We’re thrilled to announce the final eight presenters who will be joining us at this year’s highly anticipated TCS Live coaching conference. The list includes coaches from 6 NHL teams, skill development specialists and some of the brightest minds in video & analytics. With the newest additions to this year’s line-up, the 2023 TCS Live is undoubtedly set to be our best yet.
Get to know our new presenters below and save your seat at TCS Live today.
Head Coach, Dallas Stars
Pete DeBoer is the Head Coach of the Dallas Stars, and led the team to the Western Conference finals in his first season with the club. Prior to his current role, DeBoer spent time as Head Coach for the Florida Panthers, New Jersey Devils, San Jose Sharks and the Vegas Golden Knights, leading both the Devils and Sharks to the Stanley Cup Finals. DeBoer started his coaching career in OHL and has represented Canada in the World Championships and the World Juniors. Known for his ability to instill discipline and structure into his players and team, DeBoer has proven to be a formidable force behind the bench.
Assistant Coach, San Jose Sharks
Brian Wiseman recently completed his first season as Assistant Coach with the San Jose Sharks, following three seasons as an assistant with the Edmonton Oilers. Before making the jump to the NHL, Wiseman was an assistant at the University of Michigan for eight seasons. The former NHLer was drafted 257th overall in 1991 and played three games for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1996-97; Wiseman also played four seasons at the University of Michigan and six seasons in the IHL & AHL.
Skills Consultant, Seattle Kraken
Matt Larke played eight years of pro hockey in the CHL, ECHL and the EIHL. After retiring, he began his coaching career working for skill development organizations, including Total Package Hockey, Naurato Hockey, Flint Firebirds (OHL) and the Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL). Larke, who was also previously a Skills Coach for the US National Team Development Program (NTDP), is now the Skills Coach for the NHL’s Seattle Kraken.
Video Coordinator, LA Kings
Samson Lee is the Video Coordinator for the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings and has been for the last eight years. Prior to that, Lee was Video Coach with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, and worked as Video Coordinator with Boston College Hockey.
Video Coach, Winnipeg Jets
Matt Prefontaine is the Video & Analytics Coach for the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets. He recently completed his sixth season in Winnipeg, where his responsibilities included all of the video needs of the Jets coaching staff: pre-scouting upcoming opponents, analyzing game tape and producing game-day preparation videos. Prior to joining the Jets, Prefontaine spent four seasons with the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.
Video Coach, Minnesota Wild
Jonas Plumb is the Video Coach for the NHL’s Minnesota Wild. The University of Victoria graduate has been responsible for all aspects of video related to team preparation for the past 12 years. Prior to joining the Wild, Plumb worked for Hockey Canada in 2010-11, for the Swedish men’s hockey team at the 2010 Winter Olympics and the NHL’s Washington Capitals during the 2008-09 season. He has also spent time with the WHL’s Vancouver Giants, winning the 2007 Memorial Cup and the 2006 WHL Championship.
Goalie Coach, Canisius College
Matthew Bourgeois has been a coach and a scout for over 20 years at some of the highest levels. He is currently coaching at Canisius College NCAA D1. Matthew is a certified High Performance 1 coach and Goaltending Level 3 coach with Hockey Canada who works with the Ontario Hockey Federation, the Ontario Minor Hockey Association and Northern Ontario Minor Hockey Association as a Goaltending Coach and mentor.
Development Coach, HV71
Kris Beech is the Development Coach for HV71 of the Swedish Hockey League. He is the Founder of AIM Mindfulness and is a Certified Mindfulness Instructor (McLean Meditation Institute 2015). He earned a Masters of Science in Sports Management from Ulster University in 2016. He was selected by the Washington Capitals, 7th overall pick in the 1999 NHL entry draft. He played seven seasons in the NHL and eight seasons in Europe.
See these eight new presenters share their specialties live and in-person at TCS Live. Get your tickets today.