We are pleased to present the Senators Spring AAA Hockey Development management, coaching, and administrative staff for the 2022 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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Trevor Boyd

SSHD AAA Club Manager
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Alexander Oakes

SSHD AAA Club Coordinator
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2022 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
2015 (U7)Michael “Xhiggy” Xhignesse
2014 (U8)Tyler Druce
2013 (U9)Kris Hodgins
2012 (U10) BlackMichael “Xhiggy” Xhignesse (Jake Bullen, Associate Coach)
2012 (U10) RedTyler Druce
2011 (U11) BlackRyan Couch (Brent Blaseg, Associate Coach)
2011 (U11) RedMichael Coveny
2010 (U12) GoldJared Hebbs
2010 (U12) BlackJake Bullen
2010 (U12) RedMichael Coveny
2010 (U12) WhiteChristian Lajoie
2009 (U13) BlackGary Marino
2008 (U14) Gold (& White)Andy Bryan (Ryan Couch, Assistant)
2008 (U14) Black (& Red)Gunner Rivers (Connor Senken, Assistant)
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.