Meet Our Instructors

Rick Cornacchia

Founder

Rick Cornacchia brings to NTR Richmond Hill 30+ years of high-level hockey instructing experience. He was the head coach for the Italian National Senior Men's Ice Hockey team. In 1992 he was the head coach for the Canadian National World Juniors Ice Hockey Team. In 1990, he lead his team the Oshawa Generals to become Memorial Cup Champions. With 11+ years coaching experience in the OHL, Rick previously coached in the GTHL AAA & Tier 2 JR. A. He was also a high school teacher for 8 years, with a BPHE and BA in Education.

Ryan Olidis

General Manager

Graduated from Niagara University with a HBA in Sports Management, Ryan was the captain of the Niagara Purple Eagles Men's Hockey team with a NCAA DI Scholarship. Previous to his professional hockey career in Germany, he played in the OPJHL Provincial Junior A for the Markham Waxers. Ryan is certified by Hockey Canada with his NCCP Development 1 and GTHL "Speak out" - respect in sport certified coaching. With over 8 years of high-level hockey instruction experience, he is heavily involved in the hockey community as a GTHL AAA coach and OMHA team skill development coach.

Margo Huen

Manager

Graduated from York University with a BFA in Dance and Marketing diploma from Seneca, Margo brings over 8 years of teaching experience, at various ages and levels. Margo skated competitively for over 10 years, and competed at the National level of figure skating, representing Nova Scotia. Margo now is the coordinator of NTR's Learn to Skate program as well as the Summer Camps.

Steve Young

Power Skating & Skills

David Arblaster

Skill Development

Sandy Stuart

Power Skating & Skills

Anthony Caschera

Learn to Skate

Shane Roberts

Power Skating & Skills

Hayley Zak

Learn to Skate

Frank Salvatore

Power Skating & Skills

Paul Casaluce

Power Skating & Skills