Ryan is an experienced Head Coach having coached top tier competitive players over each of the last five seasons. He has expanded his coaching skills and knowledge while working alongside professional instructors and other experienced coaches throughout his coaching career.
Ryan has a proven ability to teach age-appropriate fundamental and advanced skills and tactics to players at the Novice, Atom, and Peewee levels while also maintaining very high expectations and pushing his athletes to be focused and extremely hard working at all times. He is driven to succeed in developing the skills of his players and achieving the best possible tournament results through up-tempo, competitive drills, proper game preparation, and a very active in-game coaching style that takes advantage of key coachable moments.
We are proud to have Ryan signed on to our SSHD AAA staff as a non-parent Head Coach for the 2020 season.
Highlights and Additional Qualifications:
NCCP Development I Certified Coach
Multiple Hockey Canada Skills Clinics
Two-time Defenseman of the Year (EOJBHL)
Three-time All Star (EOJBHL)
Extensive competitive coaching experience including current positions as HC of Kanata Rangers Novice Tier I, and AC of Kanata Rangers Peewee AA Tier I