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2022 - 2023 NORWICH MERCHANT
ROSTER PHOTOS

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CARTER SPENCE

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TRAVIS LAMB
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RYAN GOLDBERG
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HAYDEN McLEAN
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LIAM McCALL   (AP)
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BRANDON BALAZS
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JOEL VERSPEETEN
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KALEB KLOEFER
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AUSTIN FORSYTH
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KYLE BREZINSKI
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REID LAZOU
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ZACH ALLISON
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JOSH KING
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NATE MURPHY
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KYLE PARSONS
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NATHAN DaSILVA
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GRAHAM SUTCLIFFE
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JOEL STOROCHUK
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AARON BULLOCK
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TANNER MITTON
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OWEN HARRIS
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JACOB HARFORD
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HEAD COACH

ASSISSTANT COACH
RICH MORTON

RICH HAS SPENT HIS LIFE AROUND THE GAME OF HOCKEY.

THE WOODSTOCK NATIVE HAS GIVEN HIS TIME OVER THE YEARS TO COACHING MINOR HOCKEY, WHERE HE WAS A VERY SUCCESSFUL COACH.  WINNING AN INTERNATIONAL SILVERSTICK IN 2013.

RICH HAS ALSO BEEN A LEVEL 3 REFEREE FOR 20 YEARS, REFEREEING IN MANY OHF AAA CHAMPIONSHIPS AS AS UNDER 18 SELECTION CAMPS.  

RICH HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR 25 YEARS AND HAS 3 BOYS AGED 22, AND TWINS AGED 18.

ASSISSTANT COACH
SCOTT BRITTON

SCOTT GREW UP IN BRANTFORD AND PLAYED IN THE MINOR HOCKEY SYSTEM. HE IS MARRIED WITH TWO BOYS. THEY ALSO CAME UP THROUGH THE BRANTFORD MNOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION.

HE HAS COACHED HOCKEY FOR OVER 20 YEARS NOW AND ALSO SCOUTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA.

SCOTT ENJOYS WALKING HIS DOG, CAR RESTORATION AND PLAYING RECREATIONAL HOCKEY.

ASSISSTANT COACH
JACK VESSOYAN

JACK GREW UP AND PLAYED MINOR HOCKEY IN CAMBRIDGE.

HE HAS BEEN A WOODSTOCK RESIDENT SINCE 2000 AND HAS BEEN COACHING MINOR HOCKEY THERE SINCE 2008.

HAVING COACHED FOR OVER 14 YEARS, HE ENJOYS BEING AROUND THE GAME MAKING A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN PLAYER DEVELOPMENT.

JACK HAS OVER 6 YEARS OF HOCKEY EXECUTIVE EXPERIENCE INCLUDING BEING A DIRECTOR AND LEADING PLAYER SKILL DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS.

TRAINER
MARK BAXTER


MARK ENTERS HIS 46th SEASON AS A CERTIFIED TRAINER, AND HIS 30th SEASON AS A LEVEL 3 TRAINER WITH THE NORWICH MERCHANTS.

MARK BEGAN HIS VOLUNTEER CAREER WITH THE MISSISSAUGA HOCKEY LEAGUE WITH A MINOR ATOM BLUE TEAM, AND MOVED ON TO THE METRO TRORONTO HOCKEY LEAGUE, AND GREATER TORONTO HOCKEY LEAGUE AA / AAA TEAMS. TRAVELING OVERSEAS TO GERMANY, ITALY, WAXHOLM SWEDEN.

THE LAST 30 SEASONS HE HAS BEEN WITH THE NORWICH MERCHANT FAMILY, AS A TRAINER / DIRECTOR / AND WEBMASTER.  HE HAS SEEN THE HIGHEST OF HIGHS, AND THE LOWEST OF LOWS, YET IT IS ALL GOOD AS IT IS WITH THE ENTIRE NORWICH MERCHANT FAMILY.

MARK CONTINUES TO PROVIDE HIS SERVICES ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS AS HE HAS FOR THE PAST 46 YEARS.

MARK WAS HONORED FOR HIS LIFESAVING ACTIONS RECEIVING AWARDS FROM THE CANADIAN RED CROSS LIFESAVING AWARD, THE OHA 2000 TRAINER OF THE YEAR AWARD, 2000 DR. TOM PASHBY HTCP TRAINER OF THE YEAR, AND AN ACCOMODATION AND MEDAL OF BRAVERY FROM GOVENOR GENERAL OF CANADA.

EQUIPMENT MANAGER  
CHUCK SMITH

EQUIPMENT ASSISTANT
LOGAN McLELLAN

LOGAN IS ENTERING HIS 5TH SEASON AS AN INTEGAL PART OF OUR BENCH STAFF.

LOGAN STARTED AT THE YOUNG AGE OF 9 HELPING OUT WITH OUR BENCH REQUIREMENTS OF WATER TOWELS, ETC.  ATTENDING MOST OF OUR HOME AND AWAY GAMES WHEN HE STARTED TRAVELLING WITH HIS FATHER JAMIE WHO WAS OUR BUS DRIVER.

LOGAN IS NOW HELPING WITH EQUIPMENT REPAIRS / LOADING AND UNLOADING OF EQUIPMENT / AND LAST YEAR STARTED VIDEO TAPING ALL OF OUR GAMES.

LOGAN PLAYS GOAL FOR THE NORFOLK KNIGHTS

EQUIPMENT ASSISTANT   
JESSIE HORVATH

 
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