HNB HIGH PERFORMANCE PROGRAM STAFF'S ANNOUNCED

For Immediate Release
February 11, 2020

Hockey New Brunswick is pleased to announce the coaching staffs for this year's High-Performance Program.

The Male Under 14, Male Under-15, Female Under-16 and Female Under 18 teams will compete against the provincial teams from Nova Scotia, PEI & Newfoundland and Labrador at the Atlantic Challenge Cup, held Oct 9th-12th, 2020 in Moncton, NB.  The Male Under-16 team will face off against NS, PEI, NL and two teams from Quebec at the QMJHL Challenge in April 2021.

Male Under 14:

Head Coach – Shaun Parker
Assistant Coach – Jordan DeLong
Assistant Coach – Philip Richer
Goalie Coach – Andrew Mergl
Therapist – Jessica Sears
Director of Operations – Norbert Laforge

Male Under 15:

Head Coach – Raphael-pier Richer
Assistant Coach – Ryan Camp
Assistant Coach – Mathieu Martin
Therapist – Mélanie Landry
Trainer – Mike Burrell
Goalie Coach – Eric Pye
Director of Operations – Norbert Laforge

Male Under 16:

Head Coach – Charles LeBlanc
Assistant Coach – Parker Hickey
Assistant Coach – Brad Tesink
Therapist – Mélanie Landry
Trainer – Michael Burrell
Goalie Coach – Eric Pye
Director of Operations – Norbert Laforge

Female Under 16:

Head Coach – Genevieve David
Assistant Coach – Taylor Maschmeyer
Assistant Coach – Jessie McCann
Therapist – Sara Miller
Trainer – Chris Becker
Director of Operations – Nancy Haslett

Female Under 18:

Head Coach – Cassidy Hilworth
Assistant Coach – Christine Bouchat-Bonin
Assistant Coach – Jocelyn LeBlanc
Therapist – Sara Miller
Trainer – Chris Becker
Goalie Coach – Katie Northrup
Director of Operations – Nancy Haslett

For further information, please contact:

Mike Gillingham
Technical Director
Hockey New Brunswick
506–453-0864
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Alan Underhill (FYHA) chosen as Hockey New Brunswick Coach of the Month for January.

Hockey New Brunswick is happy to announce that Alan Underhill of the Fredericton Youth Hockey Association’s Midget AA Lions Club Lions has been selected as the Hockey New Brunswick Coach of the Month for January.

Alan Underhill is in his 8th year coaching Midget AA and has over 20 years of coaching experience. Alan is dedicated to developing players while also empowering players to think for themselves. He encourages each player to test their ability by focusing on effort in practice and in game situations.

“Alan has created a great learning environment for his team this season through humour and knowledge. He Has been able to break skills down into small steps and expand on those in every practice. This has translated to development of players and improvement during games. Alan has worked with each player on how to conduct themselves as a respectful person and has given lots of praise, advice and support” stated a fellow coach.

Alan will receive a Bauer coaching bag, a Coach-Mate coaching board, HNB apparel and a year subscription to the Hockey Canada Network App. To nominate your coach for Coach of the Month, please Click Here.

Bailey Higgins and Olivia Bourque to represent HNB at Global Girls Game

MEDIA RELEASE
February 7, 2020
 
Fredericton - Two players from New Brunswick are heading to St. John’s, Newfoundland this weekend to represent the province on the ice at an international event featuring female players from across the country.
 
Bailey Higgins and Olivia Bourque are all set for the 2020 IIHF Global Girls Game which will be held February 7th-9th in St. John’s, NL
 
The players were selected by Hockey New Brunswick to take part in the weekend, which is being hosted by Hockey Canada and Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador, as part of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Global Girls Game.
 
Bailey Higgins is a 13 year-old forward from Quispamsis, who plays for the KV Bantam A Female Vipers. Bailey’s been playing hockey for six years, and lists her favourite hockey player as Marie-Philip Poulin.
 
Olivia Bourque is a 13 year-old forward from Grand-Barachois, who plays for the West Kent Bantam Female Blizzard. She’s being playing hockey for two years, and lists her favourite hockey player as Melodie Daoust
The IIHF Global Girls’ Game originated in 2015. This unique event was created to unite federations around the world by having players from around the globe all playing for the same team. In Canada, the event involves players from all Member to create a complete Canadian leg of the Global Game. Players chosen for this event exemplify positive attitudes, teamwork and leadership that reflect the philosophy of the Global Girls’ Game and hockey in Canada.

Hockey New Brunswick would like to congratulate both Bailey and Olivia as they will be great hockey ambassadors for NB and we wish them the best of luck on the ice in Newfoundland.
 
For more information, please contact:
 
Nic Jansen
Hockey New Brunswick, Executive Director
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High Performance Program

Hockey New Brunswick has now opened the registration for the 2020 HNB Cup, which will be taking place in April in Fredericton. The event is open to all Male Under 14, and U15, and Female Under 16 players. Click here for more information

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