Head of Hockey Develoment, Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs – Sensplex Facilities
Born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Jake is the current Head of Hockey Development for the Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs; responsible for planning and leading ice sessions for thousands of players from the beginner to elite levels. He is also in charge of training and developing OSHP instructional staff. Jake works primarily with competitive and elite athletes in our high performance programs, including HPP, SSHD AAA, and other highly touted OSHP development programs.
Jake recently joined the Senators organization, taking on a full-time position coaching and instructing our athletes. He brings a high level of coaching ability and many years of playing experience to our local development community. Prior to beginning his career as a professional coach and instructor, he took to the ice in the MJAHL (Maritime Junior A Hockey League) and played collegiate hockey in U-Sports for Royal Military College.
Jake will serve as both a Head and Assistant Coach for the SSHD AAA Hockey Club, where he will be responsible for player recruitment, evaluation, mentorship, delivering weekly elite skill development for players of all ages and skill levels, and much more.
Highlights and Additional Qualifications:
Head of Hockey Development, OSHP
Club Head Coach, SSHD AAA
Former Junior and U-Sports Hockey Player
Former Junior A, U16 AAA, Minor Hockey League, and High School Coach
Former Minor Hockey Association Player Development Coordinator, Hockey Nova Scotia High Performance Programs
Founder and Owner of a Player Development Company
HP1 Trained Coach