The Caledon Golden Hawks of the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) are pleased to announce their bench staff for the 2020-2021 season.
General Manager / Head Coach
Brett McCully joins the Golden Hawks and the team’s General Manager / Head Coach.
McCully was born and raised in Mississauga, where he played in the GTHL until the age of 16. He made the step to the OPJHL, playing two seasons with the Brampton Capitals. Brett was presented with the opportunity to play in the Midwestern Jr B league, where he played for the Guelph Dominators and the Orangeville Thunder.
While with the Thunder he was chosen to the league’s all-star team, leading the team in points until being traded back to the OPJHL where he suited up for the Milton Icehawks during their playoff run. He played his last year of junior hockey with the Mississauga Chargers.
After completing his junior hockey career, Brett played for Shelburne Muskies in the WOAA Sr A followed by three season with Humber College men’s hockey team and was assigned assistant captain responsibilities.
When playing days came to an end, Brett transferred his talents to coaching. He coached at Humber College and won three gold medals, one silver and multiple season titles along the way. Also while coaching the Humber Hawks, McCully received the West Division Coach of the Year and overall OCAA Coach of the Year honours.
The past three hockey seasons, the Caledon resident has held the role of assistant coach and academic advisor with the OJHL’s Mississauga Chargers, and was chosen to coach during the 2019 OJHL All-star Weekend.
Brett is looking forward to joining the Caledon Golden Hawks organization and is excited for the season ahead.
Joining Brett on the Golden Hawks bench this season will be Jacques Brideau and Bill Lochhhead.
Assistant GM / Assistant Coach
Jacques joins the Golden Hawks with years of junior hockey experience, including being the Assistant GM of the Mississauga Chargers (OJHL) Jr A club for the last five years. Jacques is also a scout for the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada of the QMJH. This experience is also backed up by a Sport Management diploma from Durham College, earned in 2016.
Bill is from Peterborough, where he played minor hockey for the Peterborough Nationals and Peterborough Petes. At 16 he signed a contract with the Peterborough Liftlock Stars of the OJHL. He finished that season with the Lakefield Chiefs Junior C organization. He took a few years off before attending Humber College, where he played for the men’s hockey team for four years becoming the captain in his final season. During his time at Humber he also coached the women’s hockey team for three years.