Lucas joined the McKinney Ice Hockey Club as a coach in 2012-13 and quickly obtained his first league championship for the club. His Junior Varsity team had a combined record of 23-4-1 that year, with many going on to win back to back State Varsity Championships for the club.
Lucas oversees all McKinney high school teams as its Director of Coaching.
Prior to coming to Dallas, Lucas was in a fulltime position with Hockey Canada as their Athletic Development Director in their Saskatchewan branch. He was also a Regional Scout in the Western Hockey League (WHL) for the Moose Jaw Warriors. He has over ten years experience coaching youth hockey teams, at every level from A to AAA. He previously served as Dirctor Coaching with the Dallas Ice Hawks.
Lucas also has been involved in many development camps worldwide.
Past Coaching Positions
2015-2016 - Associate Coach U16 Stars Elite Tier I
2014-2015 - Associate Coach U16 Stars Elite Tier I
2013-2014 - Associate Coach U16 Stars Elite Tier I
2012-2013 - Head Coach McKinney Junior Varsity (Silver Division League Champion)
2012-2013 - Associate Coach U16 Stars Elite Tier I (National Tier 1 Quarter-finalist)
2011-2012 - Associate Coach U16 and U15 AAA Stars (National Tier 1 Silver Medal)
2010-2011 - Associate Coach U16 AAA Stars and Head Coach U16 AA Stars Selects
2009-2010 - Head Coach Peewee and Squirt Stars AAA and Plano West Varsity Head Coach
2008-2009 - Head Coach Bantam and Peewee AA Penguins and Plano West JV
2007-2008 - Director of Coaches Dallas Ice Hawks, Peewee AA, Midget AA Head Coach, PWJV
2005-2007 - General Manager Dallas Ice Hawks Junior A
2004-2005 - Head Coach Regina Pat Canadians AAA Midget
2004-2005 - Regional Director of Athlete Development (Hockey Canada)
2002-2004 - Head Coach Regina Hawks Bantam AAA
2002-Present - Regional Scout or Liaison Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)