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Mike Vandekamp is back for his second stint as Head Coach and General Manager of the Capitals. Previously with the team from 2018-2020, Vandekamp lead the Capitals to back-to-back appearances in the second round of the BCHL Playoffs. He has coached more than 1500 junior hockey games between the British Columbia Hockey League, Alberta Junior Hockey League and Western Hockey League.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jamie was most recently the Head Coach for the U18 Vancouver North East Chiefs in the BCEHL. Prior to that, he was an assistant coach for the Coquitlam Express in the BCHL for multiple seasons.

Jamie grew up in Langley BC, playing and coaching minor hockey there until 2012 when he took over the Port Moody Panthers of the PJHL and then moving to the NE Chiefs in 2014 where he would win the league title and be awarded coach of the year. In 2017 Jamie would join the Coquitlam Express as an Assistant coach to Jason Fortier now coaching at the University of Maine. In 2019 and 2021 Jamie was appointed as Head Coach of Team BC to compete in the WHL cup, in 2019 the team would earn a Bronze Medal and in 2021 would win Gold. Jamie would be awarded the Development Award in 2019.

In 2020 Jamie would return as head coach for the NE Chiefs U18 program, but the season would be canceled due to Covid 19. In 2021-22 the NE Chiefs led once again by Jamie would finish in 1st place for the first time, finish 2nd at the Mac’s tournament for the first time, win the league championship for the second time, and win the regional championships for the first time. The team would finish their season at the Telus cup in fifth. Jamie would be awarded coach of the year for the second time.

 

Jason Becker is originally from Saskatoon, SK and has been coaching at various levels including the WHL, BCHL and CSSHL in BC over the last 12 years. Jason’s playing career began in the WHL(1991-1995), continued on to the University of Saskatchewan(1995-2000) and finished with a 9 year professional career with 8 years spent in Europe(2000-2009).

After his playing days, Jason joined the Prince George Cougars in December 2009 as an Assistant Coach. In 2014 he took a position at the Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton as a Head Coach. In 2016 Jason joined the Penticton Vees as an Assistant Coach(2016-19) where the Vees won the Fred Page Cup that season. In 2019 Jason joined St. Georges of the CSSHL where he coached the U18 team. The last 2 years Jason has been the Head Coach of the U18 team at the Pacific Coast Hockey Academy. This year he will oversee the new Pacific Coast Hockey Academy U17 Prep Team.

Jason has and continues to be heavily involved with Hockey Canada and BC Hockey Male High Performance Programs. He was the Head Coach for Team Pacific at the 2013 U17 World Hockey Challenge, an Assistant Coach with Team BC(U16) that won gold at the 2017 WHL Cup  and an Assistant Coach with Team BC (U16)at the 2019 Canada Winter Games. Most recently he was the Lead Evaluator for Team BC(U16) that captured Gold at the 2021 WHL Cup. He is continuing this role as the Lead Evaluator for Team BC(U16) that will participate at the 2023 Canada Winter Games. Jason has also just completed his certification as a Hockey Canada Skills Coach.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Medical Staff

Team Doctors:

Dr. D. Gee
Dr. W. Reynolds
Dr. M. Woods
Dr. Reimer

Team Dentist:

Dr. Gordon Levin

Team Optometrists:

Dr. Richard Anderson

Dr. Linda Kirsh