The Island Storm are excited to welcome Patrick Havard to our franchise! He will be joining the Front Office as Director of Operations, and as an Assistant Coach with our Coaching Staff. Patrick brings with him an extensive basketball coaching resume. He also has experience teaching at the post secondary level in the field of Sport Management and has worked in Sport Administration as an Athletics Coordinator.
He has previously coached in the NBL with Moncton and has spent 10 years coaching as a Head Coach and Assistant Coach at the Post Secondary level in both Eastern and Western Canada. He also previously worked with Coach Kendrick as an assistant for several years.
Storm Head Coach Tim Kendrick has this to say about the new addition, “I am very pleased that Coach Patrick Havard will be joining our franchise as Director of Operations and Ass’t. Basketball Coach. Patrick is an extremely good basketball coach in every facet of the game! He works very hard on a daily basis to improve his craft and his love for the game is obvious by his commitment to it! His experience as a former Head Coach and administrator at the college level will certainly help us in the daily operation and business side of our franchise! He is a very hard working and intelligent man, and will be a real asset to our overall team!”
Coach Havard says “I am very excited and humbled to be back in PEI and close to family. I want to thank our owner Duncan Shaw and Coach Kendrick for the opportunity. I am looking forward to being back on the bench with Coach Kendrick and Coach States and doing all I can to help the Storm in their pursuit of a championship”