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Hockey Operations Staff


David Michaud
President & Governor

David Michaud was named the Bulldogs team president on July 18th, 2019.  Michaud is also the president of Keycorp Sports & Entertainment Ltd, the Bulldogs majority owner.  Michaud spent parts of 4 seasons with the Penticton Vees and was apart of their 2016-2017 Fred Page Cup championship.  Prior to his time with the Vees, Michaud worked with CAA Sports in their hockey division and spent 5 years as the general manager of the Okanagan Rockets.  The Rockets won the 2013-2014 BCMML championship, the Pacific Regional Championship, and bronze at the national midget championships, the Telus Cup.  Michaud will oversee all hockey and business operations for the Bulldogs.

Office: (250) 723-4412
Cell: (250) 801-0647


Joe Martin
Head Coach & General Manager

The 2022-2023 season will be Martin’s 4th behind the Bulldogs bench. Last season Joe led the Bulldogs to their 1st Coastal Conference pennant since the 2009-2010 season and was a finalist for BCHL Coach of the year.  Joe was hired by the Bulldogs following eight seasons in Merritt, the final four as the Head Coach & GM of the Centennials. During the 2018-2019 season, he led the Cents to a second-place finish in the league’s Interior Division and was named the BCHL’s Coach of the Year. He has also been the head coach and  Assistant Coach with Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge the past three years.  Prior to his time with the Bulldogs & Centennials, Joe was the Head Coach of the KIJHL’s Creston Valley Thunder Cats.

Office: (250) 723-4412

Wacey Rabbit
Assistant Coach

2022-2023 will be the 2nd season behind the Bulldogs bench for Wacey.  A native of Lethbridge Alberta, Wacey played nearly 300 games in the WHL with the Saskatoon Blades and the Vancouver Giants.  Wacey won a Memorial Cup Championship in Vancouver and was also awarded the 2005 WHL Humanitarian Award.  A 5th round pick of the Boston Bruins in 2005, Wacey had a professional career that spanned 15 seasons and included over 300 AHL games, and many stops in Europe.  In his final professional season , Wacey captained the Jacksonville Icemen in the ECHL.

Luke Betts
Director of Player Development

2022-2023 will be the 2nd season for Betts with the Bulldogs.  Luke joins the Bulldogs in the role of Director of Player Development as well as joining the Bulldogs ownership group with a minority share in the club.  Betts will oversee the Bulldogs identification camps, as well as other development opportunities for both junior aged players and younger.  Betts spent parts of 4 seasons in junior hockey with the Red Deer Rebels & Spokane Chiefs in the WHL, as well as a stint with the Salmon Arm Silverbacks to close out his career.  Betts and his family reside in the Lower Mainland.

Cell: (604) 317-0871

Rick Schievink
Director of Scouting

Rick is a longtime Bulldogs staff member whose responsibilities with the team have included coaching, scouting and recruiting. He now manages the Bulldogs’ scouting programs and coordinates the team’s network of scouts around Canada and the United States.

Cell: (250) 731-6258

Business & Game Day Operations

Jasmine Stonebridge
Director of Finance


Lulu Stonebridge
Director of Fan Greeting (Treat Tester)


Laurie Smillie
Game Day Operations/ Billet Coordinator

Office: (250) 723-4412
Cell: (250) 735-2711


Tom McEvay
Educational Advisor

Tom is known throughout Junior A hockey as an expert in his field. He has extensive experience working with players to ensure they meet the educational requirements needed to be eligible to play NCAA and CIS hockey.