February Coach of the Month

Shannon Melanson (Moncton Minor Hockey Association) chosen as Hockey New Brunswick Coach of the Month for February.

Hockey New Brunswick is happy to announce that Shannon Melanson of the Moncton Minor Hockey Association’s Atom C Hawks has been selected as the Hockey New Brunswick Coach of the Month for February.

“Shannon is a passionate, devoted coach and caring individual who truly demonstrates his love for the team. He starts every season by bringing the parents and players together and believes the foundation to a good team is to become a big family” said one parent. “Shannon helps each player believe in themselves and how to play as a team. Coach drafts players based off their desire to play, learn and work hard and not just on their level of play. Win or lose, Shannon has taught his players to respect the game and their opponents.”

One coach said that the Moncton Hawks and the coaching staff of the Atom C Moncton Hawks were “Very modest and very respectful” during a tournament game where the score was starting to run away.

Shannon will receive a Bauer coaching bag, a Coach-Mate coaching board, HNB apparel and a year subscription to the Hockey Canada Network App. To nominate your coach for Coach of the Month, please Click Here.