2017-18 Coach Announcements
The Vancouver Thunderbirds are pleased to announce additional Rep coaches for the 2017-18 season, as appointed by our Coaching Committee and the Board of Directors.
Bantam A1 - Mike Nardi
Mike is returning to the Thunderbirds after playing his minor hockey with the Thunderbirds and then junior hockey in the BCHL. In 2016-17, Mike coached the PeeWee A1 team at Arbutus Club.
Pee Wee A2 - Brian Busenius
Brian is also returning to the Thunderbirds after playing his minor hockey with the Thunderbirds and then junior hockey. In 2016-17, Brian coached the PeeWee A2 team at Richmond Minor Hockey Association.
These coaches join a slate of previously announced coaches:
Midget A1 - Jay Rogers.
Jay returns for a third year as head coach of the T-Birds Midget A1 team. Previous to the T-Birds Jay spent time with South Delta Minor Hockey, and with the Surrey Eagles of the BC Hockey League.
Pee Wee A1 - Milton Chan.
Milton returns for a second year as a T-Birds head coach. Milton played his minor hockey with the T-Birds and coached our Bantam A3 team last season. Milton has previously coached with Seafair Minor Hockey.
Atom A1 - Amy de Bree.
Amy returns for her seventh year with the T-Birds, and her second year at the Atom A1 level. The HP 1 Certified coach has coached at both the Atom and Pee Wee Rep levels, as well as the Female Major Midget Level. Her playing background is in the U18 Female program and the UBC Women's Varsity program.
Vancouver Thunderbirds Hockey is still accepting applications from qualified applicants for available coaching positions throughout the Association.