Utility links 2901 Griffiths Avenue, Prince George, BC, V2M 2S7| Phone: (250) 562-6441| Contact Us
Prince George Secondary School
PGSS the place to be

Meet the Staff!


Renzo Berra –Teacher and Skills Instructor



  • 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

Justin Fillion – Skills Instructor and Aboriginal Education Worker



  • 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


Trevor Foster - Goalie Instructor

hockey2016 005.JPG 

  • PGSS Goalie Coach, 2013-Present
  • Played 11 years of pro hockey in Europe
  • Competitive swimmer, hockey player, and cyclist
  • Won back to back Division One League titles in England
  • Over 20 years coaching experience
  • Level 2 IIHF certified coach
  • World Pro and Okanagan Hockey School goalie instructor
  • Goalie coach for numerous minor hockey rep teams

Lorne Hauk – Teacher and Skills Instructor



  • 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



  • 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



  • 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

Kevin Baldridge - Vice-Principal and Program Liason



  • Vice Principal responsible for hockey
  • Registration packages and intake procedures
  • Queries which staff may not be able to address
  • Bachelor's Degree in PE with a Coaching specialty
  • Master's Degree in Leadership and Administration
  • NCCP Level 3 Certified Coach
  • Former co-coach, University of Alberta Women's Hockey Team
  • Former member of the Vernon Vipers/Lakers

Krista Claus - Sports and Nutrition Teacher


  • Responsible for teaching sports and nutrition
  • Responsible for teaching sports psychology
  • Support and facilitator for hockey students with online programs
  • Passion and interest in nutrition and its connection to living a healthy lifestyle