Head Coach & General Manager – Mike Vandekamp
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.
Assistant Coach – Dan Whiteford
Dan was most recently the Head Coach for the Lake Cowichan Kraken of the VIJHL. Prior to that, he was an assistant coach/scout for the Cowichan Valley Capitals in the BCHL for multiple seasons.
Dan grew up in Duncan BC, playing minor hockey there until moving on to play Jr B and Jr A hockey in Castlegar, Kerry Park and Williams Lake. He then got into coaching and Became the Assistant Coach of the Kerry Park Islanders of the VIJHL in 1999. After a couple years of Jr he took over Bantam and Midget programs here in Cowichan as well as in Victoria. In 2013-14 Dan would join the Cowichan Capitals as a scout and in 2016-17 Dan was appointed as Assistant Coach of Cowichan Capitals under Bob Beatty.
In 2019 Dan left Cowichan to pursue other opportunities which led him to taking over the expansion Lake Cowichan Kraken of the VIJHL. With the re-hiring of Mike Vandekamp Dan was brought back to Cowichan as the Assistant Coach in 2022.
Randy Barker – Regional Scout
TJ Clarke – Regional Scout
Team Pastor – Kevin VanderVeen
Dr. D. Gee
Dr. W. Reynolds
Dr. M. Woods
Dr. Gordon Levin
Dr. Richard Anderson
Dr. Linda Kirsh