In 2013 Trent also captured a bronze medal while serving as an Assistant Coach for Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Trent now will have the opportunity to be the Head Coach of Team Canada West for the 2014 World Junior A Challenge, which takes place in Kindersley, SK in December.
Before taking over as Head Coach, Trent served as the team Assistant Coach and Marketing Director. Trent played three season of Junior Hockey with the Terriers from 2001-2004.
Upon completion of his junior career Trent played four seasons of collegiate hockey at the NCAA Division III level with the Geneseo State Ice Knights. During Trent’s four years at Geneseo the Ice-Knights captured back-to-back League Championships.
Casey O'Brien, Assistant Coach/ Assistant General Manager
Casey returns for his sixth season as the Assistant Coach of the Terriers and his third season as the Assistant General Manager. Last season, he assisted Trent in getting the Terriers back into the playoffs after missing the playoffs in 2014-15.
Casey focuses on the defensemen, team systems, player profiles for colleges and other day to day operations in the hockey club. During his time as the Terrier defense coach he has assisted in 3 defensemen in NCAA Division 1 commitments and numerous of his defensemen recognized for SJHL league awards for top defensemen of week, month and year awards.
In October 2013, he served as an Assistant Coach for Team Saskatchewan at the Western Canada U16 Branch Cup.
From Gloucester, Ontario, Casey played his junior hockey in the CJHL (now renamed CCHL) for the Nepean Raiders and Ottawa Jr. Senators. After junior hockey, he played five seasons for the University of Guelph Gryphons in the CIS.
After Guelph, Casey played two seasons professionally in Norway as a player coach. He also had a brief stint in the SPHL for the Twin Cities Cyclones. Before joining the Terriers, he was the Player Development Coach at the Banff Hockey Academy for two years.
Casey and his wife, Laura, and their two year son Caleb. Laura is teacher at St. Henry's Senior School and they reside in Melville with the two dogs, Kota and Teddy.
Eric Anderson, Marketing Director / Public Relations
Yorkton, SK Canada
Tel: Head Coach Fax: 306-782-4633