U22-AA Barrie Jr. Sharks - Head Coach: Ed Mauro
2022-2023 will be the 5th season behind the bench for head coach Ed Mauro. With over 20 years of experience coaching at all levels and age groups, Ed’s focus with the Jr. Sharks has been to create a team-first environment and winning culture. Ed’s attention to detail and dedication to player development has led to multiple league and tournament championships and an OMHA Championship. Ed was drafted by the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and was head instructor at Can Am Hockey School for nearly 19 years. His goal is to help his players get to the next level.
The Barrie Jr. Sharks team can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
2022-2023 U18-AA Sharks - Head Coach: Marten Nagel
Marten Nagel has over 30 years of coaching experience at all levels, for both boys and girls. Marten has coached with our Sharks teams for 7 years - including as head coach of our U18-AA (2021-2022) and U18-AA (2019-2020), and U18-BB (2018-2019) teams. Marten has also served as a hockey association executive for 10 years (including as President and Technical Director) and is a level 3C referee with nearly 15 years of officiating experience.
Marten Nagel will once again lead a U18-AA team that will be highly integrated with our Jr. Sharks U22-AA program, to push our high performance players to reach their full potential and prepare them for the next step on their hockey journey.
Marten can be reached at email@example.com
2022-2023 U15-AA Sharks - Head Coach: Duane Eldridge
In 2022-2023, Duane Eldridge will return for his third straight season as coach of our U15-AA team. Coach Eldridge has over 20 years of coaching and player development experience that has included leading AA teams at every age level, from U9 to U22. Duane led our Barrie Jr. Sharks team from 2014 through 2018, during which time he helped over 20 players achieve their goal of moving on to play competitive USPORTS/NCAA hockey in Canada and the United States. Duane also has experience developing younger players when he was previously head coach of our Sharks U15-AA team from 2010-2012, and was an assistant coach at the Ontario Winter Games in 2011.
Duane is passionate about player development, and he has a proven history of assessing the player skills, drafting team and individual development plans, and successfully executing these plans to help players achieve their goals. His priority for the Bantam AA team will be to help 2008 and 2009 born players to continue developing the skills necessary to succeed at the elite competitive level, and to prepare them for the next step in their hockey careers.
Duane Eldridge can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
The application process for our 2022-2023 competitive coaching positions will open January 13, with announcements made by mid-February.