Coach New Brunswick

503 Queen Street, P.O. Box 6000

Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1

(506) 444-3888

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm   –

Coach NB is a team of dedicated and passionate individuals with first-hand practical experience. The organization is led by a group of skilled and knowledgeable administrators, board members, and is supported by a team of 45 Coach Developers.


Manon Landry Ouellette

Executive Director

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Growing up in Campbellton and in a figure skating family it was easy for Manon to transfer from athlete to Coach.  She coached figure skating in Campbellton, Shediac, Moncton and Fredericton. She values the importance of Coach education and is dedicated to helping other Coaches improve their skills and capabilities.  Manon has been the Executive Director of Coach NB (formerly known as the Centre for Coaching Education of New Brunswick) since June of 2006. Prior to this she was the Executive Director of Skate Canada – New Brunswick. She sat on the Board of Directors of the Coaching Association of Canada for six year, and has acted as the chair of the Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representative group.

Ashleigh Milani

Manager of Coaching Education


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Ashleigh hails from Winnipeg, MB, where she grew up playing any sport that she could. She has spent the last 8 years working and volunteering as a coach across Canada in the sports of rowing, competitive swimming, and strength and conditioning. She believes that the foundation of any successful sport program is based on an educated coaching staff, and a supportive learning environment for all. She is very excited to help create these dynamics throughout the sporting world of New Brunswick, and work to provide all coaches support in becoming the best that they can be. Ashleigh holds a Bachelor’s of Kinesiology from the University of Manitoba, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Chelsey Leahy

Women and Girls Project Manager


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Completing her Masters in Human Kinetics at the University of Windsor, and holding a Bachelors degree in Arts from St Thomas University, Chelsey has focused her studies on gender issues in sports. A Fredericton native and École Sainte-Anne graduate, Chelsey played competitive soccer and has experience as a volunteer coach. Her combination of knowledge on the barriers faced by women and girls in sport and recreation, work experience, her own personal experience in sport, and her passion to help advance women in sport will help move the needle forward on gender equality in coaching.

A new position to Coach New Brunswick, the Women and Girls Project Manager will be responsible to develop and implement a mentorship program which will include creating meaningful opportunities for female coaching development and networking for coaches in New Brunswick, while implementing the Action Plan established by the newly formed Network for Women and Girls in Sport and Recreation.

This position has been made possible through a bilateral agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of New Brunswick.

Andrea Creer

Next Gen Project Manager


Partnership with Aboriginal Sport & Recreation New Brunswick, Program Coordinator, Andrea Creer is originally from Dartmouth, NS,  Andrea has been swimming competitively since the age of 9 and has a background in many sports including, swimming, archery, soccer, frisbee, gymnastics, and volleyball. At the age of 13 she started volunteering as a coach with her local swim club and at 16 she started becoming a certified coach with NCCP and getting her Level 1 certification. She continued coaching with FAST and further continuing certification upon coming to the University of New Brunswick. Having completed her Bachelor of Recreation and Sport Studies with a Minor in Business, Andrea is joining us for the summer for future innovative projects in collaboration with ASRNB on building Indigenous coaching leadership opportunities. She is very excited to share her passion for coaching and help recreate opportunities her coaches had made her with others.

This position has been made possible through a collaboration with Aboriginal Sport & Recreation New Brunswick. 

Jana Headrick

UNB Graduate Intern


Jana is from Garden River First Nation in Northern Ontario. She is currently attending the University of New Brunswick (UNB) completing a Master of Arts in Sports and Recreation Studies.  In 2020, she graduated from the University of Toronto (U of T) with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and a Minor in Indigenous Studies.  In addition to her studies, Jana has also been a member of the Varsity Women’s Hockey team at both U of T and UNB and spent time volunteering as a coach.  Jana is interested in making sport more accessible for Indigenous Peoples, and believes that coach education plays an important role in this.

This position has been made possible through a collaboration with the University of New Brunswick.