Coaches' Corner

Steve MacLeod (2012) - Coach Director -

Steve hails from Toronto, ONT and played his minor hockey career there.

29 years of coaching experience, with 20 of those being at the AAA/AA club level.  

He has been recognized for many awards including 2015 and 2018 CAC,  ‘Coach Of The Year’, and 2005 MMAA ‘League Coach Of The Year’!

Steve has his High Performance 1 Coach NCCP, checking, safety, and has attended numerous Hockey Alberta Coaching Clinics.

Currently Steve, is the Head Coach for CAC U15AAA team.

In 2015 Steve became a Wolfpack board member and assumed the position of ‘Coaching Director.’  This will be Steve's 11th year with the Wolfpack coaching at various levels.

“It is a privilege to be able to coach hockey.  I take what I do seriously and do my best to make sure the athlete is coached in a positive environment enabling him/her to improve their potential.”



Travis Vanberg (2009) -

Travis, an Edmonton native, grew up playing minor hockey here as well as making appearances in Grande Prairie and Pigeon Lake area.

He has over 20 years of playing experience varying from initiation to Juniors and Adult leagues.  As a player he played for the Sherwood Park Crusaders(Jr.A) and received an invite to try out for the Barrie Colts(CHL).

His coaching experience has dawned over 22 years, coaching various levels ranging from initiation-Bantam, and spring AAA.  His most recent being an HC with our U15 Winter Wolfpack team for the past two seasons and since 2019 to present with our 2009 Spring team.  Travis was also part of our PHL PW Winter Championship teams coaching staff and led his spring 09's to a championship in Seattle.

From a board perspective he was the President of a Minor Hockey Association and has had a role since 2016.

"I'm a big proponent of development, hard work, and connecting with the players.  Any coach can outline a play on the whiteboard, it's the ones who understand and motivate their players that win."

"The measure of who we are, is what we do, with what we have."-Vince Lombardi




Trevor Bosma (2010)

Trevor was raised on a farm near Morinville, where he played the majority of his minor hockey career. He also played AAA during the springs/summers and Midget AA for the Sturgeon Sting.

During his minor hockey career he had 4 invitations to attend AJHL at the young age of only 15yrs old.   After a late cut from the St. Albert Saints, when he was 17, he decided to play for the St. Albert Merchants in the CJHL. During his time with the Merchants he won CJHL Rookie of the year, Goaltender of the year in back to back seasons, and the CJHL Championship in 2004/2005. While with the St. Albert Merchants he was invited for tryouts with the Tri-City Americans of the WHL and the UofA Golden Bears. 

Coach Trevor began his coaching career at the young age of 15, where he volunteered at Hockey Camps in Edmonton and Sylvan Lake. He has coached for a few minor hockey organizations, but most notably for Team Alberta's Para Hockey Team. He assisted in leading Team Alberta to a Bronze Medal at the 2022/23 Canadian National Championships and plans to return for the 2023/24 season.  Currently he coaches for SSAC U18AA.

Since 2021 he has also been a hockey scout with and JDM Sports; assisting hockey players on their journey obtaining a position with Junior A teams, the NCAA, and the WHL. Currently he is the Director, Hockey Operations for BB Hockey Development. 

"My biggest goal in coaching is not only to increase a player's skill level but to make each player a better person. Seeing my former players grow into respectful and genuine young adults, with incredible careers, makes what I do everyday worth all the long hours and hard work. The greatest reward  as a coach is hearing my name yelled through a hockey rink, as a former or current player see's me and can't wait to have a chat. Coaching is my passion, I love that I have made this into a career, and I love how I can inspire so many young people to pursue their dreams."



Andrew Link (2010) -

Andrew, is Leduc, AB born, where he played the majority of his minor hockey.  

He was the captain of the Alberta Wolfpack for 2yrs, returning with medals in Boston, MA, and championships in Brandon, MB.

‘Drew’ played up to Bantam AAA in Leduc before making a change to Spruce Grove for his Midget AAA years.  Andrew skated for the Prince Albert Raiders(WHL) and has skated with multiple Jr. A teams including Fort McMurray Oil Barons(AJHL), Bow Valley Eagles(AJHL), and the Kindersley Klippers(SJHL).  In the last couple of seasons of Junior he played in the CJHL being named to the All-Star team in both years. Drew’s last season of competitive hockey was playing Senior AAA with the Beaumont Warriors in the Chinook League.

As a coach Drew has been coaching since 1999 at various levels from Initiation-Midget AA.  He is an Intermediate/Development 1 Level certified coach and is returning for his seventh season as Head Coach of our 2010 team.

“I provide a very respectful dressing room in which all coaches, as well as players, are at the same level and all contribute to the success and development of the team.”




Dorin Gay (2011)

Dorin is another local,born and raised in Edmonton, AB where he spent his minor hockey and played club hockey with CAC.   His hockey career continued playing with the Grande Prairie Storm(Jr.A), Concordia University(ACAC), before finally ending with Grant MacEwan(ACAC).

He is an effective coach, that brings more than 20 years of experience in the development of hockey players and goalies. 

He has been involved in numerous development camps assuming many different roles.  Ranging from Head Instructor at Gold in The Net, to lead Development coach with the Alberta Wolfpack.  Additionally he has run as lead development instructor for skills sessions for minor hockey programs all over Alberta. Recently, Dorin coached this team to a championship in Seattle last spring and looks to build off of last year.

"I'm a strong believer in the mentoring and the development of young athletes, both on and off the ice.  Having played at the Junior and University level; I will leverage this experience to help these young athletes to not only grow their athletic aspirations, but personal goals as well."


Tyler Hennessey(2013) 

Tyler mainly grew up in Manitoba where he played the majority of his minor hockey. His Club hockey career consisted of playing Bantam AAA and then moving on to play Midget AAA. From there, Tyler pursued a successful junior hockey career in the Saskatchewan and Manitoba  Junior Hockey Leagues; in which he served as the captain in both respectively. He then went on to play University Hockey, all while completing his Bachelor of Commerce degree and serving as the team's captain. 

During Tyler's playing career he began coaching at various levels and found a love and passion for passing on his knowledge to the younger players. After he finished University, he decided to dedicate more of his time to coaching. Tyler has coached various levels which have included Bantam AA, Bantam AAA, Midget AA, Midget AAA, U7, U9, U11 and most recently coaching our very own 2013 Major Wolfpack HSL team for his second year.

 “I take great pride in seeing the growth and development of players and strive for excellence with each and every player. It is important to provide a fun and engaging atmosphere where the players feel comfortable in a learning environment. An environment that teaches not only hockey skills. but life skills and a place to build relationships that will last forever.”


Norman Dunroe (2013) -

Norman was born in Edmonton, but spent his childhood growing up in Calmar, AB.  He was on skates when he was less than a year old and played competitive hockey for 20+ years, last playing Div 1 men's hockey. 

He brings a very unique perspective to the game having refereed high levels of hockey including: Midget AA, AAA and Junior hockey.

"Norm" recently coached our PeeWee winter PHL team(2021/22), taking them to Champion the PeeWee Division.  Previously he was involved as either an A.C, or H.C  with Midget A/AA, in Thorsby; Midget AA in Fort Saskatchewan, as well as Bantam AA for CAC.

Norm has also been a previous Wolfpack Coach, having coached two springs ago, leading our 09 spring team to win Championships in the Stampede Challenge and International Star Tournament; in Calgary and Whistler respectively. 

His love for the game and coaching has brought him back and is excited to see what he can do after all of his experiences over the years.

"I believe in creating a fun, inclusive environment with focus on skill and personal development."


Yevgeniy Lymansky(2014)

Yevgeniy, was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine close to the Russian border.  At the age of 9, he was selected for a Hockey Academy, where many successful players were raised, many went on to play in the NHL.  This was a defining moment in his hockey career, where he really focused on honing his hockey skills. 

He went to numerous hockey camps across North America, and was invited to play in a Junior Hockey League for a full scholarship in the USA.  During this time he was then selected to play for the U18 and U20 for Ukrainian National Team, playing on the world’s biggest stage.

Upon returning to Ukraine he signed his first contract with the famous Ukrainian club “Sokil Kyiv”.  

Yevgeniy’ moved to Poland where he played 3 seasons in the Poland Extra Hockey League, where again, he played with many players  from the NHL, AHL, DEL and EBEL.

During this time he was offered to play in the Romanian Hockey League for “Steaua Bucuresti”-the most titled club in Romania.  He accepted, and while obtaining his citizenship in 2019, he was offered and went on to play for the Romanian National Team for a few seasons and absolutely loved the experience.

This is where he began his coaching career-providing camps and training sessions.

He loves the game so much, and wanted to move forward to pursue his new career.  He decided to move to Canada-to forge hockey talents and to share his  knowledge and experience.

Yevgeniy has a unique skill set that brings tons of experience and helps reveal the individuality of each player, while in a team setting.


“If you want to improve your hockey level, if you want to change your life-how hockey changed mine, join us and we will master your hockey skills.”

“If you are a hard worker-you’ll obtain everything you dream about.”

 Michael Curtis (2015) -

Michael an Edmonton product, who grew up here playing for the Hawks Athletic Club and followed playing rep hockey for the Canadian Athletic Club(CAC).  He was also a director for a local minor hockey club for the last 6 years.  

He had many memorable coaches growing up that had taught him the importance of the strength of teamwork, dedication, sportsmanship and making life lasting friendships.  Collectively this is what he wants to pass along to his young students of the game.

'Mike' has coached Initiation(U9) through to Pee Wee(U13) levels as well as helped coach Wolfpack teams over the past few springs.  Throughout his years of coaching, he has had the opportunity to coach alongside and be mentored by some great coaches and hockey minds.  Mike will be returning for his second year as Head Coach of this group. Michael is also a multi sport coach, having not only coached hockey, but his background consists of soccer, lacrosse, ball hockey, and ringette.  He is a true student of the game as he is always learning and to keep evolving as a coach.

"My goal as a coach is to give the players as many tools as possible from skills to good habits, mental toughness, creativity, and to have fun playing the greatest game."





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