40% of team's goals)
Alex led the team in points at International Silver Stick
Alex scored game winning goal in finals at Notre Dame
Alex scored game tying goal in St. Louis - win in shoot-out
"I want to thank my teammates and coaches for another great year with the Kings. I have enjoyed every game, every practice and every moment together. Great memories that will last a lifetime."
Sarnia Sting (OHL) Spring Camp (April 2019)
Alex invited to attend Main Camp (August 2019)
Kitchener Rangers (OHL) Spring Camp (April 2019)
(3 goals and 1 assist in 3 games to lead Team White)
Atlantic District Tryouts for USA Hockey National Camp
in Voorhees, NJ (May 2019)
Liberty Bell Games Tournament in Red Bank, NJ (June 2019)
USA Hockey National Camp in Amherst, NY (June 25 - July 1)
(tied for second in points and tied for first in goals on Team Black)
New Jersey Titans (NAHL) Main Camp (July 2019)
Atlantic District Tryouts for USA Hockey NDTP National Camp
Colgate University Prospects Camp
USPHL Summer Showcase
(Champions - Alex 3 goals and 3 assists in Semis and Finals)
Harvard College Hockey Experience Camp
Height: 5'10" | Weight: 162 | Date of Birth: May 8, 2002 | Shoots: left
Character & Personality
Alex is a person who can be depended on by his coach, teammates, friends & family.
Alex holds himself to a very high standard and works extremely hard to meet this standard.
Alex has travelled extensively, which has developed an appreciation of life and a maturity
well beyond his years. Alex has travelled throughout Europe and North America; including playing hockey at the World Select Invitational in Sweden & Latvia (2015) and in Czechoslovakia & Slovakia (2016).
In 2016/17 and 2017/18, Alex travelled each week from Toronto to New Jersey in order
to train and play with the ISS Kings. In 2018/19, Alex relocated to NJ to train and play with the NJ Rockets. Alex was voted and named captain of the NJ Rockets by his teammates.
Alex attended the 2019 USA Hockey National Development Camp.
Self-Confidence / Appreciation for Others / Strong Work Ethic / Commitment / Sacrifice
Alex is a highly skilled, aggressive forward who can play winger or center.
Alex's primary hockey attributes are: very impressive speed; fiercely competitive; good playmaker;
quick release goal scorer; very strong board work; highly coachable; and team player.
Alex has been fortunate to play with and against some of the top 2002 players in the world.
These experiences have greatly helped Alex to appreciate the level of commitment and compete
required to play at this level now and going forward.
Alex is an all-around athlete. In addition to hockey, Alex plays soccer, basketball and football. Alex's off-ice training consists of a weight-training program, cardio program and swimming. Alex is an avid fisherman, with his prize catch being a 4 foot pike in 2015 at Lake Erie.
Click on the USA Hockey National Camp image below to see videos from the National Camp!
Click on the All-Star Game image below to see videos from the USPHL All-Star Game!!
Regular Winter Season:
2018/19 NJ Rockets (16U) - Captain
2018/19 USPHL All-Star Selection (Team National)
2018/19 USPHL All-Star Game MVP
2017/18 ISS Kings (15U)
2016/17 ISS Kings (major bantam)
2015/16 Whitby Wildcats - Captain
2015/16 All-Star Team Selection
2014/15 Whitby Wildcats - A. Captain
2013/14 Whitby Wildcats
Spring Hockey (highlights):
Sarnia Sting (OHL) Spring Camp (attended by invitation)
Kitchener Rangers (OHL) Spring Camp (attended by invitation)
Atlantic District Camp for selection to USA Hockey National Camp (attended by invitation)
USA Hockey National Camp (attended by invitation)
New Jersey Titans (NAHL) Main Camp (attended by invitation)
Sarnia Sting (OHL) Main Camp (attended by invitation)
Harvard College Hockey Experience Camp
Colgate University Prospects Camp (attended by invitation)
Atlantic District Tryout for USA National Camp (attended by invitation)
West Coast Selects (World Select Invitational - Slovakia)
Renegades (Toronto Challenge Cup - Champions and Player Award)
All-Star Team Selection (OMHA ETA East Team)
East Coast Selects (World Select Invitational - Latvia)
Journey to Excel | Adrian Lamonaco
sk8on | Jari and Matthew Byrski
ETS | Incredible Staff of Trainers
Dangle Hockey | Dan Reja