Born and raised in Calgary, Brent grew up playing his minor hockey in the South West. He then went on to play Junior "B" with the Calgary Royals Hockey Association until he turned 21. After playing Junior, Brent went right into coaching minor hockey and has spent the last nine seasons coaching with the Calgary Buffaloes Hockey Association. He has been fortunate enough to work with many great athletes and coach at different levels throughout the organization. Brent was an assistant coach on the "AAA" Bantam Bisons (AMBHL) Provincial Championship team in 2010, and has coached at the Midget “AAA”, Midget "AA", Bantam "AA", and Minor Midget "AAA" levels as well. Brent is currently the Head Coach of the CBHA Bantam "AAA" Bisons hockey team.
Before joining Skillz SSC on a full-time basis, he coached spring hockey programs for five years with the Southern Alberta Selects, and worked as a journeyman HVAC technician for nine years within the city of Calgary. Brent has a great passion for the game and provides a fun and positive hockey experience to all the Skillz SSC athletes that he has the opportunity to work with.
Brent currently lives in Calgary.