Springwater Sports Heritage

Founding Benefactor: The McGuire Trust

Dave Drinkill


Active Elite Details:

Category:  Builder
Sport(s):  Hockey
Position/Title: General Manager, OHL Saginaw Spirit
Sport Association(s): Ontario Hockey League
Date/Place of Birth: , December 19, 1982/Penetanguishene ON
Currently Residing: Barrie, ON
Springwater Connection: Grew up in Elmvale ON
Social Media: twitter @davedrinkill

Highlights:

  • Graduate of the Sports Administration program at Laurentian University in Sudbury.
  • Worked as a volunteer for the Sudbury Wolves (OHL) while in school,
  • Interned with the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL) as part of school program
  • Started with the Barrie Colts (OHL) as a volunteer in the communications department
  • Held various positions for the Barrie Colts during 9 years with the organization (video coach, scouting, Assistant GM),
  • Winner of two Eastern Conference Championship OHL teams,
  • Hired in July of 2015 as the GM of the Saginaw Spirit (OHL)

Interests:

  • Playing sports,
  • Being a student of the game of hockey
  • Trying to improve at my job everyday

Interesting Facts:

  • Played in the Simcoe Rural Fastball League for the Wyevale Tribe
  • Worked on family farm in Elmvale
  • Part of two OMHA Championship Midget teams in Elmvale

Media:

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Acknowledgements:

Springwater Sports Heritage would like to express its gratitude to Janice Drinkill, Trish Campbell and Dave Drinkill for their contributions.

Activity Chronicles:

Blogs:

       ♦  January 4, 2016 Springwater Sports Heritage Interview

 

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