Our team at SPS Hockey Development has a combined 50+ years experience in hockey.  With backgrounds in teaching, high performance coaching, skills instruction, program design and high performance playing our instructors are well positioned to understand the development needs of our clients and work with them to implement the appropriate methods to help them achieve their goals and objectives.  Our team does not just work with our clients, they work for them.

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BRIAN GILLAM

Director, Business Development

* Hockey Canada Certified Skills Coach Candidate 2020

* Coaching & Teaching Hockey for 33 years

* Former Physical Education Teacher

* Hockey Canada High Performance II Coach

* Hockey Canada Skills & Skating Instructor

* AAA Coach - Navan Grads U18, Ottawa Jr 67s, Ottawa Sens, Eastern Ontario Wild

* HEO Coach Development Coordinator

* Hockey Canada and CAC Coach Developer & Evaluator

* Coach - Hockey Canada National U17 Program of Excellence

* Coach/Instructor - HEO Program of Excellence

* Coach Mentor Ottawa Jr 67s AAA

* Coach & Player Development Consultant - OMHA & RMHA

* Recreation Program Manager
* Skills Development Camps - Canada and Europe

* Head Scout, Rockland Nationals

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ZACH GILLAM

Director, Hockey Operations

* Hockey Canada Certified Skills Coach Candidate 2020

* Hockey Canada High Performance I Coach

* AAA Coach - Ottawa Myers, Ottawa Jr 67s, Ottawa Senators

* U18 Coach - Navan Grads, Kemptville 73s, Nepean Raiders

* Skating Instructor

* Learn to Play & Skills Instructor - Ottawa Senators Programs

* Coach - HEO Program of Excellence

As Director of Hockey Operations, Zach plans and leads our Prospect Camp each Spring and is responsible for our private and semi-private training sessions throughout the year.

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NATHAN PANCEL

Instructor

* OHL - 3 yrs Sudbury Wolves, 1 yr Peterborough Petes

* CCHL Jr A - Gloucester Rangers (Rookie of the Year)

* CIS - 4 yrs St. FX University Axemen

* Pro - 1 yr HYC Herentals (Belgium), 1 yr Pergine Sapiens (Italy)

* 2-Time AUS Hockey Champion

* 2-Time CIS National Championship silver medalist

* 2012 Nominee for OHL Humanitarian of the Year

* 2019 Belgium Cup Champion

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ALEX BOIVIN

Instructor

Development & Playing Experience:

* Ligue Magnus - Les Gothiques D'Amiens

* ECHL - South Carolina Stingrays

* CIS - Carleton Ravens Men's Hockey

* CCHL Jr A - Gloucester Rangers, Pembroke Lumber Kings

* QMJHL - Quebec Ramparts

* Skills Instructor - Carleton Hockey Programs