We are pleased to present the Senators Spring AAA Hockey Development management, coaching, and administrative staff for the 2021 season.

Club Management


SSHD Club Director: Andy Bryan

SSHD Club Head Coach & Coach Mentor: Hanna Turpeinen

SSHD Head Coach & Senior Player Development Specialist: Julie Knerr


SSHD Head Goaltending Coach: Scott Greenham

SSHD Head Hockey Instructor: Michael “Xhiggy” Xhignesse


SSHD Club Manager:
Trevor Boyd


SSHD Club Coordinator (Bell Sensplex):
Jeremy Hill


SSHD Club Coordinator (Richcraft Sensplex):
Kaylee Press

2021 Team Head Coaches

Please note that ALL teams will be coached regularly by Hanna Turpeinen, and other head instructors from the Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs team. The coaches listed below will serve as Head Coaches under the direction of the Club Director and Club Head Coach, 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.

Pre-Novice U7 (2014):
Minor Novice U8 (2013):
Major Novice U9 (2012) Red:
Major Novice U9 (2012) Black:
Minor Atom U10 (2011) Red:
Minor Atom U10 (2011) Elite Black:
Major Atom U11 (2010) White:
Major Atom U11 (2010) Red:
Major Atom U11 (2010) Elite Black:
Minor Peewee U12 (2009):
Major Peewee U13 (2008) Elite Black: Dana Mulvihill
Major Peewee U13 (2008) Elite Red:
Minor Bantam U14 (2007):
Major Bantam U15 (2006):
Girls Elite U13: Julie Knerr
Girls Elite U15: Hanna Turpeinen
Girls Elite U18: Julie Knerr

Coaches are subject to change at the discretion of Club Management while ensuring nothing but the absolute best staff at each level.