Jason Brooks (born in Listowel, Ontario) was the former head coach and assistant general manager of the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League.

Playing careerEdit

Brooks played in the OHL with the Ottawa 67's in 1993–94, earning 11 points in 52 games with the club, followed by 3 points in 16 playoff games. Brooks was then moved to the London Knights, however, he would only appear in 45 games with the Knights in two seasons due to injury problems. Brooks graduated from the league in 1996, and enrolled at the University of Waterloo where he earned a degree in history.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1993–94 Ottawa 67's OHL 52 5 6 11 41 16 1 2 3 5
1994–95 London Knights OHL 28 6 7 13 42 4 0 1 1 5
1995–96 London Knights OHL 17 2 3 5 15 - - - - -
OHL totals 97 13 16 29 98 20 1 3 4 10

Coaching careerEdit

After graduating from the University of Waterloo, Brooks went on to coach their hockey team, then returned home to coach the Listowel Cyclones Jr. "B" team. He joined the Guelph Storm in 2001–02 as a member of Jeff Jackson's coaching staff. In 2004–05, Brooks was named the assistant general manager of the Storm, then in 2007–08, he was promoted to associate coach. He guided Team Ontario to a gold medal as head coach of the team at the World Under 17 Hockey challenge.

In the summer of 2008, Storm head coach Dave Barr left the team to join the Colorado Avalanche as an assistant coach, and Guelph named Brooks as his replacement. In his first season as head coach of the Storm, Brooks led the team to a second place finish in the Midwest division, and sixth overall in the Western Conference. Guelph was then swept by the Saginaw Spirit in the conference quarter-finals.

In his second season with the Storm, Brooks led the Storm on a late season hot streak to lift the team to the playoffs, however, they were eliminated by the London Knights in five games in the conference quarter-finals.

Coaching recordEdit

Team Year Regular season Post season
G W L OTL SL Pts Finish Result
GUE2008–09 68352643772nd in MidwestLost in first round
GUE2009–10 68352931743rd in MidwestLost in first round


Preceded by
Dave Barr
Head coaches of the Guelph Storm
Succeeded by

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