NVMHA is excited to announce our U13-18 Rep Evaluators for the 2021.22 season.
Matt Samson– Current General Manager and Head Coach of the Jr. B North Vancouver Wolf Pack. Matt has also spent time in the BCHL as an Assistant Coach and General Manager. Matt has extensive player evaluation skills at all levels.
Luke Kasteel– Luke played professionally all over North America and learned from coaches at both the pro and junior levels. Moving into a coaching role since retiring, Luke has almost ten years of coaching and skill development experience. Luke has been the lead evaluator for multiple Minor Hockey Association tryouts and other high-level programs.
Dave Wilkie– Dave grew up and played minor hockey in Vancouver and after a notable junior career, Dave played professionally in the British National and Premier Hockey Leagues. Upon returning from overseas, Dave started coaching across the Lower Mainland for multiple minor hockey associations and is currently in his second season on the coaching staff of the North West Hawks AAA Zone program. Dave is also an experienced evaluator, conducting evaluations across the west coast for both male and female hockey associations including CMHA, TCFIHA, WMHA, and BC Hockey Zone Programs.
Jeremy Bachusz is an NHL scout for the New York Islanders and has been for the past five years. Before that, he spent time as a Head Coach at the university level and played both professionally and NCAA hockey.