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MEET OUR TEAM

  • 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.
  • SHAWN MCBRIDE: Lead On-Ice Development Coach
    Shawn has played a major roll in the development of IHD for over a decade. Shawn specializes in D specific training and has worked with NHL players such as Brendan Dillon, Shea Theodore and Kyle Burroughs. Shawn has also been a major contributing factor in the development of BCJHLs Tait Ross, Tate Taylor and Ronin Sharma. WHHL payers such as Easton Kovaks, Carter Macadams , Matthew Ward, Kyle Chyzowski and Niall Crocker are also . Shawn has been coaching in the CSSHL for 7 years and has been a head coach in Midget Varsity, E15 and Bantam prep Divisions. Prior to that, Shawn coached Bantam, Midget and Atom tier 1 hockey in Cloverdale and Langley. Shawn's attention to detail and ability to break down areas of the game are what makes him such a great coach and mentor. Shawn also shows strength in his understanding of the evolution of the game and has the ability to demonstrate the individual mechanics of specific skills. Shawn is constantly evolving his area of expertise and knowledge of the game to benefit all of the players that he works with.
  • KEENAN SCARDINA: On-Ice Development Coach
    Besides developing skill, Keenan believes in focusing on building hockey sense in order for players to think of the game at a high level. Furthermore, he takes great pride in helping them become great people and great role models both on and off the ice. Coaching Career: - Impact Hockey Development since 2018 - Head Coach 2009 Elites & 2013 AA BC Lightning (2021) - Head Coach 2012 & 2013 HPL Bandits (2020-2021) - Assistant Coach 2009 & 2011 HPL Bandits (2020-2021) - Assistant Coach for 3 seasons at the Delta Hockey Academy (2017-2020) Minor hockey Development Playing Career: - Grew up playing for Semiahmoo Minor Hockey - 3 seasons with Delta Hockey Academy - 1 season with Campbell River Storm of the VIJHL - 1 season with Kindersly Klippers of the SJHL
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • BRENT THURSTON: On-Ice Development Coach
    Brent has been coaching with Delta Hockey Academy for the past 8 years. Brent is an expert in teaching skill and scoring to players of all age and skill levels. He has been teaching shooting to players for many years and is a highly rewound and sought-after personal scoring coach in the Lower Mainland. We are excited to have Brent back with the IHD coaching staff!
  • CHRIS SANTIAGO: On-Ice Development Coach
    Chris is a hardworking and passionate coach who believes in the power of positivity. His goal is to not only expand players skillsets but to mold their attitude and situational approach in order to maximize their potential. He relies on strong communication and innovation to help get the job done. Chris is a creative coach who is a master at teaching detailed skills to players looking to advance their offensive game. Playing Career: Five Years in BCHL Junior “A” Earned Best All-Around Player 06/07 Scholarship to Utica College NCAA Four Years at Utica College NCAA Graduated as the most celebrated class in program history including first NCAA Frozen Four appearance IIHF World Championship –Team Canada for Inline Hockey (2015) Coaching Career: 2 Years Minor Hockey (Surrey & Ridge Meadows) 4 Years Spring Hockey (BC Lightning & Spartans 1 Year Metro Hockey Academy ( H.C Prep 2) 10 Years Skill Development (H1-NHl with Impact Hockey Development/ BC Spartans)
  • JORDAN KILMEK: On-Ice Development Coach
    Jordan is excited to be back on the ice coaching with IHD this summer. Jordan is a current professional hockey player, playing in the ECHL for the South Carolina Stingrays as a defenseman. Jordan specializes in defensive development and is looking forward to working with ambitious players who are wanting to advance their overall game. Jordan is a great fit for a player wanting to work in a private group on defensive specific development.
  • TY PICKERING: On-Ice Development Coach Abbotsford
    Ty grew up playing minor hockey in Aldergrove and BWC before going to the Yale Hockey Academy for Midget. He then spent four years playing juniors for the Aldergrove Kodiaks. Ty has spent the last year with SFU where he is studying Psychology and also coached the Abbotsford U15 A1 team with Chris Price.
  • KIM EVANS: Langley Yoga Instructor Sub
    Kim Evans, RYT 200- began her teaching journey in January of 2014. Since then she has fallen in love with sharing the gift of health & wellbeing through movement & breath. Drawing upon various styles of yoga including Vinyasa, Yin, Power Yoga, & Pilates, her classes are an energetic and well-rounded expression of yoga that emphasizes alignment-based movement led by breath. In maintaining a mindful practice, Kim believes the mind-body connection supports us in living a more fulfilled and healthy life on and off the mat. Whether Kim is teaching a more movement based class, or a mindful grounding class, she encourages her students to follow their needs by creating a space to foster playfulness, curiosity, and intentional being. Yoga has also led Kim to her current endeavour of creating & leading yoga & wellness retreats all over the world. It's here she continues to share her love for yoga, travel, culture, and connection.
  • SYDNEY MAYER: Langley Yoga Instructor
    Sydney’s journey to be a 500 Hour Yoga Teacher & Teacher Trainer began in Bali, Indonesia in 2015, where her passion to create, experience connection and support others grew. Yoga has become the lens through which Sydney lives her life on and off the mat. The yoga practice has taught Sydney that through showing up for yourself you can live a life that is full of intention and experience a deep connection to movement, the moment, nature and community. Ultimately, Sydney aspires to inspire others to connect to their body and live out the truest version of themselves. Sydney has dedicated 1000+ hours learning both yoga and fitness. She is a Certified Personal Trainer & Pain Free Performance Specialist. Sydney believes that showing up for yourself in different ways is the key to being your truest self or your Soul Self.
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