NWB Program Director Bob Stecher 


Currently in his 12th year of coaching, Bob uses his experience, knowledge and vision for the game in every development session.  Together with the efforts and dedication of all the  coaches, the NWB family has grown to more than 150+ kids.

Known for his development, Bob works the players in a fast-paced, always moving environment. Attention to detail with exceptional edge work, top end angling and body contact instruction. Bob's vision of the game, how he sees the game, makes Coach Bob different than the rest. He expects his kids to work hard and always be learning. To date, Bob has directly contributed to the Development of past players that have moved to exceptional levels. (6 Pro Players - 2 NHL, 1 KHL, 2 ECHL & 1 AHL),  (13) NCAA Scholarships and (20+) WHL Players. NWB Hockey is original, honest and straight forward development. We encourage leaders and strive to create better kids first. Coach Bob has recently been hired as a lead instructor at the prestigious "West Coast Prep Camp"


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NWB Head Coach Darcy Frederick

 Darcy Frederick has had a decorated playing career, including a PIJHL championship and league MVP, to becoming an established coach. Darcy's teams have always been built on hard work, speed and team play. With 10 years coaching experience ranging from Midget AAA to H2, Darcy's philosophy is based on strong team play with a heavy focus on fundamental skills and the importance of understanding hockey principles. 

Darcy believes that your child's all around game can improve with a combination of intensity, repetition and instant feed back from the coach.  Darcy is the Head Coach of the NWB 2004 AAA & 2007 AAA.  

Spring Hockey Team in Langley

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NWB Goalie Coach Lynden Sammartino 

Lynden Sammartino is the owner/operator of LSGC goaltending and also the Goaltending coach for the Victoria Royals of the WHL and Valley West Hawks of the MML. Lynden has a deep knowledge of the position and has worked with several professional level goaltenders over his 9 years as a Professional Coach. Lynden was mentored by Columbus Blue Jackets goaltending coach Ian Clark and Philadelphia Flyers Development goaltending coach Brady Robinson. 

NWB Head Coach Nick Boorman  

Nick Boorman has worked with the RMMHA Skill Development team and is currently the Head Coach of 2017-18 Midget A2 team. After a brief junior playing career that included stops in central Alberta and the here in Lower mainland. Nick has naturally transitioned into coaching, first in 2014 as the Head Coach of the Ridge Meadows Rustlers Peewee A2 team where he was selected as the A Program Coach of the Year. Nick has coached a verity of caliber of players including PeeWee Flight 1,3, & 5 and believes that each and every time out is an opportunity to learn and better himself as a coach and mentor to players of all ages. 

NWB Coach Girls Team Jenn Gilligan 

Jenn graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in 2016. Jenn was the starting goalie at Syracuse for 2 seasons and earned 2 consecutive CHA championship finals. Prior to Syracuse, Jenn played at the University of New Hampshire for 2 seasons. She played junior hockey for the Pacific Steelers and earned a spot with Team BC at the National Championship in Surrey in 2009. Jenn also attended Hockey Canada's annual conditioning camp. Jenn is currently an instructor at Pro-Formance Goalie Schools as well as an assistant coach at the Delta Hockey Academy. She is also the goalie coach for the Junior B Port Moody Panthers. She has worked for goalie schools and hockey teams over the past 10 years.

NWB Head Coach Paul Pipke 

Head Coach Paul Pipke will coach our 07 Gold Team & Asst Coach our 05TT !!

Write up coming soon. 

​NWB Defense Coach Dwayne Skellern

Write up coming soon.