Tom Renney – World Hockey Championship Gold Medalist Coach and 1994 Olympic Silver Medalist Hockey Coach
Tom was born and raised in Cranbrook and is currently a Canadian ice hockey associate coach for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has previously coached the New York Rangers and Vancouver Canucks as well.
Tom began his coaching career in the Western Hockey League (WHL), capturing a Memorial Cup in his two-year stint with the Blazers. In addition to the Rangers, he has also previously coached the Vancouver Canucks for two seasons. He has participated in the coaching staff for Team Canada on numerous occasions, capturing a silver medal as the head coach at the 1994 Winter Olympics.
In total, Tom has coached in a range of capacities in ten World Championships, capturing three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze.