Whitney Juszkiewicz is passionate about developing players of all levels to reach their potential. She founded Fire and Ice Hockey Development in 2015. Whitney, Edmonton, Alberta born raised. Played University of Saskatchewan, CIS hockey, Team Alberta Sr. Women (2005), Currently live Vancouver, BC, HP1 coaching certified, Hockey Canada Skills Instructor & Female Master Coach Developer trained, Lead Skills Instructor for BC Hockey and former Program of Excellence Coordinator (2016 - 2020), former Hockey Operations Coordinator for NVMHA (2017 - 2020) Owner/Founder of Fire and Ice Hockey Development, Female Coach Mentor with Vancouver Canucks & the NHLCA, Head Coach, Male U15AAA (NVMHA), Female U15AAA (PCAHA) & Female U13AAA (NSFIHA) 2020/21 season, Head Coach U15 Female PCAHA Elite 2021/22, Ast Coach U18 AAA Valley West Giants 2021/22. Steve Serdachny International Powerskating, and St. Francis Xavier Hockey Academy (Edmonton) Athlete. Whitney works training coaches and players aiding in advancing the game in her communities.
Whitney is excited to be a part of the coaching staff for Team BC as they prepare for the Canada Winter Games to be held in Prince Edwards Island this February, 2023. She is the Lead Skills Instructor for BC Hockey and former Coordinator for BC Hockey's Female Program of Excellence. She was part of Team BC which won Bronze at the 2017 National Women's U18 Championship & Canada Winter Games Bronze Medal Champions in 2019. Whitney also works as the POE skills instructor for U12/U14 Regional Development camps and U16/U18 Regional Identification camps across the Province.
BC Hockey’s Female Program of Excellence identifies and trains athletes to compete at a Provincial, National and International level.
Whitney was formerly the Hockey Operations Coordinator with North Vancouver Minor Hockey Association and coached with them for 9 years. Whitney has moved onto the next chapter in 2021 as the Executive Director for Langley Minor Hockey Association. Whitney won the BFL 2021 Female Coach of the year for the province of British Columbia. She brings her expertise on how to develop programs to support the growth of all the players and coaches in the MHA. Whitney leads with over 10 years experience coaching and coordinating male and female athlete programs from all over the province. Whitney helps bring culture and passion to all those she works with. She is excited for the opportunities this 2022/23 season will bring.
Whitney is very excited to announce she will be an Ast Coach with Team BC as they fight for Gold at the Canada Winter Games in PEI, 2023. Come work with Hockey Canada Skills Coach Whitney Juszkiewicz.