Keegan Thompson

Okotoks, Area Manager

Keegan’s coaching values and beliefs are built on the foundation of the relationships the coach has with the athletes and providing a consistent stream of communication among the athletes. He does this by taking an interest in what the athlete does in their day-to-day life outside of the rink. Keegan also believes that by providing a positive environment on and off the ice that the athletes will have the confidence to expand/break out of their comfort zone and reach their full potential. Keegan’s goal as a coach is to not only develop good hockey players, but to mold his athletes into good citizens.

Work & Coaching Experience:
  • Coaching Experience
    • 2017 - present Area-Manager/Coach, Global Sport Academy
    • 2017 - 2018 Assistant Coach, Peewee AA Okotoks Oilers
    • Coach, STIX Hockey
    • NSA Student Athlete
      • Intro to Coaching
      • Respect in Sport

Keegan was born and raised in Calgary where he played all his minor hockey for the Bow Valley Hockey Association and the Calgary Buffalo Hockey Association. After his time with the Buffaloes at 16 he went on to play in the Alberta Junior Hockey League for four and a half years split between the Canmore Eagles, Calgary Mustangs, and Okotoks Oilers. After he was done his playing career he shifted his focus to coaching. Other interests of Keegan’s are snowboarding, golf and wake surfing.

Keegan is currently studying Supply Chain Management at SAIT Polytechnic.