Born in Montreal, Quebec, Mitch is a hockey student and coach for more than 10 years. Mitch has his High Performance 2 from Hockey Canada and has an Advanced Coaching Diploma (NCCP4) from the Canadian Sports Institute. After playing Midget and Senior Hockey, Mitch started coaching in the Quebec AA system. After spending one year in AAA midget as an assistant coach, he started coaching Minor Midget for three seasons and captured three Bronze medals in consecutive years, and sent several players to Junior teams across Canada, and had players selected in the NHL Draft. Mitch has also been heavily involved with the Team Quebec Program of Excellence (U14-U15-U16) and had the chance to be an assistant coach in the QMJHL Combine. He was a scout for the Foreurs Val d'Or in the QMJHL for 3 years. Mitch and his family (three daughters and one son) have decided to move out west for a new challenge. Mitch started last season as an Assistant Coach with the Dauphin Kings in the MJHL before taking over as the Interim Head Coach and General Manager in November. He is extremely proud and excited to be surrounded by great hockey people and professionals. He is looking forward to learning, teaching and be being a part of the RINK Hockey Academy.