HEAD COACH/GENERAL MANAGER
Tyler played junior hockey in the OJHL, where he was a league all-star. He finished his junior career in the SIJHL with the Thunder Bay Bearcats, with a combined 113 points in only 56 games between the OJHL and SIJHL. Tyler continued his hockey career in the NCAA, playing four years with the College of St. Scholastica while earning his teaching degree. He has been involved in Fort Frances minor hockey since 2014 coaching AA, AAA, and high school hockey. Tyler has worked with the Lakers program for two years, and is excited to put his stamp on the program as the new Head Coach.
ASSISTANT COACH (FORWARDS)/GENERAL MANAGER
After completing his first year of junior hockey in the SIJHL with the Thunder Bay Bearcats, Luke went on to Captain the OHL's Belleville Bulls. With the Bulls, he earned two MVP honours, and attended NHL training camp with the San Jose Sharks. Luke followed up his junior hockey career with stints in the CIS, ECHL, and Australian Ice Hockey League. He has coached at the Bantam AA level for the last 5 years, and is eager to return to junior hockey as a coach.
ASSISTANT COACH (GOALTENDER)
Brandon played 2 seasons in the SIJHL with the Lakers. In his rookie season, he helped the team to a league championship and led the SIJHL in GAA and SV%. Brandon finished his junior career with the Thunder Bay North Stars, winning the league's Top Goaltender Award and earning a spot as a First Team All-Star while backstopping the North Stars to a 3rd place finish at the Dudley Hewitt Cup. Brandon continued his hockey career at Lakehead University, competing from 2018 to 2020. Brandon has coached with Fort Frances Minor Hockey, and has been with the Fort Frances Lakers' coaching staff for 3 years.
ASSISTANT COACH (DEFENCE)
Cody began his junior hockey career in the SIJHL, earning Rookie of the Year honours for Dryden in 2003-04. From there, he moved to the NAHL, followed by four years of NCAA DIII hockey at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota where he captained the Gusties for two years, leading them to a MIAC Championship, a regular season title, and a 2nd place finish at the National Championship. Cody has been involved in coaching since he was 16, most recently as the Head Coach of the Fort Frances Bantam AA Canadians.