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Prince George Secondary School
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Meet the Staff!

 

Renzo Berra - Teacher and Skills Instructor

rberra@sd57.bc.ca

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  • Founder of PGSS Hockey Program 2002
  • High Performance instructor since 2008
  • Master's Degree – In teaching
  • 15 years bird dog scout Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
  • Assistant coach Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL)
  • Educational advisor Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL)
  • SAT Coordinator/Invigilator since 1998
  • Power Skating Instructor
  • Head coach of several minor hockey teams
  • Attended 2 NHL camps; contract offer
  • Played University, WHL, and BCHL hockey

 RJay Berra - Teacher and Skills Instructor

rjberra@sd57.bc.ca

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  • Forward on 2008 Major Midget Championship Team
  • Prince George Spruce Kings Captain (2011)
  • BCHL All-Star team represented Canada at Tretiak Invitational in Russia
  • Oswego/Marian University hockey 2011-2015
  • Edinburgh/Blackburn Professional hockey 2015-2016
  • BCHL Scout - Spruce Kings 2016-present
  • Coached 2 BC Championship teams (2017, 2018 runner up, 2019)
  • High Performance Hockey Instructor since 2019
  • SAT exam supervisor

Justin Fillion - Skills Instructor and Aboriginal Education Worker

jfillion@sd57.bc.ca

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  • Defenseman on 2008 Major Midget Playoff Championship team
  • Assistant Captian Spruce Kings 2008-2011 (BCHL)
  • BCHL Victoria Grizzlies 2011 (BCHL)
  • Scholarship, Michigan Tech 2011-2014 (SPNL)
  • Aboriginal Worker since 2015
  • Skills instructor since 2016
  • Prince George Midget Tier 1 Head Coach
  • BC Hockey Development 1 coach certification

 

Ty Edmonds - Goalie Instructor

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  • PGSS Goalie Coach since 2018
  • Played 4 years for the Prince George Cougars in the WHL - BC Division Champions 2016-2017
  • CHL Top Prospect/CJHL Top Prospect game participant
  • PG Cougars goalie record holder in Games Played,  Saves, Wins, and Minutes Played
  • Scholarship University of Lethbridge 2017-2018
  • Goalie/Assistant Coach for the Cariboo Cougars Minor Midget Program
  • Current goalie coach/instructor for Hockey BC
  • BC Hockey Development 1 coach certification
  • Hockey Canada Level 1 goalie coach certification

 

Lorne Hauk - Teacher and Skills Instructor

lhauk@sd57.bc.ca

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  • High Performance Instructor since 2015
  • Master's Degree – Leadership and Administration
  • Hockey Canada coaching certified
  • Accredited evaluator and coaching instructor
  • Power skating certified instructor
  • Head Coach of several minor hockey teams
  • SAT Associate Supervisor

 

Joe Flavel - Teacher and Skills Instructor

jflavel@sd57.bc.ca

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  • PGSS Hockey instructor since 2014
  • NCCP level 1 and 2 Certified
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Athletic Director PGSS – 5 years
  • SAT Associate Supervisor

 

Mary LaMarre - Hockey Program Counsellor & Sports Nutrition/Careers/Sports Psychology Teacher

mlamarre@sd57.bc.ca

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  • Counselling services for all hockey players
  • Prince George Cougars (WHL); Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL); Cariboo Cougars (BC Major Midget league); Northern Capitals (BC Female Major Midget League); Prince George Minor Hockey Players (PGMHA); Beginner Hockey players
  • Responsible for scheduling and tracking student progress
  • Facilitates transfer of courses and course credits to student-athletes home town
  • Communication link between staff, player, parents, and team