Local Firefighter Bryce Luker Joins The Flock As Assistant / Goalie Coach

General Manager and Head Coach Ryan Leonard is happy to announce the Hawks have added some local talent to the coaching staff with the hiring of Bryce Luker.

Bryce is currently the Fire Chief in East Hawkesbury, as well as a firefighter for the city of Ottawa. He brings not only his knowldge of the game of hockey, but 8 years of miliary service to Hawkesbury. His fortitude will be of important value as he will not only help with the Flock’s goaltending, but help fine tune their mental game both on and off the ice.

The father of two children, with his thrid on the way, has quite the hockey career. Afrer developing his skills in the Quebec Midget AAA hockey league with Montreal-Bourassa, Bryce headed to the NCAA, where he played Division1 hockey with the Michigan Tech Huskies. He returned to the Canada, playing a single BCHL season with the Burnaby Express before once again going to the NCAA and playing 2 more years with Cansius College.

With his NCAA days done, Bryce played both pro and semi-pro hockey up until recently, where he played with the Maxville Mustangs and Glengarry Pipers of the Eatsern Ontario Senior Hockey League.

“Hockey is in his blood,” expressed GM Leonard. “Coming out of his playing career to a junior A bench means he;ll still have fresh ideas that will benefit not only the players, but our coaching staff as well.”

Welcome to the Flock, Bryce.