Shane Byrne


Shane Byrne | Apex Skating
Bio / Story

Serving as the Managing Partner of Apex Hockey Canada, Shane Byrne brings a wealth of experience to the role. With a background as a former elite hockey player, Shane’s journey includes playing minor hockey in the Nepean Raiders system and earning a spot in the Ontario Hockey League through his draft to the Kingston Frontenacs. With over fifteen years of coaching experience, Shane is a passionate and dynamic leader, having nurtured the development of numerous youth-level players. Shane earned a Bachelor of Social Science degree, majoring in Criminology, from the University of Ottawa.

Operating from Ottawa, Ontario, Shane oversees the day-to-day operations of Apex Hockey Canada, which includes franchises in Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto.

In addition to his managerial responsibilities, Shane has provided valuable insights as a skating consultant for the Boston Bruins organization during the 2015 Development Camp and the 2015-2016 season. His expertise extended further as a skating consultant to the Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL) and the Manchester Monarchs (ECHL Development Affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings) in the 2017-2018 season. Shane also consults as the skill development coach for the Kemptville 73’s Junior A hockey club.