Our Staff

Allan Andrews

President & Founder

Allan has been coaching at the minor hockey, High School and Jr levels since 1960 where he began his coaching career as Director of minor hockey for the town of Kensington. He has helped develop players such as former Toronto maple leaf captain Rick Vaive, Bob Stewart, Brad Richards, Sidney Crosby and many others who have gone on to professional, university and Jr. Careers. Allan has a Physical Educational Degree from the University of New Brunswick where he played varsity hockey under former NHLer Pete Kelly and Dr. Bill MacGillivray. He also earned an Athletic Distinction award while at UNB. He also has an education Degree from the University of PEI. Allan has level 5 and advanced level certificates from Hockey Canada, an Olympic Solidarity certificate from Stockholm Sweden, and a Masters coaching certificate from Hockey USA. His work in hockey research, particularly in the area of Hockey Skating is recognized world wide. Allan's career experience includes Director of Elementary Physical Education for the City of Charlottetown 1962-65 and Provincial Youth Coordinator for the Youth, Recreation and Sport Division, and PEI Department of Education 1969-1985. Allan has been a member of the National Advisory Committee for Fitness and Amateur Sport for the federal sport minister, International Board member for Allied Youth, a founding board member for The Christian Council of Reconciliation for Canadian Penitentiaries, and a member of Canada Games Mission staff for Summer and Winter Games. In 1988 Allan was nominated by CBC's Scott Russell for an Atlantic Insight award for Innovation and was the winner in the Sports and Medicine Category. Allan presently spends his time scouting, developing and providing hockey and educational opportunities for young hockey players from throughout the hockey world.

Josh Andrews

Director of Program Development

Josh is the Director of Program Development and the Head On Ice Instructor for Andrews Hockey. Josh attended the prestigious Lawrenceville School in New Jersey where he completed his high school education and competed on the school's hockey team. He then moved on to play Junior A Hockey with the Bancroft Hawks and the Hartford Junior Wolfpack. He also spent a year playing for NCAA Division III Lebanon Valley College. In 2006, Josh was one of a select few student-athletes chosen to attend Finland's Veirumaki Sports Institute. Josh holds a degree in Sport & Leisure Management from the school with a Minor in Hockey Coaching. In addition to his program at the storied school he also coached in the Finnish Junior League and completed his thesis on Goal Scoring in the modern game. In 2008-09 he was an assistant coach for the University of Calgary Dinos Men's Hockey Team. Josh is a Certified High Performance Level 1 Coach. This 2009-2010 year he was assistant coach for the UPEI Womens hockey team.

Brad MacKenzie

Executive Director

Brad is the Executive Director at Andrews Hockey Growth Programs. Brad grew up in Charlottetown and was a 2nd round draft pick of the Truro Jr A Bearcats of the MHL before being traded to the Summerside Western Capitals. Brad played Jr A with the Capitals during the 2011-2012 season before shifting his focus to coaching. During that season Brad was an Assistant Coach with the Charlottetown Major Midget AAA Islanders and served as an Assistant Video Coach for the PEI Rocket of the QMJHL. In 2012 Brad was among 7 international students selected to attend the Vierumaki Sports Institute in Finland where he studied to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Sport & Leisure Management with Specialization in Ice Hockey Coaching. Brad received the Academic Consistency Award for 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. Brad is currently the Assistant Coach with the UPEI Panthers in the CIS.

Matt Brenton

Director of Sport Conditioning

Paul Drew

Director of Goaltending Development

Paul Drew joins Andrews Hockey as the Head Goaltending Instructor for the 2014 Summer. Paul was a professional goalie for the Dayton Bombers of the East Coast Hockey League. He also spent time in the West Coast Senior Hockey League and the Ligue nord- americaine de Hockey. Before going professional, Paul played for the UPEI Panthers (AUS) and for the Plymouth Whalers where he posted the lowest GAA among all goalies in the Ontario Hockey League for 3 consecutive years. Paul has an extensive background working at goalie programs dating back to 1997. He is presently the Goaltending Coach for the Charlottetown Islanders in the QMJHL along with training many up and coming goaltenders through Andrews Hockey.

Colin Webster

Director of Program Expansion

Colin, a native of Prince Edward Island Canada, began instructing with the Andrews Hockey Growth Programs in 2009, and is currently the Director of Program Expansion. Colin has extensive hockey knowledge, specifically in the area of skating and skill development. As a player, Colin played with the Kensington Vipers in the IJHL where he won three Provincial Championships and one Atlantic Canadian Don Johnson Cup Championship. As a coach Colin has coached players of all ages and levels, and has established himself as a Head Instructor in the world renowned Andrews Hockey Growth Programs.</p> <p>Colin now resides in Calgary, Alberta, and is taking the Andrews Hockey Programs to locations around the World.

Travis McIssac

Senior Instructor

Travis grew up in Uigg, PEI and played minor hockey in the Pownal system before playing Major Midget for the Charlottetown Major Midget AAA Islanders. Travis went on to have a 4 year junior career in the QMJHL, spending 3 years with the Victoriaville Tigres before being traded to the PEI Rocket where he wore the ``C`` for his last year of junior. An impressive junior career in which Travis put up over 100 points led him to be recruited by the UPEI Panthers of the AUS. Travis is currently a member of the Panthers and has been an instructor at Andrews Hockey for 4 years.

Jason Gallant

Senior Instructor

Jason grew up in Columbus, Ohio where he played minor hockey and Major Midget for the Junior Blue Jackets. Jason moved to PEI and played for the Summerside Western Capitals for 4 years, winning both the Kent Cup and the Fred Page Cup along with a Royal Bank Cup appearance. Jason has coached minor hockey at both the Atom AAA and Peewee AAA levels as well spring hockey. Jason has been an instructor at Andrews Hockey for 7 years.

Ben MacDonald

Senior Instructor

Stephen MacInnis

Senior Instructor

Stephen grew up playing minor hockey for the Kings County Kings where he played until Bantam. In 2009 Stephen went to Appleby College in Ontario where he played for 3 seasons before attending Stanstead College in Quebec where he was a member for one season. Stephen is currently playing in the Maritime Hockey League for the Pictou Weeks Crushers. In the 2013-2014 season Stephen was recognized for his outstanding character as recipient of the Maritime Hockey League's Character Award. Stephen has been an instructor at Andrews Hockey for 7 years.

Nark Nause

Senior Instructor

Mallory Rushton

Senior Instructor

Brandon Shaw

Senior Instructor

Jordan Moore

Senior Instructor

Bo Ford

Senior Goaltending Instructor

Tanner Lund

Senior Instructor

Alex Peddle

Senior Instructor

Josh Currie

Senior Instructor

Drew MacIntyre

Goaltending Consultant

Drew is a professional goaltender with the Toronto Marlies in the AHL. Drew's professional career began when was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 4th round of the NHL Entry Draft in 2002. He has since played professional for 11 years suiting up for 12 different teams in the NHL, KHL, AHL and ECHL. After a couple of seasons with the Grand Rapids Griffins and Toledo Storm in the Detroit system, he signed with the Vancouver Canucks in 2006. He spent 2 seasons as the number 1 goalie for the Manitoba Moose where he posted sparkling numbers in 2006-2007 and was an AHL All-Star in 2007-2008. After suiting up for the Canucks in a part time role in 2007-08, Drew signed to play in the Nashville Predators Organization. Since his time in Vancouver's organization Drew has been a part of the NHL's AHL affiliate for Nashville, Atlanta, Montreal, Buffalo and most recently Toronto. Prior to his professional career Drew was a member of the Sherbrooke Castors of the QMJHL and the Ontario Junior A League's Trenton Sting. He also played for the Canadian National Under 18 team. Drew has been instrumental in the development and growth of the Andrews Hockey Goaltending Program.

Charles Grant

Senior Goaltending Instructor

Charles grew up in Berwick, Nova Scotia where he has been played minor hockey before moving on to backstop the Yarmouth Mariners for 3 seasons in the MHL. After an impressive final season with the Mariners that saw him put up a 22-10-2 record, Charles was recruited by Darmouth College of the ECAC- NCAA Division 1. Charles had an impressive freshman season and is returning for the 2013-2014 season. Charles has been an Andrews Instructor for one year.

Nelson MacAuley

Senior Goaltending Instructor

Matt Mahalak

Senior Goaltending Instructor

Connor Wilkinson

Senior Goaltending Instructor

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