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Hockey Operations

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Tom Nickolau
Head Coach
Phone: 416.726.0572

Professional Training and Coaching History 

*Over 20 years of experience in developing and promoting players to higher levels
*Powerplay Sports Youth Spring/Summer Showcase Teams
*Pro Individual Skills and Shooting Instructor
*Powerplay Hockey Schools
*Head Coach AAA and Junior Hockey
*Mentor Coach for several organizations
*High Performance 1 Certified Coach 


Coaching Achievements 

*U15 OHF/OHL Program of Excellence
*Midget AAA Allstar Coach
*6 City finals
*1 City Championship
*All Ontario Championship
*Various Tournament Championships
*Recruited, coached and developed several players who moved on to semi-professional and NHL levels.  


Playing Career Accomplishments 

*Guelph Platers OHL Draft Pick (1983-1986) Memorial cup Champion 1986
*Detroit Red Wings NHL Draft Pick 1984 (Signed Pro Contract)
*Ottawa 67’s OHL (1986-1987)
*Brandon Wheat Kings WHL (1987-1987)
*New Westminster Bruins WHL (1986-1987) 

*East Coast Hockey League (1990-1991) 

*Ryerson Rams OUAA (1987-1990)
*OUAA Male Athlete of the Year 


James (Jim) MacEachern
GM/Director of Hockey Operations
Phone: 519-835-8496

Professional Coaching and Management Experience 

*GM/Director of Operations- St. Mary's Lincolns (GOJHL) 2018-2019
*Head Coach Waterloo Wolves U18 2017-2018
*Saginaw Spirit OHL Scout 2005-2007
*GM/Head Coach Jr B, Alliance AAA 2000-2017

Junior Playing Experience 
*Guelph Sports Hall of Fame Inductee
*Guelph Holody Platers (MWJHL) 1984-1985

*Guelph Platers (OHL) 1985-1986
*Milton Steamers (COJHL) 1985-1986

*Waterloo Siskins (MWJHL) 1986-1987


*Guelph Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

*Waterloo Wolves U18 League and Alliance Playoff Champions 2017-2018



Derek Etherington
Associate Coach

Brett Wilkinson
Athletic Trainer

Athan Terzakis
Financial & Liaison Director


Kayla Crawford
Billet Coordinator
Phone: 705-272-9634



Lorrie O'Connor
Game Day Coordinator

Emily Martin
Photographer and Videographer


Claude Bourassa

Danielle Mercer
Clinical Assistant