Newmarket Arena
Newmarket Instructors

We pride ourselves in quality experienced Instructors

Contact our office to book ice for your training camps this season. Our on-ice staff is available to assist in the design and implementation of your camps. We can also assist your team with Hitting Clinics, Shooting Clinics, Systems, Power Play, Penalty Kill, and other essential areas of hockey.

Contact the Office for Pricing and Ice Availability.

Andrew Shorkey – General Manger

  • Graduate of McGill University, BSc in Physiology with a minor in Economics
  • Winner of the Ivan Tennant Award for the top academic high school player in the OHL
  • Played for the Owen Sound Attack of the OHL from 2005-2007
  • Previously the manager of NTR Richmond Hill for 5 years
  • Curent OMHA and GTHL AAA/AA coach
  • High level skills instructor
  • Head coach for the CCIHA. Has traveled to China many times to coach
  • Available for private lessons and elite classes

Ben Alavie – Manager/Head Instructor

  • Completing MsC in Sport Psychology and Concussion research at the University of Toronto
  • Graduate of York University, BA in Psychology
  • Played for the Brampton Battalion in the OHL from 2007-2010
  • Head Coach in the Richmond Hill Coyotes Organization from 2015-2017

Dave Mooney – Power Skating and Skills

  • Currently coaching the junior varsity program at the Hill Academy
  • Played 3 years of Provincial Junior A hockey with the North York Rangers
  • Played varsity hockey for 3 years with the University of Toronto Varsity Blues
  • Spent 2 years running the Seneca College Hockey Camp as its program director
  • Hockey skills instructor with various teams and programs for the past 9 years
  • Coached at the Hill Academy for 3 years
  • Assistant coach for the North York Rangers (provincial Jr. A) in 2014-15
  • Current assistant coach for the Aurora Tigers (provincial Jr. A)

Greg Redquest – Goaltending Director

  • Goalie Instructor
  • Greg brings with him 30 years of coaching experience that includes working with a range of athletes from learn to skate goalies to Professional National Team athletes
  • Greg has been the goalie coach from such team as the Barrie Colts , York University OUA and is currently the head goalie coach for the 2011 OHL Championship team, Owen Sound Attack. Greg is also in his 22nd year as the National Training Rinks Head Goalie Instructor.
  • Played for the Pittsburgh Penguins, and Oshawa Generals
  • OHL All-star goalie and first goalie selected in the 1976 draft.
  • Greg and his goalies have won the Dave Pinkney Trophy 2 times and CHL Goalie of the Year 3 times.
  • Goalie coach of the Barrie Sharks PWHL

Brian Patry – Power Skating and Skills

  • Has been with National Training Rinks Newmarket as an instructor since 1999
  • Assistant coach at St. Andrew’s College in 2001-02
  • Head coach and assistant coach for the New Zealand Jr. National Team in 2002-03
  • Has been coaching with Newmarket Redmen since 1994-Present 
  • O.M.H.A Intermediate Coach certified
  • O.M.H.A Advance level 1 Coach certified
  • Developmental 1 Coach certified