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.
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Assistant CoachPaul 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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