Head Coach and General Manager

Tayler Sincennes
Cell: (403) 848-1291


Following a three-year KIJHL playing career with the Fernie Ghostriders between 2014-2017, Tayler began coaching minor hockey with the Red Deer Midget AA team. Tayler came to the Rockies organization for the 2021-22 season as an assistant coach. He strives to build and maintain a winning culture within the locker room for all the players and the





Associate Head Coach/GM

Tucker Braund
Cell: (250) 551-7120


After playing four years at Northern Arizona university in the ACHA, Tucker went on to play one season in Nurnberg Germany. Prior to joining the Rockies during the 2021-22 season, Tucker spent some time personal training athletes in Calgary as well as a short stint working for STIX academy. Tucker enjoys contributing to a winning culture on and off the ice in the Columbia Valley and helping players develop further in their careers.





Assistant Coach

Tanner Wit
Cell: (403) 988-8475


Tanner Wit started his KIJHL career with the Golden Rockets and finished it with the Kimberley Dynamiters through 2014-2016. He achieved a City Championship in Calgary(2017) with the team he would go on to Head Coach. Wit head coached the Jr.B Rangers of the CalJHL for 5 seasons and attained 2 City Championships back to back in 2021-22 & 2022-23, with a provincial bronze in 2022-23. Tanner comes to Rockies with a strong skill set and an eagerness to develop strong minded players as well as successful young adults.




Team Trainer

Hannah Ewing


Hannah started her First Responder career in Blue Mountain, Ontario as a ski patroller 5 years ago. As a volunteer firefighter and Search & Rescue member in the Columbia Valley, she is very passionate about giving back to the community and advancing her first aid skills. This is Hannah’s first season as the CV Rockies Trainer.






Director of Player Personnel
Ryan St. Jean
Cell: (403) 999-2472

After following a 2-year KIJHL playing career with the Columbia Valley Rockies, Ryan started scouting with the organization in 2016-17. He was promoted to Director of Player Personnel in 2021-22 and continued alongside the scouting staff to build teams that represent the Rockies culture.

Head Scout
Ryan Dutka
Cell: (780) 218-8920

Ryan is from Leduc, Alberta and started scouting with the Nipawin Hawks where he spent 3 years working in the SJHL. After leaving Nipawin Ryan took some time off before joining the Olds Grizzlies of the AJHL. In the summer of 2022 Ryan joined the CV Rockies as Alberta Scout while working with Olds as well. In the summer of 2023 Ryan was hired to be the head scout of the Rockies and works closely with his staff to build a championship team on and off the ice.

Scouting Staff:

Dave Kowalchuk, Southern Alberta Scout
Cell: (403) 952-9964

Greg Northcott, Northern Alberta Scout
Cell: (780) 232-6482

Mike Halpenny, Saskatchewan Scout
Cell: (306) 774-9383

Kyle Mace, British Columbia Scout
Cell: (250) 251-1558

Cam Janzen, British Columbia Scout
Cell: (604) 316-3305