OUR COACHES

Our team of professional coaches have a proven track record of success training female hockey players!

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Marcie Munro

Marcie Munro has a niche and passion for making her student’s skating experience fun and memorable. She thrives on seeing her students of all ages succeed.

Marcie grew up in the world of figure skating. She skated with the White Rockettes Synchronized Skating Team representing the team at the Canadian Precision Skating Competition.

Marcie’s philosophy and belief is that: Coaching the skills and fundamentals of skating is so critical in today’s ‘skating world’. “If you can’t skate, you can’t play the game.”

The hockey world has come to recognize the role of figure skating coaches in developing athletes who understand the art of edges needed to become great hockey players.

‘Learning the art of edges is a continuous process. It starts with practicing the artful details of starts, strides, and turns on edges during each session and eventually bringing them all together. It’s about turning new techniques into a long term habit!’

Marcie holds her Coaching Level 1 & 2 BC Hockey coaching certification and has successfully created ‘Learn To Skate and Edge, Power, Stride programs’ in the Lower Mainland. She coaches teams in Richmond, Coquitlam, Delta, Maple Ridge, Langley and Abbotsford. She is a skating skill development coach with the Langley Lightening Girls Hockey Association and Pitt Meadows Wolverines Spring Team. Marcie also works one-on-one with athletes of all ages up to and including players of Junior and WHL caliber.

Marcie holds a Master of Arts Degree in Conflict Analysis and Management;is a Life Coach and a breast cancer survivor. She has made frequent public speaking appearances for television, radio, conferences, and group functions.

Coach Jeff McCaughan Explosive Hockey Development Fraser Valley Hawks Spring Hockey

Jeff McCaughan

Coach Jeff is one of our lead performance coaches.

His passion for the sport, coupled with his desire to coach youth hockey provided him the fuel to begin a new program aimed at delivering a world class program that is based on high energy game like situations and scenarios while elevating all elements of the participants skill level.

Jeff believes in value and the ability to produce a positive development experience that will create this value for each player during each program.

Jeff is a certified skating coach and has been formally trained on stride & biomechanics of skating and Power Edge Pro hockey systems.

Coach Kelsey Firkus Explosive Female Hockey Development

Kelsey Firkus

Coach Kelsey has been coaching for over 14 years, working with a wide variety of ages from tots all the way up to adults. She has experience with skaters, ringette players, and hockey players.

Coach Kelsey played NCAA hockey for the University of Wisconsin-Superior and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Prior to playing for University of Wisconsin-Superior, Coach Kelsey played on the Fraser Valley Female Midget AAA team, where she was named captain in her final year. She was also a member of Team BC, where she won silver at the BC Winter Games.

Coach Aimie Wallace Explosive Female Hockey

Aimie Wallace

At age 15, Coach Aimie was already playing Sr.AAA women's hockey. She has represented BC in national tournaments. Coach Aimie was mentored by coaches Tom Rennie and Nancy Wilson, when she participated as a Jr. coach in the Women's World Championship training camps.

Coach Aimie is experienced in coaching hockey and skating programs to all levels of athletes.

Coach Aimie is a former CPGA golf professional and currently a certified personal trainer, nutritionist and life coach.

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Gwen Lemieux

Coach Gwen has been coaching ice hockey for over 30 years at every level and attained her Hockey Canada High Performance coaching certification in 1998. As an athlete Coach Gwen represented B.C. 7 times at the Canadian Women’s Senior Nationals.

Coach Gwen has been involved with BC Hockey as the Lower Mainland High Performance Coordinator for U18 and U16 female. She has represented Team BC as part of the coaching staff in the 1999 Canada Winter Games.

Coach Gwen has translated her background and experience as a high performance coach in ice hockey to team successes in ball hockey. She led Team Canada to Gold in 2015 and Team USA to Silver in 2017 & 2019 at the World Ball Hockey Championships. Coach Gwen's passion is helping athletes develop their hockey skills so they can have fun playing the game they love.

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