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Hockey Alberta Coaches Conference

Hockey Alberta, with support of the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation, hosted the second annual Coaches Conference July 8 and 9 at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The event featured coaches from the NHL, WHL, Hockey Canada, CIS and industry experts. Along with presentations, coaches took part in interactive breakout sessions, a coaches social, and other networking opportunities.

Jay Woodcroft

Assistant Coach, Edmonton Oilers

Ian Herbers

Assistant Coach, Edmonton Oilers

Dustin Schwartz

Goaltending Coach, Edmonton Oilers

Rob Daum

Head Coach, EHC Black Wings Linz

Dallas Ferguson

Head Coach, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Serge Lajoie

Head Coach, University of Alberta

Mike Stewart

Head Coach, Augsburger Panthers

Fran Gow

VP of Hockey Operations, AJHL / Coach Mentor, Hockey Alberta

Kalle Valiaho

Regional Coach, Finnish Ice Hockey Association

Guy Gadowsky

Head Coach, Penn State University

Mel Davidson

General Manager, National Women’s Team Programs

David Marcoux

Goaltending Coach, Carolina Hurricanes

Shaun Clouston

Head Coach/General Manager, Medicine Hat Tigers

Steve Hamilton

Head Coach, Edmonton Oil Kings.

Corey McNabb

Director of Hockey Development, Hockey Canada

Jeff Truitt

Associate Coach, Red Deer Rebels

Matt Brown

Mental Training Consultant

Bert Gilling

Head Coach, Mount Royal University Cougars (Men’s)

Barry Medori

Team Alberta Coach Mentor, Hockey Alberta

Fran Gow

Provincial Coach Mentor, Hockey Alberta

VP Hockey Operations, AJHL

Tyler Dellow

Analytics Consultant, Edmonton Oilers