Midget AA Coaching Staff

PWHL Alumni

The PWHL provides alumni to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport, National Collegiate Athletic Association, the Professional Canadian Women's Hockey League, as well as the Canada women's national ice hockey team.

Coach Shannon Donnelly

Head Coach - Shannon Donnelly

Shannon Donnelly graduated from Neumann University in Aston, PA in 2013 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Shannon was the starting goaltender all four years for the Knights and served as team captain in her junior and senior years. After graduation Shannon became the assistant coach for the Canadian International Hockey Academy in Rockland, Ontario. She coached at CIHA for 3 years. Since then, Shannon has been the head coach for the Ottawa Lady 67's Bantam AA and Midget AA teams. Growing up, Shannon played minor hockey for the Gloucester Rangers (boys AA) and then moved on to play for the Nepean Wildcats in her final seasons. She is beyond excited to return to Nepean as the head coach of the Midget AA team.

Minor Hockey:
Gloucester Rangers – Boys AA
Nepean Wildcats – Midget & Intermediate AA

University Hockey:
Neumann Knights (NCAA DIII, ECAC West)

Coaching Experience:
Canadian International Hockey Academy (CIHA) – Midget AA & Intermediate AA (JWHL)
Ottawa 67’s – Bantam AA & Midget AA

Blazenko

Assistant Coach - Nikk Blazenko

Minor Hockey:
Burlington Barracudas – Bantam, Midget & Intermediate AA (PWHL)

University Hockey:
Neumann Knights (NCAA DIII, ECAC West)

Coaching Experience:
Ottawa 67’s – Bantam AA & Midget AA

Schroeder

Assistant Coach - Jessica Schroeder

Minor Hockey:
Valley East Rebels – Boys AA
Sudbury Lady Wolves – Bantam, Midget & Intermediate AA

University Hockey:
Neumann Knights (NCAA DIII, ECAC West)

Coaching Experience:
Sudbury Lady Wolves – Midget AA
Ottawa 67’s – Bantam AA & Midget AA

Goalie Coach - Tanya Winchcombe

Minor Hockey:
Eastern Ontario Boys AA
Ottawa Lady Sens – Midget & Intermediate AA (PWHL)

University Hockey:
Currently attending the University of Ottawa

Coaching Experience:
Kinetic Goalie

Intermediate AA

The Program of Excellence seeks to provide an elite program with high standards of commitment, leadership and skill development.

Midget AA

The Program of Excellence is to introduce players, families and staff to high performance hockey, the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence and the Provincial Women’s Hockey League

Bantam AA

The Program of Excellence, is designed to expose participants to the demands of playing at an Elite level.

Contact the Nepean Girls Hockey Association

The NGHA is pleased to announce our first coach selection as part of the 2019-2020 Program of Excellence. Shannon Donnelly, former NGHA player, will be joining us to coach one of our Midget AA teams next season. Welcome home Shannon!