Kevin Flather - Off Ice Shooting Development
Kevin Flather is a development hockey coach who now specializes in off ice shooting Instructional Clinics that combine dry land weight training with dry land shooting.
- By improving the players skill set and awareness, the players are able to catch their stride and gain their own confidence.
- Takes serious athletes that need the right guidance and knowledge and mentors them to reach their goals.
- Through extensive hours of training, mentorship, and guidance Kevin has developed an against the grain approach to development.
- With positivity and a ton of passion Kevin has the ability of getting players to understand the process and what it takes to break into the hockey world.
He does this by guiding them through their journey and having them enjoy it every step of the way.
Kevin spent the last 10 years playing Junior, University, and Professional hockey in North America/Europe
Coach Debbie has passion that is never ending and loves teaching, playing, and coaching the best two sports around; Hockey and Ringette.
Born in White Rock, BC, Debbie has player in both the Boys and Girls Association representing White Rock Minor Hockey, Surrey Female Hockey, Richmond Sr. AAA Lighting and Langley Minor Hockey. Through her journey she played 4 years with the Vancouver AAA Selects, 2 years with the 49th Parallel, and was an active member in the BC Best Female Performance group from 1993-1998.
Debbie participated and won 2 Gold Medals with her Zone 3 BC Hockey Winter Games team as an Assistant Captain and 1 Gold Medal game with her Zone 3 BC Ringette Winter Games as a Captain. In 1995, Debbie played on the Hockey Canada Winter Games team, as well as the Ringette Jr. National Team. These experiences lead her to the 1997 Hockey Team Canada Try-outs.
Debbie has played a combined 5 years of Professional Women’s ice hockey with the Vancouver Griffins (NWHL), Durham Lightning (NWHL), Quebec Avalanche(NWHL) and BC Breakers (WWHL) and was drafted by the Calgary Inferno of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League in 2016. Throughout her professional career Debbie attended both the University of New Hampshire in 1998-99 (NCAA Div I) on a full ride Hockey Scholarship as well as obtained a second full ride scholarship to at Quinnipiac University Women’s Ice Hockey Program where she played and captained her team in her final year. (NCAA Div.I)
Throughout her playing career, Debbie maintained a balanced life that including both coaching teams and teaching on ice programs. She started her first Coaching Career move while in Quebec and became the Assistant Coach in 2005 at Montreal’s Bialik High School. Through the years of 2006 to present Debbie has Head coached Surrey Female Midget A, Fraser Valley Phantom Major Midget, Lower Mainland Monarchs (2013-present) and has been both an Head / Assistant Coach in the Mission Minor Hockey Association since 2013.
In 2016, Debbie as selected to attend the Female U16 Identification and Development Camp in Richmond and Salmon Arm and was asked once again to coach a Female Major Midget Team (declined due to BHOH expansion). Coach Debbie a former player in the BC Hockey Program has contributed back to BC Hockey with being an Assistant Coach for Zone 5 BC Winter Games and attended and facilitated many on ice programs including the BC Hockey and Vancouver Canucks First Strides Program since 2014.
Today, Coach Debbie owns and operates Beaudies House of Hockey, Skating and Ringette and is currently involved with the Power Skating Development with Chilliwack and Delta Ringette as well with Langley and Surrey Minor Hockey, and Langley and Abbotsford Female Hockey.
Coach Debbie’s infinite amount of knowledge in coaching and playing at the female and male levels has contributed to her extensive experiences as an instructor, coach and player. Coach Debbie’s unique playing experiences allows her to understand each individual’s player development and properly progress players throughout their playing careers. Debbie is honored to have worked with players from Connecticut, Ontario, Montreal, Japan and British Columbia. Her players in BC come as from all associations; Chilliwack, Mission, Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Langley, Surrey, Cloverdate, Semiahmoo, Delta, Pitt Medows, Coquitlam, Vancouver, Richmond, and Whislter.
Debbie is well known to the Fraser Valley, BC Hockey and Vancouver Canucks First Stride program to her dedication, professionalism and providing the best programs for individuals. She understands player progression, skill development, proper skating technique and specializes in power skating for both Hockey and Ringette Players.
Pro Goalie Development
Clayton is an experienced Goalie Development Coach who was born and grew up playing in goal in Abbotsford. He has many years of playing and coaching experience at all level.
Clayton is the Head Goaltending Instructor at MEI Academy in Abbotsford BC and goalie coach for the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds Major Midget Team.
He also coached goaltending for Trinity Western University located in Langley BC which plays in the BCIHL.
During the 2011-12, Pool was the Goaltending Coach for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL where goaltender Billy Faust received a NCAA Scholarship to the University of Vermont.
Prior to coaching, Pool played 5 seasons of professional hockey in the United States in the UHL/IHL with the Muskegon Fury/Lumberjacks. In 2002 he attended the Edmonton Oilers NHL training camp.
Pool played 3 seasons in the WHL with the Kamloops Blazers and the Kootenay Ice. After his junior career, Pool attended the University of Alberta where he was named CIS Rookie of the Year, 3 times All-Canadian, holds the all-time Canada West shutout record and played for Team Canada at the 2003 World University Games in Italy.
Pool is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a bachelor of Physical Education Degree (BPE) majoring in Sports Performance. He is also a certified Cross Fit trainer.
During his playing career Pool has won 3 championships.
- 2000 CIS Champions, University of Alberta
- 2005 UHL Champions, Muskegon Fury
- 2010 Allan Cup Champions, Fort St. John's Flyers
Clayton is looking forward to teaching all levels of aspiring Goaltenders.
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Director of Player Development
John loves the game of Hockey and has been involved with it his entire life.
Born in Agincourt Ontario where he played many outdoor shinny games and worked his way through the minor hockey system.
He played his entire four year Junior Hockey league career with the Ontario Hockey Leagues (OHL) Toronto Marlboros.
John was drafted by National Hockey League (NHL) New Jersey Devils. He enjoyed a 15 year professional Hockey Career that included playing NHL games and many games for teams in the AHL including the Utica Devils, Hershey Bears and Syracuse Crunch, the IHL, Indianapolis Ice, and ECHL.
Four years after retiring from pro hockey John was signed to play 2 years of Professional Roller Hockey with the Buffalo Stampede.
John has been involved with coaching and player development for many years. He has coached at the BCHL level; Spring Hockey Academy's and is currently coaching at the PCHA Minor Hockey Level.
Along the way many Certification have been obtained to fill out his resume and has made and maintained many Hockey friendships with professional hockey players, trainers, coaches and executives at every level.
John is excited and looking forward to working with young Hockey Players and their Parents to pass on his sound hockey Principals, Skills and Ideas to the next generation.