• Coach W. Stirling Wright

    Making the most of every day!

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    October 2, 2015
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    Retired and living in Florida. Available for speaking engagements, sports events, scouting sports, helping others and consulting in team management, recruiting and coaching hockey. 


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    U. S. Navy Veteran, CTT-Wiz Ops, Forensic Psychophysiologist, K9 Handler, Patrol, Investigations.

    Hockey Player, Coach and Vice-President, General Manager. Taught Learn to Play Junior and Professional in Europe and North America. Scouted for many teams around the world and enjoy connecting players and teams.
    Disabled Veteran making everyday count after surviving heart related issues.
    Thankful to ALL that I have had contact with, good and bad, for making this a VERY interesting life!

    Enjoyed my time working with NHL, AHL and WCHL/ECHL teams, youth and junior teams in North America and Europe.



    International Elite Sports Group, Inc.

    Director, Advisor, Scout-Consultant 

    Mar 2014 – Presently Retired


    One of the Directors for IESG that consult, as needed and health permitting, on new business prospects, projects, scouting athletes, developing relationships with suppliers, athletes, sports teams and other likeminded associates. Assisted in the startup and operation of the National Elite Pharaohs Hockey which is part of the IESG family. Pharaohs are a tournament team which helps promote athletes and improve ability, exposure and advising as requested to prepare athletes for life during and after their athletic skills are exhausted. Placement of players from Junior level to Professional level in Europe and North America as well as Asia and Australia.

    Disabled American Veterans, Dept of Florida

    Disabled Veteran 

    Aug 2009 – Present


    Assist others and myself with recovery from medical issues and issues related to military service.

    Doric Lodge/Scottish Rite-Southern

    Junior Steward/32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason

    1996 – Present


    Duties as needed and required.

    NLP & Hypnotherapist at own practice


    1995 – 2014


    Nuero Linguistic Programming, Master Certification. Assist others with addictions, fears and confidence.

    Great Falls Americans Junior A Hockey

    Interim Head Coach 

    Nov 2011 – Mar 2012


    All on ice, recruiting and off ice as well as co-host weekly internet/television show.

    Kalkaska Roughnecks Junior Hockey

    Partner/Operations Director 

    Mar 2011 – Jun 2011


    Assisted in establishing team and obtaining league relations.

    Carolina Amateur Hockey Association/USA Hockey


    Jul 2010 – Jun 2011


    Director of coaching and practice scheduling for Coastal Carolina Clippers and CAHA Representative for USA Hockey.
    Master Level Coach and Evaluator for USA Hockey

    Coastal Carolina Clippers

    Hockey Director/Head Coach-18U & Bantam 

    Jun 2010 – Jun 2011


    Coaching, travel, evaluations.

    USA Hockey

    Director for CAHA 

    2010 – 2011


    Provided input and assistance for North Carolina and South Carolina for USA Hockey district. Player evaluations, training and review of participating members, discipline and planning.

    Washington Capitals

    Training Camp Assistant 

    2007 – 2009


    Assisted with training camp, rookies, draft picks, local travel, security, preparation as well as on ice instruction of youth programs at all levels. Lead Coach for Clinics and assisted with summer camps for youth and Washington Capitals Rookie camps and games.

    Atlantic Polygraph Associates


    2005 – 2009


    Forensic Psychophysiology with specialty in working with fedaeral and state sex offender crimes and particiapating with interview and interrogation related to law enforcement and private employment, thefts and criminal profiling assistant.

    Anchorage Aces Hockey

    Vice President/General Manager Anchorage Aces/WCHL 

    Jan 2001 – Jan 2002


    All aspects of business, recruiting, housing, immigration, alternate governor, hiring, player negotiations, arena negotiations, etc.

    Anchorage Aces Hockey

    Assistant Coach, Director of Player Personnel, Scout 

    1999 – 2002


    Assisted in franchise transition from the WCHL to the ECHL.
    Responsible for all business and management decisions pertaining to the organization with annual budget of $3 million, full time office staff of 10, 22 professional hockey players, and part time staff of 20
    Direct supervision of all financial, operating, sales, marketing, merchandising, public relations and ticketing departments.
    Oversaw scouting and signing of all player personnel and direct supervision of coaching staff.
    Team politician and prominent figure in the community.

    General Manager Anchorage Aces Professional Hockey Team, Inc., WCHL; Managed front office business and hockey operations.
    Scouted, recruited and directed all player transactions.
    Assisted with and faciliated a favorable 5-year contract with the Municipality of Anchorage and the Sullivan Arena.

    Paisley Pirates/British National League

    Head Coach 

    Jun 1999 – Feb 2000


    Coaching, player recruitment and negotiations.

    Swindon Chill Hockey/English Premier League

    Head Coach 

    Jan 1999 – Apr 1999


    Coaching, media relations.

    Winston-Salem Mammoths Hockey

    General Manager 

    1996 – 1996


    League folded

    Southern Hockey League

    Director of Officiating 

    1995 – 1996


    Directed Officials and handled discipline along with commissioner.

    Club Gel Puigcerda/ Spain Hockey

    Head Coach 

    1995 – 1996


    Coaching, recruitment, training.

    Aviemore Blues Hockey


    Aug 1994 – May 1995


    Play, Coach, recruit, league representative.

    Portland Pirates

    Training Camp Assistant 

    1994 – 1994


    Assisted with training camp, rookies, draft picks, local travel, security, preparation.

    US Navy Special Warfare Communications

    Cryptologic Specialist 

    Jan 1990 – Jan 1993


    Worked with Special Warfare units providing communications and support. Desert Storm and Shield.

    Baltimore SkipJacks Hockey/AHL

    Training Camp Assistant 

    1993 – 1994


    Assisted with training camp, rookies, draft picks, local travel, security, preparation.






    Contract Negotiation

    Lease Negotiations

    Ice Hockey



    Law Enforcement

    Motivational Speaker




    Personal Protection

    Sales and Marketing



    Virginia Criminal Justice Academy Law Enforcement 2004

    Criminal Justice, Patrol, Investigations Full Certification 2003 - 2003



    Activities: Numerous

    Virginia School of Polygraph Forensic Psychophysiology 2003

    Master Business Administration 2003 - 2003



    Activities: Forensic Psychophysiology


    CTT-WizOps SpecWarComm 1990 - 1993



    Activities: Classified

    University of Wisconsin-Superior

    Mass Communications, Criminal Justice 1989 - 1990


    Bouncer at The Cove Cabaret,

    Activities: Hockey, Film, Radio

    Osbourn City

    Diploma General Studies 1985 - 1987



    Activities: Numerous



    Bobby Poulin

    I am now running jobs for a Commercial Painting Company

    I have known Stirling for years! Coached with him a few years ago and he is a real professional and knows the game.

    Stirling will tell you like it is and will be honest with you always.


    Ocala, Florida Area




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