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Our Team

DANKO MIRONOVIC

HEAD INSTRUCTOR/OFFICE MANAGER

Danko has been a part of the Varsity team since 2005. He played his minor hockey in the GTHL where he won the GTHL Championship and OHL Cup with the Toronto Young Nationals. Danko then spent 4 year of Jr  A hockey split between the Couchiching Terriers and Vaughan Vipers. After Jr, Danko went on to play Pro Hockey in the United States in the IHL and CHL for the Fort Wayne Komets and Mississippi River Kings where he won 2 Turner Cup Championships with Fort Wayne. Danko has been a Head Instructor at Varsity since 2008. Danko is now the office manager at Varsity.

Danko has been an assistant coach with the Mississauga Rebels and Toronto Junior Canadiens where he’s won a Kraft Cup, GTHL Championship and an OHF All-Ontario Championship.

Coaching Certifications:

  • Respect In Sport
  • The Greater Toronto Hockey League’s Development 1

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Stephon Thorne

HEAD INSTRUCTOR

Stephon has been a part of the Varsity team since 2008. He played his minor hockey in the GTHL, where he played in the OHL cup with the Vaughan Kings. Stephon then spent 1 year of Jr  A hockey with the Milton Icehawks then he played 3 years in the OHL with the Brampton Battalions and were he was Captain his final year in the OHL. After Jr, Stephon went on to play Pro Hockey for 6 years in the United States in the CHL and ECHL for the Fort Wayne Komets, Toledo Walleye, Brampton Beast and Evansville Thunderbolts, where he won a CHL Championship with Fort Wayne. Stephon has been a Head Instructor at Varsity since 2012.

Stephon has been an assistant coach with the Mississauga Rebels

Coaching Certifications:

  • Respect In Sport
  • The Greater Toronto Hockey League’s Development 1

Coaching Certifications:

  • Respect In Sport
  • The Greater Toronto Hockey League’s Development 1

GRANT TURNER

HEAD STRENGTH COACH

Head Strength Coach | Strength & Conditioning Manager

Grant has diverse experience from working at two of the world’s top education institutions, University of Toronto and St. Andrew’s College. Grant has trained and influenced countless athletes as Coach or Coach of Coaches. Grant also sits on the board for provincial or national sport organizations and regularly consults for organizations like the Canadian Armed Forces. By combining practical skills learned from the giants in the field, Grant is constantly testing new scientific discoveries acquired through Masters level study and build on the fundamentals of old school wisdom. From recreational athletes to the NCAA or provincial rankings to the halls of Wimbledon, he strives to understand your needs better than you do yourself.

Certification  

University of Waterloo (BA), Sheridan Institute of Technology (Human Performance Training Certificate), A.T. Still University (Masters of Science-Kinesiology-Sport Conditioning)

Director of Athletic Development (Muay Thai Canada)

Physical Preparation Consultant (Canadian Forces)

Former Strength and Conditioning Coach (St. Andrew’s College)

ADRIAN SLYK

HEAD INSTRUCTOR

PHIL WILSON

FACILITY OPERATIONS

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