Staff

DAVID CORNACCHIA

Coaching Experience:

  • Director of Player Development- EDGE HOCKEY
  • OHL Combine- Skills Coach
  • Elite Skills Coach for NHL/AHL/OHL/NCAA/JR. Players
  • Player Development Consultant- NHL/Pro Player Agencies
  • Coach- Hockey Canada Program of Excellence
  • Hockey Canada- HP 1 Certified Coach
  • Hockey Canada Development 1 Coach- Field Evaluator
  • Coach AAA Hockey- GTHL, OMHA
  • Player Development AAA/AA Minor Hockey Organizations
  • Head Mentor Coach- WMHA

Playing Experience:

  • 500+ Professional Games- AHL/DEL/ECHL/EBEL
  • NHL Organizations- Montreal, Dallas, Phoenix, Carolina
  • 250+ OHL Games
  • ECHL- All Star, Champion
  • Team Canada Player- Under 17, Under 18, Swiss Challenge

ANTHONY CORNACCHIA

Coaching Experience:

  • Founder- EDGE HOCKEY ACADEMY INC.
  • Development Skills Coach- Oshawa Generals OHL
  • OHL Combine- Skills Coach
  • OJHL Skills Coach- Whitby Fury Jr. A
  • Hockey Canada- HP 1/DEV 1
  • Head of Player Development- WMHA
  • Player Development- GTHL, OMHA AAA/AA Organizations
  • Coach AAA- GTHL, OMHA
  • Elite Skills Coach for NHL/AHL/OHL/NCAA/JR. A Players
  • Player Development Consultant- NHL/Pro Player Agencies

Playing Experience:

  • NCAA Player- Niagara University Division 1- Full Hockey Scholarship
  • NCAA ECAC Champion- Niagara University
  • Jr. A Hockey All Star

LANCE GALBRAITH

Playing Experience:

  • 600+ Professional Hockey Player AHL/ECHL/CHL
  • NHL Organizations-Training Camps Toronto, Dallas, Calgary, Columbus
  • Most games played in Ottawa 67’s (OHL) history- 372 Games
  • Memorial Cup Champion- Ottawa 67’s 1999
  • OHL Champion- Ottawa 67’s 2001 (Playoff leading scorer)
  • 2 ECHL Championships, ECHL All Star

Coaching Experience:

  • Jr. A Coach- OJHL Brampton Capitals
  • Jr. A Coach- GMHL Toronto Moose
  • Coach AAA- Hamilton Minor Midget
  • Coach- Jr. C Caledon
  • Hockey Canada- HP1
  • Player Development Skills Instructor- GTHL AAA teams
  • Head Instructor Konopka Hockey Academy Ottawa/Niagara

JOHN OSTAPYK

Playing/Coaching Experience:

  • NCAA Player- Dartmouth College Division 1- Full Hockey Scholarship
  • NCAA Hockey Humanitarian Finalist 2005
  • Hockey Player- Ottawa Jr. Senators, Arnprior Jr.
  • Lead Sensplex Hockey Programs
  • Specialty Shooting Clinics Instructor @ CHDC
  • Lead Instructor at 360 Hockey
  • Power skating Instructor at Dartmouth College

Each qualified instructor brings years of experience playing and coaching. All experienced staff shares a similar passion- to help hockey players to play at their maximum potential. We take pride in our teaching; provide the tools needed, correct all players’ skills while improving their work ethic, discipline and understanding.

EDGE HOCKEY motivates and challenges a player to reach a higher level of performance. Our professional instructors are passionate in the belief that to achieve your hockey dream you must, “Gain the EDGE on your competition!”


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