Scouting and Development Advisor
Mike has been working with elite level hockey players in the Ontario region since 2003. Starting in the Toronto area, Mike fully committed himself to coaching and development world. He spent eight years coaching AAA hockey in the GTHL where his teams experienced league, playoff, and provincial championships, while Mike himself was awarded Coach of the Year in 2015 for the Toronto Jr. Canadiens Association.
Mike also spent three years as the general manager and head coach of the Hill Academy U18 Prep Program. During this time, his teams experienced high national rankings, and Mike played an integral part in both advising and graduating players along to OHL, USHL, and NCAA opportunities. Having also earned the chance to coach and represent multiple high-profile, North American programs both overseas and in international events, Mike brings with him a strong knowledge of the game and skill development as it relates to hockey throughout Europe.
Since 2003 he has worked with players of all age levels and is very grateful for the opportunity to have worked with many OHL, USHL, NCAA, NHL, and World Junior Championship players.
Currently, Mike is the hockey director of a training facility in Ottawa and is also a training and development partner with HC Sochi of the KHL, where he works with them every summer running training programs for youth to pros in Russia.