Barrie, ON– Barrie Colts General Manager & Head Scout Jason Ford announced today that the team has hired former Barrie Colt, Taylor Carnevale as an Assistant Coach.
Carnevale, played for the Barrie Colts from 2008-2011 along with other stints in Plymouth, Oshawa, Windsor and Sarnia in the OHL. He collected 89 goals and 123 assists in his career.
The 28 year old from Mississauga continued his hockey career over in Europe for a handful of years before returning to the ECHL where he would eventually end his career with the Brampton Beast.
Taylor joins the impressive coaching staff of Head Coach and Hockey Hall of Famer, Dale Hawerchuk, Assistant Coach Todd Miller and Director of Goaltending Billy Smith.
“The OHL is a developmental league in more than one way and we are beyond excited to give Taylor the role of Assistant Coach. A young man with lots of playing experience, who’s excited for the opportunity to make an impact on the game from behind the bench” said Barrie Colts General Manager and Head Scout, Jason Ford.
Taylor will be in attendance next week as Barrie Colts training camp gets started on Tuesday, August 27th at the Colts Centre.
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