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About Coach Mat

Graduated from Brock University with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, 2011

Hockey Canada Licensed Skills Instructor

Hockey Canada High Performance 1 Certified

8+ Years Coaching Experience


Works with players of all abilities from House League to OHL/NCAA



2016 - 2017

2022 - 2023

Head Instructor/Director of Athletic Development at Sports Training Academy, 2012

Assistant Coach of Burlington Eagles Minor Midget AA, 2012

Assistant Coach of Toronto Nationals Major Bantam AAA, 2016

Coach - OHL/OHF U15 Program of Excellence, 2017

Assistant Coach of Oakville Rangers Minor Bantam AAA, 2017

Head Coach of Oakville Rangers Hockey Club 2022 - Present


  • Push each and every player to their full potential

  • Build Mental Toughness in every player (90% Mental)

  • Bring new innovative drills/teaching methods to its students

  • Provide a fun environment for all students (Boys & Girls)

  • Provide feedback to every student at the end of the week/session

  • Never let a player repeat poor behaviour, correct immediately

  • Never become just a whistle blower! Always be teaching

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