Newbridge Academy welcomes Dana Drake to the Midget Female Varsity Coaching Staff
Drake returns to Newbridge Academy as the Assistant Coach of the Female Midget Varsity team. Dana’s experience as Assistant Coach with the Female Bantam Varsity team and three consecutive years as Head Coach of the Metro East Inferno Peewee AA team makes him an invaluable addition to the program. Drake has been coaching minor hockey since 2007 with the Dartmouth Whalers/Metro East Inferno.
“It’s great to be back and help with what is an amazing program at Newbridge Academy. It’s quite humbling knowing I’m able to assist with this amazing platform that Newbridge has to offer these elite female hockey players. The staff at Newbridge certainly contain some of the best hockey people around,” said Drake.
Dana previously played his Junior career for Halifax Jr A and represented Eastern Canada at the 1991 Centennial Cup where he was All-Canadian. He played 4 years of University hockey for St.F.X. winning Rookie of the Year in 1992/93. Dana completed his Bachelor of Arts in 1996, majoring in History and minoring in Political Science. He also had a professional tryout with the Anchorage Aces of what was then the West Coast Hockey League.
“Coaching with Dana has been a pleasure and having him return to the bench with me this year is welcomed. Dana brings real experience and great knowledge of the game to our program and I am thankful that he will be joining the program again.” – Paddy Flynn, Head Coach, Director of Varsity Hockey Programs, Newbridge Academy
For more information contact:
Director of Varsity Hockey Programs