Head Coach Calgary Flames
Currently the head coach of the Calgary Flames, Bill Peters also served as the head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes and assistant coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Known for being brutally honest, Bill Peters knows how to tell it like it is.
Born in Three Hills, Alberta, Peters spent the first 10 years of his life living on a cattle and grain farm. At the age of fifteen, Peters broke his knee as his bicycle was run over by a car, an injury that hindered his intention to play professionally. As a result, he focused on coaching. A seasoned leader Peters will engage and motivate your audience to new heights.
Peters also has gained international head coaching experience for Canada, capturing the gold medal at the 2008 U-18 Junior World Cup and the 2016 IIHF World Championship. He served as an assistant coach for Canada's gold-medal-winning team at the 2015 IIHF World Championship and as an assistant coach for Canada's gold-medal-winning team at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.
Bring the excitement of the NHL and the cache of a NHL celebrity to your events, golf tournaments or corporate dinners by having Bill Peters act as your host, emcee or engage in a meet and greet. As a local native to Three Hills, Alberta ,his tie to his community, success in the big leagues and his compelling, personal stories will bring your event to life!
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