Markham Raiders Team Demo 2015-2016

Respect All, Fear No One

Coaching Staff

Markham Raiders Team Demo 2015-2016 Staff

Without the dedication and commitment of people who love the sport, the minor hockey program will not be at all possible. They offer their time and effort for the development of these future stars.

Pat Quinn

Head Coach

John Brian Patrick Quinn OC (born January 29, 1943),[1] is a former head coach in the National Hockey League (NHL), most recently with the Edmonton Oilers.[2] Known by the nickname "The Big Irishman",[3] he has also coached for the Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks and Toronto Maple Leafs, reaching the Stanley Cup Finals twice with the Flyers in 1980 and the Canucks in 1994. Internationally, Quinn has coached Team Canada to gold medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics, 2008 IIHF World U18 Championships and 2009 World Junior Championship, as well as World Cup championship in 2004. Prior to coaching, Quinn was an NHL defenceman, having played nine seasons in the league with the Maple Leafs, Canucks and Atlanta Flames. Coming out of the junior ranks with the Edmonton Oil Kings, he won a Memorial Cup with the club in 1963. He later won another Memorial Cup as part-owner of the Vancouver Giants in 2007.[4][5]

Brian Sutter

Assistant Coach

Brian Louis Allen Sutter (born October 7, 1956) is a retired Canadian ice hockey forward and former head coach in the National Hockey League (NHL). Brian is the second oldest of the famous Sutter brothers and the oldest of the six that played in the NHL. He is also the only one to have his number retired by an NHL team.Brian Louis Allen Sutter (born October 7, 1956) is a retired Canadian ice hockey forward and former head coach in the National Hockey League (NHL). Brian is the second oldest of the famous Sutter brothers and the oldest of the six that played in the NHL. He is also the only one to have his number retired by an NHL team.

Doug Gilmore

Trainer

Douglas Robert Gilmour (born June 25, 1963) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who is the current general manager of the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). During his National Hockey League career as a center, Gilmour played for 7 NHL clubs: the St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs, New Jersey Devils, Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens, serving as captain for Calgary, Toronto and Chicago. Gilmour won a Stanley Cup with the Flames in 1989,[1] and the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL's best defensive forward while with the Maple Leafs in 1993.[2] He has been dubbed "Killer" for his physical play despite his small stature.[3] Gilmour was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in the class of 2011.

Brian Burke

Manager

Brian P. Burke (born June 30, 1955) is an American-Canadian hockey executive acting as a Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) and incoming part-time pro scout with Anaheim Ducks. He most recently served as the president and general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs from November 29, 2008 through January 9, 2013.[1] Burke was also the general manager for the United States national men's ice hockey team for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.[2] On February 21, 2013, MLSE confirmed Burke will be leaving Toronto for a part time scouting job in Anaheim.[3]