Staff

General manager - Adam Bramburger

Adam is entering his 11th season with the Raiders management team and his 10th 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.

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 first 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.

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 co-ordinator for the City of Quinte West. He lives in Napanee with his wife and his two sons.

To contact Ben, please call 613-922-8763 or e-mail benhagerman21@gmail.com

Assistant coach - Chris Brown

Chris is entering his first 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.

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 lead clerk in the recreation department.

Chris lives in Napanee with his wife and son.

Trainer - Kai Degen

Kai has served as the Raiders' trainer for 16 years.  He has more than 30 years of experience in training and holds a number of medical certifications.

Kai currently lives in Kingston with his wife.

 

Trainer - Roddy Todd

Roddy is entering his sixth 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/physiotherapist - Caitlin McCuaig

Caitlin joins the Raiders' training staff in 2018-2019 after spending the past three seasons as head trainer of the Port Hope Panthers. She also previously served as the Panthers' assistant general manager.

A registered physiotherapist educated at the University of Toronto, Caitlin practices regularly at the Port Hope Health Centre. She also possesses a special sport certification and has worked with numerous competitive clubs, including the Oshawa Vikings and Skate Canada.

A dedicated and enthusiastic team member, Caitlin rarely misses any function. She is instrumental in offering dry land fitness and nutrition coaching to the Raiders.

Caitlin lives in Frankford.

Equipment manager - Curtis Brandt

Curtis is in his first season with the Raiders.  He spent the past five seasons with the Quinte Red Devils Major Midget AAA program.

A former goaltender, Curtis played as an affiliate in Napanee and Campbellford.

He lives with his fiancee in Stirling.

Assistant manager - Scott Sharp

Scott is in his first 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.