Guelph storm name Chad Wiseman as assistant coach

The Guelph Storm have named Chad Wiseman as the team’s assistant coach heading into the 2018-19 OHL season.

Wiseman joins the organization after being named head coach of the Burlington Cougars of the OJHL earlier this year.

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“Chad brings a wealth of coaching and playing experience to our organization,” said George Burnett, Storm head coach and general manager. “He has a strong background in skill development and has enjoyed success in working with players in a variety of situations.”

Prior to joining the Cougars, Wiseman spent three seasons as GM and head coach of the Metropolitan Riveters of the National Women’s Hockey League.

The team won the league championship last year.

Wiseman was previously a skill development coach for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL.

“I am extremely proud and excited to join the Guelph Storm and be part of an organization filled with so much tradition and success,” Wiseman said. “I look forward to working with George, Jake , the rest of the Storm staff and of course, the player.”

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The Burlington native is familiar with the Guelph area, currently serving as the director of technical development for Guelph Minor Hockey Association.

He lives in Puslinch with his wife Carly and their two children.

The Storm’s 2018 training camp begins on Aug. 28.

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