About Us

Who we are

Krys Barch

Coaching Experience

  • Buffalo Sabres Development Coach 2015-2020

Professional Hockey Experience

  • 3 years OHL/London Knights 1997-2000
  • 3 years AHL/Portland Pirates 2000-2003
  • 2 years ECHL/Greenville 2004-2006
  • 3 years AHL/Norfolk Admirals, Iowa Stars 2004-2007
  • 6 years NHL/Dallas Stars 2006-2012
  • 1 year NHL/New Jersey Devils 2012-2013
  • 2 years NHL/Florida Panthers 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Youth Hockey Experience

  • 2 years Dundas Single A Minor Hockey
  • 2 years Halton Hurricane AAA Minor Hockey
  • 1 year Guelph AAA Minor Hockey
  • 2 years Georgetown Raiders Tier 2 Junior A
  • 5 years instructor for Superior Skills Stick Handling School (USA)


  • Respect in Sport
  • Respect in Sport Parent
  • Police Criminal Background Check

Krys was born in Hamilton, Ontario. He played the majority of his minor hockey, for Dundas Ontario at the Single A level; later playing Triple A for the Halton Hurricanes and Guelph Platers.

At the age of 14, Krys played Tier 2 Junior A for the Georgetown Raiders.  Two years later he was drafted to the OHL where he played 3 years for the London Knights.  Following his Junior hockey career, Krys was drafted by the Washington Capitals.  He went on to play 14 years of professional hockey; 8 of which were at the NHL level.

Krys presently resides in Grand Bend, Ontario with his wife Holly, and three sons Hayden, Kane and Kolten.

Jamie Johnson

Coaching Experience

  • 2017/2018 Uoit University Assistant Coach Men’s Team   
  • 2018/2019 Assistant Coach Okanagan Hockey Academy U18 
  • Professional Playing Experience  
  • 1999-2003 4 years OHL/Sarnia Sting & Oshawa Generals  
  • 2003-2005 ECHL Louisiana & Augusta  
  • 2005-2008 AHL Iowa Stars, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Albany River Rats  
  • 2009/2009 Finnish Elite league TPS Turku  
  • 2009-2012 AHL Rochester Americans & Grand Rapids Griffins  
  • 2012-2014 KHL Dinamo Riga  
  • 2014/2015 DEL Cologne Sharks  
  • 2015/2016 Austria Vienna Capitals  
  • 2016/2017 Denmark Herning Blue Fox  

Youth Hockey

  • 5 Years Thedford Minor Hockey 
  • 2 Years AAA Sarnia  
  • 2 years Strathroy Rockets Jr B  


  • Hockey Canada HP1 Coaching certificate

Jamie grew up in Port Franks, Ontario. He played majority of his minor hockey in Thedford, later playing AAA in Sarnia. At the age of 15, Jamie played 2 years of Jr B with the Strathroy Rockets before being drafter to the OHL. Jamie spent 1 year with the Sarnia Sting before being traded to the Oshawa Generals, spending 3 seasons in Oshawa. Following his junior career Jamie played 15 years professionally. Majority of his career in the AHL and Europe.  


Jamie now resides in Grand Bend with his wife Lisa, son Dallas and his daughter Mascha.   

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What the NHL'ers are saying...

Krys was a great on-ice mentor while playing for the London Knights.

Max DomiNHL Forward - 1st Round NHL Draft Pick

Krys, although known for his toughness, has a great on ice skill set. Krys knows the game

Jamie BennNHL Forward - Captain Dallas Stars & Art Ross Trophy winner

Krys is one of the most skilled tough guys I have suited up against in the NHL.

Drew DoughtyNHL Defence - Stanley Cup Champion 2012 & 2014