Tom Keca

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Tom Keca - Hockey Coach

Tom was raised in Fort McMurray and has spent over 39 years in the community. He is a product of the Fort McMurray Minor Hockey Association, the Fort McMurray School System, and played for the Oil Barons. Tom currently coaches the Jr. A Oil Barons and was named AJHL Coach of the Year in 2016-17!  His goal now is to give back to the youth of the region by lending his experience and knowledge both on the ice and in dryland situations.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts – Universtiy of Lethbridge
  • Bachelor of Education – University of Lethbridge
  • Advanced Level I Coaching Certification

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Current Head Hockey Coach and General Manager - Fort McMurray Oil Barons
  • Current Hockey Coach - PEAK Athletic Academy Program
  • 4 years Head Instructor – Father Mercredi High School Hockey Academy
  • 3 year Head Coach Lloydminster Bobcats – AJHL
  • 9 year Assistant Coach Fort McMurray Oil Barons – AJHL
  • Assistant Coach Team Pacific – 2005 World U17 Championships
  • Head Coach Northeast Panthers – Alberta Cup
  • Assistant Coach Northeast Panthers – Alberta Cup
  • 4 year player at the University of Lethbridge
  • 3 year professional player in Europe
  • Scout for Spokane Chiefs – Western Hockey League (WHL)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • Edwin Parr Award – Outstanding First Year Teacher – Province of Alberta
  • Canadian Inter-University Athletic Union (CIAU) Royal Bank Academic All-Canadian Honor Roll
  • Charles S. Noble Provincial Student Leadership Award
  • University of Lethbridge Burns Athletic Scholarship
  • Government of Alberta Jimmy Condon Athletic-Scholastic Scholarship