We are pleased to present the Senators Spring AAA Hockey Development management, coaching, and administrative staff for the 2023 season.

Club Management

Andy Bryan

SSHD AAA Club Director
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Jake Bullen

SSHD AAA Club Head Coach & Coach Mentor
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Dave Stathos

SSHD AAA Head Goaltending Coach
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Michael “Xhiggy” Xhignesse

SSHD AAA Head Hockey Instructor
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Tyler Druce

SSHD AAA Head Hockey Instructor & Sr. Player Development Specialist
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Nick Beaudette

SSHD AAA Club Manager
Contact Nick about our SSHD AAA Program by clicking here.

Alexander Oakes

SSHD AAA Club Coordinator
Contact Alexander about our SSHD AAA Program by clicking here.

2023 Team Head Coaches

Please note that ALL teams will be coached regularly by Jake Bullen (Club Head Coach & Head of Hockey Devt), Tyler Druce (Sr. Player Development Specialist), Michael Xhignesse (Lead Skills Instructor), and other head instructors from the Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs team. Coaches will be announced as confirmed and will serve as Team Head Coaches under the direction of the Club Director, Andy Bryan and Club Head Coach, Jake Bullen, during tournaments, exhibition games, and team-based tactical practices to ensure organizational consistency. They will also be responsible for the administration of many program details including being the primary contact for parents at each level for hockey content related matters.

TeamTeam Head Coach
2016 (U7)TBA
2015 (U8)TBA
2014 (U9)TBA
2013 (U10)TBA
2012 (U11)TBA
2011 (U12)Phill Smith
2011 (U12) RedNicolas Marion
2010 (U13) Tier IJake Bullen
2010 (U13)TBA
2009 (U14) Tier IJake Bullen
2009 (U14) BlackJamie Smith
2008 (U15) Tier IGary Marino
Please note that ALL coaching assignments are subject to change to act in the best interests of the club. See note above about the team coaching philosophy employed by the SSHD AAA Hockey Club.