Carl Michaelson

Head of Recruiting & Scouting

After graduating University in 2004, Carl played professionally in France, the USA, and Belgium. Carl then began coaching at his Alma Mater Hobart College. These years were spent scouting, recruiting, and serving as assistant coach. In 2012 he left Hobart to assume the Head Coaching duties at SUNY Canton. Carl then took his experience to France where he guided two different professional teams. Along the way, Carl has maintained scouting responsibilities with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles of the QMJHL, as well as the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the USHL. The professional outlook he maintains is the culmination of experience in these various roles as player, coach and scout.

In 2004, Carl co-founded Westlake Hockey Development Inc., which is focused on teaching methods that relate to developing life and hockey skills with young players. This program has had success in helping aspiring young hockey players to achieve their objectives beyond minor hockey. During the 2015-2016 season, Carl guided the Cree Nation Midget Bears hockey program to one of their most successful seasons in the past 11 years. In 2016-2017 Carl spent the season at world renowned Athol Murray College of Notre Dame in Wilcox, SK. Carl was the male hockey coordinator and assumed coaching duties for one of their Midget AAA team’s. These last two seasons have been spent coaching at Collège Bourget, and building the WBC program.