KMHA REP COACH BIOS FOR 2018-19 SEASON

Dev and Rep coaches for the 2018/19 season

Atom Dev A1      Chad Davidson 

played in the WHL for the Regina Pats for 3 seasons
played 2 seasons in the ACAC for South Alberta Institute of Technology
previous goalie coach at the Bantam and Midget AAA levels

Atom Dev A2     Ryan Wood 

played AAA hockey from Peewee to Midget in Kelowna
played for the Kelowna Spartans Junior A team
coaching experience includes head coaching for two years in Initiation and Novice

 

Peewee Tier 1   Byron Ritchie

played 4 seasons in the WHL for the Lethbridge Hurricanes recording 297 points in 231 games
played 324 games in the NHL for the Carolina Hurricanes, Florida Panthers, Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks
played 9 seasons in Switzerland and Sweden and then retired from professional hockey in 2017

 

Peewee Female A   John Graham

played Junior A hockey with Merritt
has coached since 2007 in Merritt
played hockey at Ohio State University
coached the Kelowna Peewee Female A team in 2017/18

 

Bantam A2   Nick Deschenes 

played 4 seasons at Yale University
Head Coach and GM of the Trail Smoke Eaters of the BCHL from 2013-2016
played professional hockey from 2003-2012

 

Bantam Female A   Sylvain Leone

assistant coach for the University of British Columbia Men’s Hockey in 2004/05
has 30 years coaching experience
has coached the Thompson-Okanagan Lakers Female Midget AAA team the last two seasons
has coached the Bantam Female A team twice and the Midget Female A team for one year

 

Bantam A3   TJ Caig

played 4 seasons in the BCHL with the Penticton Panthers
recorded 324 points in 215 games playing in the BCHL
played 3 seasons at the University of Minnesota-Duluth
had a 10 year professional playing career
coached the Kelowna Bantam Tier 3 team for the 2017/18 season

 

Midget A2   Bob Crawford

played Junior A in the AJHL with St. Albert Saints and Sherwood Park Crusaders
played 5 years of Canadian College Hockey with Dalhousie University
1 year professional hockey in Europe
1 year coaching the Southhampton junior team in England
1 year coaching Bantam AAA for the Wexford Raiders in the MTHL in Toronto