2022-2023 Rep Coaches (Guelph Girls Hockey Association)

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2022-2023 Rep Coaches:

Division Coach Email
U18 AA Scott Walton email
U18 A TBD  
U18 BB TBD  
U15 AA Josh Richardson email
U15 BB TBD  
U13 AA Malcolm Briggs email
U13 BB TBD  
U11 A TBD  
U9 TBD  

Scott Walton:

Scott is a retired Canadian Armed Forces officer with 28 years service. On retirement he returned home to Guelph and has remained active coaching in both the GMHA and GGHA associations.  Previous to his retirement he was active in the Barrie Women’s Hockey Association for 8 years.  As a head coach and an assistant coach for all levels of girls hockey including the PWHL Barrie Jr Sharks as an assistant (video/bench coach) for his last 3 years in the organization.  Scott is a coach evaluator with the OWHA and Director of Hockey Operations for the GGHA. This will be Scott's 4th year with the GGHA - In his first year, he was co-coach of the Bantam A and his 2nd and 3rd year he was the head coach for the U18AA team.  As a non-parent coach Scott brings an unbiased and fair approach to team and individual player development.  Players can expect to be challenged and rewarded for the efforts.  The team will continue to promote local and import talent while travelling to showcase tournaments.  The exposure of developing players to programs and opportunities beyond the U18 experience is a pillar of the U18 program.

Josh Richardson: 

Josh is the father of two GGHA girls who played U13AA and has been a head coach for 6 years. The focus of the U15AA rep team will be to continue individual skill development, team play while having fun and learning to be a great teammate and member of the community.   Josh believes in developing well-rounded girls, fair play, positive reinforcement and inspiring dreams on and off the ice.  

He is looking forward to a great 2022-2023 season – Go Gryphons Go!

Malcolm Briggs:

Malcolm is a long time resident of Guelph and has 2 kids that are active in hockey.  He is excited to have the opportunity to coach these young athletes.  Malcolm is currently the head coach of the U9B team and has also assisted with coaching his son’s teams over the past several years, including AAA Gryphons teams and AAA/Elite spring and summer teams.  Malcolm’s work as a physiotherapist has also provided him with knowledge that is used in developing athletes both on and off the ice.

His focus will be to make this upcoming year fun and exciting for the girls in an environment that is encouraging and challenging.  Malcolm will do his best to make this experience positive, engaging and one that makes them want to play.