André Tourigny has over 20 years of experience coaching junior and professional hockey and is currently the Head Coach of the Arizona Coyotes.
A native of Nicolet, Quebec, his first junior coaching stop would be with Shawinigan of the QMJHL, before joining the the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies as GM/Head Coach.
In 11 seasons, he would set the QMJHL record for most games coached with one franchise and also take home the Ron Lapointe Coach of the Year Award in 2005. Tourigny would then make the jump to the NHL, spending several years as an Assistant with the Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators.
He would work his way back to junior hockey and the 67s, where he was the Head Coach and VP. of Hockey Operations for four seasons. Tourigny’s international resume also includes back to back Silver’s with Canada at the 2010 and 2011 World Junior Hockey Championships and a Gold Medal at the 2020 Tournament as Head Coach.
Watch Tourigny’s 2022 presentation: How to Teach and Sell Team Defence, by André Tourigny