Jean-Raphaël is a young and energetic coach who built his hockey knowledge by playing his entire life and recently by coaching in hockey schools. He is a former player of the Collège Français de Longueuil in the LHJAAAQ where he won the Napa Cup in 2013 as an assistant captain.
Since 2012, he has been working as Joey Deliva’s assistant coach at the Montreal Canadiens Hockey School.
This Summer, for the 2016 edition J.R. will be a lead on-ice instructor. J.R. was also part of the 2015 Hockey Canada skills camps in Montreal and Quebec City as well as various skills clinics across the province.
Jean-Raphaël is currently a physical and health education senior student at Université de Sherbrooke.
His strengths are his skating abilities, stick handling (fakes and dekes) and his fun and unique approach to teaching. North Ice is extremely excited and proud to have Coach J.R. on our team.