Coaches' Corner

 

 

Steve MacLeod (2008) - Coach Director - macleod4@shaw.ca

 

Steve hails from Toronto, ONT and played his minor hockey career there.

 

26 years of coaching experience, with 14 of those being at the AAA/AA club level.  

He has been recognized for many awards including 2015 and 2018 CAC,  ‘Coach Of The Year’, and 2005 MMAA ‘League Coach Of The Year’!

 

Steve has his High Performance 1 Coach NCCP, checking, safety, and has attended numerous Hockey Alberta Coaching Clinics.

 

In 2015 Steve became a Wolfpack board member and assumed the position of ‘Coaching Director.’  This will be Steve's 7th year with the Wolfpack coaching at various levels.

 

“It is a privilege to be able to coach hockey.  I take what I do seriously and do my best to make sure the athlete is coached in a positive environment enabling him/her to improve their potential.”

 

Norman Dunroe (2009) - ndunroe.wolfpack@gmail.com

Norman was born in Edmonton, but spent his childhood growing up in Calmar, AB.  He was on skates when he was less than a year old and played competitive hockey for 20+ years, last playing Div 1 mens hockey. 

 

He brings a very unique perspective to the game having reffed high levels of hockey including: Midget AA, AAA and Junior hockey.

"Norm" is presently coaching Midget AA in Fort Saskatchewan after taking a hiatus to focus on his family.  Previously he was involved as either an A.C, or H.C  with Midget A/AA, in Thorsby; as well as Bantam AA for CAC.

Norm has also been a previous Wolfpack Coach, having coached our PW team a few years ago.  His love for the game and coaching has brought him back and is excited to see what he can do after all of his experiences over the years.

"I believe in creating a fun, inclusive environment with focus on skill and personal development."

 

Andrew Link (2010) - wolfpack2010@shaw.ca

 

Andrew, is Leduc, AB born, where he played the majority of his minor hockey.  

He was the captain of the Alberta Wolfpack for 2yrs, returning with medals in Boston, MA, and championships in Brandon, MB.

 

‘Drew’ played up to Bantam AAA in Leduc before making a change to Spruce Grove for his Midget AAA years.  Andrew skated for the Prince Albert Raiders(WHL) and has skated with multiple Jr. A teams including Fort McMurray Oil Barons(AJHL), Bow Valley Eagles(AJHL), and the Kindersley Klippers(SJHL).  In the last couple of seasons of Junior he played in the CJHL being named to the All-Star team in both years. Drew’s last season of competitive hockey was playing Senior AAA with the Beaumont Warriors in the Chinook League.

 

As a coach Drew has been coaching since 1999 at various levels from Initiation-Midget AA.  He is an Intermediate/Development 1 Level certified coach and is returning for his forth season as Head Coach of our 2010 team.

 

“I provide a very respectful dressing room in which all coaches, as well as players, are at the same level and all contribute to the success and development of the team.”

 

Mike Chanak(2011) - mchanak@ymail.com

Mike grew up in Edmonton where he played high level competitive hockey ending his career playing Midget AAA.  He has been coaching minor hockey for the past 8 years, coaching initiation up to Pee Wee levels.  Currently, Head coaching a Novice Tier 1 team as well as an AC on a Pee Wee AA team. 

Mike has been involved with the Wolfpack organization for the past 3 years and will be returning as HC for our 2011 team for his second season.  He brings extensive knowledge of the game, patience, and is a perfect fit for our team. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darryl Rosser, VP Hockey Operations - darryl.wolfpack@gmail.com

 

Darryl comes from Redwater, AB where he played 15yrs of minor hockey between here and Vilna, AB.

During a tryout for the Grant MacEwan Griffins he suffered a knee injury, which promptly ended his playing career.

Awarded  MVP, Most Sportsmanlike, and Coaches Choice Awards.

 

9yrs as a club level coach, Canadian Athletic Club

2016 ‘Coach Of The Year’(CAC)

He has won many tournaments at the club level, including ending a 30yr drought at the Kurucz Memorial Tournament!

Numerous medals coaching at various levels for the Wolfpack, including a silver in the Whistler International Tournament.

Wolfpack Coach for 5yrs and promoted to Board Member in 2016 assuming the role as ‘Coaching Mentor.’  Darryl has recently been given more responsibilities and has been promoted to 'VP of Hockey Operations'.

2018/19 Associate Coach for the Golden Rockets(KIJHL).

Currently Head Coach of MLAC, Bantam AA.

 

Brendan Moyles(2013) - Moylesbrendan@gmail.com

Brendan grew up in Peace Country where he played most of his minor hockey career.  He ended his playing career playing Junior in St.Albert.

 

It's true what they say that everything comes full circle.  Brendan is a Wolfpack alumni last playing for our North team at the Midget AAA level.

 

Brendan is currently a GM and Coach of a Novice Major team. 

Now giving back to the game, he has been coaching for 3 years now at the Initiation and Novice levels. 

Being one of our former players provides unique value.  He brings his experience and knowledge of the game: and truly knows firsthand what it means to be part of our organization.

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Ryan Hetherington - President

Email: thepack94@gmail.com

Phone: 780-908-4547​

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