Coach Profile

CHA Program of Excellence Background
This is his first experience with the CHA's Program of Excellence

Coaching background
Has been the Head coach and the General Manager of the OHL's North Bay Centennialssince the 1998-99 season
Head coach of the CIAU's University of New Brunswick from 1996-98
Captured National CIAU Championship in 1997-98
Lost in the National CIAU Championship final game in 1996-97
Named CIAU Coach of the Year in 1997-98
Head coach of the OHL's Windsor Spitfires from 1994-96
Assistant coach with the AHL's PEI Senators for the 1993-94 season. Assistantcoachof the OHL's London Knights from 1990-93

Personal
Mike and wife Mary Ellen have three sons, Jared (9), Ryan (6) and Connor (5)
Favorite NHL Coach: Pat Quinn
Favorite sports other than hockey: Baseball, softball
Has coached NHL players Jason Allison, Tim Taylor, Chris Taylor and Ed Jovanovski
Played university hockey for 5 years and in Europe for two seasons