|JIM CAMAZZOLA – Associate Coach|
|Jim enters his sixth season on the SFU Men’s Hockey coaching staff and he brings an impressive playing and coaching resume to SFU.
A native of Burnaby, he enjoyed a tremendous junior career with the WHL’s Kamloops Junior Oilers and New Westminster Bruins and was named to the All-Star team at the 1984 Memorial Cup. A Chicago Blackhawks draft pick, Jim made his NHL debut in 1986 and went on to play three seasons in the AHL and IHL before moving to Europe, where he spent 15 professional seasons in Italy and Germany before retiring as a player in 2002. A dual citizen of Canada and Italy, Jim also represented Italy in the 1992 and 1994 Olympics and the 1992 World Championship.
He has coached at home and abroad, having held head coaching positions with Asiago HC in Italy’s Serie A and with the PJHL’s Delta Icehawks.
|TOM SPENCER – Assistant Coach|
|Tom enters his third season as an assistant coach at Simon Fraser University.
Originally from Toronto, Tom brings with him over 10 years of coaching experience. Prior to joining the SFU coaching staff, Tom spent three years as the Valley West Hawks of the BC Major Midget League. In his last season with the team, in 2013/14, he led them to a 27-11-2 record and to the BCMML final against the eventual Telus Cup bronze medalist Okanagan Rockets, earning the BCMML Coach of the Year award.
Tom is also the founder of Top Shelf Performance Hockey, a hockey skill development school established in 2007.