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Prince George Secondary School
PGSS the place to be
PGSS Hockey Staff

Polar Hockey Staff




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Renzo Berra
Teacher & Skills Instructor
rberra@sd57.bc.ca

​- Founder of PGSS Hockey Program
- High Performance Instructor since 2008
- Master's Degree
- 15 years bird dog scout Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
- Assistant Coach & 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 & Skills Instructor
rjberra@sd57.bc.ca


​- Forward on 2008 Major Midget Championship Team
- Prince George Spruce Kings Captain 2011
- BCHL All Star Team: Tretiak Invitational in Russia 
- Oswego/Marian University hockey 2011-2015
- Edingburgh/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
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Lorne Hauk
Teacher & Skills Instructor
lhauk@sd57.bc.ca



​- High Performance Instructor since 2015
- Master's Degree, Leadership & Administration
- Hockey Canada Coaching Certified
- Accredited evaluator and coaching instructor
- Power Skating Certified Instructor
- Head Coach of several minor hockey teams
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Joe Flavel
Teacher & Skills Instructor
jflavel@sd57.bc.ca




​- PGSS Hockey Instructor since 2014
- NCCP Level 1 & 2 Certified
- Bachelor of Physical Education 
- Athletic Director PGSS for 5 years
- SAT Associate Supervisor
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Justin Fillion
Skills Instructor & 
Indigenous Education Worker
jfillion@sd57.bc.ca



​- Defence man on 2008 Major Midget Playoff Championship Team
- Assistant Captain Prince George Spruce Kings 2008-2011 (BCHL)
- BCHL Victoria Grizzlies 2011
- Scholarship Michigan Tech 2011-2014 (SPNL)
- Indigenous Education worker since 2015
- Skills Instructor since 2016
- Prince George Midget Tier 1 Head Coach
- BC Hockey Development 1 Coach Certification
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Ty Edmonds
Goalie Instructor

​- PGSS Goalie Coach since 2018
- Played 4 yrs for the Prince George Cougars WHL 
- PG Cougars 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 Midgets
- Current Goalie Coach/Instructor for BC Hockey
- BC Hockey Development 1 Coach Certification
- Hockey Canada Level 1 Goalie Coach Certification
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Mary LaMarre
Hockey Program Counsellor
Sports Nutrition/Careers
Sports Psychology Teacher
mlamarre@sd57.bc.ca



​- Responsible for tracking student progress & schedules
- Facilitates transfer of courses & course credits
- Communication link between staff, player, parents &
   team
- Counselling services for all hockey players:
   Prince George Cougars (WHL)
   Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL)
   Northern Capitals (BC Female Major Midget League)
   Prince George Cariboo Cougars (BC Major Midgets)
   Prince George Minor Hockey  (PGMHA)
   Beginner Hockey Players