COACH 63 HOCKEY
Dedicated to Hockey Development
Hockey coaches that are committed to your success and willing to go above & beyond to help you execute your goals.
Whether it's playing professional hockey, junior hockey, or choosing to play for post-secondary education. Coach 63 will prepare you for any path that you choose.
It's important to learn from experience and someone who's been where you are trying to go. Coach 63 finds compatible alumni to mentor each of our players.
While you are making a name for yourself on the ice, we work with our in house marketing and branding specialist to create customized a marketing strategy to promote you.
Mental & Physical Training
Working on the body and the mind. Coach 63 works with sports psychologists, dryland and personal trainers for strengthening and conditioning.
Playing Hockey in Canada
Hockey is Canada's game and international players have the opportunity to play in the world's best ice hockey development leagues. Coach 63 trains and develops hockey players to learn the Canadian style of hockey.
Mentor & Coach
Loren Gabel is a native of Kitchener, Ontario, and a member of the Canadian National women's hockey team. She made her debut for the Canadian National team in November of 2018 at the Four Nations Cup in Saskatoon. In 2019, Loren was awarded the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award which is presented annually to the top female hockey player in NCAA Division I women's hockey.
Director of Hockey Development
Paul has dedicated 25 + years to coaching hockey in Kitchener-Waterloo. His relentless passion for the game of hockey and commitment to player development has lead to team & player success on and off the ice. Coach Paul spent 5 seasons as an Assistant Coach & Director of Player Development with the Waterloo Wolves U18 team. For the past two seasons, Paul held the position of Director of Player Personnel with the St. Marys Lincolns Jr.B (GOJHL). This summer, Coach Paul signed with the Collingwood Blues as a Scout.
Head Skate Instructor
Larry Gabel opened G & G Skate Training Centre in January of 2008. Larry had taught fundamentals with KMHA for 12 years prior to opening G & G and has coached hockey at all levels in Minor Hockey. He saw a need to improve all players skating abilities which lead him to open G & G Skate Training
His knowledge of stride mechanics is second to none with utilizing the Skating Treadmill and has taught many players in minor hockey as well as Jrs A, B, C, NCAA, and players playing professional hockey.
St. Marys Lincolns
Paul is a very caring, well-connected, honest man. Paul is able to assist me through the on & off-ice struggles of competitive sport. He constantly motivates me to reach my full potential. His resources have connected me with opportunities at the next level....
Hockey For All
Coach 63 Hockey believes in promoting, supporting and advocating for developing inclusivity for the sport we love.