Programs and Camps

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY COACHING STAFF

Alain Raymond

ALAIN RAYMOND

Head Coach—Voyageurs Midget AAA Green and Varsity
Head Instructor—CIHA Summer Hockey Camps

Dutch National Team—World Champions
Holland—Eaters Geleen
Holland—Forbo Flyers Heerenveen
Holland—Assen Drenthe
Elite League Finland—Saipa Lappeenranta, SM Liiga
COJHL—Whitby Lawmen
OHL—Windsor Spitfires
OHL—Ontario Major Junior League
NHL—Vancouver Canucks (Drafted)

Alain Raymond continues to build on his impressive resume as a hockey educator. Prior to joining CIH Academy, Alain worked with the Hull Olympiques and the Team Quebec U-17 Program who finished 4th at the 2001 World Championships. Alain also spent time as the Program Director and Head Coach of a successful Major Midget organization in Chicago. Alain’s playing career has taken him from the CJHL and OHL where he was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in 1982 to a lengthy career in Europe where he earned accolades such as capturing a World Championship for the Dutch National Team in 1999.

Francis Wathier

FRANCIS WATHIER

Weekly Skills Instructor

– 10 NHL Games
– 577 AHL Games
– 17 ECHL Games (Kelly Cup Champion)
– 253 QMJHL

Francis Wathier is a recently retired professional hockey player. He comes to the Academy after a productive hockey career that lead him from the QMJHL to the AHL and NHL. As the Defensive Specialist and Power Skating Coach, Frank will be teaching all the Academy players the attention to detail and work ethic to take the next steps in their hockey development. He has honed his skill as a coach over the past eight years of running a skills and skating academy for local athletes from the age of 4 to junior age players. With an open door policy, Frank is excited about the opportunity to connect with CIHA students. He will also be living in the dorms with his wife Isabel, the Head House Parent, and three children.

Andre Savage

ANDRE SAVAGE

Hockey Director
Head Coach—Voyageurs Midget AAA White

NHL—Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers
AHL—Providence Bruins, Manitoba Moose, Philadelphia Phantoms, Hershey Bears
DEL (Germany Professional Hockey League)—Nurnberg Ice Tigers
Swedish Elite League—Malmo Red Hawks
NCAA—Michigan Tech University

With extensive experience in the NHL, AHL, NCAA, DEL Germany, and Swedish Elite league, André brings a wealth of practical knowledge to the CIHA coaching staff. André joined CIHA in 2012 and is currently the Hockey Director and Head Coach for the Voyageurs Midget AAA White team. He brings a winning attitude and demonstrates true leadership. His focus on the development and attention to details brings out the best in the young hockey players both on and off the ice.

Travis Rycroft

TRAVIS RYCROFT

Head Coach – Voyageurs Bantam AAA

– 90 NCAA Games
– 231 ECHL Games
– 143 BCHL Games

After retiring from professional hockey, he decided to follow his lifelong dream of becoming an educator. Travis is honored to the join the team at the Canadian International Hockey Academy where he can combine his passion for education and hockey. He knows from his own personal experience that hockey can be instrumental in fostering the skills needed for a student to reach their academic potential. Character and work ethic are what he values the most as both a coach and educator. he recognises that each student has a unique skill set and learning curve and is committed to helping each student-athlete recognise and reach their potential by creating an environment on and off the ice where we work as a team and encourage and help one another, after all education, like hockey, is a team sport.

Ryan Lauzon

Ryan Lauzon

Head Coach – Voyageurs Midget AA

– Drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes, 4th Round, 116th Overall
– 44 AHL Games
– 123 ECHL Games
– 56 CIS Games
– 235 QMJHL Games

Prior to joining CIHA, Ryan was an Assistant Coach for Ottawa University Men’s Hockey Team, a scout for 2 years for the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL and 2 years with Top Draft Sports Management in Ottawa.

Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge and a unique perspective on the game due to his scouting background. His experience will allow him to develop our student-athletes and pinpoint exactly what it takes to make it to the next level.

 

PROGRAMS

WEEKLY SKILLS

HOCKEY FUNDAMENTALS – EXTENDED

POWERSKATING & HOCKEY SKILL – EXTENDED

LEARN TO SKATE/INTRO TO HOCKEY – EXTENDED

Goaltender Session

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camps

SUMMER HOCKEY CAMPS

Play & Stay Option
Forward (PST)
Defencemen (PST)
Goalies (PST) by Kinetic Goalie (SOLD OUT)
High-Intensity Training
Shooting and Puck Control
Girls Only
Intro to Hockey (Added Session)
Pre-Season
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