Owen MacWilliams- Director of Andrews Sport Conditioning
Andrews Hockey is extremely excited to add Owen MacWilliams as Director of Andrews Sport Conditioning. Originally from Summerside, PEI, Owen is a recent graduate from Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Previously, Owen completed his Diploma of Kinesiology in the Sport & Leisure Management Program at Holland College in Charlottetown. While at Acadia, he worked as a senior intern with both the Men and Women’s Basketball and Men’s Football teams. He was also Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach for Acadia Performance Training. Owen’s time at Acadia University afforded him the opportunity to broaden his skill set, allowing him to provide effective training to a diverse range of athletes, including hockey players of all ages and levels of ability.
Throughout his educational career Owen was a student athlete, playing varsity football for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks, the Acadia Axemen and the Holland College Hurricanes. Owen also attended a CFL training camp as an aspiring Athlete. Owen has a certificate Certified Personal Trainer from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a certification as a Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS).
Brad Mackenzie- Director of On-ice Program
Brad is the Executive Director of Andrews Hockey Growth Programs and will serve as the Director of On-ice Program for Andrews Sport Conditioning. Brad has an extensive Coaching Resume which recently includes two seasons as Assistant Coach with the Charlottetown Islanders in the QMJHL and two seasons as an Assistant Coach with the UPEI Panthers of USports. In 2012 Brad was among seven international students selected to attend the Vierumaki Sports Institute in Finland where he studied in the prestigious Sport & Leisure Management with Specialization in Ice Hockey Coaching Program. Brad received the Academic Consistency Award for the top student as well as the Leadership Award for his class. While in Finland Brad was also the Assistant Coach of the Vierumaki A-Jrs team and did work with the Finnish Ice Hockey Association and the International Ice Hockey Federation. In the summer Brad works closely on the ice with many Junior and Professional athletes to provide high level skill development with a strong focus on Technical & Tactical Skating.