Drake has over 25 years of experience in the hockey industry. During his playing career, Drake enjoyed much success. Before being drafted to the National Hockey League, 10th overall, Drake was named the Canadian Defenseman of the Year, and was the #1 pick to the Ontario Hockey League. He played in the NHL for over 13 years with 6 different NHL teams, and also won a Championship with the Eisbaren Berlin of the German Elite League in his last season of playing.
Over the last 7 years, Drake has taken his hockey knowledge and applied it to coaching. He has worked as a coach in the AHL, WHL, ECHL and OHL, and even had a one year stint as a GM. He has also completed Level 1 and 2 of Hockey Canada’s High Performance Coaching certification.
His multi-faceted knowledge of the game has positioned him well to take on the creation of a new tool to help hockey stakeholders at all levels of the game.