ABOUT THE THUNDER
The Tottenham Thunder are a Canadian junior ice hockey team based in Tottenham, Ontario, Canada. They play in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League (GMHL).
42 game regular season
3 to 4 weekly practices
Innovative off-ice training
Bussing to every game
Hotels for overnight stays on road trips
Meals after every away game
Team on and off-ice gear
Game and practice jersey
Socks, pant shells and gloves
Team off-ice apparel
Skate sharpening machine access
Streaming of all home games
Player highlight reel at end of season
Access to GMHL Showcase Tournament
A native of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Matt is in his fourth season with Tottenham. He played Jr. hockey with the Schreiber Diesels before attending Utah State University where he played for five seasons scoring 280 points. He then went on to make his professional debut for VIRKIÄ in the II-divisioona of Finland. He then played for the Berkshire Battalion of the FHL, where he also served as a player-coach.
Derek is the Head Coach of the Thunder. This marks his second year with the team, serving as Co-Head Coach last season. Derek has a powerful belief in hockey as a strong basis for personal development and the skills for lifelong success. As an NCAA prospect he played in the OMHA and GTHL before focusing on higher education. He continues to pursue his love of hockey through coaching, mentorship, and philanthropy. His goal is to provide an environment for athletes to grow to their full potential.
Assistant Coach/Assistant GM
A native of Brantford, Ontario, Brad is in his fourth season as an Assistant Coach for the Tottenham. Previous to the Steam, Brad played two seasons in the GMHL with the Bradford Rattlers. He then went on to play professional hockey from 2009 to 2015.
Tottenham product Jason Goes played in the GMHL at the age of 16, winning the Russell cup in 2016. He continued his career until 2018 when decided to pursue being a goalie coach for Hockey Ministry International.