The Burlington Eagles are proud to announce the U10 to U12 AAA coaches for the 2022-23 hockey season! The Selection Committee would like to thank everyone who took part in the application process to be a Head Coach with the Eagles, and they are also excited to have this group of coaches proceeding with the organization moving into next season. The Hockey Committee along with Corey Locke would like to introduce you to the following coaches:
SHAWN CARDY - U10 AAA HEAD COACH
[email protected] - (416)-627-9917
Shawn grew up in Burlington and played his entire minor hockey in the AAA program. He has been coaching Eagles teams the last 6 seasons. Away from hockey, Shawn has coached and been involved in various lacrosse roles the last 20+ years at both the Minor and Junior levels in Burlington. Currently Shawn is a scout for the Georgia Swarm in the National Lacrosse League. Burlington has always been Shawn’s home and he feels it’s important to give back and create a competitive skill based environment to help kids develop a love of hockey. Shawn is excited continue in 2022 with the 2013 group he is currently with this season.
STEPHEN TAIT - U11 AAA HEAD COACH
[email protected] - (905)-391-4937
Stephen Tait began coaching in 2004 as an assistant with the Minor Peewee AAA Eagles. Since then, he has held various coaching roles over 14 seasons ranging from Under-7 to Under-15. He most recently served as a head coach with the 2021-22 U10 AAA Eagles.
He currently holds a Development 1 Coach Certification from Hockey Canada. Stephen grew up playing for Burlington City rep eventually finishing his hockey career with Brock University (CIS).
Stephen is passionate about creating a fun learning environment to allow a new generation of Burlington kids to fall in love with this amazing sport.
PAUL ROBBINS - U12 AAA HEAD COACH
[email protected] - (289)-208-0609
Paul’s passion for the game started in Burlington playing AAA with the Eagles for his minor hockey career. He has coached the last 6 years with the Eagles starting from Junior Eagles to U11. He has also coached rep lacrosse and won provincial championships.
He prides himself on developing hockey players not just on the ice but off the ice as well. His high intensity practices and attention to detail provides support to get young hockey players to elevate their game to the next level. Paul is a big believer of team unity, positive atmosphere and is still friends with many of his minor hockey teammates still to this day.
To check out the U13-18 AAA Head Coaches for 2022-23, please click here.