Coach Donnelly is entering his eighth year with the Tigers. A Nova Scotia native, Chris’ coaching career began with Dartmouth Minor Hockey Association, including two years as an assistant coach for the Subways Midget AAA Club. He led the Brookfield Elks Junior B team as head coach for one season before joining the Truro Bearcats Junior A team as an assistant coach. Before joining the Tigers, Chris was a full-time assistant coach with the Halifax Mooseheads for 11 years. Chris has also coached numerous Nova Scotia U16 and U17 teams including the 2011 Canada Winter Games team. Further, he assists in other coaches’ development as a National Coaching Certification Program Course Conductor for Hockey Canada in Atlantic Canada.