David Addison

Coach and Female Hockey Coordinator

David believes creating genuine and strong relationships with players and their families build trust and helps empower athletes to push beyond their perceived ceilings. Each session is a chance to create an experience for the athletes.

Using fun and competition, this encourages engagement and helps to fuel the passion to learn and get better. The ultimate goal being to using experiences in sport to connect to life skills young athletes can use beyond the arena, and friendships that will last a life time.

David also has an extensive background in the following areas:

  • Strength and conditioning
  • Working with associations and teams to build programs for athletes
  • Player skill development
Work & Coaching Experience:
  • Coaching Experience
    • 2020 - present Head Coach, Calgary U18 AAA Fire
    • 2017 - 2020 Head Coach, Calgary Midget AA Fire White - provincial bronze medalists
    • Coach, STIX Hockey
    • 2009 - 2016 Coach, School-based programs
    • AJHL Calgary Canucks Spring Camp Goaltending Evaluation
    • Major Midget AAA Royals Goaltending Evaluation
    • Midnapore Hockey Association Goaltending Consultant
    • Grassroots Coaching for Bow River Atom 1, Bow River Peewee 1 and Glenlake Peewee 1
    • Provincial Champion Midget Elite Coach
    • Alberta Midget Female Elite Hockey Alberta Coach of the Year

David’s skill development philosophy focuses on game play for the goaltenders he works with. Technical skills are vital for all goalies, but without game transferability it’s tough to be successful.

David was born in Barrie, Ontario and moved to Calgary, Alberta at the age of 10. David played Minor Hockey to the Midget level with the Calgary Northstars before turning to competitive golf. He still competes as a golfer at the amateur level in Alberta.

Coach Addy never played once regular season game as a "skater", he was a goalie his entire hockey life!