Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck

Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck will once again be representing Canada internationally. The Vancouver Giants in conjunction with Hockey Canada and the WHL are pleased that Dyck will be joining Canada as an Assistant Coach for the 2021 IIHF World Championships beginning May 21st in Riga, Latvia. Read Hockey Canada’s full announcement here.


Dyck has just finished his third season behind the Giants bench and has led them to an overall record of 92-49-11 in that span. For his entire WHL coaching career, Michael Dyck is 224-169-27 as a head coach.


“It’s an incredible honour to once again have the opportunity to represent Canada internationally,” said Michael Dyck. “I’m looking forward to helping coach some of the very best players in Canada as we look to bring a Gold Medal home from Latvia.”


Internationally, Michael Dyck is no stranger to representing Canada, having most recently represented his country at the 2021 IIHF World Juniors as an assistant coach. Dyck was head coach for Canada at the 2019 Hlinka/Gretzky Cup. He also coached Canada twice at the World Under-17’s (2010 and 2012).


Canada’s coaching staff also consists of head coach Gerard Gallant and assistants Mike Kelly and Andre Tourigny.