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Hockey Operations

General Manager and President of Hockey Operations: Chris Dawson


Chris Dawson (Lethbridge, AB) is entering his 8th season as General Manager and President of Hockey Operations for the Powassan Voodoos in 2021-2022. 

Prior to working with the Voodoos, Dawson served as General Manager for the North Bay Jr. Trappers, winning the NOJHL title in 2013. In addition, he was named NOJHL Director of the Year in 2010-2011. 

During his time with the Voodoos, Dawson helped assemble the team that won the NOJHL championship in 2016-2017 and has been named NOJHL General Manager of the Year twice, in 2016 and 2017 respectively. 

Chris currently resides in North Bay, ON with his wife LeAnne and their two children, Leah and Caleb.

Phone: (705) 497-4371

Email: powassanvoodoos@gmail.com

Associate General Manager & Director of Scouting: Brent Tomlinson


Brent Tomlinson (Bracebridge, ON)
enters his fifth season with the Voodoos in 2021-2022 as Associate General Manager and Director of Scouting. He previously served as an assistant coach with Powassan for two seasons, helping guide the team to their first NOJHL championship in the spring of 2017. 

From 2017 to 2019, Brent served as the General Manager and Co-Head Coach of the Huntsville Otters, the Voodoos Junior 'C' affiliate team. In 2018, Tomlinson was named as the Northern Ontario Scout for the OHL's Niagara Ice Dogs. 

Brent currently lives in Bracebridge, ON with his wife Kelly and their two sons, Tucker and Barrett. 

Phone: (705) 641-9073

Email: brentvoodooshockey@gmail.com

Assistant Coach: Josh Dale


Josh Dale (Oshawa, ON) is entering his fifth season as an Assistant Coach with the Voodoos in 2021-2022. The 42-year-old resides in North Bay and runs the Canadian Hockey Skills Academy.