DMHL Welcomes Our New President Richard Vrataric, News (Dofasco Minor Hockey)


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Mar 14, 2023 | Ray Perissinotti | 286 views
DMHL Welcomes Our New President Richard Vrataric
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We are excited to announce that Richard Vrataric has been named President of the Dofasco Minor Hockey League.  Richard has an extensive background in minor hockey and hockey development.  He started his minor hockey career as a player right here at DMHL, before eventually being selected in the 2nd Round of the OHL.   Over the years, he has coached many levels of hockey in the Hamilton area, including as a volunteer coach here at DMHL,  and has earned multiple coaching certificates.  He also serves as a Director for the Hamilton Huskies.  

Please see Richard’s Resume here:  

Assistant Coach Hamilton Kilty B’s Hockey Club (GOJHL) May 2022-Present 
Director of Hockey Operations Hamilton Huskies (March 2023-Present)
Director of Player Development Hamilton Huskies (2018-Present) 
AAA Head Coach Hamilton Huskies (2018-2022)
AA Assistant Coach Stoney Creek Warriors U8 (2017-2018)
Dofasco Minor Hockey Association Novice Select Head Coach & Manager  (2016-2017)
Dofasco Minor Hockey Association House League Head Coach  (2014-2017)
Hockey Skills Academy-Physical Education Course @ Blessed Trinity Secondary (Sept 2006-2017) 
Blessed Trinity Catholic Secondary School Girls Head Coach (Sept 2016-Present) 
Blessed Trinity Catholic Secondary School Sr. & Jr. Boys Head Coach (Sept 2005-2015)
Hockey Canada High Performance Level 1 Coach
Hockey Canada Power Skating & Skills Level 2 Coach 
Hockey Canada Level 1 Trained Goalie, Trainer & Mental Health & Sport Certification 
OHL 2nd Round Draft Pick & Hamilton Kilty B’s Alumni (1994) 
OHL - North Bay Centennials (1996-1997)
OHL - Erie Otters (formerly known as Niagara Falls Thunder) (1994-1996)
OHL - Ontario Hockey League 2nd Round Draft Pick (1994) played over 200+ Games in the OHL
OJHL - Hamilton Kilty B’s (1993–1994)
GOJHL - Sutherland Cup Champion Niagara Falls Canucks Jr. B (1998) 
U Sports Brock University Men's Hockey Team (1999) 
Dept. Head of Physical Education & Athletics @ Blessed Trinity Catholic Secondary School since 2008
Former Dofasco Minor Youth Hockey Player