The Coquitlam Express Junior A Hockey Club are continuing with their offseason hires with creating an entirely new position, Director of Athlete Assistance and appointing Danny Sheppard to the role.
Danny joins us as our Director of Athlete Assistance. He holds a Master’s Degree in both Kinesiology and Occupational Therapy and is registered with COT-BC. He has experience working with a variety of demographics including elite athletes (collegiate/professional), Veterans, and adolescents in both physical and mental health capacities.
“As we continue to build our staff, we knew we needed to add a new position to help serve our players better mentally and physically.” said Tali Campbell, Express general manager “The Athlete Assistance Program will provide holistic care for Coquitlam Express athletes and ensure every player receives the necessary support to thrive on and off the ice.”
The new Athlete Assistance Program will work in conjunction with the Medical and Training Staff.