Tony MacAuley, Vancouver Canucks

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Tony MacAuley


• Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

• 21 years of Coaching Experience

• 10th Season with the Network Hockey Development Program

• Head Coach for the DeMatha Catholic High School Prep Team

• Graduated in 1994 from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Recreation, majored in Sport Administration and Management.


Playing Experience:

Played at the Junior “A” level in Canada (Maritime Junior A Hockey League).

Drafted by Sudbury Wolves (OHL), 9th round of the 1988 Priority Selection Draft, 122nd overall.


Dalhousie University Men’s Hockey Team – 5 Seasons (1989 – 1994)

A standout defenseman for the hockey team and played a team record 174 consecutive games, which included every regular season and playoff game in 5 year career with the school.


Attended the Vancouver Canucks training camp in 1992

Played 3 seasons professionally

1994 – 95  Hampton Roads Admirals, Norfolk, VA (ECHL)

1995 – 96  Varnamo GIK Tigers, Sweden (Division II)

1998 – 99  Chesapeake Ice Breakers, Upper Marlboro, MD (ECHL)


Coaching Experience:

East Hants Junior “A” Penguins – Halifax, NS  (Assistant Coach)

Saint Mary’s University – Halifax, NS  (Assistant Coach)

Professional Coach for 5 seasons in the ECHL, the Premiere “AA” Hockey League.  Worked closely with several NHL and AHL hockey teams in developing players within the Minor league system.  Served as the Head Coach for the Texas Wildcatters before hurricane Rita cancelled the season in 2004-05.

Roanoke Express            (Chicago Blackhawks)

Toledo Storm                   (Detroit Red Wings)

Trenton Titans                 (Philadelphia Flyers)

Victoria Salmon Kings     (Vancouver Canucks)

2 seasons as the Head Coach and General Manager for the Washington Junior Capitals

Head Coach and General Manager for the Baltimore Junior Bandits

Served as an Advisor and Hockey Liaison for the Tri City Eagles and held the position of Coaching Director for 2 years.

America’s High School Showcase – Team DC (General Manager / Head Coach) 2001 – Present

Currently an Coach and Advisor for the Bowie Ice Hockey Club

Continues to be instrumental in coaching the region’s top player prospects and has been credited in developing many of the area’s top players in such events as::

Network Hockey Development Program

America’s High School Showcase

Chicago High School Showcase

Hockey Night in Boston

Chowder Cup Summer Showcase



The area’s winningest High School Hockey Coach

Lead the DeMatha Catholic Stags to 5 consecutive MSHL State Championships from 1997 – 2001, winning the Title 4 times.

Won 5 State High School Championships

Coached DeMatha Catholic to the State Title finishing second 6 times.

Currently the winningest Coach in DeMatha’s Hockey program.

Named as The Washington Post High School Coach of the Year in 2001.

Named Mid Atlantic Prep League (MAPHL) Coach of the Year in 2014 – 15.



Currently a member of the Computer Science Faculty at DeMatha Catholic.

Tony and his wife Tina reside in Huntingtown, Maryland with their 4 children; Savannah, Kaleb, Brooke and Delaney


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