KMHA Coach and Director of Development named to Team Ontario for 2019 Winter Games, News (Kitchener Minor Hockey)

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KMHA Coach and Director of Development named to Team Ontario for 2019 Winter Games
Submitted By KMHA on Friday, September 14, 2018
Dean DeSilva, Coach of the Kitchener Jr Rangers Minor Midget AAA Club and KMHA Director of Development, has been named as one of the Assistant Coaches for Team Ontario Men’s Hockey at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta.  

KMHA is very excited for Dean who has been a volunteer with us for over 10 years.  We are fortune to have his expertise to guide and develop our young players and mentor our coaches.

Dean has a remarkable hockey resume that includes:

* Hockey Canada -  Assistant Coach of Team Canada at 3 Nations Cup Helsinki, Finland for World Jr. Tournament Preparation

* Hockey Canada - Assistant Coach of Team Canada at 2016 Youth Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway (Silver medal)

* Head coach & Assistant Coach Team Alliance Gold Cup  as part of Hockey Canada's Program of Excellence 3 of the previous 5 years

* 9 years of coaching GOJHL Jr. B  (3 years assistant coach, 6 years head coach with Waterloo and Elmira)

* 8 years of coaching Minor Midget AAA

His wealth of experience and knowledge will be a great addition to Team Ontario.

The 2019 Winter Games run From February 15 until March 3, 2019 and  features over 150 events in 19 sports and a major arts and cultural festival, the 2019 Canada Winter Games will welcome up to 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches and more than 100,000 spectators. 

To read the OHF announcement about Team Ontario and Dean – click here


We wish Team Ontario and Dean all the best and will be cheering for them.

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