Billy Coupland

Billy Coupland first started coaching at the NSWC when he coached the Bantam AAA (now known as Bantam A1) back in 1996/97. He has been a head coach of 12 teams at the club since 1996.   His teams have experienced a great deal of success over the years.  Here are some of the highlights:

2001 - Atom AAA (A1) - Greater Vancouver Champions.

2002 - Atom AAA (A1) - Greater Vancouver Champions.

2003 -  PeeWee AAA (A1) - Quebec International  PeeWee Tournament Champions.

2003 - PeeWee AAA (A1) - BC Provincial Champions.

2005 - Bantam AAA (A1) - BC Provincial Champions.

2005 - Bantam AAA (A1) - Western Canadian Champions

2006 - Midget AAA (A1) - BC Provincial Champions.

2007 - Major Midget Female AAA - BC Provincial Champions.

2007 - 2010 Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL) - Scouting and Player Development.

2012 - PeeWee A1 - BC Provincial Champions.

He has coached numerous players who are currently in the NHL, not limited to, but including:  Martin Jones (San Jose Sharks), Kyle Turris (Ottawa Senators), Tyson Barrie (Colorado Avalanche), Morgan Rielly (Toronto Maple Leafs), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Edmonton Oilers), Evander Kane (Buffalo Sabres), Seth Jones (Columbus Blue Jackets), Nick Shore (Los Angeles Kings), and Troy Stecher (Vancouver Canucks).