Carter is a current Professional Hockey Player and Certified Personal Trainer. He also has over 15 years of Dryland Training experience. His playing career consists of league in the ECHL (NHL Affiliated), SPHL, FPHL, Mol Liga (Europe) & NCAA
Throughout his hockey career, Carter developed the skills, techniques, discipline and work ethic required to become a professional athlete.
Along with hockey, his experience includes playing high levels of lacrosse (NCAA), baseball, soccer and golf.
Carter wants to share his experience and knowledge of fitness and sport to aspiring young athletes.
Fun Fact: Carter was a two-sport athlete at Elmira College in New York.
Advice to Team SMASH: Be the hardest working and most coachable player!
Heath has been coaching baseball, hockey and soccer for 10+ years. His love of sport began at an early age and developed into competing at multi-levels.
Today, Heath and his family enjoy an active lifestyle. His 3 school aged kids keep busy with their schedule including: competitive dance, soccer, hockey and baseball.
Heath has continued to expand his love for sport by becoming a certified youth coach, connecting with professional resources and educating himself with motivational seminars and leadership courses.
Fun Fact: You name it, he's played it! He loves a challenge! You can find him at sunrise on a local Tennis Court or running a 5K around Cloverdale.
Advice for Team SMASH: Enjoy what you do! Youth Sports and Athletics is meant to be fun!
Jake is a 4th year hockey player, student/athlete at Trinity Western University. Originally from Toronto, Jake has played Jr A Hockey all across Canada from Nova Scotia to BC and in between Jake has been there.
Jake has a been coaching youth hockey players for 5+ Summers and aims to aims to pursue more coaching opportunities in the future!
Aside from coaching and hockey (and cheering for the Leafs) Jake enjoys fishing, hiking, and getting outdoors. Jake believes being a well-rounded athlete is an important part to excelling in Hockey, which is why he also enjoys going for long runs, bike rides, and playing pickleball with his Fiancé Svea.
Also - he runs a non-profit at Trinity called the Trinity Rangers. It’s a community where athletes and young adults with disabilities get together to hangout, play games and build community. Check it out at: trinityrangers.com
Advice for SMASHthletes: Never give up, work hard, and don’t be afraid to ask questions!
Kayden has competed for Team Canada in 3 different sports: Track and Field, Football and Bobsled. He was drafted to the BC Lions as a running back. He recently has signed with the Calgary Stampeders (CFL)
He won the USports national championships in the 60m hurdles and is also training for the Canadian Mens Bobsled Team. We are lucky to have him on our SMASH Team!