Western Region 2019/2020 AAA Program

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John Mezenberg - Head Coach

 15 years of Coaching Experience
 Multiple time Provincial Medalist
 Eastern Canadian Ringette Championship Bronze Medalist
 Head Coach United AAA - 2017-18, bronze medalist at Ontario Winter Games
 Assistant Coach United AAA - 2015-16
 Chair Ringette Ontario Coach Development Committee
 Past NCCP Coach Developer and Evaluator
 Favorite Quote - "Hard work beats Talent when Talent doesn't Work Hard"

Lindsey Vivian - Assistant Coach

 7 years of Coaching Experience
 Member of 6 CRC teams as a player, gold medalist and two-time bronze medalist
 Western Region Offensive Player of the Year
 Past Member of the Western AAA team, silver medalist at the Ontario Winter Games
 Past Member of NRL Waterloo Wildfire for 10 seasons, NRL Rookie of the Year
 Favorite Quote - "Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back.... play for her."
  

Craig Richardson - Assistant Coach

 20+ years of Coaching Experience
 Multiple time Provincial Medalist
 Eastern Canadian Ringette Championship Bronze Medalist and twice Gold Medalist
 Assistant Coach United AAA - 2017-18, bronze medalist at Ontario Winter Games
 Assistant Coach Western AAA - 2013-14, silver medalist at Ontario Winter Games
 Favorite Quote - "Practice like you have never won. Play like you have never lost"
  

Jillian Schouppe - Trainer/Assistant Coach

 5 years of Coaching Experience
 Assistant Coach United AAA - 2017-18, bronze medalist at Ontario Winter Games
 Multiple time Provincial Medalist
 Twice member of the United AAA team
 Past Member of the NRL Waterloo Wildfire
  

Becky Branton - Assistant Coach

 8 years of Coaching Experience
 Multiple time Provincial Medalist
 Two Time Eastern Canadian Ringette Championship Silver Medalist as a Coach
 Past Member of the Western AAA team, silver medalist at the Ontario Winter Games
 Past Member of Team Ontario, gold medalist at the Canada Winter Games
 Past Member of the NRL Cambridge Turbos winning both a National Championship and the First ever International Club Cup Championship
 Favorite Quote - "Next shift new shift"
  

Emily Ferguson - Goalie Coach

 7 years of Coaching Experience
 Multiple time Provincial Medalist
 Twice member of the Western AAA team, silver medalist at the Ontario Winter Games
 Member of Team Ontario, silver medalist at the Canada Winter Games
 Member of the NRL Waterloo Wildfire, Canadian Ringette Championship Bronze medalist and first team NRL all-star in 2017
 Favorite Quote - "Just do it"