Coach Perry is a highly experienced multi-sport (also lacrosse, ball hockey and basketball) coach, with over 20 years coaching hockey, including four years of university experience (UBC Women's and SFU) and over 10 years of Head Coaching experience in hockey. He has coached as part of five female associations and four integrated associations, as he has three older children, now adults, who play hockey, including his daughter who played for the University of Saskatchewan. A Canada West Championship, a BC Winter Games Gold Medal and a Female Midget AAA Provincial Championship, plus banners and medals at every age level. He was honoured to receive the 2014 Hockey Now Coach of the Year Award. He has playing experience at the junior and senior level, a Vancouver Canucks practice goalie, plus consideration for the National Team.
Perry has a passion for coaching, helps out wherever he is needed and is excited to develop the U15 REP program for AFHA. For more information on Perry's experience (See below)
Perry's Education and Experience:
- 2021 - 2022 - Assistant Coach - PCAHA U13 Female District High Performance Program
- 2021 - Head Coach - Tri-Cities U18 Female A1
- 2019 - 2020 - Assistant Coach - Analytics - SFU Men’s Hockey (BCIHL)
- 2018 - 2019 - Head Coach - PCAHA Female Midget Scholarship team - Silver Medal
- 2018 - 2019 - Head Coach - Langley Girls Peewee Hockey - Playoff Champion
- 2017 - 2019 - Head Coach - Cloverdale Midget Hockey - Playoff Champion
- 2017 - 2018 - Head Coach - PCAHA Midget A & C Scholarship teams - Silver and Bronze Medals
- 2018 - Instructor/Evaluator - BC Hockey U18/U16/U14 Female High Performance Program
- 2016 - Coach - BC Hockey U18 Female Program of Excellence
- 2015 - 2016 - Associate Coach - Vancouver Female Midget A1 Hockey team - Wickfest Champion
- 2012 - 2015 - Assistant Coach - Video - UBC Women’s Hockey team (CIS/USports) - 2013 Canada West Champions
- 2014 - Instructor/Evaluator - BC Hockey U18/U16/U14 Female High Performance Program
- 2012 - 2013 - Head Coach - Tri-Cities U18 Female A1 - Provincial Silver Medalist
- 2007 - 2013 - Assistant Coach/Statistician/Goalie Instructor - Pacific Ravens/ Vancouver Fusion Female Midget AAA Hockey - 2009 Provincial Champion
- 2005 - 2010 - Coach/Instructor/Evaluator/Goalie Instructor/Manager - BC Hockey U18/U16/U14 Female High Performance Program - 2010 BC Winter Games Gold - U16 Female
- 2006 - On Ice Instructor - Hockey Canada - IIHF World Juniors Minor Hockey Skills Competition
- 1999 - 2013 - Head Coach/Assistant Coach - Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey, Meadow Ridge Female Minor Hockey (REP), Port Coquitlam Minor Hockey, Burnaby Minor Hockey, Novice to Juvenile
Educational background consists of:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and Coaching from Douglas College (2018), which included practicums coaching AAA hockey, teaching in high and elementary schools and with home schooled students
- NCCP High Performance 1 and Level 2 Certification.
Perry has a long history of coaching in multiple sports which also includes lacrosse and basketball in both the club and school environments. He has also taught skill development at various hockey schools and with Hockey Canada.
Perry has a long playing history including junior (with some time with the Abbotsford Junior team) and senior hockey and involvement with the Vancouver Canucks, plus once being a consideration for the Canadian National team.
If you are interested in learning more about the Abbotsford AFHA U15 REP program for this coming season, please contact Perry at