Meet Our Coaches (2021-22)

U13 Head Coach: Brad Lang

Brads ultimate goal is to give each player the opportunity and knowledge to fully develop and progress to the next level. After a long and successful playing career at numerous levels, Brads passion for the game of hockey naturally led him to the coaching ranks.

Brad is a Hockey Canada certified coach with 20 years of hockey development and coaching experience at many levels within minor hockey, including playing College Hockey in the USA. Brad was the Head Coach for The AA Fort Gary Twins Peewee Team 2020/2021 and is now assuming his 2nd year with the club.

Brad was also the coach of the St. Boniface Seals Bantam A1 hockey team the past 2 seasons 2018/2019 - 2019/2020, as well as a Coach for The North American AAA Hockey Challenge for a team out of Calgary and has numerous years coaching hockey in Alberta.

Brad has ran his own skills and conditioning camps as well as been an instructor for other hockey camps including Path Hockey Fitness with 2 time Stanley Cup winner and former WHL coach Brad Lukowich and Pinnacle Hockey Camps.

As a direct result of his mentorship and programs, Brad has proudly watched many of his young players go on to realize their own hockey goals at the highest levels. Brads greatest coaching pleasure is to watch his players realize their challenges and successes.

Whether it’s a Tim Bits player taking that first stride, an atom player developing their shooting or even a player making it to a higher level, Brad shares in the excitement of these successes for all players.

Brads coaching philosophy is one of discipline, teamwork, skill development and fun. He is committed to excellence as a coach and commits to achieve the best from every player within an inspiring team environment. Brad also strives to develop athletes not only as hockey players but as individuals who want to reach their potential on and off the ice.

Brad has had several accomplishments throughout the past 20 years, Brad has taken great pride in being part of the programs and successes below.

Brad founded LA Hockey Camp in 2011 and as the Director/Instructor, Brad expanded programming to include development opportunities for all playing levels.

Path Hockey Fitness instructor with Brad Lukowich coaching WHL players as well as Junior A and B both on ice and off.

Pinnacle Hockey Camp Instructor both on ice and off providing player development for players aged 5 and up.

Proud winner of the Tournament of Champions, Sylvan Lake with our Lethbridge Hawks Atom Team.

Just to name a few!

U13 Head Coach: Doug McKay

U15 Head Coach: Troy Haugen

Troy is entering his fourth season as a Twins head coach. Through his life, Troy has spent a lot of time in hockey rinks. He was the head coach for eight seasons with his sons’ teams and is very familiar with the Twins organization. He started playing hockey at a young age, he was a referee and continues to be a hockey fan. Having lead people his whole working career, he is excited to have a team of young men for him and his coaching staff to teach both hockey and life skills

U15 Head Coach: Cam Deda

Cam has been coaching the Twins for the past seven seasons at the Bantam/U15 level. He finds coaching rewarding and takes pride in teaching and developing skills. He enjoys the experiences and also giving back to the sport he loves.

U18 Head Coaches: Jonathan & Carter Brooks

The Brooks Boys – Co-Head Coaches

Jonathan has now enjoyed 40 years serving as a coach within Winnipeg Minor Hockey, including 10 seasons with the Twins. He's looking forward to another year and all the highs and lows associated with it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carter has spent the past 10 seasons coaching the U-18 Twins. Somehow, he still cannot think of a better way to spend his winter evenings than with a bunch of trouble-making high school aged boys, looking to enjoy their final couple years of minor hockey. Having fun while staying active in the community are important parts to every hockey season.

U13 Female Head Coaches: Jeremy Haggart

Jeremy is entering his 8th season coaching, the past three being with the U13 Female Twins. Jeremy has a passion for hockey, community, and developing hockey players. He started playing hockey at the age of five with the Waverley Warriors in South Winnipeg and continues to play today. Jeremy is looking forward to working with girls this year to improve the players individual and team skills throughout the upcoming season. Keeping active and having fun while getting involved in the community are all-important aspects of team building and Jeremy is looking forward to facing these challenges with the team during the upcoming season.

 

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