Our Coaches

Devin Swain

Instructor at Pro Stride Hockey

My name is Devin Swain I played competitive hockey all my life,

I have coached from U7 all the way up to U16AAA and am a former scout in the AJHL for the Camrose Kodiaks. I believe in hard work and repetition to create good skills, good habbits, good athletes and good people. I Currently coach in the HSL for the Aces Hockey Academy in Edmonton.

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Sheldon Cox

Instructor at Pro Stride Hockey

My name is Sheldon Cox and I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with your athlete at our facility, Pro Stride Hockey.

I have grown up playing this great game of hockey at a very competitive level from the age of 4 all the way into my 20s, ending my career in the AJHL but always continuing to play. All of these experiences have given me a vast amount of knowledge and a great love for the game. Because I’ve always been a leader on teams I’ve played on, I am passionate and drawn to the teaching aspect of the game.

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Todd

Instructor at Pro Stride Hockey

My name is Todd and I bring extensive knowledge in training on the treadmill.

I have been working with skating skills and skating treadmills for upwards of 8 years. I am a firm believer in repetition and correction. I have been involved in the hockey world as a coach on and off the ice for many years, bringing positivity and humour to every session. I am also certified in the Tim Turk Hockey shooting program.

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Dan

Instructor at Pro Stride Hockey

My name is Dan and I bring a tremendous amount of knowledge.

I have played professional hockey in Europe and have coached different levels, the highest being the Lloydminster Bobcats of the AJHL. In the past few years, I have been head coach within the HSL at various age groups. I have worked closely with Tim Turk Hockey for many years and bring all the knowledge that the program has to offer. I am a HUGE fan of push-ups. So, during your first visit, be sure to ask about a push-up challenge.

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Adrienne

Instructor at Pro Stride Hockey

My name is Adrienne and I have been playing and coaching hockey and ringette for 22 years.

Adrienne brings a wealth of knowledge to Prostride with over 20 years of skating instruction under Donna Stewart Power Skating and Debbi Klatt Power Skating. She has been playing and coaching hockey and ringette for 22 years with organizations including Competitive Thread Hockey, St. Albert Minor Hockey Association , Knights of Columbus Hockey Association, St. Albert Ringette Association , Sherwood Ringette Association, and Morinville Minor Hockey Association. Adrienne has an eye for details while teaching skating and shooting mechanics and is a believer in real time correction and having players do things right .

Reid

Instructor at Pro Stride Hockey

My name is Reid and I come with a long list of credits and accolades.

Some of my successes range from winning the memorial cup with the Edmonton Oil Kings in 2014, being signed by the Colorado Avalanche as a free agent in 2016 and most recently, playing pro hockey in Europe. I will take all I have learned in my years of playing at the highest levels and apply it to teaching your athlete at Pro Stride Hockey.

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Daxon

Instructor at Pro Stride Hockey

My name is Daxon and I have 4 years experience in coaching skating on a treadmill and teaching shooting and scoring.

I like to work with players of all ages and help them grow their skills in hockey and in life. I played my minor hockey in Sherwood Park and I really enjoy making skills work fun for the younger generation of hockey players.

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Tyler

Instructor at Pro Stride Hockey

My name is Tyler and I am a seasoned player turned coach bringing a wealth of experience.

Tyler Tymchuk brings a wealth of experience to Pro Stride Hockey as a dedicated coach with a deep understanding of the game. With a background as a player in various leagues, Tyler’s journey has shaped his coaching philosophy: “You get out what you put in.”

Tyler began his Junior career playing two years in the NPHL for the Eugene Generals before joining the NOJHL’s Blind River Beavers and then Pensacola Ice Flyers of the SPHL. Tyler concluded his playing days with the Stony Plain Eagles in Senior Men’s AAA.

As a coach, Tyler has mentored teams at the Bantam AAA and Midget AAA levels. His approach emphasizes the importance of effort, dedication, and hard work. Tyler firmly believes that success is a product of one’s commitment to giving their all on and off the ice.

Tyler draws inspiration from a favorite quote: “If you don’t want to be criticized, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” This mantra fuels his coaching style, encouraging players to embrace challenges, push their limits, and strive for greatness.

Pro Stride Hockey is privileged to have Tyler Tymchuk on board, as his experiences and coaching expertise continue to inspire and shape the players under his guidance.