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.

Steve Young

Power Skating & Skills

Josh Egan

Skill Development

Hayley Zak

Learn to Skate

Adult Learn to Skate 

 

Shane Roberts

Power Skating & Skills

Ethan Smagaren

Skill Development

Leah Balkovec

Learn to Skate

Adult Learn to Skate

Geordan Traverse

Skill Development 

Ben Hjelholt

Skill Development

Micaela Sotirakos

Learn to Skate

Adult Learn to Skate

Rob O'Brien

Skill Development

CONTACT RICHMOND HILL

  • 905-884-1121
  • richmondhill@ntrcanada.com

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