Matt Heseltine

Matt Heseltine

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 6+ Years
  • Played Tier II Junior A hockey with the Calgary Canucks
  • Currently attending medical school in Ireland.
  • Hockey Philosophy is Never stop learning.

Frank Lyall

Frank Lyall

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 10+ Years
  • 30 Years+ Hockey Player and Enthusiast
  • “To me ICE Hockey is life. Where else can you enter a space restricted by wood and glass, face 20 some other combatants with armour and weapons and come out smiling… ready for beverages – and do it for decades – my wish is there is ice in heaven ‘cuz I am wearing my skates on my deathbed.”

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David Mahoney

David Mahoney

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 14+ Years
  • Tucker Hockey – Hockey & Fitness Consultant
  • Owner and Operator of Mahoney Fitness Calgary
  • Mount Royal University Graduate – Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)
  • Certified Fitness Trainer (CFT)
  • Personal Fitness Trainer (PFT)
  • NCCP Certified

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Ben McGinn

Ben McGinn

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 2+ Years
  • Assistant Coach Mount Royal University Cougars Women’s Team
  • Minor Hockey Coach for 20+ Years
  • Played Junior and Collegiate Hockey
  • Philosophy on Coaching: “No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care”. A coach needs to be humble and willing to constantly learn from anywhere he can, no matter what the level or background. A coach must also understand that he/ she must earn the respect of his/ her players and colleagues before demanding it from them.

Rex Tucker

Rex Tucker

  • 25+ Years of Hockey Instruction
  • Calgary Junior Hockey League Coach (1992 – 1995)
  • Assistant Coach Hockey Alberta Under 16 Program of Excellence (1994)
  • Calgary Junior Hockey League – Coach of the Year (1995)
  • NCCP Advanced 1 Certified Coach (1996)
  • Past Hockey Alberta Instructor (1996)
  • Head Power Skating Instructor Canadian Hockey Camp – Europe (1997 – 2001)
  • A Professional Power Skating Instructor (1997 – Present)
  • Full Time Professional Hockey Coach (2002 – Present)
  • Instructed hockey camps in Calgary, Rural Alberta, Springdale, Newfoundland and Prague, Czech Republic
  • Philosophy on Coaching: “Show your passion and love for the game of hockey. Assess – adapt – connect with players – make a difference. Give the players what they need – not what you may know. Coaching is lifelong learning.”

Ronald Wong

Ronald Wong

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 8+ Years
  • 25 Years+ Hockey Enthusiast
  • My philosophy is to not be distracted by comparing yourself to others, but relax and enjoy your moments of success and do not worry, these types of moments will happen.

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Jordan Evans

Jordan Evans

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 6+ Years
  • University of Victoria Varsity Player
  • Yorkton Terriers – Tier II Junior A Player
  • Calgary Royals Midget AAA Player
  • My philosophy on hockey is that everything is earned, nothing is given.

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Alannah Jensen

Alannah Jensen

  • Tucker Hockey – On-Ice Instructor 8+ Years
  • University of Lethbridge Varsity Women’s Team
  • University of Calgary Varsity Women’s Team
  • Okanagan Hockey Academy Female Midget AAA Prep Team
  • My philosophy is that the years will pass and playing hockey will be a part of who you are, learn from it and enjoy it but remember it’s just a game.

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Sheila Kelly

Sheila Kelly

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 6+ Years
  • University of Antigonish – Varsity Hockey (3 AUS Championships )
  • Team Captain of Newfoundland for 2003 Canada Games,
  • Calgary Senior Women’s AA Hockey
  • Hockey Philosophy: I always thought if you love the game, it will love you back.

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Liam McKay

Liam McKay

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 5+ Years
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology – NCAA DIV 3 Player
  • Calgary Royals AAA Midget Player
  • Hockey Philosophy: Everyday, pick one little thing to work on and make yourself better, that little thing could make the difference.

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Kris Bramall

Kris Bramall

  • Tucker Hockey – On-Ice Instructor 5+ Years
  • Played Minor Hockey to Midget with Calgary’s Southland Association, won 2012 Midget Championship
  • Try your hardest all the time. You have to work hard to achieve your goal whether it is on the ice or off.

Jack Evans

Jack Evans

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 10+ Years
  • 40+ Years Hockey enthusiast, 20+ Years Coaching
  • Seeing improvement in the skills of the students. Everyone comes in and leaves as a better skater and player. Watching them struggle and then conquer their issues is really rewarding.

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Jim Hepburn

Jim Hepburn

  • Tucker Hockey – On-Ice Instructor 13+ Years
  • 50+ Years Ice Hockey Enthusiast,
  • 16 + Years as Head Instructor with Hockey North America – Recreational Hockey League
  • Overall, I really enjoy coaching; it’s like paying it forward. I hope the players I have coached will go on and one day coach and get as much satisfaction as I do. The student will eventually surpass the teacher, and that’s what keeps the sport growing and getting better.

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Mark Howery

Mark Howery

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor for 2+ Years
  • Coaching since 1980’s, Played AJHL and WHO
  • Coaching Philosophy: I’m in it for the love of the game and to give back to the sport that has given me so much. My goal as an instructor is to inspire players to work as hard as they can with a smile on their face and sweat on their brow. The combo of hard work and passion is the bottom-line ingredient to improving skills and lacing them up for a lifetime.

Noah Kelly

Noah Kelly

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 4+ Years
  • Attending University of Alberta
  • Played Minor Hockey to Midget AA
  • Philosophy on Coaching: The thing I love most about instructing is seeing improvement, it means I’m doing my job and kids are getting closer to chasing the dream of being a pro hockey player!

Connor Michaud

Connor Michaud

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 2+ Years
  • Playing Midget Varsity Hockey at Edge School in Calgary

Paul Riley

Paul Riley

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 4+ Years.
  • Minor Hockey Coach for 9+ years
  • Played minor hockey to Midget.
  • Philosophy on life: Live life like a big kid. It’s more fun that way.

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Dakota Woodworth
  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 1+ Years.
  • 2017-2018 Calgary Inferno Player – CWHL
  • Played for the Boston University – 2012 to 2016
  • Philosophy on Coaching: I love coaching because it gives me a way to give back to the sport that has given me everything. It’s a way to keep growing the game, starting with the kids that will grow up and be the future of the sport. I was lucky enough to have a lot of really amazing coaches that fostered my love of hockey growing up, and if I can be that coach for a young player then that’s enough for me.

Adam Rosen
  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor
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Kurtis Nystrom
  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor 2+ Years.
  • 35 years of playing experience. Small town minor hockey to midget and a variety of leagues as an adult.
  • Philosophy on Coaching: It’s all about enjoyment of the game.  And helping beginners use, rather than fear, gravity.

Matthew Hunter

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor
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Mike Proudley

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor
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Brian Melnyk

  • Tucker Hockey – On Ice Instructor
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  • Darrin McCallum
  • Michael O’Sullivan
  • Adam Oates
  • Kevin Sorochak
  • David Hines
  • William Dutton