St. Stephen Aces Jr. A Hockey Club

Aces’ Richer joins HNB High Performance Program coaching staff

Hockey New Brunswick is pleased to announce the coaching staff’s for this year’s High Performance Program, which includes the 2019 Canada Winter Games.

Aces Head Coach/GM Phil Richer has been named an assistant with the Male U-16 program. He joins former Aces coach Josh Hepditch, who was named head coach. Former Aces assistant Andrew Connors is an assistant with the Male U-15 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 5th-8th in Moncton, NB.  The Male Under-16 team will face off against NS, PEI, and NL in a Canada Winter Games pre-event, held in the fall of 2018. Both the Male Under-16 and Female Under-18 teams will also attend the Canada Winter Games, held February 2019 in Red Deer, Alberta.

Male Under 14:

Head Coach – Brad Tesink
Assistant Coach – Simon Bissonnette
Assistant Coach – Shaun Parker
Goalie Coach – Andrew Mergl
Director of Operations – Norbert Laforge

Male Under 15:

Head Coach – Kevin Pottle
Assistant Coach – Matt Bursey
Assistant Coach – Andrew Connors
Trainer – Ghislain LeBlanc
Goalie Coach – Brad MacPhee
Director of Operations – Norbert Laforge

Male Under 16:

Head Coach – Josh Hepditch
Assistant Coach – Brad Good
Assistant Coach – Phil Richer
Trainer – Michael Burrell
Therapist – Jessica Sears
Goalie Coach – Kirk Gormley
Director of Operations – Norbert Laforge

Female Under 16:

Head Coach – Genevieve David
Assistant Coach – Lauren Hill
Trainer – Sara Miller
Goalie Coach – Katie Northrup
Director of Operations – Nancy Haslett

Female Under 18:

Head Coach – Kayla Blackmore
Assistant Coach – Monika Cormier
Assistant Coach – Warren Mason
Trainer – Alex Ryan
Goalie Coach – Eric Pye
Director of Operations – Nancy Haslett

For further information, please contact:

Mike Gillingham
Technical Director
Hockey New Brunswick