MISSISSAUGA, ON – The Mississauga Steelheads have announced that Assistant Coach Brendan Taylor will be moving on from the Steelheads.
“We would like to sincerely thank Brendan for his commitment and positive contribution to the Steelheads.” said Steelheads Head Coach and General Manager, James Richmond. “Tayls has been part of the Steelheads staff since the 2016-17 season and has grown each year. He is a good person and super coach, he will be missed. We would like to wish him the very best with his next opportunity along his hockey journey.”
The Oakville, ON native spent five seasons as part of the Steelheads coaching staff. After joining the team as a video coach in 2016-17, Taylor was promoted to Assistant Coach at the start of the 2017-18, where he remained in that position up to this past season. Overseeing the team’s defenceman, he played a key role in the development of NHL-drafted players including 2019 first-round pick Thomas Harley and several others like Ethan Del Mastro, Nicolas Hague, and Ole Bjorgvik-Holm.
Team Owner and President Elliott Kerr commented that “Brendan Taylor gave so much to the Steelheads organization and we will be forever grateful. A great hockey mind with a relentless commitment to success, Brendan will be an outstanding addition to his new team and we will miss him greatly. He is one great guy and we do wish him huge success going forward.”
Thank you Brendan for all your time and commitment to the Steelheads and best of luck in your future hockey career!