Glens announce hiring of Carl Robillard as new head coach

Alexandria, ON (May 21, 2020) – Alexandria Glens General Manager Derick Viau announced Thursday that the team has named Carl Robillard as the new head coach for the franchise.

“Carl is a bright coach and great leader who has a track record of both effectively developing young players and successfully motivating veterans,” Viau said. “We love his coaching resume and are confident that he has learned from every stop during his career, and has the best skill set to get the maximum potential out of our team.”

The 50-year-old native of Wendover, ON., will be serving as head coach of the Eastern Ontario Wild Minor Bantam AAA this season will Coaching for the Glens, Carl will be doing Double Duty this Season.

Carl has over 12 years of coaching experience, his coaching philosophy is pretty simple.  He surrounds everything around these 3 basic principles.  TEAM FIRSTHARD WORK and DISCIPLINE.
In order to achieve these principals, Carl strives to build an environment that encourages players to learn and develop on and off the ice while creating a positive learning atmosphere in both good and hard times.  All players need to be given the opportunity to develop their skills in a structured and disciplined learning environment that constantly challenges them while providing encouragement and support.  He firmly believes that, when dealing with highly motivated and committed athletes, strong communication skills in both a group and/or an individual setting is the cornerstone of any coach’s responsibility.

                Recent Coaching Achievements include:

  • 2014/2015 Regular Season Championship Major Peewee AAA
  • 2014/2015 Playoff Championship Major Peewee AAA
  • 2014/2015 Provincial Silver Medal
  • 2014/2015 OEMHL AAA Coach of the Year
  • 2015/2016 Regular Season Championship Minor Bantam AAA
  • 2015/2016 Playoff Championship Minor Bantam AAA
  • 2015/2016 Toronto Marlies Holiday Classic AAA Championship
  • 2017/2018 TELUS Cup Central Region Midget AAA
  • 2018 OHL Drafted players (10 EO Wild & 6 Hawks)

We are happy to Welcome the Robillard Family to the Glens Family