Chad Scharff

Area Manager, Springbank Academy

Chad’s coaching philosophies are built on the pillars of hard work, respect, and having fun. He believes that hockey is a game that can teach many different life lessons and that it allows us to make lifelong memories and friendships. Chad is a big believer in you will get as much out of the game as you put into it.

Work & Coaching Experience:
  • Coaching Experience
    • 2022 - 2023 Head Coach, Calgary U18 AAA Northstars
    • 2021 - 2022 Head Coach, Calgary U18 AAA Northstars
    • 2020 - 2021 Head Coach, Calgary U18 AAA Royals
    • 2019 - 2020 Head Coach, CRAA U15 AA White
    • Coach, STIX Hockey
    • 2015 - 2019 Head Equipment Coach, Saskatoon Blades
    • 2014 - 2015 Assistant Coach, Surrey Eagles
    • 2012 - 2015 Assistant Equipment Coach, Edmonton Oilers
    • 2010 - 2012 Head Equipment Manager, Vancouver Giants
    • 2007 - 2010 Assistant Coach, Vancouver Giants

Chad was born in Whitecourt, AB, both his brother and father (retired) are RCMP officers. Chad is a coach that believes in hard work, respect and having fun along the way. He passes down to young athletes that success comes from commitment and dedication to being the best you can be each day. Before his coaching career, Chad had spent 5 seasons playing with the Western Hockey League’s Vancouver Giants and helping them capture a WHL title in 2006.

Chad currently lives in Airdrie with his wife and 2 daughters.

Something that not many people know about Chad is that he was a private investigator for a short time where he worked security.