New Years Speed Camp

Instructor Bio's

Danielle Fujita
Head Coach of Skating Development

Coaching / Certification

  • Coached players of all levels - Novice to Midget, WHL, ECHL, AHL, NHL
  • National Trained Skating Coach
  • Over 28yrs of experience
  • Skate Canada Learning Facilitator (course instructor)
  • Skate Canada Coach Evaluator & Master Developer - In-Training
  • Respect In Sport
  • Hockey Canada Coach 1

 

Last thing you recorded on TV?

That's Hockey

Best gift given to you?

My Kids!

An Animal you would describe yourself as? Why?

A cross between an energizer bunny & an ant - I'm always on the go & rarely slow down and I'm small in stature, strong in mind & never let obstacles get in my way.

Favorite childhood memory?

NOT when my brother (Ryan) would tie me up to the net & use me as a target for his shooting practices in the basement.

Last book read?

"Leave No Doubt" by Mike Babcock

Other than the necessities what is one thing you could not go a day without?

It's a toss up between My Starbucks & My Skates!

Motto(s) you live by?

"Suffer the Pain of Discipline or Suffer the Pain of Regret", "Don't complain about things you aren't willing to do anything about" & "You can't control other people, you can only control your reaction to them"

 

Ryan Fujita
Head Coach of Skill Development

Coaching / Certification

  • Coach, Co-Coach & Assistant Coach for Spring & Regular season
  • Teams (Atom AA, PeeWee AA, Bantam AA, Midget AA)
  • Pro Career played in Japan - 16 years
  • Japanese Olympic Team - Nagano '98
  • Played in 5 IIHF World Championships
  • 2-Time Most Goals award
  • 1-Time Most Assists award
  • 2-Time Best Forward award
  • 2-Time Best Defensive Forward award

Last thing you recorded on TV?

Gold Rush

Best gift given to you?

My Kids!

An Animal you would describe yourself as? Why?

 

Favorite childhood memory?

Shooting pucks in the basement

Last book read?

"The Broker" - John Grisham

Other than the necessities what is one thing you could not go a day without?

Coffee first thing in the AM!!

Motto(s) you live by?

I don't have a favorite motto but my philosophy is simple: commitment, passion, and good attitude are the keys to improving your skills and game

 

 

Ross McCain
Director of Player Development (DPC)

Coaching / Certification

  • Been in the Strength and Conditioning field for 13 years.
  • HP1
  • Master Science

Last thing you recorded on TV?

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (Kenya)

Best gift given to you?

Oura Ring

An Animal you would describe yourself as? Why?

Cheetah - assess the landscape, plan the attack, move fast.

Favorite childhood memory?

Family Reunions

Last book read?

Culture Code - Daniel Pink

Other than the necessities what is one thing you could not go a day without?

Coffee!

Motto(s) you live by?

'Make the big time where you are'

 

Austin Ehret
Head Coach of Skating Development

Coaching / Certification

  • 2005 & 2008 spring teams (3 seasons)
  • Bantam Prep Coach
  • Attending Mount Royal University, Working towards a Recreation and Sport Management Degree
  • Respect in Sport

 

Last thing you recorded on TV?

The Rookie

Best gift given to you?

A trip to the Bahamas

An Animal you would describe yourself as? Why?

A Monkey - I like to be adventurous & can be quite goofy at times.

Favorite childhood memory?

Playing street Hockey

Last book read?

"IMPACT" by Al Etmanski

Other than the necessities what is one thing you could not go a day without?

My Skates

Motto(s) you live by?

Treat People The Way You Want to be Treated & Hard Work Pays Off

 

Josh Gosling
Assistant Coach

Coaching / Certification

  • High Performance 1
  • Head Coach, Midget Varsity
  • 13 years of coaching
  • 5 years Hockey Albert Coaching and Mentoring
  • Respect in Sport

 

Last thing you recorded on TV?

Hawaii 5-0

Best gift given to you?

My twin boys

An Animal you would describe yourself as? Why?

Dog - always chasing after the next challenge.

Favorite childhood memory?

Playing street Hockey

Last book read?

"They Call Me Killer" - Brian Kilrea

Other than the necessities what is one thing you could not go a day without?

My children!

Motto(s) you live by?

Proper preparation prevents poor performance.