Staff

General manager – Adam Bramburger

Adam is entering his 15th season with the Raiders management team and his 14th as general manager. He is responsible for scouting and recruiting programs, the day-to-day operation of the hockey club, and liasing with the public, the league, and the OHA.

Prior to joining the team, he served as convener of the Empire B Junior C Hockey League for four years and reported on the league for the Napanee Beaver and Picton Gazette newspapers for six seasons.

Adam has served on the OHA committees studying the Canadian Development Model, the franchise encroachment policy, and the proposed merger of Junior C and D levels of hockey and has consulted on the organization’s best practices for media relations. He was a member of the steering committee that formed the Provincial Junior Hockey League and he is currently the chair of the PJHL Competition Committee.

Adam lives with his wife in Deseronto.

To contact Adam, please call 613-876-1734 or e-mail napaneeraiders@gmail.com

 

Head coach – Ben Hagerman 

Ben is entering his fifth year as head coach of the Raiders. He spent the past five seasons as head coach of the Quinte AAA Major Midget Red Devils. He also has experience coaching in the Napanee and Stirling minor hockey systems.  In four years impacted by COVID-19, Ben has led the Raiders to a Tod Division regular season championship in 2019-2020 and a Tod Division championship in 2021-2022.  He is a certified High Performance coach.

During his playing career, Ben skated with the Raiders for five seasons, serving as the team’s captain in 2007-2008. He was known as a hard-working, two-way player who never took a shift off and was a top-six scoring forward.

Ben is a Trent University graduate who works as economic development and communications director for the Municipality of Brighton.  He lives in Napanee.

Assistant coach – Chris Brown

Chris is entering his fifth season on the Raiders coaching staff. Prior to joining the team, he served as an assistant coach with the Quinte AAA Major Midget Red Devils.  He coaches the defence and the power play.

During his playing career, Chris skated for the Raiders as a 16 year old in 2004-2005. He played the next four seasons with the Junior A Wellington Dukes, becoming a fan favourite with his hard work and skilled player. He was captain of the Dukes his final two years. Following his junior career, Chris played four seasons with the NCAA Oswego State Lakers.

Following his graduation, the Centreville native returned home to Napanee where he currently works for the Town of Greater Napanee as the facilities manager.  He lives in Stone Mills.

Assistamt coach – Evan Brown

Evan is entering his second season on the Raiders coaching staff.  Previously, he spent two seasons as an assistant coach in the Quinte AAA program.  He assists with the forwards and runs the penalty killing units for the Raiders.

During his playing career, Evan skated for the Raiders and the Junior B Winchester Hawks.

The Napanee native currently works for McDougall Insurance.

Evan lives in Napanee.

Assistant manager – Scott Sharp

Scott is in his fifth season with the Raiders organization.  He co-ordinates the Raiders game-night video and is also heavily involved in scouting.

A former player in the Empire league with the Campbellford Rebels, he spent the past five seasons on the bench with the Quinte Red Devils AAA Major Midget program.

He lives in Hoard’s Station.

Trainer – Roddy Todd

Roddy is entering his 11th season with the Raiders training staff. He has also spent the last four years serving on the club’s executive.  Previously, Roddy spent five years as trainer of the Amherstview Jets.

Roddy is a longtime veteran firefighter, first responder and fire department trainer in Loyalist Township.

He lives in Amherstview.

Trainer – Hannah Dafoe

Hannah is in her first season with the Raiders organization.  She is a HCSP Level 2 trainer and is currently studying at Loyalist College become a physiotherapy and occupational therapy assistant.

Hannah lives in Belleville.

Equipment manager – Nathan Murphy

Nathan is in his first season with the Raiders organization.  He holds a HCSP Level 2 trainer designation and has Development 1 coach training.  He also works with the Napanee District Minor Hockey Association, where he is an 2nd VP of OMHA.

Nathan played defence for the Raiders.

He lives in Napanee.