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ADP Alumni

The Advanced Development Program allows our athletes the opportunity to showcase and prepare for the National Collegiate Athletic Association, USPORTS, the Professional Canadian Women's Hockey League, as well as the Canada Women's national ice hockey team.

ADP Staff


Tony Ricciuti - ADP Director of Operations

Bio coming soon.

Rebecca Leslie

Rebecca Leslie

Rebecca is a U18 Hockey Canada World Champion (2014-15) and was recruited by and completed her post-secondary education at Boston University (NCAA Div1) where she was Team Captain in 2018. She was a member of the Canadian National Women's Team Development Program (2015-18) and played for the Calgary Inferno in the Canadian Women's Hockey League (2018-19). Rebecca also participated in the Canada-USA Rivalry Series in 2019. She is a Clarkson Cup Champion (2019) and was a member of Team Bauer of the Professional Women's Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) in 2020.

Bill Courchaine
Brendan Bell
Dan McGillis

Bill Courchaine

Bill player post-secondary hockey at the College of Saint Scholastica, winning the NAIA National Championship twice, and was a 3-time All-American goalie. This success led to an invitation to the Minnesota North Stars training camp. From 2018-21, Bill was the General Manager of the Ottawa Lady Sens. Additionally, he has over 12 years' experience coaching at the U15AA, U18AA and PW levels. Bill has been a proud member/employee of the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club for the past 25 years.




Brendan Bell

Brendan was drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs and played 13 seasons of professional hockey in the NHL, AHL, KHL and in Europe, including one season with our very own Ottawa Senators. Since retiring in 2016, Brendan has been heavily involved with the Ottawa Senators Alumni and coaching minor hockey.




Dan McGillis

Dan was drafted to the NHL in 1992 by the Detroit Red Wings. He played 11 seasons with the Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils, and has since coached minor hockey for 8 years. He is currently an assistant coach of the NGHA's PW team.




Jr. Wildcats U22

The Advanced Development Program seeks to provide an elite program with high standards of commitment, leadership and skill development.

Wildcats U18

The Advanced Development Program is to introduce players, families and staff to high performance hockey, the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence and the Provincial Women’s Hockey League

Wildcats U15

The Advanced Development Program, is designed to expose participants to the demands of playing at an Elite level.

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