HEAD COACH / DIRECTOR OF HOCKEY OPERATIONS
Jim has over 30 years of player, teaching and coaching experience.
Along with being drafted by Buffalo Sabres (NHL) he played for Kingston Canadiens and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the O.H.L. for the Rochester Americans A.H.L. for the Toledo Gold Diggers in the I.H.L. and assisted the Nijmegen Spitman team in winning a championship in Holland.
Some of the teams he’s coached prior to taking on his role here in Portugal include: Toronto Titans, Toronto Aeros, Mississauga Senators, Shelburne Red Wings and the Alliston Coyotes.
He’s a power skating instructor; an expert in defensive and offensive zone game concepts, team training. An advance systems coach bringing forth excellent bench management skills to the team. He’s a successful and positive motivator and communicator with all players with a proven record in assisting hockey players to the next level ie Division 1 in the USA & Semi-Pro Leagues in Europe.