Kelowna Minor Hockey

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Kelowna Camps About Kelowna Accommodations

Mack-web-pic.gifMack O'Rourke 
Kelowna Camps Manager 

  • Manager of Operations and Assistant Coach, Okanagan Hockey Academy
  • Kelowna Camps Manager since 2017
  • Head Coach of 2014 BCMML Champion, and Telus Cup bronze medalists, Okanagan Rockets 
  • Associate Coach of 2010 Midget AAA Provincial Champions
  • Member of the Okanagan Hockey Academy coaching staff from 2011

Dave-Whistle-web-pic.gifDave Whistle 
Camp Instructor 

  • Assistant Coach, Okanagan Hockey Academy
  • Inducted into the British Ice Hockey Hall of Fame
  • 1996-1999 Assistant Coach, Great Britain's National Team
  • Developed players in UK, Europe, North America at college, University, CHL, AHL and NHL level
  • Played 7 years professional hockey in Europe
  • Inducted into the Brandon University Hall of Fame
  • Played WHL for Kamloops Blazers and Brandon Wheat Kings

brett-mclean-.gifBrett McLean 
Head Instructor 

 

Brett McLean played 385 career NHL games with the Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche and Florida Panthers, accumulating 162 points (56-106-162). He was a member of the 1998 Canadian National Junior team and is the Kelowna Rockets all-time leader in goals (166), assists (209) and points (375).

 

McLean is currently an assistant coach with the American Hockey League's Iowa Wild, a role he has been in since 2017.


josh-gorges-banner-.gifJosh Gorges 
Head Instructor 

 

An NHL veteran of 851 games with the San Jose Sharks, Montreal Canadiens and Buffalo Sabres, Gorges has won a WHL Championship, Memorial Cup and a silver medal at the 2004 World Junior Championships.


Love_cropped.jpgTyler Love 
Goaltending Instructor 

 

Love is currently the Director of Goaltending, Scouting and Development with the WHL's Portland Winterhawks. He is a former goaltending consultant with the NHL's St. Louis Blues and is a partner in World Pro Goaltending. Love played four seasons in the WHL with the Warriors, Cougars and Blades. 


TravisHoy-web.gifTravis Hoy 
Goaltending Instructor 

 

Travis comes to the summer with 13 years of experience coaching goaltenders. He is the goalie coach for the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL and works with Goaltenders of all ages and skill levels throughout the interior. Travis has been an instructor with Kelowna summer hockey camps for the past two summers. 

 


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My time at OHA allowed me to further my development as a hockey player and person which ultimately prepared me for the next level. OHA taught me how to be a professional and truly gave me the experience of a lifetime."