|HEAD COACH & GENERAL MANAGER|
Bobby, like his brother Taylor, is an integral part of Global Hockey Camps & Clinics as the Vice President of Hockey Operations. Having spent five seasons in the BCHL, including a season as captain, with the Chilliwack Chiefs, Bobby has a vast knowledge of the game and has spent his post playing career teaching aspiring players the techniques of the game. Following his BCHL playing career, he earned a scholarship to the University of Nebraska Omaha where he played for four seasons. He’s in his fifth year as part of the Rivermen Coaching Staff and fourth season as Head Coach and General Manager.
ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH
Chris Shaw was a defenseman that played in 168 career BCHL games from 1998-2001 between the Victoria Salsa and Burnaby Bulldogs. In his last season with the Bulldogs he was the team Captain. Through 2003-2008, he played professionally in the Central Hockey League (CHL), United Hockey League (UHL), Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL), and the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). In total, he appeared in 214 professional regular season games.
In 2009-10, he began his coaching career with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs (BCHL) as an Assistant Coach before taking the Head Coach & General Manager job with the Nelson Leafs in the KIJHL a season later. After a year with the Vernon Vipers as an Assistant Coach in 2011-12, he took over the reigns as Head Coach and General Manager for the Ontario Avalanche (WSHL) for the better part of two seasons.
Director of Scouting
SKILL DEVELOPMENT COACH
Pasco is co-founder of Elite Goalies Inc a premier goaltending development program used by Rep level to National Hockey League Goaltenders. Pasco has been training goaltenders professionally for 24 seasons and is currently on the goaltending advisory board with Hockey Canada. Pasco has developed 94 athletes to the NCAA and CIS levels, 14 NHL draft choices and served as a guest coach with the NHL’s Dallas Stars. Pasco specializes in developing assets for organizations in need of championship level goaltending and is coming off 2 CIS Canada West Championships in 4 years.
[email protected]Brayden is entering his third season with the Rivermen. A Certified Athletic Therapist, he graduated from Mount Royal University with an Advancted Certificate in Athletic Therapy in 2011 after completing his degree in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University in 2009. While in Calgary, Brayden worked as the Athletic Therapist and Equipment Manager for the Midget AAA Calgary Buffaloes and was the Assistant Athletic Therapist in 2011 for baseball’s Calgary Vipers of the North American League. A baseball enthusiast, Brayden also coaches several local youth teams in the off-season.
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING CONSULTANT
MENTAL PERFORMANCE COACH
Jordan & Jennifer Bateman
Jordan and Jennifer Bateman are licensed ministers with the Canadian Ministers Association. Previously, they served on staff at Friends Langley Vineyard church and as lead pastors of Springbrook Church in Langley. They are sought-after wedding chaplains, having married off hundreds of couples over the past few years. In their “real” lives, Jenn is a single mothers services coordinator with the YWCA, while Jordan is the B.C. Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. They live in Langley (2 minutes away from the Events Centre) and have three children: Indiana, 10, Danica, 6, and future Rivermen star Jackson, 3.