Brad Fox: Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations
Brad Fox joins the Chase Heat with over 20 years of coaching experience throughout Western Canada at the Junior level. He has been coach and general manager in the KIJHL for eight years. Brad has attained Advanced 1 coaching certification through Hockey Canada.He has over 30 years of experience in teaching skills development to players of all ages. His company, Fox Hockey, focuses on player development. He has led numerous skills development clinics and Junior Prep camps with the goal to help the player achieve the next level. He teaches “to become a champion you must be a champion in every sense of the word…” Larry Pittendreigh: Vice President &General Manager
Larry (Lars) Pittendreigh, a familiar businessman in the community, is in his 9th year with the Chase Heat as General Manager & Vice-President. He developed his knowledge and interest for this aspect of Junior hockey from his 4 years spent with the Kelowna (Chase) Chiefs of the KIJHL.
Cody Inkster:Assistant Coach & Assistant General Manager
Cody was born and raised in Chase and finished off his hockey career with the local KIJHL team at the time, the Chase Chiefs. Cody also played with the Revelstoke Grizzlies for the 06-07 season under the guidance of Coach Brad Fox and then his 07-08, 08-09 seasons in Chase. As an Alternate Captain of the Chiefs, Cody played both forward and defense. Cody has been an Assistant Coach with the Heat since 2012 and has an eye for hockey talent. When he’s not with the team, Cody works as the Assistant Superintendent at a Kamloops golf course.
Sean Gilbert: Head Scout
Sean is based out of Calgary, Alberta. His background includes over 20 years of coaching, 15 plus years of instruction, consulting and camp coordination. Extensive Junior A & B scouting experience. Contact Sean for the next step in your hockey development.
Kurt Torbohm: Assistant Coach
Kurt is another Chase hockey product that is currently at TRU as a student. In 06-07 he played for the KIJHL Revelstoke Grizzlies. In 07-08 and 08-09 he played for the WHL Kamloops Blazers. In 09-10 he was traded and played for the Prince George Cougars. Kurt brings a background of playing at every level of Junior Hockey in British Columbia. Kurt as a defenceman brings a huge understanding of the defensive aspects of the game, a no nonsense approach as a coaching style and is a coach his young charges will look up to and respect.
Kolten Moore: Assistant Coach Michael Hails: Goalie Coach
Rick Iglesias (aka Julio):Trainer
Rick has been involved in various sports from an early age, hockey and golf being his greatest passions. He was an integral member of the Chase Chiefs Organization from 2007-2010 in the role of Assistant Equipment Technician and Training Assistant. His role with the team is invaluable as he is always prepared for practices and games, attending conscientiously to injuries and equipment malfunctions. Rick has an in-depth understanding of the game and provides valuable insight to the team. He lives in Chase with his wife, Beverley and has 2 grown daughters. James Northrop: Equipment Manager
Desiree Fairbrother: Massage Therapist
Desiree Fairbrother is pleased to join the Chase Heat Staff offering deep tissue Massage Therapy to the Chase Heat hockey team.I have over 10 years of working experience in Massage Therapy, receiving myeducation and training in Calgary, Alberta from 2001-2003, graduating from the 1000 hour program. While in Alberta I’ve worked in many settings; Chiropractic offices alongside Naturopathic Doctors, Doctors of Chinese Medicine, Chiropractors, Physio and Massage Therapists. I’ve also worked in spa settings, but prefer to work deep tissue therapy, focusing my abilities on maintaining strength and keeping each client in their best health.
I am a local resident of Chase with two young active sons, who are members of Chase Minor Hockey. I am excited to get back into work, gaining experience with the Chase Heat as I update my skills and knowledge in Sports Therapy.
Lana Adamsom: Billet Coordinator
Dave Mcdonald: Education Consultant Dr. Cornel Barnard: Team Doctor
Dr Jaspal Sarao: Team Dentist
Tyler Harper - Team Chaplain
Darryl Adamson: President HOCKEY SUPPORT STAFF
Where would the team be without support staff? Our trainers and team doctor are proficient and professional when called upon to attend to the players. First aid supplies are well stocked to provide immediate care for a variety of potential injuries or situations. The equipment management team is well prepared for any equipment problems that may arise. Equipment at the team’s disposal includes a portable skate sharpener and a rivet machine. ARENA STAFF
The arena staff, under the direction of Doug Copeland, takes great pride in maintaining excellent ice and arena facilities.