Updated: Aug 28
“I’m excited to get to work with Casey and get him acclimated with the rest of our staff." Jarrod Smith, head coach of the Windsor Spitfires.
Casey Torres was an assistant coach in the AHL for the Hartford Wolf Pack during the 2021-2022 season before becoming the team's skills development coach. “Casey’s skills as a coach and his commitment to player development will compliment head coach Jerrod and our current staff. His hockey background will bring a perspective that will benefit our entire hockey department.” said Spits GM Bill Bowler in a team statement.
The Kingston native was a scout with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 2016-2021 and earned a Stanley Cup with the Pens. The 43-year old runs a business called Torres Hockey Program specializing in skating and skill development.
The hiring comes a day after bringing Mike Dukeshire to the organization as a scout. Dukeshire was a scout for the Barrie Colts for the past four years.
Windsor opens training camp next week.
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