Jon Saunders (U12 BB) (Newmarket Minor Hockey)

PrintJon Saunders (U12 BB)

Jon grew up in the Ottawa Valley area, where he played minor hockey at the ‘AA’ and ‘AAA’ levels. One of Jon’s most memorable moments in minor hockey was winning a Midget ‘AA’ Championship with the Rideau St. Lawrence Kings, followed by being drafted by the Hawkesbury Hawks in the CCHL.

Jon coached in house league while completing his studies as a kinesiologist at McMaster University and then went on to become a chiropractor who practices in Newmarket. 

Jon moved to Newmarket in 2003 and continued coaching as an assistant coach in the NMHA and won a championship in 2004-2005. He was also most recently an assistant coach to a team winning the York Simcoe Championship. He currently resides in Newmarket with his wife and two kids - both of which play hockey. 

Jon is a D1 certified coach whose coaching philosophy focuses on developing character in his players both on and off the ice. He takes pride in helping each player develop and improve their fundamental hockey skills and expects his players to work hard both on and off the ice. Jon sees his coaching role as providing mentorship to his players so they can not only become better hockey players but also better people.



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