Assistant Coach

MacLean, who spent 11-years playing 747 games in the AHL, IHL and ECHL during his own pro career joins the Stockton Heat in 2017-18 as an Assistant Coach in charge of the Heat’s defense after previously serving as the Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations of the Calgary Flames ECHL affiliate, the Adirondack Thunder, for the last two seasons, guiding the Thunder to a 79-48-17 record and two-straight playoff appearances.

MacLean is no stranger to the Calgary organization, having served as an assistant with the Abbotsford Heat from 2011 to 2013. He originally began his coaching career with his last ECHL club, the South Carolina Stingrays, starting off as the team’s assistant coach following his retirement in 2008 and quickly ascended to the team’s Head Coach for the next two seasons before joining Abbotsford.