Boys Prep Camp Coaching Staff

NHL, NCAA & Junior A Coaching Staff

All Prep Camp activities are coached and directed by NHL, NCAA, USHL and NAHL coaches and scouts. These coaches are responsible for all aspects of player development process during the week. Confirmed coaches for the Junior Prep Camp will be listed below after they are announced on our Facebook Page each spring. 


2019 Junior Prep Camp Coaching Staff:

Week 1: June 18-24, 2019

  • Parker Burgess - Head Coach, Nichols College, NCAA
  • Cody Campbell - Head Coach, Walpole Express, EHL
  • Tim Madsen - Head Coach, St. Scholastica College, NCAA
  • Brian Pellerin - Associate Head Coach, Tri-City Americans, WHL

Week 2: June 24-30, 2019

  • Andy Contois - Assistant Coach, Central Illinois Flying Aces, USHL
  • Keenan Kelly - Assistant Coach, Austin Bruins, NAHL
  • John Paris. Jr. - 35-year Pro, Junior A & Major Junior Head Coach/GM
  • Zac Desjardins - Assistant Coach, Tulsa Oilers, ECHL Pro


Scouting & Exposure Opportunities

As these coaches work with the athletes both on- and off-ice for the duration of the camp, they have an excellent opportunity to get to know each player personally and are in a position to better direct and guide that players development and training. Additionally, due to this relationship building, the camp has become a fertile recruiting ground as they get to know each players' strengths, weaknesses, compete levels, coachability, focus and preparation.


Prep Camp Coaches

Coaches and scouts from the following teams have worked and attended the Prep Camp in the past:

  • Atlanta Thrashers, NHL
  • Winnipeg Jets, NHL
  • Colorado Avalanche, NHL
  • University of Denver, NCAA
  • Colorado College, NCAA
  • U.S. Air Force Academy, NCAA
  • University of Alabama-Hunstville, NCAA
  • University of Miami, Ohio, NCAA
  • Nichols College, NCAA
  • Gustavus Adolphus College, NCAA
  • St. Mary's College, NCAA
  • Tri-City Americans, WHL
  • Kelowna Rockets, WHL
  • Portland Winterhawks, WHL
  • Seattle Thunderbirds, WHL
  • Vancouver Giants, WHL
  • Victoria Royals, WHL
  • Chicago Steel, USHL
  • Cedar Rapids Roughriders, USHL
  • Des Moines Buccaneers, USHL
  • Dubuque Fighting Saints, USHL
  • Fargo Force, USHL
  • Green Bay Gamblers, USHL
  • Omaha Lancers, USHL
  • Indiana Ice, USHL
  • Sioux City Muskateers, USHL
  • Tri-City Storm, USHL
  • Waterloo Blackhawks, USHL
  • Youngstown Phantoms, USHL
  • Alberni Valley Bulldogs, BCHL
  • Coquitlam Express, BCHL
  • Nipawin Hawks, SJHL
  • Weyburn Red Wings, SJHL
  • Aberdeen Wings, NAHL
  • Bismarck Bobcats, NAHL
  • Brookings Blizzard, NAHL
  • Fairbanks Icedogs, NAHL
  • Wenatchee Wild, BCHL
  • Kenai River Brown Bears, NAHL
  • Port Furon Fighting Falcons, NAHL
  • Springfield Jr. Blues, NAHL
  • Texas Tornado, NAHL
  • Wichita Falls Wildcats, NAHL
  • Campbellton Tigers, MJHL
  • Weeks Crushers, MJHL