Source: Tom Renney to be named as Hockey Canada's president and CEO
Summary of 10 articles · Updated Jul 15, 2014
Former NHL coach Tom Renney has been hired as president and chief executive officer of Hockey Canada. Detroit Red Wings associate coach Tom Renney is the new president and CEO of Hockey Canada, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. Renney has history with Hockey Canada, coaching the national team from 1992-94, including Canada’s silver medal in the 1992 Lillehammer Games . Renney is a man of enormous integrity and has a coaching resume – particularly in the international game – that would rival that of anyone in the world. But this is the thing. Renney has coached in 10 world championship competitions for Canada, capturing three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals. He’s also credited for a sea-change in the way Canada selected its world junior teams, advising Hockey Canada to end the practice of players dropping into the tournament without attending selection camp. Most of Nicholson’s time when he held the job was to oversee the completion of business deals such as securing lucrative sites for the World Junior Championship, negotiating broadcasting contracts and keeping the corporate sponsorship money flowing into Hockey Canada’s coffers.
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