Andre is currently the Head Coach of the Halifax Wolverines Major U15s and has an extensive background of coaching over the last 20+ years. He has most recently coached with Dalhousie Men’s Varsity in the AUS (skills coach), in the NSU18MHL with the Cole Harbour Wolfpack, Valley Wildcats, the NSU15MHL (Gulls & Halifax), St. Mary’s Huskies (AUS), the MHL (East Hants, Dartmouth) and at various minor hockey levels, and was named the 2018-19 NS Major U18 Coach of the Year.
He has also been a part of Hockey Canada’s 2017 National U17 Program Selection Camp and Hockey NS High Performance program in various roles for the last 10 seasons. He was part of the 2014 Male U14 ACC Gold Medal winning team as Head Coach, the 2015 Male U16 QMJHL Gatorade Challenge Silver Medal winning team as an Asst. Coach and was the Head Coach of the 2017 & 2018 U16 QMJHL Gatorade Challenge Teams.
He has also worked as a Head Scout for the Yarmouth Mariners for the last 2.5 Seasons, as Atlantic Scout for Val D’or and Shawinigan in the QMJHL and is currently the Nova Scotia Scout for the Moncton Wildcats of the QMJHL.
Andre won back to back Atlantic Major Midget Titles as a player and was drafted by Val D’or of the QMJHL and played for Valleyfield in the LHJAAAQ.
He is very excited to be joining the Lumberjacks and is looking forward to working and contributing to the success of the team and players for years to come. He lives in Bedford NS with his wife Christine, and two sons John-Pierre and Roderick.