Director of Hockey Operations - Darryl Glasier
Duff, as he's known around Wheatley, continues in role as the clubs Alternate Governor, representing the Sharks at the PJHL Board of Governors table, while also leading the Hockey Operations side. Duff has served several years on the Board of Directors for Southpoint Minor Hockey in various roles as Vice President, Rep Director, IP Director while also sitting on several committees, most recently serving on the amalgamation committee that worked tirelessly on a Partnership model, which brought Southpoint & Essex together under a newly created Rep system called Talbot Trail Blazers hockey. Duff also brings years of experience on the Coaching side, with 18 years of coaching experience across local minor hockey & minor baseball. His playing days included captaining Sharks league rival Blenheim Blades in the late 90s.
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General Manager - Thomas Grubb
Grubby or Puff, as he's known around Wheatley enters his 5th season as the GM.
Thomas brings an impressive "how to win championship's" resume with him as he began his playing career in the Southpoint Minor Hockey system winning a OMHA, OHF Championship as a Peewee. He then jumped to the Wheatley Sharks for two seasons before joining the Leamington Flyers for one season where he ended his Junior career and went on to accept a Scholarship to Central Michigan University to play Division I Baseball. He received top honours playing there as he was awarded Team MVP and All-Mid-American Conference Awards. Thomas has won 2 National Baseball Championships and 8 Ontario Championships for the Windsor Stars Sr. baseball team, and 1 Ontario Championship with the Windsor Selects.
Thomas has also coached in the Southpoint Minor Hockey system for 4 years and was the hitting coach for the Windsor Selects U18 Baseball Team.
Head Coach - Josh Carnevale
Josh Carnevale continues as head coach for his 5th season, and 12th with the club on the coaching staff. Josh is looking forward to working with a new crop of young men and helping them develop their skills to reach the highest level possible, as well as bringing a championship to the community of Wheatley.
Josh's playing resume includes 3 years of AAA hockey with the Sun County Panthers where they finished 4th in Ontario at the OHL Cup during his Minor Midget year. He played 4 seasons for the Leamington Flyers Junior B hockey club and finished his playing career with the Wheatley Sharks, Captaining the team in his final season. Josh is looking forward to passing along his experiences to the players of this year’s team and help them through the ups and downs that junior hockey brings.
Assistant Coach - Ryan Tallon
Ryan joins the Sharks coaching staff after a successful run as the Riverside U18 Head Coach, which included finishing as the OMHA Finalist in 2021-22. Ryan has coached minor hockey at various ages & levels, from B in Tilbury to A in Riverside & AAA in Sun County. Ryan will be responsible for the clubs special teams, and work the video side as well for the 2023-24 season.
Assistant Coach- Ian Faubert
Ian Faubert continues with the Sharks for his 4th season. The Wheatley native played 5 seasons for the Chatham Maroons where he also served as team Captain and was named team MVP in his final season. He later played in the CIS for the U of Windsor. He finished his Maroons career with 171 points in 219 regular-season games. Ian will continue to organize practices, and work with the forwards for the upcoming season. Due to personal commitments, Faubs will be taking a step back from the bench on gamedays this season, and will serve Josh in a support role, but continue working with the team with the goal of helping to finally deliver that elusive division Championship for Wheatley.
Assistant Coach - Paul Gossman
Goose, as he is known around Leamington & Wheatley, had a very successful playing career through the 90s, including multiple OMHA & OHF Championships during his minor hockey days in Southpoint, while also winning a Schmalz Cup Championship with the Belle River Canadiens of the Great Lakes Junior C Hockey League.
Goose also was drafted by the Plymouth Whalers of the OHL, and played for the Sharks as a 16 yr old in 1997-98 season. Unfortunately, an injury sidelined him the following year, and mid year he joined the Belle River Canadiens blueline. After winning a Schmalz Cup, he headed up north to play Jr. A hockey in Thunder Bay of the SIJHL. When his playing days were over, Goose began his coaching career by becoming the Defense coach for his Thunder Bay Jr A team.
Returning home to raise a family, Goose worked tirelessly with local minor hockey programs in Southpoint at various age groups. Most recently guiding the blueline for the Midget Major group in 2016-17, helping lead them to a Bluewater Championship.
The Sharks are extremely excited to have Goose guiding the blueline, his knowledgebase, and communication skills will complement the staff currently assembled.
Goalie Coach - Stefan Taylor
Guppy, as he's known around Wheatley, will be taking a more active role with the Goalies for the 2023-24 season. Gupp is a former goalie playing for the Leamington Flyers in the 90s, and has coached several local goalies on the minor hockey scene over the last 15 years, including local NHL draft pick and professional goaltender Tyler Wall. Gupp will work with the goalies, both on the ice, and also at the mental side of the game off the ice.
Strength & Conditioning Coach - Dylan Enns
Dylan, a former Shark and native of Leamington, owns & operates DE Fitness & Performance. He will work off ice with players this season.
Team Doctor - Dr. Mark Dubreuil
Mark Dubreuil is a chiropractor who operates the Tilbury Rehab Centre and Tecumseh’s CARE Concussion Centre. Mark has specialized in concussion protocol and is one of the best in the area.
Head Trainer - Adam Ripley
Rip, as he's known around the rink, is a highly experienced athletic trainer, and has worked for several Junior Hockey teams including the Chatham Maroons & Essex 73s. As the teams Head Trainer, he always put the players needs first.
Assistant Trainer - Ken Dawson
Daws, as he's known around Wheatley, has served the club for the better part of 2 decades in various roles. Daws will be responsible for coordinating the clubs equipment while serving to aid Rip with Trainers duties during practices & games for this upcoming season. The Sharks are lucky to have long serving volunteers like Daws.
Equipment Manager - Rick Woelk
Raoul, as he's known around Wheatley, has served the club for the better part of 2 decades in various roles. Raoul will manage the day to day needs of the club, from equipment issues, to locker room stall assignments, to laundry, and travel planning for away games. The Sharks are lucky to have long serving volunteers like Raoul.