MEET OUR COACHES

TIM PRESTON: Co-Founder/Lead On-Ice Development Coach


Tim Preston is the co-founder and a lead on ice instructor with Impact Hockey Development. Tim has a deep-rooted love of the game of hockey and a passion for developing motivated players. Tim is a highly regarded player development specialist. His diversity as a coach allows him to mentor and motivate players of all ages and skill levels. Through a devoted commitment to coaching, he has developed a unique ability to push and challenge players of all levels. From the grass roots of hockey to top performers in a varierty of professional leagues. In addition to having trained Olympic gold medalists, Tim has worked with winners of the Maurice Richard Trophy, the Hart Memorial Trophy and the Stanley Cup. Tim has a wealth of knowledge and experience, his contributions to IHD is not only with his on-ice player development, but also in guiding and developing the IHD coaching staff. Prior to coaching, Tim enjoyed a successful hockey career which included five years in the WHL playing for the Seattle Thunderbirds and the Saskatoon Blades. He was selected in the third round of the NHL draft by the Buffalo Sabres and eventually finished his playing career within the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. Tim has a passion for helping hockey players develop their skills in order to take their game to the next level.




TYLER CHAMBERS: Co-Founder/Lead Dryland Trainer


Tyler Chambers is the Co-owner and head off ice instructor for all Impact Hockey Development Programs. His impressive background with the game has greatly contributed to his successful training abilities today and for the future. Starting out in his hometown of Langley BC, Tyler quickly discovered a love for the game that would follow him through his entire hockey career. He moved his way up from house to rep playing at every level and strengthening his skills along the way. At the age of 16, Tyler began his first year in the PIJHL playing for the Abbotsford Pilots. His intense dedication and passion for the game landed him in the BCJHL the following year, playing for the Chilliwack Chiefs. During his successful run with the Chiefs, Tyler was honoured with the Don Nichols Award. His confidence and ambition was undeniable in his game and contributed to Tyler cracking the lineup in the WHL for the Vancouver Giants. His incredible drive and hard working attitude also landed him a spot in the QMJHL with the Quebec Ramparts. For the past number of years Tyler has been passionately devoting his life to training hockey players of all ages, helping to build the necessary skills needed to reach their individual goals. Working with players at every level of the game from Atom all the way up to the NHL, Tyler has been a part of making hockey dreams come true. With his positive, energetic attitude and individual focus he is determined to help mold and improve every young athlete that comes his way.




CHRIS PRICE: Lead Dryland Trainer | Lead On-Ice Development Coach


Chris Price joined Impact Hockey in 2014 as an on-ice coach and dryland trainer. His coaching experience ranges from dryland training, minor hockey development, skills academies, four years with the Yale Hockey Academy, and rep teams from Atom A1 up to the Midget A1. He is currently the Head Coach of the Aldergrove Kodiaks of the PJHL, Head Coach of Abbotsford Bantam A1, and a development coach and scout with the Chilliwack Chiefs of the BCHL. Chris grew up playing minor hockey in Aldergrove and went on to play four seasons of junior hockey. As a coach, Chris believes in creating an opportunity for young players to develop as highly skilled athletes that love the game, while gaining valuable life skills through their hard work both on and off the ice. IHD is excited to have Chris as their Director of Player Development in our third and newest location, Summit Centre Abbotsford.




SHAWN MCBRIDE: Lead On-Ice Development Coach


Shawn has worked with Tim Preston and Impact Hockey Development for over 10 years. He is an excellent communicator and understands the importance of skill development through proper demonstration and the break down of the mechanics of individual skills. Shawn has worked with players from Minor Hockey through to NHL caliber. He is very knowledgeable of the importance of skill development required to play at a high level.
Shawn spent a season coaching along side of Yogi Svejovsky at DHA with the Bantam Prep team. Shawn has also coached Midget, Bantam, Atom and Junior hockey. Currently he is the head coach with the 04 and 08 BC Lightning

Shawn prides himself on his attention to detail and constantly evolving and honing his skills as the game changes. He is always learning and seeing how other professionals in his field break down the game so that he can better himself as a coach and mentor.




CARSON PRESTON: On-Ice Development Coach


Carson played 4 years with Delta Hockey Academy and is currently playing in the Major Midget League as an assistant captain with the Valley West Giants. He has been involved with IHD for more than 10 years, he started as a young athlete in the program and continues to train with us on and off the ice. Carson has also been an assistant coach with IHD for the past 2 years, he is a very enthusiastic and high energy coach who is inspired and dedicated to help young players achieve their goals.




KEENAN SCARDINA: On-Ice Development Coach


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CARTER SHINKARUK: On-Ice Development Coach


Carter Shinkaruk is a current 5 year professional hockey player who has played in various leagues in both North America (ECHL, SPHL, FPHL) and Europe (Erste Liga). Before turning pro, Carter developed his game in the BCHL and NCAA. Carter has been training with IHD for over 15 years and attributes his on-ice success to his off season training habits developed each summer with IHD. Carter aims to share his experience and knowledge of hockey to aspiring players of all ages and skill levels.




JUSTIN KELLY: On-Ice Development Coach


Justin moved away from his hometown of Vancouver, BC at 16 years old chasing his
hockey dream.
That journey took him all over the world and now back to BC for his next chapter. Justin's hockey career and travel experience coupled with successes and failures has
given him a wide view of different cultures, ways of life and people. He enjoyed a 17
year pro-career spanning six countries and 14 cities, including Italy, Austria,
Switzerland, Sweden and 10 years in Germany.
His view on hockey goes beyond the ice and the singular focus of a career in the NHL.
He believes there is a need to educate and mentor young athletes to widen the lens:
both on and off the ice. Career Highlights: Three league championships, three league scoring titles, two-time player of year honours, and two-time forward of the year. 1997 – 2002 WHL
Saskatoon Blades, Prince Albert Raiders, Spokane Chiefs
17 YEAR PROFESSIONAL CAREER
2003 ECHL ALLSTAR
2004 UHL ALLSTAR
2008-09 Player of the Year
2009 Championship
2008-09 Most Points (league top scorer)
2013-14 Most Points (league top scorer)
2014 -15 Championship
2015-16 Player of the Year
2015- 2016 Most Points (league top scorer) 2017-18 Championship
2019 Bietigheim Steelers Jersey Retirement




RILEY SWEENEY: On-Ice Development Coach


I am excited for the opportunity to be joining the Impact Hockey Development team. I look forward to helping young players develop their skills and improve upon their on ice talents. To have the chance to help players of various ages achieve their goals and reach their maximum potential is very encouraging for me. Playing Career: -Surrey Eagles – BCHL (2009-2011) -Michigan Technological University – NCAA (2011-2015) Degree in Sports & Fitness Management -Indianapolis Fuel – ECHL (2017-2018) -Kansas City Mavericks – ECHL (2018-2019) -Les Duc’s d’Angers – Ligue Magnus France (2019-2020) Coaching Career: -Surrey Eagles – BCHL (2016-2017) Assistant Coach -Delta Hockey Academy – CSSHLV U15 (2020-2021) Assistant Coach