Meet Our Coaches (2018-19)
Minor Peewee Head Coach: Bryan Williams
Bryan brings two decades of coaching experience to the Winnipeg Twins AA program. He has completed his High Performance-1 coaching level and spends time facilitating coaching clinics in the fall. Bryan’s passion for coaching began while he was working for the International Goaltenders’ School where he became the head instructor and program director. Bryan has had success coaching at all levels including time with the St. Vital Victorias and Winnipeg Twins AA organizations, as well as in successful spring and summer hockey programs. He spent time as the head coach of the Winnipeg Ice Female Midget AAA hockey team for two seasons and before that he was the head coach of the Balmoral Hall Blazers Junior Varsity hockey team for four seasons culminating in a WWHSHL (Winnipeg Women’s High School Hockey League) League Championship in 2011-2012. Bryan is very excited to be back with the Winnipeg Twins for a fifth straight year and looking forward to a great season at Minor Peewee after leading the 2016-2017 Minor Peewee Twins to the City Finals.
Peewee Head Coach: Doug McKay
Female Peewee Head Coach: Angie Adams
Angie has been coaching for 20 years – female and male hockey – at the Bantam, Peewee, Atom, Novice and house league levels. She has also coached many other sports, male and female, from 15 year olds to beginner, at the most competitive level through to grassroots and skills development. Angie played hockey at university and continued to play for many year in the Winnipeg senior women’s league representing Manitoba numerous times at the senior nationals. Angie also competed at the provincial/national level in soccer, basketball, ringette and continues to play today. Angie plans to focus on ongoing development in all aspects of the players’ development this season. She ensures all players will have fun while learning how to train and play in a competitive environment.
Minor Bantam Head Coach: Troy Haugen
Troy is pleased to have been awarded the head coach for the 2018/19 Minor Bantam Twins. After six seasons away from coaching, he is looking forward to getting back behind the bench. Troy was head coach for eight seasons with his sons’ teams and is very familiar with the Twins organization. Troy’s passion is hockey. He is a player, a referee and a hockey fan. Having lead people his whole working career, he is keen to have a group of young men for him and his coaching staff to teach both hockey and life skills.
Bantam Head Coach: Cam Deda
Cam coaches for both the love of the game and brotherly bond he gets with the players throughout the season. Seeing them improve both as players and as individuals is more rewarding than a winning record …although winning is a nice bonus.
Female Bantam Head Coach: Roy Hilderman
Roy will return to the bench for the 2018/19 season as the Head Coach of the Female Bantam AA Twins team. He brings with him over 26 years of combined coaching experience in both male and female hockey at the A1, AA, AAA, Junior & Provincial levels. Over the years, he has also run multiple skill development camps for young athletes and spring hockey programs. Roy’s 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. Roy believes in developing athletes not only as hockey players but as individuals who strive to reach their potential on and off the ice. He is excited for this opportunity and is looking forward to getting the season started!
Midget Head Coaches: Jonathan & Carter Brooks
The Brooks Boys – Co-Head Coaches
Carter Brooks – Carter is entering his 10th season coaching hockey and seventh with the Midget Twins. He 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.
Female Midget: Kelvin Martyniuk
Kelvin is an experienced hockey player and coach entering his seventh year coaching female hockey. After playing junior hockey with the Flin Flon Bombers in the SJHL, Kelvin moved to Winnipeg to play his last year of junior hockey with the St. James Canadians. Kelvin finished his competitive hockey career playing senior hockey for Warroad Lakers, St. Boniface Mohawks and Altona Maroons. He enjoyed playing in three Allen Cup Championships. Kelvin’s coaching philosophy is one of respect, teamwork, skill development and fun. He is committed to ensure all players strive to be their best as an individual on and off the ice. He has also coached various other female sports such as ringette, softball and currently flag football.