Behind the ECHL Benches – Colin Chaulk, Brampton Beast

Colin Chaulk is in his third season as head coach of Brampton after being named to the position on May 4, 2015. Last season, he led the Beast to their first-ever appearance in the Kelly Cup Playoffs as Brampton reached the North Division Finals. He spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach with the Kalamazoo Wings, helping the club to a pair of berths in the Kelly Cup Playoffs, as well as the 2014 North Division title.

 

Prior to joining the coaching ranks, Chaulk enjoyed a 15-year pro career in the ECHL, Central Hockey League, International Hockey League, American Hockey League, United Hockey League, West Coast Hockey League and Western Professional Hockey League, as well as parts of two seasons in Italy. He scored 1,270 points (368g-902a) over the course of his 1,142 career games, and was a part of five championshuip squads with the Fort Wayne Komets (2003, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012). A native of Toronto, Chaulk and his wife Jillian are the parents of two daughters – Ava and Caprie.

 

Coaching Record


Reg. Season




Playoffs


Season
Team

GmsWLT
Gms
W
L
2015-16Brampton Beast (ECHL) 72233811 
2016-17Brampton Beast (ECHL) 7240248 1266
 ECHL Totals
 144636219 1266