Denham named Brock Women's Hockey Interim head Coach
ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - The Brock University women’s hockey team is pleased to announce that Jim Denham will be the interim head coach for the 2010-11 season.
“We are very pleased that assistant coach Jim Denham will be taking over as the interim head coach for the upcoming season,” said Director of Athletics Chris Critelli. “His vast experience in the game of hockey will bode well for the future of the Brock women’s hockey program.”
Denham has served as an assistant coach with the Badgers for the past two seasons. He has been responsible for many improvements to the program.
Prior to Brock, Denham was head coach of the Ridley College Tigers Girls team for three seasons. During this time, the team’s overall record was 84-25-10. Denham led the Tigers to two CISAA championships, a silver and bronze medal in the North American Prep Hockey Association and a bronze medal at OFSSA.
Denham has also served as an assistant coach with the Brock Men’s Hockey Team (seven seasons), Niagara University Purple Eagles Women’s team (three seasons) and served as head coach with the St. Catharines Junior B Falcons (two seasons).
His formal training includes certification from Hockey Canada at the Advanced 2 level. He is also an NCCP level 3 certified coach.
Former head coach Todd Erskine will continue to serve the team as manager of hockey operations and assistant coach, along with serving in his current roles as the Director of Sports Camps and Coordinator of Community Outreach Programs for the Department of Athletics.
Erskine founded the women’s hockey team back in 1998, and has been a full time member of the Department of Athletics since July 2005 serving in his three roles.
The team will announce its schedule and recruiting class for the upcoming season in early July.