2021.22 Rep Coaches
Robin’s no stranger to the north shore hockey community and NVMHA. A seasoned development coach, Robin has years of coaching experience and recently won BC Hockey’s development award for coaching. Cullen Revel will be joining the U11 A1 team as an assistant coach.
NVMHA alumni player and head coach for the past two years, Trevor returns to lead the U11 A2 team this year has been the head coach for U13 A2 last year and previously leading U11 A3 to a final four appearance. His father, David Lifton, a coach with NVMHA for years, will be joining Trevor as the U11 A2 assistant coach.
Dana’s passionate about coaching and you may have seen around our association or through Canlan programs. Dana joins us as the U11 A3 head coach this year and was U15 A3’s assistant coach last year. She’s also led additional development sessions for NVMHA.
Thomas Winckers & Marcus Jensen
Both NVMHA alumni players and returning U13 A1 co-head coaches, both are excited about the upcoming season. Previously, they co-head coached the U11 A1 team for three years.
New to NVMHA this year, Reid will lead our U13 A2 team. Reid brings a wealth of coaching experience from West Vancouver Minor Hockey: U13 A1 and U11 A1 (5 years combined). He also played junior hockey with the Port Moody Panthers & Alberni Bulldogs and is a high-level power skating coach.
This is Jon’s first year as head coach for U13 A3, but he’s no stranger to coaching as he previously was the U11 A1 assistant coach and has head coached C-hockey for years including U13 C1 last year. Jon’s currently a skills coach and an active Board member for NVMHA.
Luke’s an NVMHA alumni who eventually went on to play at higher levels, learning from coaches in the pros and juniors, before returning to the north shore where he’s been coaching and developing players. He specializes in forward and defensemen specific skills, tactics, and techniques that help them create offensive opportunities and put more pucks in the net. He’s a seasoned coach and no stranger to the north shore minor hockey associations and we’re excited to have him join us this year to lead the U15 A1 team.
David’s a well-known NVMHA coach having coached at all levels of our association over the years. Last year, he led our U21 A1 team and previously U18 C for many years having won multiple league and playoff banners.
Spencer grew up on the north shore playing minor hockey, went on to the juniors for a couple of years, and played during university. He then moved to Colorado and coached U18 in and returned to spend 5 years with the Vancouver Canucks. He’s also spent time coaching our local North Vancouver Wolf Pack for the past 10 years and we’re excited to have him join us to lead the U15 A3 team.
Cullen led the U18 A2 team last year and was awarded NVMHA “Rep Head Coach of the Year.” He was also the U11 A2 assistant coach. This will be Cullen’s second year with NVMHA, having previously spent 10 years coaching in Tapei, Taiwan, developing and running his own hockey program and assistant coach for the U18/20 national men’s teams of the Chinese Taipei Ice Hockey Federation.
Jim has over 20 years of coaching experience, mainly at the U18 Rep level with Richmond, Seafair, and Surrey Minor Hockey. In 2004-05, he led the Richmond U18 A2 team to the BC Hockey championship for the win. Jim’s also a coach and team manager for Team BC for the deaf.