Draper made his Vipers coaching debut Wednesday night in a 3-2 loss to the visiting Chilliwack Chiefs. Vipers assistant coach Kevin Kraus wasn't behind the bench Wednesday.
Draper spent the previous five seasons as an assistant coach/assistant GM with the Alberta Junior Hockey League's Bonnyville Pontiacs, before joining the Pontiacs Draper spent three years with the Alberta Junior Hockey League's Spruce Grove Saints.
Draper was also a senior coach with the Edmonton Louis St. Laurent Catholic Junior High School hockey team
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23 years of coaching “Rep.Hockey” – including 9 years Midget AAA, 6 years Bantam AAA
2012-13 Head Coach KC Pats Midget AAA.
2012-13 Assistant Coach Spruce Grove Saints / Video / Individual Structure and Habits Coach.
2011-12 Assistant Coach Spruce Grove Saints / Video / Individual Structure and Habits Coach.
2011-12 Enerflex Cup Champions / Team Played in Doyle Cup.
2010-11 Assistant Coach Spruce Grove Saints / Video / Individual Structure and Habits Coach.
2012 Hockey Coaches Conference, Burnaby. BC / Presentations by Ken Hitchcock and many more.
2008-13 Coach - KC PATS Midget AAA.
Instructor with Hockey Alberta’s Under 17 Team Pacific Program 2006 - 2009
Team Pacific Scout 2007 – 2008
AMHL Midget AAA North Finals twice in the past 7 years
Progressed to Midget AAA Telus Cup Nationals 2005
Midget AAA AMHL Champions 2005
Midget AAA Pacific Regional Champions 2005
Midget 15 AAA R.E.M. League Champions 2007
AMHL Coach of the year - Fort Saskatchewan Rangers in 2007-08 season
Hockey Canada NCCP Advanced I and NCCP Level 3 Certification
Coaching Experience and Training
- 2009 – 2013 Louis St. Laurent High School Hockey Academy Senior Instructor
- Instructor at High Performance Junior Preparation hockey camp every summer (June, July and August 2010-13).
Certification & Education
- Specialty Skills Level 1 and 2 Certified
- 2009-13 Coach Mentorship with Billy Moores (Edmonton Oilers), Jason McKee (Spruce Grove Saints),and John Glen (Vancouver Giants).
Here are a few article's I found on Draper,
Reports say Draper wont be returning to Pontiacs coaching staff
Draper out as assistant coach-gm of Pontiacs
Pontiacs say goodbye to Larry Draper