COACHES & Staff

FCG coaches and staff come from a wide range of experiences at the professional and amatuer levels. Each coach brings a unique view of the game and uses their professional acumen to teach each player with up to date tactical and technical knowledge. Players are exposed to skill training that is being used at the highest levels of the sport.

RACHEL FLANAGAN

Education:

BSc Human Kinetics – University of Guelph

BEd – Lakehead University

MA Leadership – University of Guelph

NCCP High Performance Level II Coach Certification

NCCP/OHF High Performance Level I Coach Evaluator

Playing Experience:

University of Guelph Women’s Hockey (1998-2003) (Captain 2001-2003, OUA All-Star, 2002)

Great Britain Women’s National Team (2004-2006)

Coaching Experience:

PWHL Toronto Assistant Coach (2023-current)

University of Guelph Program Advisor Women’s Hockey (2023-current)

University of Guelph Head Coach Women’s Hockey (2007-current)

  • 1x National Championship
  • 3x OUA Championships
  • 5x OUA Women’s Hockey Coach of the Year
  • 2x OUA Female Coach of the Year
  • 1x BFL High Performance Female Coach of the Year
  • 2x FISU (World University Games) Assistant Coach/Head Coach (2013 Italy; 2017 Kazakhstan)

* Helped develop 3x OUA Rookie of the Year; 2x OUA Player of the Year; 25x OUA All-Stars; 6x USports All-Canadians; 3x USports tournament All-Stars; 2x OUA Scoring Champions

Hockey Canada Women’s National Team

  • 1x Assistant Coach Senior Women’s National Team (2022 Dec Rivalry Series)
  • 3x Assistant Coach National Development Team (2011 Switzerland; 2012 Germany; 2022 Calgary)
  • 2010-current National Team Summer Selection/Development Camps

KATIE MORA

Education:

BSc Human Kinetics – University of Guelph

NCCP High Performance Level I Coach Certification

Playing Experience:

University of Guelph Women’s Hockey (2011-2016)

Coaching Experience:

University of Guelph Interim Head Coach Women’s Hockey (2023-current)

  • National Champion, University of Guelph Women’s Hockey (Associate Coach)
  • 3x OUA Champion, University of Guelph Women's Hockey (Associate Coach)
  • Gold Medal, FISU World University Games (Assistant Coach + Team Lead), 
  • GGHA Skill Development Lead + Mentor Coach
  • GGHA U-18 AA (Assistant Coach)

JEFF FLANAGAN

Education:

BA History – University of Guelph

BEd – Lakehead University

NCCP High Performance Level II Coach Certification

Playing Experience:

University of Guelph Gryhon Hockey

Thunder Bay Bombers, Clinton Radars, Senior A 

Coaching Experience:

University of Guelph Gryphon Men’s/Women’s Hockey Program

  • 2x National Champion (1997, 2019)
  • 3x OUA Champion (1997, 2017, 2019)

Professional Hockey (Head Coach/Assistant Coach)

  • Yokohama Grits, Head Coach (Asia League – Japan)
  • Toronto Furies, Head Coach (CWHL)
  • Johnstown Chiefs, Head Coach/Reading Royals Assistant Coach (ECHL)
  • HC Gardena, Head Coach (Italy)
  • Basingstoke Bison, Assistant Coach (EIHL, UK)

Junior Hockey (Head Coach/Assistant Coach)

  • Brampton Admirals/Milton Ice Hawks (OJHL)
  • Brampton Bombers/Elmira Sugar Kings/Listowel Cyclones/Guelph Hurricanes (GOJHL)
  • Coach of the Year, Cherry Cup Champion
  • Powell River Kings (BCHL)

Hockey Canada (Assistant Coach)

  • Silver Medal, Team Canada East, World Jr. A Challenge (2016)
  • Team Canada Selection Camp Coach (FISU)

goalie coach

carlee vance

  • Played in the OWHL U22 Elite for the London Jr Devilettes for 3 years
  • OWHL Ontario Provincial Champion - 2022/23 season
  • Attended Team Ontario and Team Canada tryout camps
  • Player, University of Toronto, studying Kinesiology and Physical Education

Meagan Lee

  • Assistant Coach, University of Guelph, Usport
  • Certified Teacher
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Human Kinetics
  • Player, University of Guelph, Assistant Captain, National Championship, 2019
  • Development 1 Certified Coach
  • Assistant Coach of U15AA Scarborough Sharks, 3 seasons
  • Player, Durham West Lightning

Molly crossman

  • Assistant Coach, Western University, Usport
  • Certified Teacher
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Child, Youth and Family
  • Player, University of Guelph, Captain, National Championship, 2019
  • Coach, Ottawa Senators Youth Hockey Program and the Senators Spring AAA Hockey Development Program
  • Player, London Jr. Devilettes