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May 25, 2021 | Hockey (W)

Caroline Ouellette on the bench with Stingers coach Julie Chu.Caroline Ouellette on the bench with Stingers coach Julie Chu.

Caroline Ouellette named head coach of Quebec Under-18 Team

Concordia University's Caroline Ouellette has been named head coach of the Quebec Women’s Under-18 Team that is tentatively scheduled to compete in the Canadian national championship in November.

The Stinger coach was a member of the national women’s hockey team for 20 years, winning four gold medals at the Winter Olympics and six gold medals at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) world championships.

In addition to coaching with Concordia for several years, Ouellette has worked with national team programs and was part of the coaching staff when Canada won the IIHF women’s championship in 2019. She has been involved with countless youth programs and hockey schools.

The National Women’s Under-18 Hockey Championship includes a combination of provincial and regional teams. Many of the players on Canada’s national and Olympics teams come through the tournament.Ouellette, who is the interim head coach with the Concordia Stingers, will hold an evaluation camp in mid-July.

All camps and the championship will respect health and safety regulations in place to combat the spread of COVID-19.