Matt Wong enters his 5th season with the Brooks Bandits as Goaltending Coach in 2018-19.
Wong has coached in the AJHL since 2012-13, having spent his first two years with the Drumheller Dragons including that organization's only South Division title in 2013-14.
Under his tenure, Bandit goalie Garret Hughson set the AJHL record for lowest playoff goals against average at 1.10 in the 2016 post-season, while 2016-17 goalie Mitch Benson set a franchise record for save percentage, tied the franchise record for shutouts, and tied Hughson for the AJHL record for playoff shutouts with 4. In 2017-18, Benson also set a new AJHL record for minutes played in a single season, while earning a nomination for the league's Top Goaltender award.
Wong also owns and operates King of the Crease Goaltending, and has worked with the South East Athletic Club (SEAC) in Medicine Hat since 2009, with the city's minor hockey teams, including as head coach of the Minor Midget AAA SEAC Tigers in 2015-16.
As a goaltender himself, Wong played two seasons with the Olds Grizzlys from 2005-2007, and was twice named to the AJHL Top Prospects Team, as well as to the AJHL South All Rookie Team in 2005-06. He also played two seasons in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) with the Victoria Grizzlies and Alberni Valley Bulldogs.
Wong currently resides in Medicine Hat.
Cell: (403) 952-7336
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