MIKE PILON

-- Mike is a native of Munster, Ontario – having graduated from Brock University with an Honor's degree in Physical Education. Mike has vast experience in player development, advising, and consultation - having attained his Master Level Coach certification from USA Hockey. He has multiple coaching symposium experience, along with a variety of high profile media events including the inaugural season of CBC's "Making the Cut", Powerade & Nike's "Powerdome Camp", APTN’s hit television series “Hit The Ice”, and iPlayHockey.ca's "Video Development Program". Mike has also participated in the "Right To Play" program, travelling all over Canada into communities helping promote sport as a positive lifestyle intiative.

Mike is also the Director of Coach & Player Development for the Gloucester Rangers Minor Hockey Club. Passionate about his work with an infectious attitude, he is a strong communicator and has international instructional experience in the UK, Italy, Holland, and Slovenia. Mike has worked with over 300 NCAA/Major Junior athletes and dozens of current NHL players - possessing a strong network within the game.

His coaching experience has seen him previously work ten years as an assistant coach at the Jr. A level (Chicago Freeze-NAHL; Wyoming Outlaws-AFHL); a Regional Scout for the USNTDP; a Coaching Coordinator for USA Hockey; Midget (LA Jr. Kings U18AAA; Team Wyoming AA); as well as CIS hockey with the University of Ottawa Gee Gees. His consultation work has seen him work with several NCAA programs, as well as numerous Professional Clubs in Europe. His resume also includes work as a manager with Fox Valley Ice Arena, Huron Hockey Schools and EHK Sports prior to launching ESG. Mike played five years of Jr. hockey in Ontario (Pembroke Lumber Kings, Massena Americans, Thorold Blackhawks, Goulbourn Royals), and two seasons of Sr. A hockey for the Jackson Hole Moose.

ALLAN CHARBONNEAU

-- From Cornwall, Ontario, Allan is a graduate of the Seaway Valley Minor Hockey Association. During his days as General Manager of Huron Hockey School, Mike Pilon got to know Allan, as he worked as one of his head counselors for a couple of summers. Allan would move on to play a year of Junior B hockey with the Akwasasne Wolves before joining the Gloucester Rangers of the CJHL. After two seasons in Gloucester, he would go on to finish his junior career as a defenseman for the Brockville Braves. Upon completion of his junior career, Allan was offered an academic scholarship to Geneseo State University and skated with the varsity hockey team competing in the SUNYAC Conference at the NCAA Division III level. He successfully earned a degree in Business Administration in May of 2011. He has just recently moved back to the Ottawa area and is eager to start branching out in the local hockey scene. He is especially interested in sharing his experience, knowledge and skills with the many young and talented players who are presently developing their skills both on and off the ice. Just as he benefited from having many dedicated individuals guide his career, he wants to give back to those who share the same passion for the game.

ANDREW COBHAM

-- Andrew grew up in New Brunswick where his passion for hockey began. He developed his skills while living in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and continued his hockey career when he moved to the Ottawa area in 1986. When Andrew’s playing career ended, he decided to keep his love of goaltending alive by becoming a goalie coach. He has over 15 years experience training goalies in all levels, including AA, AAA and up to Junior A.

Andrew loves to get involved and push his players to be the best that they can be. He polishes the skills and styles already developed by his goalies. Andrew believes that if you put effort into what you are doing, you WILL see results.

Andrew, aka Cobsy, will always have a smile on his face, but don’t let this fool you! He is also a very intense individual with real passion and drive to make his goalies succeed at their highest potential.

COSMO CLARKE

-- Currently Cosmo is the Director of Athletic Development at Valley View (Dallas, TX) as well as the Assistant Coach/Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Jesuit Varsity Hockey Program(Dallas, TX).

Cosmo comes to us with an extensive background in the hockey and fitness field. Cosmo has an extensive background of training athletes of all ages and in all sports. He has trained athletes at the amateur and professional level. Cosmo spent some time working in the private fitness field, corporate fitness field, as well as private prep schools.

Cosmo enjoyed playing 4 years of collegiate hockey at Brock University, 5 years of professional hockey (1995 to 2000), and also spent some time being an assistant coach at the professional level. Cosmo coached 8 years with the Alliance Youth Hockey Association. He has an Level 5 coaching certificate and is also a certified physical fitness instructor. Cosmo has also spent over 20 years developing, instructing and directing hockey schools across North America and Europe.

In addition to leading hockey teams overseas to compete and win in European Tournaments, Cosmo led the Alliance Midget Major AA team to the Texoma championship for 2003-2004, as well as the Tier II State Championship in 2003-2004. In 2004-2005, he led his Midget Major AA Team to the Tier II State Championship, and to the USA Hockey Rocky Mountain District Finals in Phoenix, Arizona.

Cosmo coached 4 years at Plano West Varsity High School Hockey Team(04-08), and led this high school team to numerous advanced playoffs, in addition to winning the 2005 Texas State Championship. Cosmo was also the strength and conditioning coach at St. Mark’s School of Texas (00-05) where he coached JV Lacrosse and led the JV Hockey Team to a City Championship in 2002.

Cosmo is a native of Ottawa, Ontario and has been living in Dallas since 1997. He has a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies from Brock University, Ontario and has been a strength and conditioning coach for 20yrs.

DAVE CAPPS

-- Originally from Romford, Essex but now residing in Chelmsford, Essex in the UK, David has been coaching for over 11 Years and has worked with both Junior and Senior teams at most levels. David is an International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Level 2 Coach and has coached at both Club and Regional Levels.

GARY SHAW

-- Gary was born and raised in the county of Flintshire and started playing hockey at 16, playing competitively until he was 42. Gary was instrumental in establishing a junior club in 1992, achieving his coaching levels that same year. Over this time, Gary has aided aspiring players from the local area to play in Britain's top league. Gary's extremely passionate about the sport and it's continuing development in this country - ensuring that every player's experience is a positive one - from the recreational to competitive athlete. Last year he took part in an online study with U.S.A. Hockey, this year hoping to pursue and attain his Level 3 in Ice Hockey U.K.

GREG RILEY

-- Greg is a product of the Ottawa Valley where he got his start coaching in West Carleton. He has coached for over 25 years at all levels and age groups in minor hockey. His diverse background includes coaching in the house league “A” and the “AA” programs as well as working with the development program in Nepean. He had the responsibility for talent assessment, player selection and assistant coach for the Ottawa 67’s minor AAA summer program 1986 birth year, which has graduated many players to successful OHL and NCAA division I careers. His coaching career took an interesting twist when he became involved with roller hockey taking on a team of twelve year olds to a bronze medal in the Canadian national championships. His continued coaching and developing of this team along with their success in international competitions saw them invited to represent Canada in the 2005 Men’s World Championship in France.

JAMIE DUMONT

-- Jamie Dumont is a native of Lewiston, Maine, and played his college hockey at his Alma Mater: Oswego State University. Jamie is a professional in every sense of the word - passionate about his work and a student of the game. Well respected among coaching circles for his dedication to his craft, Jamie has worked with numerous professional coaches in player development and has a great grasp of the talent pool both nationally and internationally having coached professionally in Italy and Holland, along with the NCAA, QMJHL, and Junior hockey levels.

JOHN CHABOT

-- John is Anishinabe (Algonquin) from the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nations community near Maniwaki, Quebec. John was drafted #1 overall by the Hull Olympiques of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) in 1978. During his final QMJHL year in 1982 his team won the league championship, was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the league and was one of three finalists for the Canadian Junior Player of the Year.

In 1980, after his first year in Hull, he was drafted in the second round by the Montreal Canadiens where he played for two seasons. He was then traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins where he played for three seasons before signing with the Detroit Red Wings for four years. He then spent the next ten years playing professional hockey in Europe where he captained his team for four years in Frankfurt, Germany. During the time in Europe, he had the opportunity to represent his country, playing for Team Canada in different international tournaments. He retired from hockey in 2001.

John was one of the original role models for Health Canada’s National Native Alcohol and Drug Addictions Program (NNAADP). He visited many First Nations communities across Canada speaking to youth during the program’s first four years. His message was simple, “I have a great life, now I want to share my experiences and my love of life with those that might be inspired to work hard in the pursuit of their dream.”

John recently retired after two seasons as the assistant coach for the New York Islanders of the NHL. Previous to that he was the head coach of the Acadie-Bathurst Titans of the QMJHL for 1½ years and an assistant coach for 4 years with the Gatineau Olympiques with whom he participated in two consecutive Memorial Cups. He was the Head coach of the National Midget Team sponsored by the Aboriginal Sports Council in ’03 and helped form an NHL Aboriginal Alumni team that travels the country playing games that support native youth programs. He hosted two T.V. shows, “Hockey Goals” and “Lacrosse Goals” on APTN and has given motivational talks to national corporations, Federal Government and Aboriginal communities. He has written articles on safety in sports and wrote an editorial on the importance of sport in relation to health issues in “SAY” magazine. He has visited Aboriginal communities to set-up hockey skills camps and has run an all native hockey school in Deline, NWT. John has been a driving force with the "Right To Play" program, as well as the directing influence on the upcoming reality TV show "Hit The Ice".

J-R GOULET - DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS

-- J-R was born and raised in Carlsbad Springs, ON, just south-east of Ottawa. J-R has a college background in Accounting and Business Administration. He also graduated from Algonquin College in the Sport Business Management program. He represented Canada in January 2012 at the World Floorball Championship Qualifiers in Los Angeles, CA as a Goalkeeper. J-R is a diligent administrator who oversees much of ESG’s day to day operations.

MARC ROBITAILLE

-- Marc is a graduate of the Gloucester Rangers program, having grown up in the area and played his minor/junior hockey here. He followed this by attending Northeastern University on a hockey scholarship where he earned All-American honors and a free agent contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. After two seasons with the Leafs organization, Marc returned to Ottawa to pursue his Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Ottawa. Since that time, he has also earned his Certified Financial Planner Professional Designation. He is CHA Level One certified, and has participated in the SPEAK OUT program, as well as Huron Hockey School, EHK Sports, and Louis Riel High School. A strong presence with a unique ability to communicate effectively with goalies, Marc has been a valuable addition to the staff. Marc has international coaching experience, having worked with pro teams in Italy and the Slovenian National Team. Marc has also worked in a consultation position with several NCAA programs, having mentored one All-American at the DIII level.

MIKE CLANCY

-- Mike is the Hockey Director for the Deeside Dragons Junior Ice Hockey Club and now works within the National Team's training & coaching programme as well. He also serves as the regional contact for the EndeavourSG UK camp. Sincere about his enthusiasm to grow the sport and provide opportunities for aspiring players, he has been instrumental in helping the UK camp prosper.

PETER AMBROZIAK

-- Peter Ambroziak spent four seasons playing for the Ottawa 67's in the OHL, before being drafted in the fourth round (72nd overall) in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres. Ambroziak played 12 games for the Sabres during the 1994-95 NHL season. He also spent parts of seven seasons (1991-98) in the AHL with the Rochester Americans, Albany River Rats, Cornwall Aces and Hershey Bears. Peter then spent 6 seasons with the New Mexico Scorpions of the Central Hockey League as a player and assistant coach before retiring in 2005. Since retiring from playing Peter has coached at the professional level as well as several seasons as a General Manager and Head Coach with the New Mexico Renegades (WSHL), Ottawa Junior Senators (CCHL) and Kemptville 73's (CCHL). After spending 3 years as the Head of Hockey Development for the Ottawa Senators, overseeing the in-season development programs and the hockey camps held annually, Peter has joined Endeavour Sports Group.

SAMI GLOCKLING

-- Sami Glockling resides in her hometown of Carleton Place, ON. After ten years of playing competitive boys hockey she started playing women’s hockey in the Ottawa area. After playing 3 years of AA women’s hockey she attended Tilton Preparatory School in Tilton, New Hampshire. While studying there for 2 years, Sami played soccer, softball, and excelled on the ice. This led to her acceptance to Utica College in the fall of 2007. While majoring in health studies, Sami played 4 years of NCAA hockey with the Utica College Pioneers. She obtained the “Blue Collar Award” her junior and senior year, as well as filling the alternative captain position. Sami also played NCAA soccer in her senior year. While attending Utica, Sami spent her summers coaching hockey in Lake Placid, NY.

SEAN WALSH

-- Sean Walsh enters his first year as head men's ice hockey coach at Southern New Hampshire University, after spending 7 years as the assistant mens hockey coach at UMass Boston. 

In his first season with Lawerence University, Walsh helped lead the Vikings to their best record in school history (16-11-1). Walsh's duties included recruiting coordinator, day-to-day operationswhile alsooverseeing the goaltending unit which led the NCCA among D-III institutions in shutouts in 2008-09.

Before coaching at Lawrence University, the Tewksbury, MA native spent one season at Adrian College with their ACHA Division I program. He began his coaching career working with Brian Daccord and for the past eight years has worked with them at Stop It Goaltending over the summers.

A high school hockey standout at Tewksbury Memorial High School, Walsh earned four letters and played on the 2001 league championship team. He also served as a team captain and was named to the league all-star team. Walsh also played one season for the Danville Pounders of the North Eastern Hockey League.

A 2006 graduate of Southern New Hampshire University, Walsh has a bachelor's degree in communications. Walsh is heavily involved with USA Hockey, working muliple National Festivals as an evaluator throughout the country.

SHANE HILEY

Shane Hiley is an Ottawa native that graduated from lake forest academy outside of Chicago in 2012. After two years as a forward on the prep hockey team at lake forest, Shane returned to the Ottawa area and played four years of junior hockey. He is now attending Algonquin college to study business administration. Shane was a client of endeavour sports group during his minor hockey career. He now strives to help young players develop and excel in the same way his mentors through ESG have helped him in the past.

DR. SHAYNE BAYLIS

-- Dr. Shayne Baylis grew up playing minor hockey in the St.Catharines area and in the MTHL (Metro Toronto Hockey League) for the Mississauga senators and Toronto Red Wings. He received a B.Sc. in Biology from Niagara University.

He later graduated with Suma Cum Lata from New York Chiropractic College.

Shayne was drafted in 2000 to the Ottawa 67's, but opted to accept a scholarship to NCAA Division I Niagara University where he played from 2001 to 2005 and won a CHA Championship - and a birth to the NCAA tournament. After graduating he spent 3 years at Chiropractic School and afterwards was invited to tryout for the American Hockey League (AHL) Syracuse Crunch. He most recently played professionally in 2009 with the Columbus Cottonmouths in the SPHL before starting his career as a chiropractor in Ottawa.

Shayne (Doc Hockey) is a Chiropractor at Orleans Chiropractic Clinic. Shayne's interest and background in hockey has led him to specialize in prevention, recovery, and treatment for hockey players. He has certifications in various Sports therapies namely Active Release Technique, Graston, Kinesiotaping, KT1, KT2, KT3, and is also certified in explosive power strength and conditioning training for athletes from Primordial Strength SystemsT.

Currently, Shayne has been an athletic trainer for Region 5 Ontario Soccer Association and writes the Doc Hockey Column for the Ottawa Sports page. A complete player skill development program of mental and physical: prevention, performance, and recovery is his purpose.