2017 Coaching Announcements

May 12, 2017 – White Rock, BC – SEMI Hockey is pleased to announce several our 2017-18 Performance Hockey Coaching Team appointed by the coaching selection committee.


Bayne Koen  – Midget Development – Returning

Bayne returns to SEMI to guide this development team and continues to put his stamp on the program, using his considerable experience to prepare these midget aged kids for higher levels of hockey in the future.






Chris Rengert  – Bantam A1  –Returning

SEMI Hockey is excited to announce that the Bantam A1 team will be led by Chris Rengert. Chris is in his third season with SEMI after spending last year with the Bantam A2 team. Chris is a fitness trainer locally and also a former Surrey Eagles Junior A player.




                                                      Phil Greiff. – Peewee A1 – Returning

Entering his fourth season with SEMI Hockey, Phil has 10+ years of minor hockey coaching, earning an Association Coach of the Year award during his stint with West Vancouver Minor Hockey, and being named the BC Hockey Coach of the Year with Semiahmoo in 2014-2015. Phil has completed the BC Hockey HP1 Coaching level as well as the USA Hockey U12 certification, and is a Constable in the West Vancouver Police Department.




Todd Hilditch (coach elect)* – Atom A1

Todd returns to the Atom level after a having had a successful season with the Atom A1 team two seasons ago. Todd has an extensive hockey background, having played at the junior A, college and pro level, he was a draft pick of the Washington Capitals. He has been coaching various levels of minor hockey for 10+ years.


* Parent coach elects are not finalized until the completion of player evaluations in September


Our Performance Coaches, led by Executive Director Dave Newson, will continue working together to refine and execute our integrated hockey development program; building on the technical and tactical hockey skills at each age level; providing coordinated development plans from Atom through Midget.

Please note, The SEMI Hockey Coach Selection Committee anticipates appointing further coaches and parent coach-elects, for the remaining rep and house team programs on an ongoing basis.

Coaches interested in C division teams, please contact the SEMI Hockey office and complete the coaching application located here. C division coaches will be reviewed by the coach selection committee as well as the applicable division managers prior to the season starting.

SEMI Hockey also urges families that have not registered yet for the upcoming season, to do so, including intent to participate in Rep Tryouts.  Registration is important for our ability to name and add coaches so if you have not done so, please register today!

For further information, contact Dave Newson at dnewson@semihockey.ca