Jon Greenwood Hired As New Bearcat Bench Boss

The Truro Bearcats are very pleased to announce the hiring of new Head Coach, Jon Greenwood formerly of the Saint Mary’s Huskies Men’s Hockey team.

Greenwood, of Cole Harbour boasts an extensive coaching career with experience in Major U18, the QMJHL, many Hockey Nova Scotia High Performance programs and most recently, the AUS.

Jon served as the Director of Hockey Development at the Maritime Hockey Academy, teaching and coaching the likes of NHL superstar, Nathan MacKinnon before moving on to the U18 level with stints with the Halifax Titans(now MacDonalds) and Cole Harbour Wolfpack where he was named NS U18 Coach of the Year in 2013-14.

Following the 2013-14 season, Jon would move on to the QMJHL where he was an Assistant Coach for the Halifax Mooseheads for 7 seasons from 2014-21 which included a QMJHL final and Memorial Cup final appearance in 2019. Greenwood was also the Head Coach of the Nova Scotia Men’s hockey team in the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer.

For the past 3 seasons, Jon has been an Assistant Coach for the Saint Mary’s Huskies in the AUS.

“I’m very excited to join a storied hockey organization with a rich culture.” says Greenwood. “The community is fantastic and it is awesome to see the support that the fans show the Bearcats. There are already many great people with the organization and I am thrilled to be a part of it.”

The organization is very happy to add a coach with the knowledge, experience and professionalism that Greenwood possesses.

Jon will join us as we host the 2024 MHL Draft on June 15th where we will find the next crop of future Truro Bearcats.

We would like to officially welcome Jon and his family to the Truro Bearcats.

We hope to see you back in the stands for another exciting season of Bearcats hockey. Stay tuned for season ticket information.