Hockey background

Coaching experience:

Minor hockey: AAA and other competitive levels, U11-18) in Montreal, Ottawa, and Oshawa – Head coach, high school hockey teams

Junior: A, B, and C in Montreal and Ottawa

Europe: Head coach of ACBB, Paris, France – Guest coach, Metz hockey club, Metz, France

Ass’t coach: Concordia University + Head coach junior varsity

Head coach: Almonte Centennials – senior Hardy Cup semi-finalists

Hockey Canada Program of Excellence: Guest coach, research project with national team, Calgary (CODA tournament) – Ass’t coach, Team Ontario U17 at Quebec Cup – HEO U17 camps: player evaluations and running practices

Program Director/Mentor/Instructor

Technical Director: Whitby Girls Hockey Association: Developed a High Performance program as well as a comprehensive coach development and mentorship structure.

Technical Director: Oshawa Minor Hockey: Created a unique development and mentoring program for all ages and levels, AAA to AE.

Director of Coaching/Head mentor: Hockey Eastern Ontario

Hockey Canada National Coaching Program: Instructor, Presenter, HP and Dev 1 Evaluator – Montreal (HQ), Ottawa (HEO), OMHA, OWHA, OHF

Development head/mentorships: Various organizations in Montreal and Ottawa

Presentations: Various Advanced and HP seminars, coaching clinics

Author/Co-author: Hockey Canada programs – Initiation, PlayRight offensive team play, checking, developing defencemen

Hockey schools: Owner/Director/Head instructor – Montreal, Ottawa, U.S.


Hockey Eastern Ontario: Branch Development – Richard T. Sennott Coaching Development – Appreciation awards

Hockey Canada: Recognition certificate for contribution to coaching development

Coaching staff of the year: Pee Wee in TMR (Montreal) and Junior C (Ottawa)


Editor/Writer: Currently, editor (Brooklin Town Crier), Bounder magazine, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Hockey news

TSN 1200 radio, Ottawa: Co-host, Grassroots, the minor hockey show (pre-cursor to this podcast)

Rogers TV, Ottawa: AAA hockey telecasts

Author: Inside Coaching Hockey (see pulldown menu) – Assume the position – Various short stories and plays