B.SC., Bantam Varsity Head Coach
Elias learned to play hockey while growing up in Toronto, Canada where he rose through the minor hockey ranks before receiving a Hockey Scholarship to Michigan Technological University. After finishing second in the 1974 NCAA championships Elias went on to enjoy a successful 15 year European professional career including winning the German Division 1 championship with Mannheim ERC. Elias started coaching as a collegian and has helped numerous young players develop their hockey skills before, during and after his professional career. With more than 30 years of coaching experience at all levels, Elias has helped players of all ages to achieve their goals. Elias has been associated with Okanagan Hockey School for more than 11 years.