Junior Coaches

Josh Williams of the Edmonton Oil Kings is a power forward who was ranked #145 by NHL Central scouting & ranked #59 by TSN/McKenzie in the 2019 NHL draft. Josh as an addition to our Edge, Power and Stride, Specialized Hockey Development & Tykes Hockey programs, has brought confidence and passion for the game, alongside the work ethic is takes to excel.
Drafted 1st round, 5th overall by the Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL) in 2016, Josh has just completed his 4th season in the WHL, currently playing with the Edmonton Oil Kings.
Some of Josh’s other accomplishments include; he was assistant captain for Team BC in 2017, was selected to represent Canada at the U17 World challenge. He played for team Canada at the Hlinka Gretzky U18 tournament during the 2018/2019 season where they won Gold and Josh scored 5 goals in 5 games. As well as played in the Sherwin Williams CHL/WHL Top Prospects game.

Aidan De La Gorgendiere of the Saskatoon Blades is an excellent addition to our Edge, Power & Stride, Specialized Hockey Development, & Tykes Hockey programs. Bringing a youthful enthusiasm and drive for the game, Aidan continually demonstrates to all students what it takes to play high level.

Aidan is a top rated defenseman with a strong transitional game, a powerful stride, and a proven ability to shut down plays. Drafted 1st round, 5th overall by the Saskatoon Blades (WHL) in 2017, Aidan has just two seasons with the team (2018-19 & 2019-20), in addition to playing on Team Canada Black in the U17’s. Aidan played the 2017-2018 season with the Yale Hockey Academy Midget Prep, and won Gold in the WHL Cup with Team BC. Additionally, Aidan won the CSSHL championship with Delta Hockey Academy, Bantam Varsity during the 2015-2016 season.

Brody Gagno of the Chilliwack Chiefs is a powerful defenseman who has been training with Kim Marfleet and working with the Elite Skating team for the past 4 years. Knowing what it takes to play high level hockey, Brody brings a strong determination to the game and unparalleled dedication to his training.
Drafted 6th round by the Prince George Cougars (WHL) in 2017, Brody has just completed two seasons of Junior A with the Chilliwack Chiefs (2018-19 & 2019-20). Brody played his 2016-2017 season with Yale Hockey Academy Bantam Prep and his 2017-2018 season with Yale Hockey Academy Midget Prep.

The Elite Skating and Hockey Development team is very proud of Brody as he has now committed to the NCAA Division 1 hockey program at Quinnipiac University.

Marcus Olsen of the OHA PENTICTON U17 PREP (previously played for the Valley West Giants U16 AAA team) is an enthusiastic & dynamic defenseman. Marcus demonstrates a love for the game that is evident every time he is on the ice. While coaching Elite’s Edge, Power & Stride, Tykes Hockey, and Specialized Hockey Development, Marcus is eager to share his passion and knowledge of the game with all students.

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