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 is in his fourth season as the Assistant Coach of the Terriers. This will be his first season as the Assistant General Manager. In the 2013-14 season, Casey assisted Trent into leading the Terriers to the SJHL regular season pennant, second straight SJHL Canalta Cup, a Western Canada Cup Championship and a RBC National Championship.
Casey focuses on the defensemen and team systems. 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, welcomed their son Caleb Mitchell into their lives in April 2014. Laura is teacher at St. Henry's Senior School and they reside in Melville with the two dogs, Kota and Teddy.
The Yorkton Terriers are pleased to announce that Andre Huberdeau will be joining the hockey club for the upcoming 2013-14-hockey season as the teams Athletic Trainer/Equipment Manager. Andre graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2012 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and Recreation Management with a degree in Athletic Therapy. He has also recently completed the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association certification exam.
Prior to joining the Terriers staff Andre worked with the Yellowhead Chiefs of the Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey league as their Athletic Therapist.
Yorkton, SK Canada
Tel: Head Coach Fax: 306-782-4633