Chet Pickard

Director of Manitoba Junior Ice

With more then a decade of playing professional hockey in North America and Europe, Chet has come home to where it all started.

A former,  Canadian Hockey League goalie of the year, World Junior Gold Medalist and First Round NHL draft pick, he is excited to share his knowledge and experience to help the athletes of MJI take their games to the next level and make friends and memories that will last a lifetime.

Kim hynes

Female Program Coordinator

Hockey has always been Kim's passion. Starting young, she played, coached and helped organize the first female high school hockey league.

Kim was a multi-sport athlete in Field Hockey, Ringette and Hockey. She competed in multiple Canada Games (1997, 1999 and 2001), and was on the Canadian women’s Junior national Field hockey training squad.

Kim is excited to continue to grow the Manitoba Junior Ice female program with her main focus on development, friendships, and building confidence in a positively reinforced environment.

Sam Strassburger

Business Administrator and Marketing Assistant

Sam has been involved in sports her whole life, from playing varsity hockey to coaching U-16 Team Ontario its always been a part of her lifestyle. While in school, Sam took Physical Health and Education and finished with a minor of Business Administrations while also working in the network marketing industry for three years. In her spare time you can find her on hikes with her dog, playing softball and golf. Her whole life has evolved around sports and we’re excited to have her involved with a business that matches her personality and lifestyle.