Scotty Howes, Director & Head Instructor

Scotty Howes, Certified Coach Practitioner, is the director of ATN Hockey. Scotty is a retired professional ice hockey player, playing 8 years professional up until the end of the 2015/2016 season. Scotty started playing hockey at 3 years old on a house league team in Toronto. Scotty played Junior A for the Wexford Raiders in Toronto. Scotty was not drafted to the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) but instead was recruited by the Quebec Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) for the Drummondville Voltigeurs and later traded to the Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL).

Coming out of junior, Scotty signed a two-year contract with the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League (AHL) and Victoria Salmon Kings with the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). Scotty also attended the rookie camp for the Vancouver Canucks (NHL) his first pro year. Scotty has played on various teams and levels of hockey. Scotty played majority of his professional career in the AHL and the ECHL, winning two championships and a playoff MVP. Scotty also spent time in Europe before returning home for his final year.

Scotty made the TSN news during his second year pro for the Victoria Salmon Kings, making the play to set up the goal, which aired as a highlight reel goal. This goal is known as the “greatest goal ever” with over 1 million hits on YouTube. See video below.

Scotty loves the game of hockey and it has been very good to him both professionally and personally. Scotty feels like he has an upper hand working with players since he can relate to being on the other end. Scotty believes that positive behaviour on and off the ice, good sportsmanship, and working hard to reach one’s full potential is vital to a player’s success. He also believes in building a player’s character and confidence on and off the ice.

In addition to ATN Hockey, Scotty coaches in the GTHL on both girls and boys hockey teams.

Scotty resides in the GTA with his wife Katie, 3 children, and dog.

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Kerry Weiland, Lead Instructor

VANCOUVER, CANADA – Kerry Weiland plays at 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, BC, February 2010. Photo by Jeff Vinnick

Kerry Weiland is a Lead Instructor with ATN Hockey. Kerry was a member of the 2010 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team and Silver Medalist.

Kerry strongly believes that sports provide valuable life lessons.  Throughout her life sports have played a huge role in shaping her confidence, character, drive and teaching her how to set and reach goals. She has taken her attitude toward sports and extended that philosophy into the rest of her life.  The Olympics were a dream come true for Kerry and she is extremely excited to share her medal and experiences with everyone.  She hopes to inspire others to live their dreams.

Aside from her professional hockey career, Kerry is fantastic with the players she works with and is an approachable leader. She brings a positive upbeat attitude every time she is on the ice.

Career Highlights:

  • 2010 – US Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team – Silver Medalist
  • 2002-2009 – Team USA Women’s National Ice Hockey Team
  • 2009 – Gold Medal World Championships
  • 2008 – Gold Medal World Championships
  • 2007 – Silver Medal World Championships
  • 2004 – Silver Medal in Four Nations Cup
  • 1999-2003 Full Hockey Scholarship Graduate of the University of Wisconsin,
  • 2001-2003 – Assistant Captain at the University of Wisconsin
  • 2005-2006 – Played Professionally in Switzerland, LYSS
  • 2005-2006 – Assistant Coach for Switzerland’s Women’s Under-18 National Team
  • 2003-2008 – National Women’s Hockey League
  • 2007-2008 – Vaughan Flames, NWHL
  • 2006-2007 – Etobicoke Dolphins, NWHL
  • 2004-2005 – Brampton Thunder, NWHL
  • 2003-2004 – Edmonton Chimos, NWHL
  • 2003-2007 – US National Women’s Inline Hockey Team
  • 2006, 2007 – Gold Medal, World Inline Championships

Luc Chambers, Lead Instructor

Luc was born and raised in the East End of Toronto. Prior to ATN, Luc returned home after playing one season in Sweden, for Sollefteå HK in Hockey Tvåan. 

Luc is a passionate coach that wants to bring out the fun in hockey for younger players. He understands the impact a good coach can make on players and feels that the program at ATN embodies this. 

Luc has an extensive hockey background having played all over the city in both minor hockey and juvenile. Additionally, he has played ball hockey since a very young age. Most recently he played on the Brock Univeristy Ball Hockey team for four years while completing his undergraduate degree. Prior to university he won a national championship competing for Southern Ontario and centring the top line there. 

Along with running after school programs with ATN, he has coached at Olympia Sports Camp. There he helped out with many sports such as hockey, lacrosse and strength training. Additionally he spent a summer as a Sports Camp counsellor at Brock University and volunteered with Youth ball hockey teams at the Provincial level. Luc is excited to begin a new chapter in his coaching career alongside Scotty and the rest of the ATN staff this summer.

Rob Uddenberg, Lead Off-Ice Trainer

Rob has an extensive background in personal training, and soccer/football/hockey development. In addition to his role at ATN Hockey, Rob is an Assistant Coach (Scouting & Recruitment) with the Women’s Seneca Sting Soccer Team and Assistant Coach of the North York Knights U11AA team.

Katie Howes, Administrator