Chris Phillips (AAA 2006 Sens)
Mike Zigomanis (Former NHL Toronto Maple Leaf Player)
Peter Sarno (Former 2005 VK Head Coach)
Ken Hornick (London Knights OHL Head Scout)
David Mannone (Duffield Devils Tier 2 Head Coach)
Matt Corrente (Coach)
Brad Bonello (North York Rangers 2009 AAA Coach )
Anthony Stewart (Coach)
Anthony Stewart (born January 5, 1985) is a retired Canadian ice hockey player. He was born in Quebec, and his family moved to Toronto while he was a child. Stewart played minor hockey in Toronto, winning three all-Ontario championships. After his minor hockey career, he was selected by the Kingston Frontenacs in the first round of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) draft. After two seasons with Kingston, he was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the first round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, at 25th overall. He spent four years in the Panthers’ system, dividing his time between the NHL and the American Hockey League (AHL), after which he joined the Atlanta Thrashers for two years. When the Thrashers moved to Winnipeg to become the new Winnipeg Jets, they did not offer him a new contract, and he signed with the Carolina Hurricanes as a free agent. After one season in Carolina he was traded to the Kings, but spent most of the season in the minor leagues. He signed a professional tryout contract with the San Jose Sharks to begin the 2013-14 NHL season, but was not offered a contract. He subsequently signed with Automobile Yekaterinburg in the KHL. His younger brother Chris also plays in the NHL, for the Minnesota Wild. Anthony Stewart played in eight leagues over the course of his career.
Matt Corrente (Mississauga Reps 2007 AAA Head Coach)
Mark Biesenthal (Coach)
Louie Gialedakis (Toronto Red Wings 2007 AAA Head Coach)
Sebastian Meldazy (Vaughan Rangers 2007 AA Head Coach)
Justin Donati (Toronto Malboros 2006 AAA Head Coach)
Born October 17, 1986 is an ice hockey forward, currently playing for the Brampton Beast of the ECHL. Justin played with his identical twin brother Tyler Donati on the Toronto St. Michael’s Majors of the OHL.
On January 8, 2005 Justin, along with his brother Tyler, was acquired from the Oshawa Generals to the Toronto St. Michael’s Majors for Cal Clutterbuck. In February 2007 Justin was acquired from the Toronto St. Michael’s Majors to the Sudbury Wolves.
Justin and his brother both attended the Detroit Red Wings rookie camp as non-draft invitees in August/Sept of 2006 and played well, both producing points regularly throughout the tournament games. Justin signed with the UPEI Panthers of the Atlantic University Sport conference in December 2007. A shoulder injury kept him out until early February, but he posted 10 points in his four games with the club.
On May 31, 2013, Donati left Norway and joined his brother in signing a one-year contract with Austrian club, HC TWK Innsbruck of the EBEL.
On July 10, 2014 a free agent after a single season with Innsbruck, Donati signed a one-year contract in Sweden with Vita Hästen of the HockeyAllsvenskan.
Justin Di Benedetto (Vaughan Kings 2006 AAA Head Coach)
Justin DiBenedetto (born August 25, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently an unrestricted free agent who last played with Ritten/Renon of the Italian Serie A league. DiBenedetto was drafted 175th overall by the New York Islanders during the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. DiBenedetto was born in Maple, Ontario.
DiBenedetto began his junior hockey career with the Toronto St. Michael’s Majors of the Ontario Hockey League in the 2004–05 season, recording nine points in 64 games as a rookie, followed by no points in nine playoff games. In the 2005–06 season, DiBenedetto saw his production increase, as he earned 30 points in 61 games, followed by a goal in four playoff contests. During the off-season, the Majors traded DiBenedetto to the Sarnia Sting.
DiBenedetto joined the Sting for the 2006–07 season, where he once again saw an increase in his production, as he finished with 63 points in 58 games, as well as a team high +21 rating. In the playoffs, DiBenedetto had three points in four games.
In 2007–08, DiBenedetto saw another big increase in his point production, as he finished second on the Sting with 93 points in 58 games. DiBenedetto then had ten points in nine playoff games for Sarnia. During the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Islanders drafted DiBenedetto in the sixth round.
DiBenedetto returned to Sarnia for his overage season in 2008–09, where in 62 games, he scored 45 goals and 93 points to lead the Sting, and finish third in the OHL scoring race, in five playoff games Justin had three assists. Following his successful campaign he was named to the OHL’s Second All-Star team and was awarded the Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy as the top overage player of the year.
When the Sting were eliminated from the playoffs, Justin signed a three-year entry level contract with the New York Islanders on April 9, 2009. He was then assigned to the Islanders affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL for the playoffs. In three post-season games with Bridgeport, DiBenedetto scored a goal.
He returned to the Sound Tigers for the 2009–10 season. DiBenedetto appeared to make his NHL debut in 8 games for the Islanders in the 2010-11 season, recording 1 assist. He then spent a final season in the Islanders organization as an alternate captain with the Sound Tigers.
In his third season abroad, DiBenedetto joined his fourth European club in returning to the Austrian Hockey League with Dornbirner EC on July 14, 2014. On February 2, 2015, DiBenedetto left Dornbirner and transferred for the remainder of the season with Italian club, Ritten/Renon of the Serie A.
Lui Vigilanti (Richmond Hill Coyotes 2006 AAA Coach)
Michael Catenacci (Mississauga Reps 2005 AAA Head Coach)
Born Jul 12 1990
Catenacci Hockey is an emerging hockey development program that works with all levels of hockey from house league right up to the pros.
Head Instructor and owner Michael Catenacci has over 20 years of playing experience and is now using his hockey background and skill to teach the youth, and to develop players to their potential. Michael is a big believer in the new age of hockey, and preaches skill.
Catenacci Hockey’s main goal is to improve every student’s game by working on all aspects, including skating, shooting, passing, edgework, puck handling and more. Michael Catenacci was the captain of the GTHL’s Toronto Marlboros AAA hockey club for 7 years. He then moved on to play 4 years in the OHL for the Kitchener Rangers and was the captain in his last season.
Throughout the 4 years he played with many NHL stars, including Gabriel Landeskog, Jeff Skinner, Ryan Murphy, Tobias Rieder and many more. Michael’s great junior career led him to play professionally in Europe for 2 years. He is a student of the game and is always thinking of new ideas to better himself, along with his students. Michael’s hockey mind combined with his friendly and fun attitude allows students to push themselves to the limit and improve their game.
Mike Galati (Vaughan Kings 2005 AAA Head Coach)