André Tourigny has been named coach of Canada's National Junior Team for the upcoming season, with other experienced names joining the Program of Excellence (POE) management group.
Preparations for the 2020/21 campaign are well underway, with Tourigny returning after helping Canada to a gold medal at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship as an assistant coach.
He will take the team through to the 2021 World Junior Championship at Edmonton-Red Deer.
Other appointments include James Boyd making his debut as a member of the POE management group with the under-17 program, guiding three Canadian teams at the 2020 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown.
Martin Mondou and Alan Millar return to the programe for the third consecutive year, with Mondou taking over the under-18 programme for the 2020 Hlinka Gretzky Cup and Millar advising the under-20 programme and Canada's National Junior Team.
The management group will work alongside Shawn Bullock, Hockey Canada's director of men's national teams, and head scout Brad McEwen.
"We are excited to provide consistency to our Program of Excellence by welcoming Martin and Alan back to the program at the U18 and U20 levels, and to have James guide our U17 group," Bullock said
"We are also thrilled to have Andre return to Canada's National Junior Team and build on the momentum from winning a gold medal at the 2020 World Juniors.
"We believe these four men will provide outstanding leadership as we prepare for the upcoming season, and their experience will prove to be a great asset as we continue to build and excel at all levels of the program."