Braves Coach Named Coach Of The Year

The Brockville Braves Head Coach Jesse Winchester has once again been named Head Coach of the Year by the CCHL.

Winchester recieved the honour for the 2017-18 hockey season as well, making it his second straight season.

Winchester has coached his team to a 40-14-2-2 record thus far, keeping them in contention for a Robinson Division championship all season.

Prior to taking over coaching, Winchester played in the NHL for the Ottawa Senators, Florida Panthers, and Colorado Avalanche. He is a graduate of the CCHL where he played for the Cornwall Colts from 2001-2004 before attending Colgate University for 4 years.

In a statement, Braves General Manager Dustin Traylen says Winchester has proven himself to be a "special coach."

“His intellect, demeanor, and professionalism has created a culture, work ethic, and aura surrounding the Braves organization. It is palpable for anyone who steps foot in our program. I am thrilled for Jesse and his staff, they are truly deserving of this award. 

"It was a big year for our organization, and hopefully the best is yet to come.”