Coaching Staff

Marcie Munro

Marcie has a niche’ for helping make her student’s skating experience fun and memorable. She believes in coaching the skills and fundamentals of skating, which are so critical in today’s _’skating world’_. Marcie has worked with learn to skate, hockey, and ringette organizations in the lower mainland and believes in the importance for players to recognize the art of edges; thus coaching proper skating techniques to increase the players efficiency and effectiveness benefitting from the Edge, Power & Stride, as a result.

Marcie grew up in 100 Mile House and started skating at the age of 6. At 18 years of age, she retired her amateur status to turn Pro.  Marcie was working on her 4th figure Test, Junior Silver Free Skate, and Senior Silver Dances. She served as club professional for the 100 Mile and District Figure Skating Club, where she taught over 250 skaters. She also skated with the White Rockettes Synchronized Skating Team representing the team at the Canadian Precision Skating Competition in Kitchener, Waterloo -where they placed 2nd.

Courtenay Falk

Courtenay has been figure skating her entire life. Falling in love with the sport at age 7, she went on to compete both provincially and nationally in competitive singles skating and synchronized skating. She also completed a Gold Level standing in all 5 Skate Canada disciplines.

Currently she holds a Professional Figure Skating Coach status with Skate Canada and a valid first aid certificate. Courtenay specializes in proper skating technique and foundations, emphasizing on advanced edge, power and stride. She is very experienced with skaters brand new to skating or hockey and has worked with players up to a Junior A level. Courtenay grew up in Cloverdale & moved to Langley in 2003. She has been skating for 32 years & professionally coaching for 17 of those years. When Courtenay is not busy at the rink she enjoys spending her time with her husband and three children.

Ryan Carignan

Coach Ryan is the lead instructor and founder of Ryan Carignan Hockey Development. Ryan was also a head coach for Elite Skating for over 4 years and has done private training for BCHL and WHL players. He wrapped up his playing career at Concordia University where he received numerous awards for both the team and the league. While playing for the Thunder, he earned degrees in both Psychology and Teaching. Ryan is now a Grade 5 teacher for the Surrey School District. Ryan is available for Private Training and also leads classes and camps for us throughout the year.

Shawn Boone

Shawn’s strengths include teaching Skating, Shooting, and Skills for all ages, beginners to adults. He is one of our most popular and in demand coaches for Private Training. He is currently available to take on a few more clients for private training.

Kelsey Firkus

Kelsey played NCAA hockey for the University of Wisconsin-Superior and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.  Prior to her university years, she played for Team BC and was a Silver Medalist in the BC Winter Games. Kelsey has been coaching for over 14 years, working with a wide variety of ages from tots all the way up to adults. She has experience with skaters, ringette players, and hockey players.

Aimie Wallace

Aimie played Sr AAA Women’s Hockey in BC played for over 15 years, representing BC in national tournaments and ranking top 5 in Canadian Women’s World Hockey. She continues her love of the game not only instructing, but also playing recreationally in a 45+ league. Aimie was Junior Coach for Women’s World training camps with Canadian Coach Nancy Wilson and Tom Rennie. She has experience coaching skating programs in Delta and Surrey including Power Skating, Learn to Skate, and Adult Learn to Skate. She has also head and assistant coached junior girl’s hockey.


Aimie is passionate about heath and wellness. She is a former Personal Trainer/Strength Coach, Functional Nutritionist, and Health Coach. She holds many certifications in these areas. We are excited to welcome her to NHTC team!

Bob Stecher

From a family spanning 4 generations of Hockey Players, Coach Bob is a True Hockey Guy. His Passion and Knowledge for the game comes through in every Development Session. Currently in his 7th year of coaching, Bob is constantly assessing his own coaching style and philosophy. Bob’s coaching style can best be described as Solid Old School work ethic with new age techniques. To date, Bob has directly contributed to the development of; three (3) NHL Draft Picks, four (4) NCAA Scholarships and ten (10) WHL Players.
Bob is an experienced minor and spring hockey coach, who will push the players to their maximum effort. The goal for each player is improvement in a hard working and fun environment.

NHTC Head Instructor

Robin Trainor

Robin played his minor hockey in the Langley Minor Hockey Association then played in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League for two seasons with Trinity Western University. During hockey season he coaches with the Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey Association as a skills coach with their development program and an assistant coach. Robin is also a respected stickhandling coach with the Turcotte Hockey School.

Mark Soares

Mark is the owner and lead instructor of Maxx Force Professional Hockey Development. Injuries forced him into an early retirement from professional hockey, but his passion and love for the game continues. Hockey has led him down this path to help give back to young hockey athletes looking to achieve their goals through hockey, whether that be making the next rep minor hockey team to Junior A, University or further more to play professional hockey in the NHL or in Europe. Known for his explosive speed and quick release shot, Mark takes pride in teaching and mentoring younger generations of players. Passing down the techniques that were taught to him is important as he comes full circle and is able to give back the gifts that were given to him.

Iris Singh

Iris played goalie for Surrey Minor Hockey as a youth and all the way through Midget AAA. This past season he played with multiple teams, including the Kirkland Lake Goldminers and the Virden Oil Capitals, finishing off the season with OCN Storm. Iris has coached for Lynden Sammartino, the goalie coach for the Victoria Royals. He has also been working with Lynden as a player for multiple years, learning valuable tools that will aid him in coaching as well.

Cindy Mardyn

Cindy is a NCCP level 2 trained coach, with twenty three years of coaching experience. She is currently registered with skate Canada, holds a valid first aid certificate. She has taught all levels and disciplines of skating, from pre-school through to starskate and competitive skate, both with children and adults. She has also had the pleasure of working with children with physical disabilities. Her passion with synchro started in 1997 where, as a skater, she travelled to her first National Synchro Championships in Hamilton.

Randy Ponte

Randy grew up right here in Langley and played minor hockey with LMHA. He was drafted and played 5 years with the Brandon Wheat Kings where he was Assistant Captain for 3 years. He received many awards including Most Inspirational Player, Most Community Minded, and he still holds the record for most Penalty Minutes in Wheat Kings History. Randy participated in NHL camps with the Nashville Predators and the Calgary Flames. He rounded out his career playing with the Austin Ice Bats in the CHL, the University of Manitoba Bisons, and the Chiefs de Laval in the Quebec League.

Colton Beck

Colton is a true home town hockey guy who loves the game. He grew up training training right here at NHTC (formerly NTR). He was one of the fortunate ones to play 4 years of Junior Hockey for his hometown team the Langley Chiefs.

Colton went on to play for the University of Alaska, finishing in year four as team captain, all while earning his business degree. Immediately after graduating university, Colton finshed the season with the AHL’s St John’s Ice Caps. He has played the past four seasons as a multi-use forward for the Iowa Wild of the AHL. Colton’s offensive skill was utilized in all situations, including regular shifts, power plays, and penalty kill. He’s the all-time game leader for the team. His success with the Iowa Wild has led him to a contract with the NHL Minnesota Wild. Colton is always welcomed back to NHTC with his immense enthusiasm for hockey and passion to assist young players develop their game.

Chris Santiago

Chris is a coach and developer with over 10 years of experience, working with players from H1 all the way to the professional level. Over those years Chris has helped build various programs, serving as strength and conditioning coach as well as on ice skill developer. Recently Chris has expanded his dryland training to focus on body maintenance, functionality, and longevity, obtaining his certification from Yoga Alliance as a yoga teacher. Chris prides himself on his ability to communicate and teach the game, allowing him to get the most out of every team and player. Chris’ motivation is to build men and women of character, providing the life skills necessary to be successful far after hockey is over. Chris is available for private lessons and group training at NHTC.

Josh Monk

Josh Monk is a proud alumni of the Langley Minor Hockey Association. He played two years of Major Midget with the Valley West Hawks, earning an MML All Star award. Josh then went on to play four years in the BCHL. He was named the 2010 Rookie of the year while playing for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, also earning BCHL 2nd Team All Star and CJHL All Star honours. Josh recently completed four years studying and playing at Providence College, bringing home an NCAA National Championship in 2015. As team captain, he helped lead the Friars to win the 2016 Hockey East Championship. Josh has been playing the 2017/18 season as a Defender with the Worcester Railers. He is back in Langley this Spring/Summer and is excited and ready to train our local players at NHTC.

Matt Keith

Matt Keith

We are excited to add Matt Keith to our line-up of Private Training Coaches. Matt is a Langley native and was drafted 59th overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He played in his first NHL game for the Blackhawks in early 2004. Matt was traded to the Ducks in December of 2006 and a couple years later was traded to the Islanders. He appeared in 3 games with the Islanders upon the completion of the 2007-08 season.  After playing in Germany for a year,  Matt returned to North America signining with the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL, scoring 21 goals in 69 games. In 2010 he signed a one-year contract with fellow AHL team, the Abbotsford Heat. Matt moved abroad again, playing short stints in Sweden, Czech Republic, and Austria. In 2014 Matt began playing in the EIHL with the Scottish Braehead Clan (now the Glasgow Clan). He captained the team for 3 seasons before he announced his retirement from professional hockey in 2017. Matt is now back in Langley and is ready to help our local players reach their hockey dreams.

Dacry Frederick

Darcy Frederick has had a decorated playing career, including a PIJHL championship and league MVP, to becoming an established coach. Darcy’s teams have always been built on hard work, speed and team play. With 10 years coaching experience ranging from Midget AAA to H2, Darcy’s philosophy is based on strong team play with a heavy focus on fundamental skills and the importance of understanding hockey principles.

Darcy believes that your child’s all around game can improve with a combination of intensity, repetition and instant feed back from the coach. Darcy is the Head Coach of the 2004 AA NWB and coaches for LMHA during the winter.

Matthew Monk

Matthew is a defenseman who grew up playing minor hockey right here in Langley. As a young boy, he used to skate around at NHTC with his Dad and brothers. He played 2 years in the KIJHL winning top Defense-man, followed by 2 years in the BCHL playing for the West Kelowna Warriors. Matthew has spent the last 2 years in the AJHL and won rookie of the year for the Whitecourt Wolverines. He just wrapped up his junior hockey with the Bonnyville Pontiacs. Starting in the Fall of 2019, Matthew will be attending Skidmore College in New York (NCAA Div 3) to play for the Thoroughbreds and further his education. Matthew is a great addition to NHTC for Private Training, especially for those aspiring defensemen.

Mark Furlong

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Darcy Fiedler

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