Travis MacIsaac, recently named Head Coach of the U14 Male High Performance Team, shown here leading some HPP athletes through an off-ice development session

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Hockey PEI’s High Performance Program has announced its coaching staff for this year’s Atlantic Challenge Cup.

This year’s Atlantic Challenge Cup takes place in Moncton over Thanksgiving weekend, where the four Atlantic Provinces compete in the U14 & U15 Male and the U16 & U18 Female divisions. For many young athletes, this is the first major step in the National Team pathway, and the coaching staff plays an integral part in the athlete and team success.

The 2019 Hockey PEI High Performance Program ACC Staff:

U14 Male
Position Name
D.O.P.S Connor Cameron
Head Coach Travis MacIsaac
Assistant Coach Will Zafiris


U15 Male
Position Name
D.O.P.S Ryan Power
Head Coach Cory Parsons
Assistant Coach Chris Hedefine
Assistant Coach Andrew Penny


U16 Female
Position Name
D.O.P.S Lauchie MacDougall
Head Coach Laura Dougay
Assistant Coach Nicole Derry
Assistant Coach Kait Gallaway
Assistant Coach Ellen Chapman


U18 Female
Position Name
D.O.P.S Chris Harkness
Head Coach Genna Phelan
Assistant Coach Sami Sentner
Assistant Coach Emma Weatherbie


Support Staff
Position Name
Trainer John Blanchard
Equipment Tanner Doiron
Equipment Ben Newson
Goalie Consultant Nelson MacAulay


The Male Summer Camp took place July 25-28, with the Female Summer Camp taking place this upcoming weekend, August 1-4. From these camps, the coaches evaluate and select the teams to compete at the ACC.

“We’re genuinely happy with the staff we’ve been able to put together for this tournament. On both the male and female side we have a great mix of energy and experience and we’re confident that the team results will reflect the leadership,” says Connor Cameron, Hockey PEI Technical Director.

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