Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 5:00pm
Rogers Arena (enter Gate 10 section 106 )
Ahead of the Canada versus USA Rivalry Series game at Rogers Arena, Hockey Canada and BC Hockey are hosting a Coach Hot Stove for local coaches to have the opportunity to learn from Team Canada's national team staff.

This year's staff includes:

  • Gina Kingsbury, Director, National Women's Teams
  • Melody Davidson, Head Scout
  • Troy Ryan, Head Coach
  • Danielle Goyette, Assistant Coach
  • Kori Cheverie, Assistant Coach
  • Alison Domenico, Assistant Coach

Coaches who attend will earn three (3) NCCP Professional Development Points towards maintaining their Development 1 or High Performance 1 certifications.

Recreational coaches are also invited to attend.

If you are interesting in attending, please register at the link above. The event could be cancelled if registration numbers are low.

Tickets to attend the game are available online for as low as $18. A special discount code is available for those who register for the hot stove.
Gina Kingsbury - Director, National Women's Teams
A two (2) time Olympic gold medalist in 2006 and 2010, Kingsbury became the Director, National Women's program in 2018. Hiring world championship and Olympic team coaches, inviting players to camps and selecting them to teams, organizing and strategizing an Olympic preparation period are just a few of her responsibilities.

Melody Davidson - Team Canada Head Scout
Davidson has been Hockey Canada's Head Scout of Women's National Team Programs since 2010. She also served as head coach of Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympic games in Vancouver, BC, where the team won gold on home soil.

Troy Ryan - Team Canada Head Coach
Ryan served as Team Nova Scotia's head coach at the 2015 Canada Winter Games, and was an assistant at the 2007 and 2011 events. He was also a long-time head coach in the Maritime Hockey League (MHL) with the Campbellton Tigers, Antigonish Bulldogs, Pictou Country Crushers and Halifax Lions, leading Pictou to the 2008 RBC Cup, Canada's National Junior A Championship. He was named MHL Coach of the Year four (4) times, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2016. He joined the Team Canada bench prior to the 2014 Winter Olympics and was head coach in January 2020.
Danielle Goyette - Assistant Coach
Few athletes in any sport can match Goyette's accomplishments on the international level after an outstanding 16-year career with Canada's national women's hockey team. She is a two (2) time Olympic gold medalist (2002, 2006) and captured a silver medal in 1998, in addition to eight (8) World Championship titles. She has represented Canada at more international competitions than any hockey player in history - male or female. She has more than 100 goals to her credit in international play. She is an accomplished skills coach, having worked with numerous Bantam and Midget boys' teams in skill and skating development as well as with a variety of hockey schools across Canada. In 2012, she was named as assistant coach for Team Canada at the World Championships and reprised the role at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, where Canada went on to win the gold medal. She has been the head coach of the University of Calgary women's program since 2007.

Kovi Cheverie - Assistant Coach
Cheverie joined the men's hockey coaching staff at Ryerson University as a full-time assistant in 2016. She became the first female to be named a full-time assistant with a men's program in U SPORTS history. In 2019, she was on the coaching staff for the gold medal winning U18 Canadian National Team at the U18 World Championship in Japan. Cheverie led Team Ontario at the 2019 National Women's U18 Championship in Manitoba. She played six (6) seasons in the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) with the Toronto Furies. Prior to her time in the CWHL, Cheverie was a three (3) time AUS First-Team All-Star, team captain, Academic All-Canadian and two (2) time female athlete of the year when she played at St. Mary's University in Halifax.

Alison Domenico - Assistant Coach
Domenico is currently the head coach with the NCAA Division 1 Providence University Friars. She previously served as an assistant coach at Syracuse University where she helped guide the program to 109 wins and four (4) CHA Championship Game appearances in seven (7) seasons. A 2009 graduate of St. Lawrence University, Domenico played 153 games for the Saints, played in four (4) ECAC tournaments and four (4) NCAA tournaments, reaching the Frozen Four in both 2006 and 2007. In her Senior season, she was named the ECAC Defensive Forward of the Year and earned Second Team All-Conference honours.
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