The Calgary Canucks have added two coaches to their staff for 2020-21 in preparation for their 50th year in the AJHL. Micki Dupont will join as Assistant Coach, and Jamie Henry will join as Assistant Coach / Video Coordinator.
Micki joins the Canucks after a formidable 20-year professional career highlighted by 18 games with the Calgary Flames. He also represented Team Canada at the World Championships and played on numerous Spengler Cup teams. Micki coached with the Calgary Royals Midget AAA team last season.
Jamie has been heavily involved in the development of players and programs within Hockey Calgary the past 2 seasons. While acquiring his MBA/MS in Sport Management Dual Degree from University of Massachusetts Amherst, he volunteered as an Assistant Coach, Hockey Operations Assistant, Video Coordinator, and was Director of Analytics with the Division I UMass Minutemen. Jamie coached Bantam AA last season.
?The experience and knowledge both Micki and Jamie bring to the Calgary Canucks will be invaluable,? said Brad Moran, Head Coach and General Manager. ?They also represent our continued commitment to progress as an organization and develop world-class hockey players?.
Micki and Jamie will join Tyson Avery (Assistant Coach), Brad Moran (Head Coach/General Manager), and Wayne Andrews (Head Scout/Assistant GM). Tyson and Wayne were also renewed for the 2020-21 season, and Brad is in the second year of a three-year contract.
About the Calgary Canucks: The Calgary Canucks are a Junior A hockey team in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL), with home games at the Max Bell Centre. They have won the AJHL championship nine times and one national championship. The Canucks franchise was formed in 1971, and has the longest tenure of any in the AJHL in one city. They will be celebrating their 50th year in the AJHL this upcoming 2020-2021 season.