12U '09 AA Head Coach / 10U A Assistant Coach
Born in Tarzana, CA, Coach Justin started playing hockey at 4 years old early in 1989 after Wayne Gretzky was traded to LA from Edmonton. Justin played youth hockey for the West Valley Wolves before moving to Valencia and becoming a part of the Inaugural Valencia Express team in 2000/2001 as a first year Midget. After two seasons playing for the Express Midget AA team in 2002, Justin decided to leave home and pursue his hockey dream as a kid from CA.
Justin played one season in the BCHL playing for the Williams Lake Timberwolves team. He also played with their affiliate team, Comox Valley Glacier Kings, in the VIJHL. After one season in Canada, Justin went to play for the Helena Bighorns (AWHL). An injury cut the 2003/2004 season short and Justin returned home. Justin finished his Junior career in 2005 after playing two seasons for the Valencia Vipers (WSHL) as their captain and all-star selection. Justin finished his playing career at the College of the Canyons ACHA hockey team.
Justin and his family have been a part of Hockey in southern CA, since 1989. Justin strives to be a positive influence on youth hockey players where he promotes skill development, hockey intelligence, and good sportsmanship. He believes these characteristics are key factors in developing not only great hockey players, but great people.
“Giving back to the game that has taught me so much, is what it’s all about” - Justin Dyke