Troy G. Ward

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Troy G. Ward
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Born (1962-06-04) 4 June 1962 (age 59)
North St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)
Position Forward
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 19801984

Troy G. Ward (born 4 June 1962) is an American ice hockey coach. Ward spent three years (1997–2000) as assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. [1]

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On June 30, 2011, following one year as an assistant coach, Ward was named as the new head coach of the Abbotsford Heat. [2]

He was named the head coach of the Vancouver Giants in the Western Hockey League (WHL) for the 2014–15 season but was released of his duties November 25, 2014, after 25 games.

On June 10, 2015, the Madison Capitols announced that Ward had accepted the dual role of head coach and general manager for the team's upcoming 2015–16 season. [3] He resigned from both positions after one season. [4]

Awards and honors

AwardYear
John Brophy Award - ECHL Coach of the Year 2000–01 [5]

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References

  1. Troy Wards Hockey & Sons Skills Boot Camp Archived April 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  2. TheAHL.com | The American Hockey League | Home Page
  3. "Coaching Staff | Madison Capitols Team | Madison Capitols". www.madcapshockey.com. Archived from the original on March 15, 2014.
  4. "Caps' Ward Resigns as Head Coach/GM". OurSports Central. April 18, 2016.
  5. Calgary Flames name Troy Ward head coach of AHL affiliate Abbotsford Heat - NHL.com - News