Lakers Hire Coach Jeff Zehr

Head Coach Hiring

The London Lakers have hired Jeff Zehr as head coach for the Lakers inaugural GMHL season. Jeff brings to the Lakers, a competitive drive, extensive experience as both a player and a coach having played games in the NHL, AHL, ECHL and other various professional leagues.

“We are extremely excited to have somebody on board with our program such as Jeff.” Said owner Mark Hetherman of Cornerstone Sports Group “Jeff is an experience hockey player at all levels and a person who our players can relate to easily because he’s been where a lot of our guys will be looking to go. He knows the process and what it takes to get there.”

With this announcement, the London Lakers have become just the 3rd GMHL team to be coached by someone who has played games in the NHL.

Jeff stated, “I am looking forward to the challenge this year. Adversity has never scared me away from reaching my goals, nor will it affect my team this year either. We will be champions and leaders on and off the ice in London this year! ”

For more information about the league, our team and tryout opportunities please contact:

Jeff Zehr
Head Coach
London Lakers – GMHL
Hayden Maass

General Manager/Director of Marketing

London Lakers – GMHL

Drafted by New York Islanders

Round 2 #31 overall 1997 NHL Entry Draft

4 years OHL – 82 goals – 128 assists

4 years ECHL – 58 goals – 92 assists

3 years IHL – 95 goals – 147 assists

NHL Boston Bruins – 1999, 2000 4 games