THE BOARD

Paul Desaulniers
President, Director of Program Development
paul@powerhockeytoronto.comĀ 

Paul began playing powerhockey in 1998 and for 19 years competed both locally, nationally, and internationally, winning several championships along the way. Paul has been involved with the management side of the sport since 2011 and since retiring in 2017 has been coaching. His leadership and experience has proven invaluable to the growth and development of PowerHockey Toronto and in his role with PowerHockey Canada as one of its four founders.

Alex McLean
Vice President, Director of Player Development & Recruitment
alex@powerhockeytoronto.com

Alex started his powerhockey career in 2003 and has excelled, receiving numerous awards for his play. He has competed at many tournaments, most recently representing Canada at the 2019 Australian Powerchair Hockey Club Championship and 2018 IWAS World Championship. Having a background in paralegal education, he brings a thoughtful approach to the league. Alex is one of the four founders of PowerHockey Canada.

Philip Langford
Secretary, Director of Operations
philip@powerhockeytoronto.com

Involved with the sport since 1994, as a coach Philip has seen the tremendous impact the sport has had on both players and volunteers alike. Philip worked in the insurance industry for 40 years and lends a methodical mindset to the league.

Randy Desaulniers
Treasurer, Director of Finance
randy@powerhockeytoronto.com

Being the father of a powerhockey player, Randy has seen first-hand the benefit and good that the sport brings for the para-athletes involved. Having worked in the finance world for 40 years, Randy offers his expertise and experience, managing the finances of the organization.

Meghan Hines
Director of Fundraising
meghan@powerhockeytoronto.com

Beginning in 1999, Meghan found her love for powerhockey instantly. Her skills on the court have been rewarded with several awards and championships throughout her career, most notably representing Canada at the 2019 Australian Powerchair Hockey Club Championship and 2018 IWAS World Championship. Meghan’s knowledge in the finance and human resources sectors make her a formidable asset to the organization. She is also one of the four founders of PowerHockey Canada.

Emmett Britton
Director of Marketing & Communications
emmett@powerhockeytoronto.com

Emmett began his coaching career in the sport in 2008 and has honed his skills, leading his teams to numerous championships both in house league and at tournaments through selfless commitment, compassion for his players & friends, and a drive to succeed. Emmett is currently studying Sports Management at university and looks to pair it with his passion for the sport. This continues to be a great asset to both PowerHockey Toronto and as one of the four founders of PowerHockey Canada.

Kirk Ashman
Director of Community Partnerships
kirk@powerhockeytoronto.com

Kirk’s involvement in powerhockey began in 1994. As a veteran player he is able to offer his years of experience at various levels of play coupled with a mentorship perspective for younger para-athletes. Leading by example and having a “team-first” mentality has been an integral part of his success both on the floor and in his professional career in the financial services sector. Kirk recently represented PowerHockey Canada at the 2019 Australian Powerchair Hockey Club Championship.