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Michael Oke

General Manager

Mike officially became General Manager of the Petes on February 14th, 2013 after serving as the Interim General Manager for four months. He originally joined the Petes as the Manager of Player Personnel in April 2010. Prior to his role with the Petes, Mike worked with International Scouting Services (ISS) as Chief Scout and subsequently General Manager/Chief Scout in September of 2008. Among his many duties, Mike was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of ISS, as well as the scouting staff responsible for producing reports on players eligible for the NHL Draft and WHL, QMJHL, OHL and CHL Import Drafts. Mike was Assistant Coach in charge of video with Team Pacific at the 2008 World Under 17 Hockey Challenge. He worked as the Director of Player Personnel and Assistant Coach with the Oshawa Generals from 2004-2006. He also spent four years as Assistant Coach at Wilfrid Laurier University of the Ontario University Athletic Association, where he played a role in their trip to the 2001 CIS National Hockey Championships. In addition, Mike worked for four years as Full-Time Head Coach/Manager with the Trenton Sting of the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League, winning the 1998 OPJHL Eastern Conference Championship. He is a graduate of the Sports Administration program at Durham College.

Jody Hull

Head Coach
 
Jody took over the Petes Head Coaching duties in December 2012 after joining the team in 2010 for a second stint as an Assistant Coach. He previously worked with the Club from 2005-2008, winning the 2006 OHL Championship alongside Head Coach Dick Todd. He won a gold medal as Head Coach of of the Canadian National Men's Summer U18 Team at the 2014 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka U18 Tournament in the Czech Republic and Prague. He also won gold as an Assistant Coach with the Canadian National Men's Under-18 Hockey Team at the 2013 IIHF U18 World Championship in Sochi, Russia. Jody is a veteran of 831 NHL games spread between the Hartford Whalers, New York Rangers, Ottawa Senators, Florida Panthers Tampa Bay Lightning and Philadelphia Flyers. Jody Is a Petes Alumnus, having played 170 games and recording 88 goals and 188 points with the Club from 1985 to 1988. He was a first round, 18th overall selection of the Hartford Whalers in 1987. Jody lives in Ennismore with his wife Kelly and two children, Brady and Mackenzie.

 

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Paul Mattucci

Assistant Coach

Paul was named Assistant Coach of the Petes in August 2013. Paul has previously served as Head Coach and General Manager of the Junior A Lindsay Muskies and Head Coach of the Peterborough Stars. With the Stars, he set back-to-back franchise records for regular season points. Paul also served as the Head Instructor for Roger Neilson's Hockey Camp from 2005 to 2012, and was the Head On-Ice Instructor for the NHL Canadian Tire Jumpstart Canadian Tour. Paul was born and raised in Peterborough and played Junior A hockey in Lindsay before winning a national championship while attending Norwich University of the NCAA. Paul has also been teaching in the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board for nine years. He currently works at Bowmanville High School.
 
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Andrew Verner

Assistant Coach
 
Andrew was named Assistant Coach of the Petes in August, 2014. He joined the Petes as Goaltender Coach following a 17-year professional career spanning the AHL, Canadian National Team, and 14 seasons in Europe. Andrew played for the Petes from 1989 to 1992.  He is a two-time OHL All-Star, 2nd round draft pick of the Edmonton Oilers (1991), AHL Calder Cup Champion (Cape Breton Oilers, 1993), Spengler Cup Gold Medalist (Kolner Haie, 1999), Men's World Championship Silver and Bronze Medalist (Canadian National Team, 1996 & 1995, respectively), and Austrian League Champion (Klagenfurt AC 2003).  He has also worked as a Goaltending Consultant for Hockey Canada, the Austrian National Team, OHL/OHF U16, and is the current Goaltending Consultant for the Peterborough Minor Petes AAA system.

 

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Brian Miller

Head Trainer

Brian is responsible for the day-to-day medical care of the players. He is also the Petes Head Equipment Manager. In 2013, Brian won the Gold Medal as Equipment Manager with Canada's National Jewish Hockey Team at the Maccabiah Games in Israel. Before joining the Petes, Brian was the Head Trainer and Equipment Manager of the AHL Saint John Flames for six seasons. He was the Trainer for two AHL All-Star games and won the Calder Cup as part of the Flames organization in 2001. Brian holds a Bachelor of Phys-Ed from Brock University and is a graduate of the Sports Injury Management program at Sheridan College. Brian lives in Peterborough with his wife Esther and four children Joshua, Elisha, Luke and Noah. 
 
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